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Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Struever’s Acceptance Speech

An Apology, 3 Blessings, and a Challenge An Apology— In 2008, the world fell down around our heads with 15 million in our active development pipeline. Our attempt at a global restructure failed and after a frenetic 4 days preparing for a bankruptcy filing, I couldn’t face abandoning ship. In 2009, a bankruptcy would be a total wipeout for all. We joined with partners, lenders, vendors, and communities that believed in us, to get projects completed as best we could, working through our travails and learning humility at a massive … Read More

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2016 WaveMaker Awards Recap

October 6th, 2016- As an international nonprofit research and education organization, ULI recognizes outstanding “wavemaking” real estate developments, related programs and visionaries in worldwide urban development. On Thursday, October 6th, over 350 industry professionals gathered at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore to celebrate ULI Baltimore’s Eighth Annual WaveMaker Awards, a distinguished event where exceptional local development projects are honored. In June, ULI Baltimore issued a “Call for Entry” and received 17 outstanding nominations, which featured a diversity of developments in the local region including adaptive reuse, renovation, and new construction … Read More

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