ULI Houston News

ULI Houston WLI Kickoff Event – Dinner & Dialogue with Sue Ansel

ULI Houston Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) kicked off its 2016/2017 programming with a well-attended dinner and dialogue event, featuring Guest Speaker Sue Ansel, CEO of Gables Residential. Erica Siegel Henning, ULI Houston WLI Chair and VP, Lionstone Investments, welcomed the group, which met at The Tasting Room in Uptown Park.  ULI Houston re-launched its local WLI in November 2015 with an initial focus on “infiltration”, said Erica.  In other words, the intent is to focus on activities that are designed to involve more women at all levels of ULI.  The … Read More

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ULI Houston Contributes to Walkability Report, Hosts Discussion on Walkability Development

The Houston-based branch of Urban Land Institute recently contributed to a report by the commercial real estate firm HFF regarding the importance of walkability in regards to commercial real estate. The report highlights how convenient access to public transportation and an improvement in Walk Score can affect key metrics for commercial real estate properties, including property values. The full text of the report is available via the HFF’s blog, The HFF Advisor. Contributions to the report were in keeping with the mission of ULI Houston to collaborate with leaders in … Read More

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Urban Land Institute Hosts 6th Annual Sporting Clay Scholarship Classic

ULI Houston Sporting Clay

Sport shooting aficionados and spectators gathered Sept. 8 to participate in the 6th Annual Sporting Clay Scholarship Classic hosted by the Urban Land Institute of Houston at the Greater Houston Gun Club. Teams participated first in a course competition and then moved to the team flurry competition. Each flurry team was given 100 clays to target with the winning team shooting the most clays. Top individuals for the day participated in a Top Gun shootoff to determine the winning shooter among ladies and gentlemen. In a change from recent years, … Read More

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Mayor Turner Discusses Urban Development at Luncheon


At an August luncheon hosted by the Urban Land Institute of Houston, Mayor Sylvester Turner touched on many topics regarding the development of the Houston urban core and surrounding areas. The mayor iterated there would be no push for new zoning laws in Houston, but rather a rethinking of how to adapt the existing statues to the challenges of a developing city. Turner said his top concerns are increasing quality of life for all neighborhoods and developing a strong urban core. “If the city of Houston is strong at its … Read More

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Award Call for Entries


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. Submit your transformative projects NOW Categories – Urban Open Space – For-Profit – Not For-Profit – Heritage Last Call Deadline: September 30 $300 non-profit $500 for-profit Become a Sponsor! Join us in promoting our great Houston region and the real estate firms that make it … Read More

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Where are We Headed? Houston Outlook Post Boom! – VIDEO/PPT

The Houston region has enjoyed years of strong economic growth driven largely by a thriving energy industry. Now, as this industry restructures itself due to low prices for crude oil and natural gas, the real estate industry and broader regional economy deal with the aftereffects. Our panel will discuss their immediate and long term forecasts for our regional economy. Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Briar Club in June. If you were unable to make the luncheon or were interested in reviewing the presentations from our speakers, … Read More

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Suburban Marketplace Wrap-Up

Did you miss Suburban Marketplace? Our panel videos and keynote speakers are below.   In the News Expert: Houston needs more mixed-use in the suburbs – Houston Business Journal Thank you to our sponsors: PRESENTING     UNDERWRITING COCKTAIL RECEPTION SPONSOR MENTORSHIP MARKETPLACE SPONSOR PLATINUM SPONSORS               SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR TABLE SPONSORS                                

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SAVE THE DATE: May 11, 2016 Are you a ULI member looking for a way to get more involved? Are you thinking about joining and want to learn more about ULI Houston? My ULI is an event designed to answer these specific questions and more. Please join us for a complimentary breakfast followed by a brief presentation designed to give you a robust picture of what ULI Houston is all about. We will be discussing the benefits of membership, the role of our Leadership Committees, exciting events planned for 2016-2017, … Read More

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Trail-Oriented Development: New ULI Report

Trail-Oriented Development: New ULI Report Looks at Projects Tailored to Those Who Prefer Cycling and Walking Over Driving For more information, contact Trish Riggs at 202-624-7086 WASHINGTON (March 29, 2016) — Cyclists, take note: real estate developers and cities are becoming more responsive to your needs by creating an increasing number of communities tailored to those who would rather bike than drive. A new Urban Land Institute (ULI) publication, Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier identifies this trend as “trail-oriented development,” the latest phase in the evolution of … Read More

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2016 Suburban Marketplace – Tour Registration Information

TOURS – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN* APRIL 7th 8-11am Tours are limited to the first 30 people per tour who register. Tour Cost: $20 for members and $30 for non-members Hughes Landing The Woodlands Waterway District, Lake Woodlands & The East Shore Bluejack National (leaves at 8am) Already Registered for the Event? GO HERE to reserve your space.   Need to Register for the Event & A Tour?  GO HERE. You must register for the conference to be eligible for the tours. HUGHES LANDING:  Hughes Landing is a 66-acre mixed-use development situated on … Read More

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