Monthly Archives: April 2015

Transforming Cities with Dr. Aseem Inam

On Monday 23rd March 2015 ULI Young Leaders gathered at the monthly Lunch & Learn led by visiting professor Dr. Aseem Inam to question what transformation means across urbanism and cities. The presentation and discussion, which was held at AECOM, repositioned traditional notions of what is urbanism to a more adaptive position of what can urbanism be. Inam proposed considering cities in flux rather than as static objects and placing a greater emphasis on the consequence of design rather than solely the intention. By recognizing and learning from our mistakes … Read More

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King’s Cross Development Forum

ULI Development Forum 2015

20th March, Argent hosted the second ULI UK Development Forum at King’s Cross. This invitation-only event provided an unprecedented insight into how Argent is delivering this new London district with a specific focus on financing of large scale developments. An InfoBurst will be published shortly providing further insights of the forum but some key highlights included: A scene setting presentation by Max Sinclair, Wells Fargo shared market trends in development finance, insights into the changing world of development lenders and outlined expectations for 2015. David Hatcher, Real Estate Capital then … Read More

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MIPIM 2015 Highlights

ULI UK B2L Roundtable Assael 59

Already being described as a ‘vintage’ MIPIM, MIPIM 2015 was a hectic but productive week for the ULI team! Lisette van Doorn, ULI Europe CEO, and Greg Clark, ULI Europe Senior Fellow spoke at the MIPIM City Investment Forum, and Tuesday’s launch of the ULI/PwC Global Emerging Trends report was standing room only, despite the temptation of the Cannes sunshine. Similarly, our ULI UK Residential Roundtable sponsored by Assael Architecture on Wednesday morning was fully booked. Those lucky enough to be in the room heard from Wayne Vandenburg, a senior … Read More

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