ULI Houston News

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

Doug Goff group with Gregg Erwin

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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April Meeting

Aerial Of Modern Buildings In Downtown Houston

April 30, 2015 Downtown Houston: Transformation The area now considered to be Houston’s central business district began as a conglomeration of distinct neighborhoods and trading centers. By the late 1980s, Houston’s downtown was dominated by office and industrial uses. Today, the area is realizing a transformation back to a multifaceted environment consisting of not only office development, but first class entertainment, park space, hotel and retail options. The expert panel will discuss the forces which have led to the transformation of Houston’s downtown area as we know it. Panelists: Suzanne … Read More

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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

ULI Event Postcard

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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