Most hotels in the United States operate under the umbrella of large hospitality chains such as Hilton or Marriott. But today’s hotel owners and investors are increasingly flying solo, eschewing big-brand affiliations to create their own independent identities.Read More
In a keynote address to 2017 Fall Meeting attendees, ULI Global Chairman Tom Toomey emphasized that the overarching goal of the Institute’s leadership is to ensure that ULI delivers consistently high value to members.Read More
In a talk at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, syndicated columnist, bestselling author, and television commentator George F. Will sounded a dire warning that the United States is on a path to fiscal ruin.Read More
Retail is the pulse of any vibrant urban environment, including downtown Los Angeles (DTLA). Just ask Avison Young’s Derrick Moore, who has brokered some 400 DTLA retail leasing deals in the last few years.Read More
Urban theorist Richard Florida warned of “a growing divide between places that are winning and places that are failing to keep up.” That societal split is the subject of his latest book, The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About It.
Many U.S. cities continue to grapple with what to do about homelessness arising from a shortage of affordable housing coupled with local not-in-my-backyard resistance to creating it, according to speakers at a panel on the issue at ULI’s 2017 Fall Meeting in Los Angeles.
ULI Americas Chairman Trish Healy welcomed attendees to the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting with remarks affirming the Institute’s role as an industry leader. “Everything ULI is, everything ULI does is about member leadership. As a ULI member, each of you is de facto an industry leader, providing our communities access to the responsible land use expertise they need,” Healy said.
ULI’s 2017 Fall Meeting began on an inspirational note with a gala hosted by the ULI Foundation to honor longtime leading member Roy Hilton March.
ULI and the National League of Cities (NLC) have announced that mayors from four cities—Columbus, Ohio; Richmond, Virginia; Salt Lake City, Utah and Tucson, Arizona—have been selected as the 2018 class of Daniel Rose Land Use Fellows by the Rose Center for Public Leadership.
Clare DeBriere is former chief operating officer and executive vice president of The Ratkovich Company. In 2017, she founded neighborhood development firm C+C Ventures and is the current chair of ULI Los Angeles. In this video, DeBriere talks about what she loves about the energy and creativity that’s found in Los Angeles, and how ULI brings together the best practitioners in every field of land use.