ULI News

Land Use and Urban Planning Experts to Visit Houston Dec. 14-19
Voting is open for the 2015 People's Choice Award.
Real Estate Industry Icon Gerald D. Hines Will Be Honorary Chairman of May 13-14 Event; Report from ULI, PWC Ranks Houston Top City for Investment, Development in 2015
Video of the October leaders luncheon presentation is available free online.
Author and TED talker Jeff Speck will speak on walkable cities--and strategies to get cars off the road while improving health, quality of life and prosperity.
State and regional water authorities, a residential homebuilder/developer and commercial developer examine issues of growth and demand for water at the August ULI Houston luncheon.
Wells Fargo Foundation returns as benefactor supporter of ULI Houston Mentorship Programs
The 8th Annual ULI Houston Development of Distrinction Awards define excellence in the practice of real estate development in the Houston region.
(JULY 9, 2014 – HOUSTON) – Transwestern Development Co. today announces the Urban Land Institute (ULI) has appointed President Carleton Riser as its Houston District Council Chair, effective July 1, 2014.
Grocery store tops new-home shoppers' most-wanted list
University of Maryland takes top honors at ULI Hines Competition
Opinion leaders, market shapers and headline writers came out in force on April 1.
Applications are due for local councils
ULI honored best practices at the 2014 Development of Distinction Awards
Your vote has determined The People's Choice Award winner
A new video on ULI Urban Innovation Grants highlights Houston
ULI Foundation awarded 17 grants to ULI district and national councils from Arizona to Norway and Singapore to Glasgow. ULI Texas (Austin, Houston, North Texas, San Antonio) was awarded a ULI Urban Innovation Grant to create the ULI Texas Task Force on Building Healthy Places.
Mayor Parker, expert roundtable, on Houston as place to invest
The Houston District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced 5 finalists, 2 honorable mentions and 1 Vision Award for Exemplary Leadership
What's the reason behind a big-box retailer's decision to move?
ULI Houston transitions from influence to impact
ULI suburban development experts spoke to a full house
The August 29 Luncheon, "The Surburban Land Rush" is sold out. No walk-up registration will be available tomorrow.
Award-winner Phoebe Tudor, (right), will serve on the 2014 nominations panel. Pictured with Houston Public Library Director, Rhea Lawson, (left), and Mayor Annise Parker, (center).
NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN! The Award recognizes developments that exemplify best practices in design, construction, economic viability, healthy places, marketing and management.
An expert panel reported findings on a ULI study of southeastern Downtown
New ULI report confirms Millennials essential to thriving urban economy
Ric Campo on KUHF-Radio's Bauer Business Focus
Applications are due June 14
Find where you fit in a ULI Local Council
Keynote speaker Bobby Turner asked for show of hands
Experts shared Heights market insight, little-known lore at ULI Members event
Bobby Turner teamed up with Earvin "Magic" Johnson to revitalize urban neighborhoods, and on April 4 he headlines ULI Urban Marketplace.
Houston's redeveloping east side has chance to "get it right"
Houston Chronicle Real Estate blog "Prime Property" with photo gallery of honorees
2013 Development of Distinction Awards
Houston's major news outlets help get out the vote
Sugar Land Town Square - essentially a "downtown" planted on 32 acres of suburban land - is a finalist for the prestigious Development of Distinction Award from the Houston Chapter of the Urban Land Institute.
Laurie Baker, Sr. Vice Pres., fund and asset management, at Camden in Houston, and a member of the ULI Multi-Family Council, joined a national panel of real estate experts interviewed in the lastest Urban Land Magazine.
Houston Poised for Greatness, ULI Chair tells 400-plus attending 2013 Forecast Conference presented by ULI, Jones Lang LaSalle, and Real Estate Center at A&M
There is money to be saved through reduced energy costs. How can agreements incentivize both landlord and tenant?
KUHF Radio interview with ULI Global Chairman Peter Rummell
The Houston Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced eight finalists and two honorable mentions for the 2013 Development of Distinction Awards.
Did you miss the Luncheon on October 11th? See what you missed here!
Uncertainty is a fact of life, but one thing is certain. Business success demands creativity and innovation, the ability to anticipate and adapt to rapid change.
ULI Houston announced the jury for its upcoming 2013 Development of Distinction Awards. The awards program is the centerpiece of ULI’s efforts to identify and promote best practices in all types of real estate development.
With a sold out crowd of real estate professionals that have a commitment to our future leaders, ULI was able to provide $10,000 in scholarships for the 2nd year in a row to the University of Houston Graduate Real Estate Program. Please join us in congratulating our tournament winners.
$750 scholarship available to Young Leader Members for the 2012 Fall Meeting in Dever, CO! In 100 words or less tell us what’s great about ULI.
Miss the August program, or just want an instant replay of the experts discussing real-world examples of making sustainability pay? Video is online now, with David DeVos, of Prudential Real Estate Investors, Joel Ambre, with Skanska, Kathleen English, with English + Associates, and Mike Talbott, with Harris County Flood Control District.
CANYON-JOHNSON MAKES NEW INVESTMENT IN HOUSTON; PARTNERS WITH MIDWAY TO ACQUIRE HOUSTON PAVILIONS
ULI, The Wall Street Journal, and Citi are collaborating on this program to recognize the most innovative cities around the world. You can vote every day, so go on! Vote!
As an Urban Land Institute (ULI) Houston sponsor, you are among leading companies committed to best practices in real estate development.
Did you miss the June luncheon on high-impact redevelopment in the Third Ward?
ULI members and sponsors met together at the BBVA Compass Stadium for a leadership roundtable looking forward to 2020. See what you missed by watching the podcast now!
“What’s next?” It’s the question we hear over and over again in client offices, staff meetings, and SMPS events. And it is on the top of Ann Taylor’s agenda for the Urban Development panel that she will be moderating on July 12 at Build Business in San Francisco.
ULI Houston is proud to announce its successful first year of the Young Leader Mentorship Program. We are launching the applications for the new 2012 class, apply today!
Johnson Development Corp. has acquired Cross Creek Ranch, the 3,200-acre master-planned community located minutes west of the Grand Parkway off FM 1093.
With a 75th Anniversary grant from ULI Foundation, matching grants and in-kind support, ULI Urban Innovation Grant Partners are developing a tool kit for high impact redevelopment in historically underserved areas. The public is invited to the presentation of findings and recommendations of the ULI Technical Assistance Panel focused on a study area in the Third Ward as part of the Urban Innovation Grant.
University of Colorado and Harvard University collaborated across 2,000 miles to win the ULI / Hines Competition with their plan "Bayou Commons," a residential district celebrating Houston's cultural diversity.
In case you missed the luncheon on March 22nd, check out what industry leaders say about the dynamics of the Uptown District.
Robert McLeod, Chairman and CEO of Newland Real Estate Group, keynote speaker.
The final four teams in the ULI/Gerald D. Hines Urban Design Competition were in Houston touring the competition site, getting ready for presentations on April 6 to decide the winner of a $50,000 first prize and $10,000 for runners up. It is the 10th anniversary for the Hines Competition, which has inspired thousands of graduate students to come up with practical and innovative solutions for tough urban design challenges.
New to ULI Houston beginning February 2012 - Local Houston Product Councils. The goal of these local Houston Councils is to provide a forum for education, networking, and candid sharing of best practices in Urban Development & Mixed Use and Housing & Community Development
The Houston District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) presented its 2012 Development of Distinction Awards at a sold-out awards event at the Rice Crystal Ballroom last night.
Houston has been selected to receive almost $25,000 from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Anniversary Urban Innovation Fund Grant Program. The grant, which will be matched with $122,750 in local funds and in-kind donations, will be used to develop a “High Impact Redevelopment Toolkit” for transforming distressed communities.
The Houston Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) announced the finalists for its upcoming 2012 Development of Distinction Awards. The awards program is the centerpiece of ULI’s efforts to identify and promote best practices in all types of real estate development.
Just 10 days after the mid-term elections, the ULI Houston + Real Estate Center at Texas A&M Economic Forecast Conference (www.ulihouston.org) will give real estate professionals expert analysis of anticipated changes.
If you have residual competitive juices from yesterday’s Texans game (or maybe you’ve blocked the memory), we have another outlet: the City of Houston’s Green Office Challenge.
The buildings are old, and the arguments have been made before, but proposed amendments to Houston’s historic preservation ordinance have heated up the topic once again.
Nearly two years after Hurricane Ike, Galveston residents say not much has changed on the island. It's not just a matter of waiting for federal money to come in, there's also plenty of debate about what to do with the money. Does the city rebuild to its original state or go in a new direction? Bill Stamps has more.