ULI San Antonio News

PRESERVING HISTORY OF YTURRI-EDMUNDS HOUSE WHILE LOOKING TO ITS FUTURE

By Shari Biediger / Rivard Report The history of the Yturri-Edmunds House goes back nearly two centuries, its thick adobe-brick walls and original furnishings, a limestone acequia, and restored mill the durable remnants of early 19th-century life in San Antonio. Guided tours of the home make it possible to picture what it might have been like for Ernestine Edmunds and her ancestors to reside on this stretch of the San Antonio River north of Mission Concepción. The home was recently reopened after being closed for three years during road construction in the area. Now San Antonio … Read More

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How Three San Antonio Companies Are Incorporating Sustainability Best Practices

By John Egan / Urban Land Magazine / March 1, 2019 The headquarters for Credit Human Federal Credit Union in San Antonio. Solar energy generates about 70 percent of the building’s power, thanks to a 1-megawatt rooftop system, and a geothermal system helps keep water costs down. San Antonio’s office and residential developers are backing up their commitment to sustainability with innovative projects that are saving energy, water, and money. Executives from three companies described their efforts at the ULI San Antonio Sustainability Forum in February. During the forum, speakers from … Read More

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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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