Monthly Archives: May 2014

Lessons learned from ULI transit workshop

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, Human Transit author and consultant, Jarrett Walker, conducted a 7-hour workshop for ULI Triangle Members and afterwards gave a public lecture on the components of robust transit systems.  Jarrett advocated for frequency of transit service along with four key network design elements: density around stops, walkability, linearity and continuity. Click here for a workshop summary, authored by ULI member Will Allen.  

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New from ULI Case Studies: The Rise in Vancouver

In this new Case Study from ULI, The Rise is an exemplary model of transit-oriented, central-city development that successfully mixes large-format retail uses with smaller shops and housing in a well-resolved mid-rise form. The Rise is an urban infill, residential-over-retail building located next to downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. The site was originally occupied by a car dealership, but international developer Grosvenor saw the potential for the company to expand into a dynamic, rapidly growing urban market. Its primary retail tenants are three large-format stores: Home Depot, Save-On-Foods, and Winners/HomeSense. Above … Read More

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Save on ULI’s Public/Private Partnerships Conference

At Public/Private Partnerships: Best Practices and New Opportunities, you will hear from experts in the public and private sectors who combined their strengths and resources to complete development projects that would have been impossible using more traditional methods of economic development. Hear from opening keynote speaker Dan Gilbert of Rock Ventures LLC and Quicken Loans Inc., who has invested more than $1.3 billion to purchase and renovate 50 commercial properties in Detroit’s urban core, creating thousands of jobs. Dan will share his vision for Detroit and reveal why he has … Read More

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Webinar: The Role of Intergenerationalism in Community Development

Join the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing for an engaging discussion with the foremost thought leaders on intergenerational living and how to create and sustain communities for all ages. ULI Housing Interchange Webinar Series Presents: The Role of Intergenerationalism in Community Development June 11, 2014, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.  ET Register Today!

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Moving Up or Changing Careers? Enroll in ULI’s Real Estate School

Moving up, moving on, or moving into new territory? Make sure you are ready with ULI’s Real Estate School. For more than 25 years, the ULI Real Estate School has set the standard in continuing education for land use professionals. ULI assembles some of the most experienced instructors and professionals in the country who bring materials, research, and case studies drawn from their own classrooms and professional experience. Real Estate School offers basic, intermediate, and advanced courses in real estate finance and development, and all count toward a ULI Professional Development … Read More

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Business Case for Healthy Development

Does wellness make business sense as a development objective? How have developers pursued this objective? What has the market response been? And how have developers measured their success? To answer these questions, Building for Wellness: The Business Case highlights 13 projects of varying product type and scale that were developed with health and wellness in mind. In a series of profiles, developers share their motivation for incorporating a variety of health and wellness features, how these features factored into the overall development and operations process, and how the market has responded. Learn … Read More

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