Monthly Archives: September 2017

THE FUTURE IS URBAN, EVEN IN SUBURBIA

Shari Biediger with the Rivard Report covered the ULI Signature Luncheon with John Burns on September 19. Read her excellent takeaways below: There’s a new trend in housing development that says you can have it all and afford it, too. “Surban” represents all the benefits of dense urban development ­– walkability and bikeability, vibrant restaurants, retail, arts and culture, and some public transportation options – plus the perks of a suburban area – better schools, less crime, lower housing prices. It’s a model many call “mixed-use” or “town centers,” and … Read More

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JOHN BURNS’ BIG SHIFTS AHEAD PRESENTATION

ULI San Antonio hosted John Burns, author of Big Shifts Ahead and CEO of John Burns Consulting at the first FY18 Signature Luncheon at Pearl Stable on September 19. It was an excellent presentation based on John’s book and ULI’s Demographic Strategies Report for Real Estate. The program received rave reviews by our 350 attendees! Everyone got a book to take home. John also graciously attended a Speaker’s Dinner with our ULI/SA and city leadership the night before, and joined our Young Leaders for a Coffee Talk the morning of … Read More

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