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Building the 21st Century City

Could a new zoning code make Cleveland a greener, healthier and more equitable city? Event recap by By Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer Read More

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Key Housing Findings from the America in 2015 Survey

Many Americans face significant community design-related barriers to living a healthy life, according to a new report, America in 2015, released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). A large number of people, particularly minorities and Millennials, report living in areas that lack easy access to safe places for outdoor physical activity, active transportation systems such as bike lanes, and healthy food options…. Read More

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University of Maryland Team Wins 2015 Hines Competition

For a second consecutive year, a team representing the University of Maryland has taken top honors in the 2015 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Competition with its winning master plan proposal that transforms the Tulane/Gravier and Iberville neighborhoods in downtown New Orleans into a thriving urban neighborhood. The team from the University of Maryland edged out two teams from Harvard University and a joint team representing the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin–Madison.  Read full story at UrbanLand…

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Building Healthy Places Toolkit

ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment outlines evidence-supported opportunities for enhancing health outcomes in real estate developments. Developers, owners, property managers, designers, investors, and others involved in real estate decision making can use the report’s recommendations and strategies to create places that contribute to healthier people and communities, and to enhance and preserve value by meeting growing desires for health-promoting places. About the Toolkit The report outlines 21 recommendations for promoting health at the building or project scale. These “gold star” recommendations are organized according … Read More

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2014 Annual Report

The goal of the Annual Report is to capture and celebrate a broad range of ULI impacts and accomplishments from fiscal year 2014—July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014—while spotlighting stories of members who deliver on ULI’s mission every day. This year, we are presenting the Annual Report in a digital-first format to create a more interactive, dynamic, and visually compelling experience. This is in line with ULI’s commitment to sustainable business practices. Another benefit of this format is the ease with which you can share the report with your … Read More

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GreenTown at Kent

Creating Healthy, Sustainable Communities GreenTown at Kent brings together the public and private sectors from around Ohio to connect the dots and work toward creating healthy, sustainable communities. Experience the reborn downtown Kent, learn how to create walkable, bikeable communities, and delve into topics including clean water, local food, outdoor space, and creating socially responsible businesses. Join us for pre-conference workshops and activities on April 13, and the main event on April 14, in downtown Kent. For full details and registration, visit greentownconference.com.

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Register Today for 2015 Spring Meeting

May 13-14 | Houston, TX | spring.uli.org CONNECT WITH THE WORLD OF REAL ESTATE The ULI Spring Meeting is an exclusive, ULI members-only event bringing together top decision makers and industry experts from every sector of real estate. Join us for a dynamic event where you will: Connect with the right people. Through highly interactive sessions, mobile workshops, and special networking events, you will build relationships with prospective clients and business partners that will benefit you for years to come. Share your challenges and learn from others during town hall … Read More

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Cleveland Team Receives Honorable Mention

For the third year in a row, Cleveland gained national recognition when the Kent State University/Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative Team, “Delta Commons” earned an Honorable Mention in the 2015 Gerald D. Hines Urban Design Competition.  This year’s competition challenged multidisciplinary student teams to devise a comprehensive development program for New Orleans, specifically an area of approximately 25 acres situated just north of the French Quarter, in the neighborhoods known locally as Tulane/Gravier and Iberville.  Last year, two Cleveland teams earned Honorable Mentions; one Cleveland Honorable Mention was awarded in 2013.  … Read More

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Deadline for ULI Awards is March 16

The official 2015 ULI awards season is upon us! All four programs, Global Awards for Excellence, Urban Open Space Award, The Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards, and The Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards, are now accepting submissions. These awards are open to all, not just ULI members. Apply now or forward this message to a colleague who has designed or developed an exceptional project or program that you think is deserving of recognition. Submissions for these programs are due March 16, 2015. Visit http://on.uli.org/15ao2Ph … Read More

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Regional Product Council

East Central RPC ULI Cleveland is pleased to offer the opportunity for Full and Associate members to network across five District Councils – Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland, OH and Pittsburgh, PA. Download the Flyer and Application A Regional Product Council (RPC) provides a multi-disciplinary forum for information exchange and the sharing of best practices among mid- and senior-level members who work in a particular industry sector. Members will have the chance to interact with like-minded professionals in the ULI East Central Region (ULI District Councils in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Indiana, … Read More

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