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Public Invited to Vote for “People’s Choice” Awards

NEWS RELEASE Media Contacts: Ann Taylor; ann.taylor@uli.org; (713) 349-8821 Claudia Morlan; claudia@elmorepr.com; (832) 725-6884 PUBLIC INVITED TO VOTE FOR “PEOPLE’S CHOICE” AWARDS URBAN LAND INSTITUTE HOUSTON TO HONOR 2015 DEVELOPMENT OF DISTINCTION WINNERS HOUSTON – January 6, 2015 – The Houston District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will recognize some of Houston’s groundbreaking real estate developments at the January 27 Development of Distinction Awards presented by Winstead Attorneys. The public is invited to vote for their single favorite project among the finalists in the “People’s Choice” Award. The ULI … Read More

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New Year, New ULI Houston Web Site

Welcome to the new ULI Houston website. We hope you find it easier to navigate directly to what interests you, like event registrations, or free streaming video of our latest expert roundtable discussion, or free downloads of ULI reports. While we always want to serve you better, an additional benefit of transitioning to this new site is that it vastly improves our connectivity with the global network of ULI–well over 34,000 strong around the world who come to ULI.org to connect, get information, and give back. This new site makes all of … Read More

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Dome Worth Saving

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ULI National Advisory Service panelists tour NRG Astrodome. The ULI National Advisory Service Panel reported its findings and recommendations on the future of NRG Astrodome in a public presentation on Friday, December 19 at NRG Center. “The Astrodome can and should be saved,” said panel chair, Wayne Ratkovich. News coverage on local television , radio, the Houston Business Journal and Houston Chronicle, presented the panel’s unanimous conclusion that the so-called “Eighth Wonder of the World,” has a bright future as well as a storied past. In addition to panel sponsors, Harris County /Harris County … Read More

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ULI Dome Panel

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Nationally Renowned Panel of Land Use and Urban Planning Experts to Visit Houston Dec. 14-19. Public Presentation at 9 am, Dec. 19 at NRG Center. A group of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts has been convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to make recommendations regarding the redevelopment and reuse of the NRG Astrodome to the Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation (HCSCC). ULI is a global, multidisciplinary research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use. Conducted through ULI’s advisory services program, the panel, which will … Read More

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2015 Spring Meeting

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Real estate industry icon and longtime Urban Land Institute leader Gerald D. Hines, founder and chairman of the Houston-based Hines real estate organization, has been named the honorary chairman of ULI’s 2015 Spring Meeting, set for May 13-14 at the Houston Americas Houston. The meeting, which will focus on creative community building for the 21st century, will include an emphasis on communities that have built on their strengths in the post-recession years to be economically prosperous, environmentally sound and highly livable. Houston’s booming energy economy, technology and research jobs, downtown … Read More

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Watch Video: Growth or Gridlock? Meeting the mobility challenge

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Growth or Gridlock? Meeting the Mobility Challenge from Urban Land Institute on Vimeo. Expert Panel: David Gornet, Executive Director – Grand Parkway Association Ted Nelson, Regional President, Central Region – Newland Communities Keith Probyn, Vice President, Real Estate Transactions and Projects – Shell Oil Company Dale Rudick, Director – City of Houston Dept. of Public Works and Engineering Moderator: Gail Delaughter, Transportation Reporter – KUHF – See more at: http://houston.uli.org/news/detail/watch-video-growth-or-gridlock-meeting-the-mobility-challenge#sthash.W3LyS5bM.dpuf

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On Nov. 11, free talk from Kinder Institute, Lionstone, Central Houston and ULI

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PLEASE NOTE: This program is open to the public, registration is not required.

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Watch video: Growth, Water and Risk Expert Panel

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Expert Panelists for August 27th ULI Luncheon: Will Holder, President, Trendmaker Homes Peter Houghton, Board President, North Fort Bend Water Authority Brandon Houston, Senior Vice President, Trammell Crow Company Carlos Rubinstein, Chairman, Texas Water Development Board Moderator: Robin Bobbitt, Managing Member, Radcliffe, Bobbitt, Adams, Polley PLLC – See more at: http://houston.uli.org/news/detail/texas-water-development-board-chair-joins-uli-august-program-panel#sthash.EfhSv6GQ.dpuf

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Wells Fargo Foundation and ULI Building Better Professionals

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HOUSTON – August 12,  2014 – The Houston District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) announced that Wells Fargo Foundation has renewed its underwriting support as benefactor of the ULI Houston Young Leader Mentorship Program. “ULI is grateful to Wells Fargo Foundation, the founding underwriter of the ULI Houston Young Leader Mentorship Program, and the Phase 2 Graduate Student Mentorship Program,” said Ann Taylor, executive director of The Urban Land Institute, Houston District Council. “Wells Fargo Foundation’s support enables ULI to offer this invaluable program at no cost to … Read More

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8th Annual Development of Distinction Awards

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Nominations are now closed.  The ULI Houston Development of Distinction Awards define the standard for excellence in the practice of real estate development in the Houston region. The Award recognizes developments and public open spaces that exemplify best practices in design, construction,economic viability, healthy places, marketing and management. Watch for the announcement of finalists and plan now to join a distinguished gathering of real estate leaders to toast the best of the best on Tuesday, January 27th at the Rice Crystal Ballroom. Award Eligibility Postition your firm among the best … Read More

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