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2019 ULI TEXAS FORUM REGISTRATION OPEN

Make plans now to attend the 2019 ULI Texas Forum on May 8-10 in Austin, TX. The ULI Texas Forum connects the top real estate professionals from throughout the state including developers, attorneys, engineers, architects, and land use planners, from both the private and public sector. From keynote addresses to conference sessions, the 2019 Forum will focus on today’s changing markets, trends, and opportunities, and feature leading industry professionals. The Forum is hosted and produced jointly by the four ULI District Councils of Texas. Texas Forum

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A GREENPRINT FOR BUILDING PERFORMANCE: DRIVING MARKET VALUE THROUGH ENERGY EFFICIENCY ULI SAN ANTONIO FORUM AND HAPPY HOUR MIXER

In case you missed this event, we are posting all presentations for you to review below — LINKS TO PRESENTATIONS: ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance / Billy Grayson, Executive Director Credit Human / Steve Hennigan, President & CEO USAA Real Estate Company / Jason McIntyre, Director RE Operations & Sustainability CVF Homes / Juan Fernandez, President & CEO CPS Energy / Rick Luna, Director of Technology & Product Innovation COSA Office of Sustainability – Climate Action & Adaptation Plan / Doug Melnick, Chief Sustainability Officer ULI San Antonio has partnered … Read More

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OPTIMISM REIGNS AMONG REAL ESTATE INVESTORS AT ULI EVENT

PUBLISHED BY THE RIVARD REPORT 1/11/2019 By Kyle Ringo The Urban Land Institute attempts to measure optimism among real estate investors around the nation each October by asking respondents to answer poll questions to gauge sentiment. Mitch Roschelle, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York and Fox Business Network regular, said when the poll was conducted in October, respondents were as optimistic about their prospects for success and financial gain in 2019 as they had been in any previous year. Read the complete story on the Rivard Report website here … Read More

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“NOW IS THE TIME” TO DEVELOP TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS IN SA

By Jackie Wang/Rivard Report San Antonio must avoid Austin’s mistake of putting off combating traffic congestion and address transit issues now, a California-based transportation expert said at a Tuesday panel on the future of mobility. Jeffrey Tumlin, a principal and director of strategy at Nelson/Nygaard, a San Francisco-based consulting firm that works with municipalities to solve transportation issues, has worked in cities all over the world, including in Dallas and Austin. On Tuesday, he joined VIA Metropolitan Transit President and CEO Jeff Arndt, Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s Chief of Policy Marisa Bono, and Bexar County Commissioner … Read More

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OPPORTUNITY ACROSS NEIGHBORHOODS THROUGH LOCAL ENGAGEMENT

By Maria Nelson, ULI San Antonio Young Leaders Group Chair As I sat in a room of over 400 attendees committed to creating resilient communities in San Antonio, one statement that was said by Former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros when discussing equity stuck with me, “San Antonio is better prepared and we are the right city to do it.” I processed that statement and others and asked myself, what can we do as a regular San Antonians to ensure that every neighborhood is an opportunity neighborhood? An opportunity neighborhood – … Read More

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ULI ‘SHARK TANK’-STYLE EVENT PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY FOR WOULD-BE DEVELOPERS

At the Urban Land Institute’s Developer Shark Tank, “sharks” hear pitches for two mixed-use development concepts in 1920s-era structures. Two groups of aspiring real estate developers pitched redevelopment projects in San Antonio’s urban core hoping to capture the attention of a four-person panel of investors – or perhaps someone in the audience assembled at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Monday. The Urban Land Institute’s Developer Shark Tank on Monday featured two mixed-use development concepts in 1920s-era structures the developers are aiming to rehabilitate and revitalize with the help … Read More

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ULI LUNCHEON ON BUILDING EQUITABLE CITIES: Henry Cisneros: Cities Need to ‘Advance the Equity Agenda’ Amid Urban Renaissance

If it’s true that an urban renaissance is taking hold across the country, how can the city of San Antonio, among the fastest-growing and changing of them all, ensure that the good times benefit its entire population? That’s the question Henry Cisneros, former mayor and U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary, posed to the “urban advocates” – architects, builders, financiers, and city leaders – who attended a meeting of the Urban Land Institute in San Antonio Tuesday. ULI hosted Cisneros, Mayor Ron Nirenberg, and a panel presentation for the event at the Pearl. Cisneros … Read More

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ULI SAN ANTONIO WELCOMES NEW DISTRICT COUNCIL CHAIR

On July 1st, long-time ULI member Madison Smith began his two-year term as San Antonio District Council Chair. He succeeds Steve Yndo, President of Yndo Urban. As senior principal with Overland, a San Antonio-based architecture firm, Madison merges real estate and design thinking into a wide range of projects. He is also a principal with Headwaters Urban, a real estate firm concentrating on urban properties. Madison is highly engaged in the revitalization of San Antonio’s urban core. Most recently, he served as Chairman of the Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation, … Read More

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ULI/SA MENTORSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW THRU 8/31

Apply now to participate in ULI San Antonio’s Mentorship Program, a popular year-long professional development forum designed for Young Leader members who are under the age of 35. Selected participants develop a broader understanding of all facets of the real estate environment; connect with ULI peers and a senior-level Mentor; and gain personal and professional development. The 2018-19 Mentorship Forum will consist of small groups, each consisting of 5-8 Young Leader members paired with a single Mentor. Applications will be open thru August 31. CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM APPLY FOR THE MENTORSHIP FORUM … Read More

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