Monthly Archives: July 2017

ULI Midlands Young Leaders: Walking Tour of Digbeth

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On Monday the 10th of July 2017, Gary Woodward of Birmingham City Council led a walking tour around Digbeth in Birmingham. The tour started at the location of the proposed new 7 platform station at Curzon Street for HS2, which is to be built on a sloping site near Digbeth (which is currently a park area as a “meanwhile use”).  Birmingham City Council has focussed on ensuring that the new station will be connected with the surrounding area and so a new metro stop will be constructed in close proximity … Read More

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Lunch & Learn with Jon Zehner, LaSalle Investment Management

Surrounded by platters of sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cheese, the Young Leaders spent a Wednesday lunchtime with Jon Zehner, Global Co-Head of Client Capital Group at LaSalle Investment Management, to learn more about his life, career and contribution to the ULI. The proud father of a British Army Captain, and undoubtedly European in all but accent, Jon is not your average American. Having spent 28 years at JP Morgan, working across three continents, with a subsequent spell at AREA, Jon joined LaSalle in 2012. He is responsible for capital raising … Read More

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