Monthly Archives: December 2014

Urban Resilience

The ULI network produced a wealth of resources on building resilience in the face of extreme weather and climate change in 2014. ULI Boston’s Living with Water will go down as one of the most-downloaded reports of the year; ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean tackled climate change in two TAPs for Fort Lauderdale; ULI Europe released a report on extreme weather and property values; resilience shows up as a theme in advisory services panels, case studies, and the 2014 Hines competition. The policy effort contributed two pieces: an Urban Land article on … Read More

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ULI Carolinas’ Meeting

Innovation and technology are rapidly evolving the consumer space. The transformation is impacting consumer behavior, the environments in which we work and housing preferences. Our communities are changing. It is imperative that ULI remain on the forefront of these issues by reaching beyond our typical membership to those who are on the front lines of innovation. Read More

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Take Aways from the Intermodal Project CoffeeTalk

Norfolk Southern’s Alan Shaw, VP Intermodal Operations, and Grant Cothran, Manager National Accounts, joined ULI members for December’s CoffeeTalk. During the discussion, members heard about the broad impact of Norfolk Southern’s lines across the eastern states and how the intermodal project at Charlotte Douglas is a great fit within the business model. Some takeaways from the presentation: Intermodal rail services increase supply to the freight network, delivering greater flexibility and stability to cargo owners. Track, locomotion and crew – specifically how these assets are utilized in an integrated system – are key components for … Read More

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