ULI Scotland

ULI Scotland is one of ULI’s newest councils and has been developed to bring together professionals from across the real estate industry providing leadership in responsible use of land, and creating and sustaining thriving communities.

ULI Scotland

ULI Scotland is one of ULI’s newest committees and has been developed to brings together professionals from across the real estate sectors, provide leadership in the responsible use of land, and creating and sustaining thriving communities. Through the exchange of information and the sharing of best practices, the Scottish Council offers industry leaders unique opportunities to further ULI’s mission focused around specific industry specialisms. Meetings take place in a confidential and friendly environment, allowing members to share ideas, opinions and information that they might not be able to discuss elsewhere.

The Scotland Committee is led by Michael Henderson, Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn with support from members and the wider membership. The ULI Scotland Committee lead a continually evolving programme that includes seminars, study tours (local or international), case study visits, research, public forums and invitation only roundtables.



How Glasgow Promotes its Real Estate Market Internationally

It is well known that to remain competitive, cities need to continuously evolve and market themselves on an international stage to attract foreign investment. To give us an insight into how the city of Glasgow does this; Elias Haddad, from the Real Estate, Planning & Regeneration (REPR) Society at the University of Glasgow, and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) recently collaborated on welcoming Anne Murray, the Inward Investment Manager from Invest Glasgow, to share her experience into how the city of Glasgow promotes its real estate market. Invest Glasgow Anne … Read More

Emerging Trends Debate in Edinburgh

ULI UK presented the findings of the ULI/PwC Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2018 report in Edinburgh on 23rd January.  Kindly hosted by the City of Edinburgh in its magnificent Council Chambers, the event examined how Edinburgh’s property market fared against other European cities. Councillor Gavin Barrie, Convener of Housing and Economy, City of Edinburgh opened the event and shared insights in to the Edinburgh real estate market followed by a welcome by Michael Henderson Chairman, ULI Scotland and Partner, Shepherd & Wedderburn. Liz Waller, Executive Director, ULI UK, provided … Read More

2017 – Maintaining the balance or a time for bold moves?

Scotland cities like all UK cities moved down the ULI/PwC European Emerging Trends in Real Estate rating however, investment sentiment remains higher than London (no. 27) with Edinburgh rated 24th. Residential markets (housing, PRS, student housing and aged care) top the 10 investment opportunity areas however, a focus on asset performance and ‘customer’ engagement indicates there may be limited market movement. Liz Waller, ULI UK Executive Director provided a snapshot of the 2017 report findings which like last year raised the challenge of uncertainty but also looked forward towards an … Read More

UrbanPlan UK 2016-17 Programme Takes Shape

After a very successful first year delivering UrbanPlan UK in 24 schools and reaching 500 pupils, we are now turning our attention to the next academic year. Thanks to the wonderful support of our funders (our original group and some new recruits) we are in good shape to plan ahead for next year and it is our aspiration to deliver in 40 schools targeting 1200 pupils across the country. We are already booking schools from Scotland to Southampton and we also have a new website too so do please take … Read More