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Reimagining the Richmond Corridor


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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Digital Awards Program

For a first look at all of the Award-nominated developments for the 2015 ULI Houston Development of Distinction Awards presented by Winstead, as well as a list of past Award-winners, click on the digital awards event program. Winners will be announced tonight…

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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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