Students, Act Fast: Form a Team to Compete for $50,000 Challenge yourself to create thriving communities with the ULI student urban design and development competition, sponsored by Gerald D. Hines. Team applications are due on Monday, December 7, 2015. Successful real estate development and design in the 21st century requires intensive collaboration across disciplines and sectors. In the Hines Competition, graduate students in the United States or Canada form five-person, multidisciplinary teams to tackle a real land use challenge in a North American city. The winning team receives $50,000 and … Read More
Join us as our Young Leaders kick off the holidays with a party at St. Arnold’s Brewery. All members welcome! For more information and registration, visit our event page.
Part 3 of the BHP Blog Post Series Written By: Adele Houghton, AIA; MPH; LEED AP This is the third in a four-part blog post applying the ULI Building Healthy Places Toolkit to the Houston metro region. We are looking at how The State of Health: Houston & Harris County 2015-2016 report (State) addresses each category in the toolkit: physical activity, food and water, and environment. The previous post addressed physical activity. In this post, we review the Food and Water category. Links Between Food / Water and Health Alongside physical … Read More
Part 2 of the BHP Blog Post Series Written By: Adele Houghton, AIA; MPH; LEED AP In a previous blog post, Building Healthy Places: How Does Houston Stack Up?, I described the purpose of ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit and identified a few resources that can help developers apply it to local conditions. However, the question remains, what is the relationship between community health data and real estate development? Or, in other words, how can we use the data sets listed in the previous blog post to decide which strategies in … Read More
San Antonio, October 30, 2015 – The Urban Land Institute, San Antonio announced today a nationwide search for new leadership. Erin Bley has resigned as Manager, ULI San Antonio, effective November 27, 2015, though she will continue to provide guidance during the transition. Erin joined ULI as a Member in 2007, became the District Council Coordinator and then joined the staff full time as Manager. She is credited with implementing programs over the past four years that helped the organization grow by 46%, from 185 to 270 members, while doubling … Read More
Announcing Our 2016 Development of Distinction Award Finalists 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. For-Profit Cross Creek Ranch Cross Creek Ranch creates an enduring community by prioritizing core values associated with a sustainable environment, engaged people, vibrant culture, endless learning and interconnectedness. Together, the result is a distinct development that has … Read More
Part 1 of the BHP Blog Post Series Written By: Adele Houghton, AIA; MPH; LEED AP Since 2013, the ULI Building Healthy Places (BHP) Initiative has championed developments that support human health through design. The Building Healthy Places Toolkit, published in 2014, distills the results of the Initiative’s research and convening activities to provide evidence-backed, health-promoting development strategies in three areas: Physical Activity Food & Water Environment The 21 action-oriented recommendations in the Toolkit are designed to be applicable to all locations and all real estate product sectors. However, with so … Read More
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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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
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