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Post Event Summary: Municipal Series #1 – The City of Vancouver and Kaye Krishna

The Urban Land Institute BC Young Leaders Group were pleased to host Kaye Krishna, the new General Manager of Development, Buildings, and Licensing with the City of Vancouver at Inform Interiors in Gastown on February 22nd, 2017.  We were delighted that you could join us! Kaye provided a thought-provoking and refreshing presentation on her career prior to the City of Vancouver, her current role at the City, and how she sees her department moving forward to assist Vancouver from a planning and development perspective.  Kaye began her presentation with Thoughts and … Read More

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Metro Vancouver Breakfast – Regional Collaboration, Interconnected Urban Centres, Regional Prosperity

Wednesday March 8, 2017 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM British Columbia Institute of Technology 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver In a rapidly changing world, interconnected urban centres — not just individual municipalities — are where national debates on the future connect and local and regional governments are increasingly recognized as playing a critical role. Join Metro Vancouver Chair Greg Moore as he discusses the growing influence of metropolitan centres, the role of local governments in facilitating dialogue between citizens and institutions, and how regional collaboration is driving change in support of … Read More

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Leading Voices Podcast Series

Our industry creates great leaders. These are their stories. Leading Voices with ULI, a new podcast series produced by the ULI Leadership Network, explores compelling stories from innovative leaders in the real estate, land use, and policy space. In each episode, gain inspiration from the guests as they candidly share their leadership journeys—their successes, their failures, and the pivotal moments in between. For more information, visit uli.org/leadingvoices. Subscribe Today: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Overcast

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2017 Fall Meeting Proposal

Submit Your Proposal for the 2017 Fall Meeting Do you have a concurrent session idea for the ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles from October 23-26, 2017? ULI created a site to help you inform the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting. This site is a place for you to provide input on the meeting and is your chance to influence the content of the premier gathering of the real estate industry. Share up to five suggestions for the concurrent sessions you would like to see in Los Angeles. Use the themes … Read More

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2017 ULI Award – Apply Today!

  Apply for a 2017 ULI Award to receive recognition for an exceptional project that you or a colleague developed. The deadline to apply for a 2017 ULI Award is Monday, February 27.     About ULI Awards Programs: ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Recognizing best practices and outstanding development projects in both the private and public sectors. Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards: Honoring exemplary developments that meet affordable and workforce housing needs in the local community. Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards: Commending innovative … Read More

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Post Event Summary: Annual Real Estate Outlook

Annual Real Estate Outlook and Networking event ULI BC was pleased to host a diverse group of professionals from Vancouver’s real estate community who assessed and debated key findings from the Emerging Trends 2017 Report® last week on November 16, 2016. Susan MacLaurin, Executive Vice President, GWL Realty Advisors moderated the panel that included Tim Grant, Vice President, PCI Developments Corp.; Brian Jackson, former General Manager, Planning, City of Vancouver; Jon Ramscar, Senior Vice President, JLL; and Andrew Warren, Director, PwC. The post event survey, undertaken jointly by ULI and PwC, asked 900 respondents to describe 2017 real estate. Top … Read More

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REIBC 2016 President’s Luncheon

REIBC has extended an invitation to ULI BC guests to attend their 2016 President’s Luncheon. When: Thursday, December 1, 2016 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Where: Four Seasons Hotel  (791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver) Guest Speaker: Jessica McDonald, President & CEO BC Hydro Jessica began her career in the Public Service in 1991 and held many different roles including serving as a Deputy Minister to the Premier, Cabinet Secretary and head of the B.C. Public Service. Today, Jessica oversees one of the largest utilities in Canada, with 5,500 employees, over … Read More

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Access Resources from the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting

Relive the best moments from Dallas! Download reports, watch session videos, and explore presentations from the ULI Fall Meeting at our one-stop shop for ULI research and resources. Recent reports include: Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2017 Cultivating Development: Trends and Opportunities at the Intersection of Food and Real Estate Building Healthy Corridors: Transforming Urban and Suburban Arterials into Thriving Places Real Estate Consensus Forecast Demographic Strategies for Real Estate The Economics of Inclusionary Development Learn more at fall.uli.org/resources

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15th Annual ULI Hines Student Competition is now accepting applications from student teams for the 2017 competition

Challenge students to create thriving communities with the ULI student urban design and development competition, sponsored by Gerald D. Hines. Successful real estate development and design in the 21st century requires intensive collaboration across disciplines and sectors. In the ULI Hines Student Competition, students have the chance to form a five-person, multidisciplinary team in the United States or Canada and tackle a real land use challenge in a North American city. The winning team receives $50,000 and the finalist teams receive $10,000 each. One representative from each finalist team gets an all-expenses-paid site tour in the selected … Read More

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Open House for 349 West Georgia, the Main Post Office

Bentall Kennedy invites you to an Open House for 349 West Georgia, the Main Post Office. The Post Office will be the City’s largest heritage revitalization project and will create a new vibrant “hub” in downtown Vancouver – a place to live, work, shop and be entertained. ULI BC and Bentall Kennedy encourage you to attend, view details of the rezoning application and share your feedback. This is a City of Vancouver event with project team members also in attendance. OPEN HOUSE DETAILS DATE: November 22, 2016 TIME: 5:00pm – 8:00pm … Read More

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