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June 16 Meeting

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Reimagining the Richmond Corridor Reimagining the Richmond Corridor—An expert ULI panel presents recommendations to rebrand and revive a well-located but under-performing area. A presentation of expert recommendations on reviving a faded section of Richmond Ave. and its surroundings. The multidisciplinary panel of experts who participated in a ULI Technical Assistance Program panel, “Reimagining The Richmond Corridor” A group of concerned area  property owners, in partnership with Houston Independent School District, (HISD), Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, (METRO), and Houston City Council District J, Council Member Mike Laster, invited the … Read More

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America in 2015

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WE CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT WE WANT: NEW URBAN LAND INSTITUTE REPORT, AMERICA IN 2015, FINDS GAP BETWEEN DESIRE FOR AND AVAILABILITY OF COMMUNITY ATTRIBUTES RELATED TO LIVABILITY For more information, contact Trish Riggs, 202-624-7086; priggs@uli.org WASHINGTON (May 7, 2015) – Many Americans face significant community design-related barriers to living a healthy life, according to a new report, America in 2015, released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). A large number of people, particularly minorities and Millennials, report living in areas that lack easy access to safe places for … Read More

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Downtown Panel

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Video presentation of the ULI Houston’s April 30th breakfast is now available. Panelists: Suzanne Anderson, Midway Kevin Batchelor, Hines Sanford Criner, CBRE Peter McStravick, Houston First Corp. and Moderator, Scott Rando, Cushman & Wakefield  

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Introducing ULI’s 2014 Annual Report

The goal of ULI’s 2014 Annual Report is to capture and celebrate a broad range of ULI impacts and accomplishments from fiscal year 2014—July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014—while spotlighting stories of members who deliver on ULI’s mission every day. This year, we are presenting the Annual Report in a digital-first format to create a more interactive, dynamic, and visually compelling experience. This is in line with ULI’s commitment to sustainable business practices. Another benefit of this format is the ease with which you can share the report with … Read More

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Bragging Rights

ULI Members make a profound impact on the quality of our built environment and green spaces. Not only are we proud to claim you as our Members, but you also make us even prouder to be Houstonians. Two recent stories make us stand up a little taller and say, way to go! First, MetroNational’s Treehouse in Memorial City has been named the #1 Greenest LEED Building in Texas and #2 in the nation overall. Read more about that honor in the Realty News Report by clicking here. And, Johnson Development Corp. has … Read More

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YL Mentor Program

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Young Leaders Mentorship Program ULI Houston is currently in its fourth year of the Young Leader Mentorship Program, which will run from May 2014 to April 2015. The mission of this program is to provide an opportunity for ULI Young Leaders and veteran ULI members to create lasting professional relationships by sharing knowledge and experiences in an intimate small-group setting. Groups consist of four young leaders and one mentor each, and meet a minimum of four times over the course of the program year. Most groups choose to meet during … Read More

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Reimagining the Richmond Corridor

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HOUSTON – February 24, 2015 2015 – The Houston District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) invited the public to a presentation of expert recommendations on reviving a faded section of Richmond Ave. and its surroundings. The multidisciplinary panel of experts who participated in a ULI Technical Assistance Program panel, “Reimagining The Richmond Corridor” made their presentation at 2 pm on Tuesday, February 24th at the JW Marriott Hotel near the Galleria at 5150 Westheimer Rd. Video of the presentation is available to watch online here. A group of concerned … Read More

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Gulf Coast Green 2015: Early Bird Registration Now Open!

With a focus on building healthy communities, this one day event is scheduled for Friday, March 27 at the Norris Conference Center (at City Center) in Houston. It consists of three components: the symposium, which will address urban design solutions; the 2015 Green Products Expo, which will feature sustainable products and systems; and the Student Competition design charrette led by aspiring designers from the Gulf Coast. This will be the 10th year for Gulf Coast Green and AIA Houston has planned an anniversary-edition event. In addition to top-notch speakers, there … Read More

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February Meeting

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Waking the Sleeping Giant: Northeast Houston Long overlooked, Northeast Houston has seen a sharp uptick in community, infrastructure and mixed use projects. This expert panel will discuss challenges, economic drivers, and the quiet transformation that has poised the region to become the next giant on Houston’s horizon. Panelist: Jason Baker, Baker Katz Ryan McCord, McCord Development Scott Davis, Metrostudy, Houston Moderator: Andrew Schneider, Houston Public Media Read More…

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Winners Announced

NEWS RELEASE  Media Contacts: Ann Taylor; ann.taylor@uli.org(713) 349-8821 Claudia Morlan; claudia@elmorepr.com; (832) 725-6884 OUTSTANDING Houston Real Estate Developments RECOGNIZED with URBAN LAND INSTITUTE “2015 Development of Distinction” Awards Braeburn Village (Midway/AAI Affordable Housing), Bethel Church Park, New Hope Housing at Rittenhouse, and Lee Davis Library – San Jacinto College Receive Top Honors The Monarch Institute Campus Earns the ‘People’s Choice’ Award HOUSTON – January 27, 2015 – The Houston District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced its 2015 Development of Distinction Awards presented by Winstead Attorneys at … Read More

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