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Urban Marketplace

April 13
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marriott Marquis
1777 Walker St
Houston, TX 77010 United States

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Urban Marketplace

The New Normal, Our Urban Future

ULI Houston’s Urban Marketplace 2017 is our largest single-day event focused on topics and issues impacting all parties involved in urban real estate development. Urban Marketplace 2017 will offer its 350 attendees several opportunities for learning, networking and giving back with educational tours of projects, leadership round tables and panel discussions on relevant topics. The program content will offer strategies to compete and win despite headwinds in the local economy and upheavals in tenant, buyer and shopper preferences.

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Keynote Speaker:

mark-g-falconeMark Falcone, Founder and CEO, Continuum Partners

Mark founded Continuum Partners, a Denver-based real estate development and investment company in 1997. Since its inception, Continuum has successfully completed or initiated over $2.5 billion in development. Throughout his career, Mark has been actively engaged in the advancement of more sustainable settlement patterns, both within his industry and amongst public policy makers. Mark has served in several volunteer leadership positions for the Nature Conservancy and various other nonprofit organizations engaged in the advancement of ecological sustainability within the built environment.

Mark has been acknowledged by a broad group of organizations for his progressive leadership in the industry. In 2014, Mark was named CEO of the Year by Colorado Biz Magazine for his leadership on the internationally acclaimed Denver Union Station Transportation Center. Over the years Continuum has received dozens of awards for its developments including 2 Urban Land Institute Awards of Excellence.

Prior to forming Continuum, Mark worked with the Rouse Company’s division of Office and Community Development in Baltimore and served in several key roles in his family’s real estate organization, the Pioneer Companies.

Mark graduated from Colgate University in 1985 and is a trustee emeritus member of its Board of Trustees. He is also a Trustee of the Bonfils Stanton Foundation, and trustee emeritus of the Board of the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver.

Schedule for the Day
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Optional Tours
11:00 – 12:00  p.m. – General Registration/Marketplace Networking
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Keynote Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. – Networking break after lunch
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Option between:

  • Panel 1
  • Round Table 1
  • Round Table 2

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. – Break
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. – Option between:

  • Panel 2
  • Round Table 3
  • Round Table 4

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Cocktail reception – Location TBD

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