Monthly Archives: July 2013

Orlando vs. The World: How Orlando Competes in the Global Retail Market

Orlando vs. the World: How Orlando Competes in the Global Retail Market Thursday, September 5, 2013 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Mall at Millenia Community Room 4200 Conroy Road Orlando, FL 32839 Click here to register   Orlando is a global leader in the retail market. John Crossman, Steven Jamieson, David Marks and Brad Peterson will discuss how Orlando compares to other retail markets in the state, the nation and across the globe. Key issues to be discussed include: A history of tourist retail in Central Florida. How the capital markets view … Read More

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Building Healthy Places Initiative

Around the world, communities face pressing health challenges related to the built environment. For many years, ULI and its members have been active players in discussions and projects that make the link between human health and development; we know that health is a core component of thriving communities. The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative will build on that work with a multifaceted program—including research and publications, convenings, and advisory activities—to leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of … Read More

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ULI Welcomes New Members To Board of Directors and New Trustees

URBAN LAND INSTITUTE WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND NEW TRUSTEES Institute’s Leadership Reflects Global Reach, Interdisciplinary Nature of Organization   For more information, contact: Trish Riggs at 202-624-7086; email: WASHINGTON (July 9, 2013) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a globally respected authority on land use and urban development, has welcomed five industry leaders as new members of its board of directors and 34 leaders as new trustees for terms that began July 1, 2013. The board members and trustees provide guidance in advancing ULI’s mission, which … Read More

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Candid Conversation: Central Florida Research Park

Candid Conversation: Central Florida Research Park Tuesday, August 13, 2013 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 215 N. Eola Drive • Orlando, FL 32801 The Central Florida Research Park (“CFRP”) is a 1,027 acre Office park made up of 126 companies, 59 buildings with approximately 10,000 employees.  Located adjacent to the University of Central Florida, CFRP is an established Public Private Partnership providing a campus-like environment for business.  Businesses that desire a presence in the CFRP purchase land on which to construct a facility, or pursue leasing … Read More

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Join ULI in Chicago: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship

ULI is pleased to offer two scholarship programs to connect you to the education and networking opportunities at the 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago. Apply today for the Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship or the Wells Fargo “Who’s Next” ULI Young Leaders Scholarship.

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After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability

A ULI Advisory Services Panel: July 14-19, 2013 Six months after Hurricane Sandy—the second costliest hurricane in U.S. history—hit the New York/New Jersey region, many plans and strategies are being developed to protect coastal communities from a series of long-term risks associated with climate change. Very strong local and national thought leadership is going into this process and the federal government has pledged an unprecedented amount of support toward reconstruction and forging a new generation of land use best practices. Because the occurrence of climate related disasters is increasing everywhere, more … Read More

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Save at the ULI Bookstore This Summer!

Summer is here, and there is no better time to brush up on your real estate fundamentals. ULI books are considered some of the best resources in the industry—and now is your chance to save BIG during the Institute’s biggest book sale of the year! Order by July 31, 2013, to save 10 percent on all 35 titles in the Essentials for Real Estate Professionals section of the ULI bookstore. ULI members enjoy an even greater discount of 35 percent. Use the promo code NMSummer13 to save. ULI members should contact Customer Service at 800-321-5011 … Read More

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Providing Leadership in Creating Thriving Communities Worldwide: Lynn Thurber is the New Chairman of ULI

For more information, contact Trisha Riggs at 202/624-7086 WASHINGTON (July 1, 2013) – Lynn Thurber, chairman of LaSalle Investment Management in Chicago, has been named the new chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global non-profit research and education institute dedicated to leadership in land use and creating thriving communities worldwide. Thurber, a ULI leader and former treasurer of the institute, will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term that ends June 30, 2015. A member of ULI since 2004, Thurber plans to emphasize building on the progress made … Read More

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