Monthly Archives: May 2015

Did you miss our June 9 meeting? Here’s the scoop on Spring Meeting

The ULI Breakfast Meeting on June 9, 2015 was filled with the great information garnered from the ULI Spring Meeting in Houston. The panel of speakers was moderated by Howard Altshuler, partner with Ernst & Young and ULI Advisory Board Member. The panel was comprised of Michael Jackson, Principal with Wynne Jackson and Chair of ULI North Texas; Mollie Mossman with J. Baxter Brinkman; and G. Ronald Witten, President of Witten Advisors. To kick off the meeting, Pam Stein, Executive Director of the North Texas District Council of ULI, welcomed … Read More

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“Building Industry Leaders:” ULI North Texas Young Leaders and the Boys & Girls Club

The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) focus on education and giving back to the community has led to creating a Young Leader volunteer program called “Building” Industry Leaders. This program is a partnership between the Boys and Girls Club and ULI. The mission is to educate and mentor high school students on the diverse opportunities of a career in real estate, design, engineering and other professions represented by ULI and give them the professional skills to become industry leaders and contributing members to the community. During the fall, 20 students participate … Read More

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Real Estate Pros Optimistic about Next Three Years

Real Estate Pros Optimistic about Next Three Years A commentary on the April 2015 Real Estate Consensus Forecast by William Maher of LaSalle Investment Management The latest survey results of the semi-annual ULI/E&Y Real Estate Consensus Forecast, prepared by the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate, predict three more years of very favorable real estate conditions in the US. The survey was completed by 46 real estate economists in March 2015. Areas where optimism is most pronounced over the 2015-7 forecast period include: • Net job growth should … Read More

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In case you missed it…Impact Awards Video

If you were not able to attend the Inaugural 2015 ULI North Texas Impact Awards, you missed an on-stage interview with H. Ross Perot and Ross Perot, Jr, our first Vision Award recipients. To see a part of that interview, CLICK HERE.

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WE CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT WE WANT: NEW URBAN LAND INSTITUTE REPORT, AMERICA IN 2015

WE CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT WE WANT: NEW URBAN LAND INSTITUTE REPORT, AMERICA IN 2015, FINDS GAP BETWEEN DESIRE FOR AND AVAILABILITY OF COMMUNITY ATTRIBUTES RELATED TO LIVABILITY For more information, contact Trish Riggs, 202-624-7086; priggs@uli.org WASHINGTON (May 7, 2015) – Many Americans face significant community design-related barriers to living a healthy life, according to a new report, America in 2015, released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). A large number of people, particularly minorities and Millennials, report living in areas that lack easy access to safe places for … Read More

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