Monthly Archives: April 2015

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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Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum

Do you work in urban energy? You’re invited to participate in the Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum from May 13-15, 2015 in Vancouver, BC. Leading cities, the private sector, and key researchers will be gathering here for a solutions-focused dialogue towards implementing renewable and energy efficiency in cities. Secure your space by registering at forum.renewablecities.ca. ULI BC Members and Non-members receive a special discount – Register using code “FriendsofMLR” today! For greater detail on this event, including the proposed schedule, visit here.

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Spring Meeting Add On – A Tour of Austin: “Why Weird Works”

Attention Full Members attending Spring Meeting! Join an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Austin before the ULI Spring Meeting in Houston We wanted to make sure you know about an exciting tour of Austin that will be taking place before the ULI Spring meeting starts this May. It would be great to have a solid Washington, DC contingent in attendance for this tour. ULI Austin is hosting an exclusive, in-depth tour of Austin on May 11. If you’ve never been to Austin or haven’t visited in years, you will find an … Read More

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Get a Global Outlook on 2015 Emerging Trends

The movement of capital from East to West is likely to remain the major influence on real estate markets in 2015, according to Global Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2015, an annual forecast of global real estate investor sentiment, published jointly by PwC and ULI. The report, based on the views of senior global property investors, identifies several “megatrends” affecting markets around the world, each of which has implications for development and investment: Increasing urbanization (the majority of the world’s population now lives in urban areas). Demographic and social changes … Read More

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Canadian Water Summit – Special Invite to ULI BC Members

Canadian Water Summit 2015: The Energy of Water – Exploring Nexus Opportunities The 6th Annual Canadian Water Summit will be held in Vancouver on June 25, 2015. The conference will offer expert plenary sessions and panel presentations filled with case studies, real world projects and positive examples of nexus opportunities that exist for water and energy which benefit government, industry and first nations. The 250+ water professionals in attendance will be engaged and inspired by the full day program and affiliated tours / workshops. Delegates will network and collaborate with their peers and … Read More

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ULI Case Study: Bullitt Center in Seattle

Located just east of downtown Seattle, the Bullitt Center is a six-story green building built and owned by the Bullitt Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropic organization with a focus on the environment. To design a building that would reflect its values and mission, the foundation chose to meet the stringent requirements of the Living Building Challenge, which most closely resembled its scientific, ecology-based philosophy. The Bullitt Center produces all of its electricity on site via a 14,000-square-foot rooftop photovoltaic array. A variety of methods are used in the building to conserve … 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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New from ULI: Building Healthy Places Toolkit ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment outlines evidence-supported opportunities for enhancing health outcomes in real estate developments. Developers, owners, property managers, designers, investors, and others involved in real estate decision making can use the report’s recommendations and strategies to create places that contribute to healthier people and communities, and to enhance and preserve value by meeting growing desires for health-promoting places. The report outlines 21 recommendations for promoting health at the building or project scale. These … Read More

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