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Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2016


Capital flows and city rankings will always attract the headlines, but this year Emerging Trends Europe shines a spotlight on fundamental changes at the business end of the real estate industry. Read More

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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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Press Release: ULI UK Announces Launch of the UrbanPlan Real Estate Education Initiative in UK Schools this Autumn

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Following a successful pilot, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will launch its UrbanPlan educational initiative in schools across the UK in November 2015. UrbanPlan teaches young people about the urban environment through a series of interactive workshops and team challenges. Read More

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Development Forum: Wembley Park download infoburst here

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Quintain hosted the inaugural ULI UK Development Forum at Wembley on 26 September. Read More

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Property Industry Alliance Launches Property Data Report 2014

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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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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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ULI UK: HS2 Growth and Connectivity Conference


The West Midlands HS2 Steering Group and ULI UK delivered a dynamic conference examining how to maximise the opportunity and connectivity of High Speed Rail. The setting was Birmingham – centre of the rail network in Britain and soon to be home to HS2 Construction headquarters The conference was moderated by Chris Choa, Vice President, Aecom (ULI UK Infrastructure Council Chair) and led by infrastructure, real estate, government and finance experts from across Europe and the UK within the following three themes:   HS2’s role in enabling growth Connecting our … Read More

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ULI UK Young Leaders Lunch and Learn with Darrell Stanaford

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ULI UK was delighted to welcome Darrell Stanaford, Chairman of ULI Russia and a board member at RD Management, to speak over lunch to an intimate group of Young Leaders on the topic of Russia on 22 July. Read More

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Capital Markets Forum 2014

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At ULI’s recent UK Capital Markets Forum, 25 of Europe’s top real estate investors, lenders and advisors provided their insights into today’s trends. The Capital Markets Forum is an invitation-only roundtable event, which brings together a group of experienced participants from across  the UK real estate capital markets arena.  Disciplines represented include equity investors, lenders, finance professionals, agents and advisers. The discussion embraces the ULI ethos of shared knowledge leading to broader collective understanding.  The goal is to facilitate an open exchange of information and experience among industry leaders. Sponsors … Read More

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Building Healthy Places Webinar

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Guest post by Alina Schnake-Mahl ULI UK hosted a Building Healthy Places webinar last week. The webinar, entitled Building Healthy Places: The Next Wave, was supported by the ULI Building Healthy Places (BHP) Initiative and moderated by David Hutchings, Head of EMEA Investment Strategy for Cushman & Wakefield.   Speakers included: Rachel MacCleery, Senior Vice President for Content, ULI (USA) James Parkinson, Policy Officer, Building Futures, Royal Institute of British Architects (UK) Bert Gregory, Chairman and CEO, Mithun Architects (USA) Kaela Fenn-Smith, Head of Commercial, Land Securities (UK) James Parkinson reviewed … Read More

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