Monthly Archives: November 2014

Students: Compete for $50,000 in the ULI Hines Competition

The 13th annual ULI Hines Competition is now accepting applications from graduate student teams for 2015. Challenge yourself to create thriving communities with this student urban design and development competition, sponsored by Gerald D. Hines. Put your skills and ideas to the test and compete to win $50,000. Teams must apply by December 8 to be eligible. Successful real estate development and design in the 21st century requires intensive collaboration across disciplines and sectors. In the ULI Hines Competition, you will have the chance to form a multidisciplinary team with four … Read More

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ULI Case Study: Eco Modern Flats in Arkansas

In this new case study from ULI, learn about the gut rehabilitation of a multifamily apartment complex that targets an underserved rental market of young professionals and college students with its sustainability and wellness features. Situated adjacent to the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, ECO Modern Flats provides urban, modern apartments with a sense of community. This case study explores the development process, financing, marketing and management, and leasing and performance of this 96-unit, $7.4 million development project. Learn more at ULI Case Studies.

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Sustainability Community Breakfast

Join Metro Vancouver on November 19th as it launches the Progress toward Shaping our Future: the Baseline Annual Report to learn how progress is monitored toward Metro 2040 goals, and why we all have a critical role to play in ensuring our region’s ongoing livability and sustainability.  For more details on this event, click here.

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Health Impact Assessment Questionnaire

Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) are becoming an increasingly common and valuable tool in evaluating the potential health impacts (both positive and negative) of development, transportation and infrastructure projects, plans, policies or programs. HIAs have been shown to improve the decision-making process for development projects, helping to identify and confirm related health issues, understand the consequences of alternatives on stakeholder interests (including status quo), and clarify potential trade-offs. To support healthy transportation and community planning in the Lower Mainland, Metro Vancouver; BC Healthy Communities; Vancouver Coastal Health; Fraser Health Authority; Provincial Health … Read More

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