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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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Transform Baltimore: Understanding Baltimore’s New Zoning Code

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On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, ULI Baltimore met for a quarterly program and networking at the War Memorial in Downtown Baltimore. Over 175 developers, architects, and other interested participants were in attendance to dialogue about Transform Baltimore. The audience was thoroughly informed by a distinguished panel who outlined the nuts and bolts of passing this historic legislation in December 2016. The panel included Laurie Feinberg, the Assistant Director for the Baltimore City Department of Planning and Project manager and chief architect for Transform Baltimore – Zoning Code Rewrite; Kara Kunst, the … Read More

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Content Before Cocktails: Stadium Square

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April 20, 2017– ULI Baltimore hosted another sell out “Content Before Cocktails” event as the first group to tour Caves Valley Partners’ Stadium Square project. Arsh Mirmiran from Caves Valley Partners spoke and gave an overview of the project. Stadium Square is Baltimore’s latest transformational mixed-use development, located in historic Sharp-Leadenhall. The project will include a total of 375,000 square feet of office space; 75,000 square feet of street lever retail space; 600 luxury apartments; parking for over 2,000 cars; a state-of-the-art park and green space (with involvement from the … Read More

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Content Before Cocktails: Sagamore Pendry

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Thursday, March 9th– ULI Baltimore hosted a members-only “Content Before Cocktails” event at the new Sagamore Pendry Hotel in Fells Point, which sold out in less than a week! Developed by Sagamore Development, the Pendry Baltimore is the reinvention of one of the region’s most storied properties, perched on Recreation Pier in the center of the vibrant Fell’s Point neighborhood. Speakers included Shawn Batterton with Sagamore Development and Patrick Sutton with Patrick Sutton Design. Over 150 industry professionals came and toured the hotel. Afterward, the froup headed over to Sláinte Irish Pub … Read More

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Young Leaders Group Giving Back: Pigtown Main Street Cleanup

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April 22, 2017– Members of our ULI Baltimore Young Leaders Group gathered to participate in Pigtown Main Street’s “Bloom the Boulevard” community impact project as a part of our YLG Giving Back program. The Young Leaders honored Earth Day by collecting garbage, planting flowers, weeding, and otherwise beautifying the main entrance to the Pigtown neighborhood in South Baltimore. After the event, volunteers gathered for lunch to further connect and debate who cleaned up the most memorable piece of trash. The experience was the first of many Giving Back events planned for the year … Read More

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Young Leaders Group Mentor Roundtable

March 7, 2017– Partnership Forum is one of ULI Baltimore’s most robust Young Leaders offerings, allowing instant access to industry leaders and a new, expanded network of peers. Our annual kickoff event, the Mentor Roundtable, was held at the Engineer’s Club in Mt. Vernon on March 7th, where a collection of 51 mentees and 13 mentors, with various backgrounds in real estate and development, engaged in wide-ranging discussions over a rotating format.      Questions discussed included: Briefly explain your experience and history in the industry How you or your … Read More

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