Monthly Archives: October 2014

Glasgow Tomorrow’s City Centre retreat and conference 9th and 10th October

Tomorrow’s City Centre retreat and conference in Glasgow brought together leading real estate, government, business, infrastructure and city strategists to provide insights and a foundation for Glasgow’s City Strategy. Greg Clark, ULI Senior Fellow led a dynamic debate across two days that took a deep dive into how emerging technology, property use, social change and competing industries could shape Glasgow’s City Centre. Adjusting to a rapidly changing world and establishing opportunities for greater connectivity, flexible building use, employment and health were all debated. The recent Commonwealth Games were sites as … Read More

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ULI UK Sustainability Council: Urban Energy Efficiency at Scale

Simon Sturgis, a Vice-Chair of the ULI UK Sustainability Council brought together an expert panel, on the 19th September, to share their experiences of implementing Urban Energy Efficiency at Scale. This exclusive event was complimented with the last of the British summer, so after being able to enjoy the initial reception outside on Grosvenor’s balcony, the event began with Kate introducing the audience to the ULI and the Sustainability Council. Urban Energy Efficiency at Scale was the first event around the Sustainability Council’s ‘Existing Buildings’ Areas of Focus. During this … Read More

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Property Industry Alliance Launches Property Data Report 2014

ULI is one of the nine bodies that comprise the Property Industry Alliance, which exists to tackle major property issues in a more coordinated way. Each year the PIA publishes the Property Data Report, an annual document that sets out key facts about the commercial property sector illustrating how the sector impacts on the wider UK economy. This latest Property Data Report has been fully updated and now includes, for the first time, information on the size of the private rented residential sector. Read More

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Lunch and Learn with Randeesh Sandhu, Urban Exposure

ULI UK Young Leaders hosted a ‘Lunch and Learn’ with Randeesh Sandhu, CEO at Urban Exposure on JLL’s newly-renovated 5th floor Warwick Street office on September 16. The event was attended by staff from JLL, D2 Private Bank, AIG Real Estate, Hansteen, Gensler and Grosvenor among others. Randeesh discussed his wide-ranging experience from a small residential property developer to his position as CEO at Urban Exposure – one of the UK’s leading non-bank lenders – that finances some of the largest residential development projects in London. Randeesh shared insight on … Read More

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ULI UK Announces UrbanPlan Pilot

ULI UK has developed a pilot scheme that will bring the UrbanPlan educational initiative to the United Kingdom. Created by ULI in the U.S. in partnership with the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California at Berkeley, UrbanPlan is designed to nurture an understanding of the built environment among young people. Read More

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