Monthly Archives: May 2015

Do you know about the YLG Leadership Exchange? The 2015 YLG Leadership Exchange is being held in Denver, Colorado on June 18th and 19th.

About the YLG Leadership Exchange: The YLG Leadership exchange was established in 2008 as a program to facilitate the cross collaboration and exchange of ideas and connections of Young Leaders across the United States. The program is now in it’s 10th year, and has featured cities including: Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, and Miami. This program provides the opportunity to network with other Young Leaders from around the United States, to learn more about the host city, and to meet the top developers and learn about … Read More

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New ULI Case Study: 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati

New ULI Case Study: 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati A distinctively different hotel, the 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati features not only historic architecture but also fine art in a museum-quality setting. The project is also an exemplary public/private partnership that yielded the first full-service hotel to be developed in Cincinnati in 28 years. The building is an innovative hybrid of a vibrant contemporary art museum and a 156-room boutique hotel that is at the hub of a growing arts and entertainment district and has contributed to the revitalization of Cincinnati’s downtown. … Read More

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2015 MIABC Charity Golf Tournament

ULI BC members are invited to participate in the 2015 Mortgage Investment Association of British Columbia (MIABC) Charity Golf Tournament taking place on June 8, 2015 at Morgan Creek Golf Course. Net proceeds from activities, sponsorships and registration go to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. For greater detail on the golf tournament, including registration, please click here.

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ULI Case Study and Tour: CityCentre in Houston

When Brad Freels, chairman of Midway, and his team started planning CityCentre, he began with the thought that western Houston was almost completely lacking in walkable urban places. “I live about two miles from CityCentre,” notes Freels, “and I often wondered why the area did not offer an environment where you could meet someone for dinner and then linger afterward in an urban and pedestrian-friendly setting.” With the mixed-use urban development CityCentre, he and his development team set out to prove that such a place would succeed in Houston, just … Read More

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ULI Case Study and Tour: BG Group Place in Houston

When Hines executives first proposed developing a new office building on a blighted block in downtown Houston, many in the Texas city’s real estate community scratched their heads. But the very negative image of the block and the immediate area was part of what compelled Hines to focus on the site. Executives believed that if they were successful, they could create value not only for Hines and its investment partner, but also for surrounding areas and the city. Doubters aside, Hines proceeded with the development plans. With a focus on … Read More

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