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Registration is Open for the 2015 Fall Meeting

Connect with the world of real estate in the tech capital of the world.   Registration is now open for the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting, October 5-8, 2015 in San Francisco. Join more than 6,000 leaders from around the world and from every sector of real estate and land use to share best practices and get the latest information on trends affecting the industry. Register now for the best price, and to have your pick of optional tours and hotel rooms. Register for the Fall Meeting Keynote Speakers Condoleezza Rice … 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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Introducing ULI’s 2014 Annual Report

The goal of ULI’s 2014 Annual Report is to capture and celebrate a broad range of ULI impacts and accomplishments from fiscal year 2014—July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014—while spotlighting stories of members who deliver on ULI’s mission every day. This year, we are presenting the Annual Report in a digital-first format to create a more interactive, dynamic, and visually compelling experience. This is in line with ULI’s commitment to sustainable business practices. Another benefit of this format is the ease with which you can share the report with … Read More

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ULI’s award to Klyde Warren Park takes the lead in USA Today

“ULI’s award to Klyde Warren Park takes the lead in USA Today”

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Thanks to ULI Foundation for an Evening with Harlan Crow

Thanks to ULI Foundation for an Evening with Harlan Crow at Old Parkland  In celebration of its 45th year of inspiring better development, the ULI Foundation has created a speaker series in selected cities.  Dallas is fortunate to have hosted one such event on Monday, April 6, in the Pecan Room at Old Parkland.  As the highlight of this event, Byron Carlock, a partner in Pricewaterhouse Coopers and a ULI Foundation Governor, interviewed Harlan Crow.  Questions ranged from “What’s your current fund investment focus?” to “What was it like around the … Read More

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WLI Learning Forum: Real Estate Finance 101

The first of the two-part  WLI “101” program on real estate finance will be held on April 8.  In order to accommodate different levels of expertise, this series will provide information at both an introductory and a more advanced level.  Here’s the new lineup: Part I: “The Parlance of Finance”—basic real estate finance terms and concepts led by Mollie Mossman, The Brinkman Corporation Wednesday, April 8, 5:30 pm at the ULI office, 6060 North Central, Suite 101 Class size limited to 25; RSVP northtexas@uli.org We’ll have some wine and light appetizers, time … Read More

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It’s THIS Friday! What’s Next: DFW on the Edge

ULI North Texas 4th Annual What’s Next: DFW on the Edge Hall of State, Fair Park, Dallas Friday, April 24, 7:30am – 12:00 pm Program Schedule 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Networking: Hall of State, Fair Park Convenient free parking in lot 5; entry off Cullum Boulevard 8:00 – 9:15 am Seated Full Breakfast & Keynote Speaker: Dr. Todd Spinks, Director of Sustainability, University of North Texas All attendees will receive the new ULI publication “Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment” which will … Read More

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