Monthly Archives: September 2015

ULI Connect: UrbanPlan Launches in the United Kingdom

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In the history of ULI, UrbanPlan occupies a special place. Launched in 2002 in partnership with the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California–Berkeley, UrbanPlan was the Institute’s first foray into the K–12 classroom. Read More

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ULI UK’s Policy Director to Speak at National Urban Design Conference

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Alex Notay, ULI UK’s Policy Director, will speak about ‘building healthy places’ at the National Urban Design Conference in Bristol on 9 October. ULI members are invited to attend at a special member’s registration rate. The theme of this year’s conference, which takes place from 8-10 October is ‘Development, Design and Profit in the 21st Century’. Industry experts from the public and private sectors will discuss how developers and society can profit from well designed towns and cities. The event will include a walking tour of Bristol to showcase some … Read More

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London’s Deputy Mayor for Transport and the Department of Transport to Speak at Driverless Cars and the City Conference

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Isabel Dedring, Deputy Mayor, Transport at the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Michael Hurwitz, Director, Energy, Technology & International at the Department of Transport are confirmed to speak at the ULI UK Driverless Cars Conference on 12 October. They will be joined by other experts from the fields of real estate, government, insurance and academia to discuss the implications of the emergence of autonomous vehicles on the urban environment. Going beyond the technology this half day conference will explore the consequences for cities, mobility and the possible changes to urban … Read More

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Young Leaders Executive Committee Open Meeting – 14th October

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The ULI UK Young Leaders Executive Committee, Chaired by Ben O’Neil, Hammerson and Ryan Matenchuk, Stanhope is hosting an open meeting to encourage engagement and feedback from Young Leader members. The meeting hosted by Strutt & Parker on Wednesday, 14th October at 5:30pm is an excellent opportunity to meet the Young Leader Executive Committee and to contribute ideas for events and programming for the year ahead. If you are interested in getting further involved in ULI UK, please contact Agnes.Gomori@uli.org

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N1C London’s Newest Post Code

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The development of 67 acres of railway yards, historic warehouses, gas holders, canals and brownfield land was likened to “steering an oil tanker” at the King’s Cross case study event in Birmingham recently. Richard Meier of Argent led a whistle-stop tour through the last twenty years of planning and development of this iconic London communications hub, highlighting the changes in the world since the project began. A time when John Major was Prime Minister and smart phones were a dream. With 8m sq ft of mixed use space from historic … Read More

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