Monthly Archives: January 2015

ULI Case Study: 680 Folsom Street

The newest ULI Case Study examines the renovation and seismic retrofit of an office space for tech tenants in San Francisco. Read More

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Ed McMahon’s TEDx Talk

ULI’s Senior Resident Fellow Ed McMahon appeared at a TEDx in Florida to explain how communities reap competitive advantages by establishing unique identities. Read More

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ULI Product Councils Demystified

Whether you are currently a Full Member or aspire to it, this free webinar will provide you with the inside track on the exclusive ULI Product Council system. Members involved in Product Councils find them very rewarding and the relationships they make invaluable. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the value of Product Councils, how they are organized and function, and the process for applying. Product Council leaders will answer: ​What is a Product Council? What makes a Product Council so valuable? Who are Product Council members? What is … Read More

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Takeaways from CoffeeTalk: The Next Phase of First Ward

How do you balance current market demands, vision and a large site?  Great planning and keeping an eye on the ultimate vision; sticking to solid urban design principals. Synthetic TIF – the risk is on the developer.  As the developer builds (and pays for the cost of development), the developer only gets money back if the development generates the revenue.  This project must generate $700M in revenue to reach full TIF funding.  Keeps the development moving forward swiftly. Gap financing is all tied to the parking.  Made it more reachable … Read More

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Takeaways from WLI Symposium – Building a Great Team

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Great teams Challenge each other in a respectful way Support team members regardless of your position Seek outside consulting and input from other industries Focus on mission Create a diverse workplace Keep project on pace and meeting deliverables deadlines, maintain clear vision and universally understood ground rules Set expectations for performance Have a can do attitude Know your role and roles of others Mentoring among team members Informal mentors more common For women, mentors are often male Men can learn more about balance from women

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How to Attract and Retain Tenants through Compelling Engagement Programs

ULI is offering a free webinar exclusively for ULI members. Register now to attend this free webinar on “How to Attract and Retain Tenants through Compelling Engagement Programs” cohosted by ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance. Read More

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Share Your Fall Meeting Idea and Win

Now is the time to influence the content of the premier gathering of the real estate industry. Let members know that they can submit their ideas for a concurrent session at the 2015 Fall Meeting and vote on their favorites. Read More

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ULI Shark Tank

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The upcoming ULI Carolinas Meeting will feature a Shark Tank program. Tailored after the popular television show, this engaging program brings together real estate entrepreneurs and a panel of “Sharks” to vet their proposals in the context of their decades of experience. The goal of the event is to offer the audience a look behind closed doors of an investment committee. Read More

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Accepting Nominations for ULI’s 2015 Awards

ULI recognizes housing development and policy, open spaces, and all-around excellence in real estate development. Let your members know that now is the time to nominate an exceptional program or project for the 2015 awards. Read More

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