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2015 Annual Report


          Our latest Annual Report is now online. From a national ULI TAP, to a record breaking Spring Meeting, ULI Houston had a big year. Thank you to all of our sponsors, members and those who volunteered to make this year a success! View The Annual Report

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Sporting Clay Success

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Thank you to all who came out to the shooting range this past week to raise money for UofH and Texas A&M Real Estate Graduate Students. This year, we raised more money than we ever have, allowing us to provide $10,000 to each school. We’ve posted our photos from the event on our Flickr site, hope you enjoy seeing them!   Thank you to our sponsors: PRESENTING SPONSOR   COURSE SPONSORS   FLURRY SPONSORS     TOP GUN SHOOT OFF SPONSOR CART AND SWAG SPONSOR GUN GIVE AWAY SPONSOR LUNCH … Read More

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ULI Houston Members in the News: Lovett Commercial

The Houston Chronicle’s “Prime Property” Blog covered Lovett Commercial’s recent closing on the downtown Post Office building. Read to find out what Lovett is planning for the site. Lovett closes on downtown Post Office site to build mixed-use project  

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2016 DoD Awards

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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. Plan now to join a distinguished gathering of real estate leaders to toast the best of the best on Tuesday, January 26th at the Rice Crystal Ballroom. The Application Time Period has ended. Check back in late October to find out who the finalists are! … Read More

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Final Hours to Share Comments on Houston’s Draft General Plan

Do you have concerns or thoughts about Houston’s General Plan but missed the public meetings? It’s not too late to share your comments regarding the General Plan. The City is seeking input on the policy directives through July 24th. To comment, you can visit http://planhouston.org/policy-directives by clicking on any policy directive and then on “feedback” at the bottom of each directive’s page. You may also mail your comments to Planning and Development Department, 611 Walker St., 6th Floor. Houston, TX, 77002.

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Sporting Clay Classic


RAIN OR SHINE, we will be having our event tomorrow! On September 10, 2015, we will be hosting our fifth annual Sporting Clay Tournament benefiting local graduate real estate programs. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to network and enjoy a great day at the Greater Houston Gun Club! Events include lunch, the tournament and a networking reception. Last year, we were able to provide $10,000 to the University of Houston, $5,000 to the University of Texas A&M, and help fund other ULI student programs. Our goal this year … Read More

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Richmond Ave TAP

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ULI panel presents recommendations to rebrand and revive a well-located but under-performing area. 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 ULI Houston District Council to provide expert advice on an area with Richmond Ave. forming its spine, and extending from Chimney Rock Rd., to Hillcroft Ave., and from Westpark … Read More

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ULI’s 2015 Spring Meeting in Houston was a Success

The ULI 2015 Spring Meeting, held in Houston this year, was a success! Thank You To our sponsors, committee members, volunteers and district council members for ensuring Houston was a great host, we thank you! Highlights Watch former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker and Gerald D. Hines, chairman of the Houston-based Hines real estate organization, share lessons learned as leaders in their respective fields and provide insight on what leadership looks like going forward: James Baker and Gerald Hines: The Future of Leadership View and download your favorite presentations from … Read More

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Houston Bike Plan

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What kind of bike are you? Participate in, learn about and share the Houston Bike Plan. ULI Houston is always interested in supporting initiatives that promote a healthier community. We encourage using the ULI Building Healthy Places principles in all that we do. The Houston Bike Plan falls in line with those principles, and that is why we support it. The Houston Bike Plan, which kicked off on May 30th, is a 12-month planning effort to update the City’s Comprehensive 1993 Bikeway Plan. Since 1993, there have been major changes in the city … Read More

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America in 2015


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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