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ULI Baltimore Featured in Urban Land Magazine

Baltimore’s New Zoning Hoped to Boost More Mixed-Use Development By Archana Pyati, August 8, 2017- The long-awaited revision to Baltimore’s zoning code, which took effect in June, includes a highly anticipated new zoning category—“industrial mixed-use”—which both city officials and local developers hope will spur economic development while preserving neighborhood character throughout the city. “We’re really hopeful that this new code . . . will help remove some barriers and provide some new tools to fuel more development in underserved areas across the city,” Tom Stosur, Baltimore’s director of planning, said during a ULI … Read More

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Young Leader Waterfront Development Tour Recap

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Written by Megan Ryan, Frederick Ward Associates- ULI Baltimore’s Young Leaders Group hosted a boat tour highlighting the new developments along Baltimore’s waterfront dramatically changing the city’s landscape while maintaining its character. The attendees boarded a water taxi in Canton Waterfront Park on Thursday, July, 27th to listen to representatives from Beatty Development, Questar, Sagamore Development, and Corporate Office Properties Trust present their projects. Charlie Bond, Development Manager at Beatty Development, explained the environmental challenges associated with development Harbor Point, a 28-acre brownfield site now consisting of the Exelon Building, … Read More

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Counselors of Real Estate Report Identifies Top Issues Facing Industry

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By Camilla McLaughlin July 5, 2017- According to the latest survey by the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE), the most pressing issues facing the real estate industry include the need for infrastructure improvements, the mismatch of housing and jobs in cities, and the global uncertainty of political polarization. Scott Muldavin, the current chairman of CRE and a ULI full member, presented the research at a real estate journalism conference in Denver. Muldavin, president of real estate advisory firm the Muldavin Company of San Rafael, California, characterized uncertainty and polarization as “the elephants in the … Read More

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Women’s Leadership Initiative Hosts Bus Tour for Students

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Contact: Lisa Harlow Phone: 410-561-8886 Email: Lisa@clappcommunications.com ULI Baltimore Women’s Leadership Initiative Hosts Successful Program for Female Students Interested in Design, Construction, and Real Estate Careers BALTIMORE, June 13, 2017 — On Thursday, June 8, Urban Land Institute (ULI) Baltimore Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) hosted “Focus on the Female Perspective: Support Baltimore Women in Design, Construction, and Real Estate Education.” This interactive, behind-the-scenes tour and the day-long event helped bring together students from local community colleges enrolled in construction-related programs and professional women in their field. The program was held … Read More

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Young Leaders Host Another Successful Summer Party

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ULI Baltimore’s  Young Leaders hosted another successful, sold out Summer Party in a suite at Orioles Park at Camden Yards. On Thursday, June 22nd, ULI Baltimore and the Maryland Building Industry Association gathered in adjacent suites to network and watch the Baltimore Orioles host the Cleveland Indians. Representatives from brokers, commercial lending, technical design, and contractors arrived at the suites before the first pitch to enjoy drinks and refreshments.   ULI Baltimore would like to thank our Event Sponsor:  The Young Leaders Group continues to support professionals in expanding their … Read More

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Home in America: Immigrants and Housing Demand

Over the past two decades, immigrants account­ed for about 28 percent of all household growth in the United States and have been a critical factor in the housing market’s recent recovery. Immigration policy is poised potentially to have a big impact on the continued improvement and overall health of the U.S. housing market. Home in America: Immigrants and Housing Demand examines the influence of immigrants in shaping urban growth patterns, particularly those who have entered the U.S. since the Great Recession. Among the key findings from the report: Without the … Read More

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Harvesting the Value of Water Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Real Estate

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Through regulations or incentives, more cities are looking to the private sector real estate community to help them manage stormwater runoff.  Harvesting the Value of Water explains why stormwater is important to cities, outlines the policy landscape, and includes eleven case studies of innovative approaches to green infrastructure that had positive financial, operational, or design outcomes.   Learn how developers and designers: Increased developable land Reduced drainage system costs Enhanced property value Improved amenities, aesthetics, and marketing appeal Read the Full Report This complimentary report was made possible by the … Read More

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Relive the 2017 ULI Spring Meeting

View presentations, videos, and photos from the 2017 Spring Meeting.  Featured Videos: ULI is its Members Emerging Technologies Transforming the Real Estate Industry in 2017 Real Estate Experts Share Their Forecasts for 2017 and Beyond Real Estate and Philanthropy Watch all Spring Meeting videos at spring.uli.org/videos. Speaker Presentations:  View slideshows from your favorite Spring Meeting sessions in Seattle. Urban Land Coverage:  Read articles highlighting the Pacific Northwest and Urban Land’s exclusive meeting coverage.

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ULI is its Members

You deliver on our mission. You enhance our communities. You shape the future of our industry. We wanted to know how we could make an even greater impact and provide an even better experience for members. You told us how important ULI is to you and what could be improved. We have listened and we have made substantial changes. Fundamentally, this means more opportunities for more members. Watch the full video to see how we are improving the ULI experience. Our work is not finished. We are just getting started. … Read More

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Join ULI Baltimore and save $25 on membership dues!

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The best opportunities to get involved and build relationships are reserved for ULI members. Members save 25% or more on all ULI offerings including books, events, and educational workshops. Joining will be one of the best investments you will ever make. Join by June 30, 2017, using promo code MEM17 and save $25 off your annual membership dues! Bringing the industry together. It’s all about the people—people with diverse experience building better communities and successful careers through participation in ULI. Unique among professional organizations, ULI brings together people in every … Read More

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