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Compact Living Explored at ULI UK Winter Drinks

By Pauline Niesseron Photos This year’s sold out ULI UK Winter Drinks was located at U+I’s impressive office in Victoria, London. The event focussed on new ways of living and participants had the chance to tour two compact apartment prototypes developed by U+I on site. Liz Waller, Executive Director at ULI UK, kicked off the informal drinks reception by giving a special welcome to participants of the ULI Europe conference, taking place in London for the first time in its 20-year history. She reminded us that ULI was about creating … Read More

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Partner Opportunity: Applications Open for Cambridge Part-Time Real Estate Masters

Applications to join the 2019 are now open for the Cambridge Masters in Real Estate. The course aimed at experienced professionals and those identified as future leaders in the real estate industry, is delivered in a format that is intended to enable students to continue in their careers whilst studying for a Cambridge Masters degree. It combines a range of long-term themes and strategic issues (e.g. globalisation, technology, sustainability, risk managemen) and a forum to build knowledge of all aspects of the real estate industry as well as developing a range of research … Read More

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New ULI UK Young Leader Co-Chair has been appointed

ULI UK is pleased to announce that Anoushka Malde, Senior Associate at Real Asset Partners has become the new Co-Chair of the ULI UK Young Leaders Group. Anoushka began her term in January 2019 and will stand alongside Alex Jezeph, Associate, Residential Capital Markets, JLL as Co-Chair of the YL Group for the next two years.  She has over 6 years of experience within real estate and finance and was previously an Associate at Urban Input / SVS Real Estate, focusing on residential and office developments across Spain. Prior to this, Anoushka worked … Read More

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Urban Innovation, Circularity and Resilient Cities – Amsterdam & Utrecht

ULI Study Tour: Amsterdam & Utrecht 2018 If you have a top list of cities to visit that exemplify leadership in health, innovation, circularity and human centric development then Amsterdam & Utrecht should be high on the list! The 2018 ULI Urban Innovation Study Tour took place in the Netherlands where we visited leading developments, explored inspiring regeneration districts and met with innovation and city leaders that reshaping vibrant innovative communities. Our tour began at EDGE Olympic, formerly a traditional office building that has been transformed into a 11,107 sqm … Read More

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ULI UK Mentorship Programme

Applications for the 2019 ULI UK Mentorship Programme are now closed.  If you are interested in becoming a Mentor, please contact Events & Network Manager, Agnes Gomori. ULI UK Mentorship Programme is a group mentoring programme that provides Young Leader (YL) members with a unique opportunity to discuss relevant issues related to real estate and professional development with their peers and an established member of ULI in a confidential and intimate setting. Each group consists of 3-4  YL members under the age of 35.  Members are from diverse professional backgrounds with an appropriate mix of … Read More

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Capital Markets Masterclass

On Tuesday 30th of October, Simone Pozzato, Director of Investments at Hines, and Aurélien Collignon, Associate Director at FORE Partnership, jointly introduced to a varied assembly of 20 professionals capital markets from real estate perspective. Simone and Aurélien began with a quick reminder of the fundamentals of capital markets and their role in financing economic development – equity versus debt, private versus public, primary versus secondary, retail versus institutional investors. To appreciate the size of global markets, we navigated through The Money Project, a unique visualisation of the world’s money … Read More

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Cultural Engagement Toolkit

The ULI UK Urban Art Forum is working on a toolkit to encourage and inform a collaborative approach to creative and cultural placemaking.  The guide will provide a framework that takes landowners, developers and other stakeholders through a matrix that helps them better understand, evaluate and maximise the role of arts, culture and music in the public realm. Coming from a safe discussion amongst professionals across the built environment including the private, public and cultural sectors, the guide will provide a methodology and set of tools to enable better conversations … Read More

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Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2019

The hunt for secure long-term income is driving European real estate investment as the industry hedges against potential interest rate rises and an uncertain geopolitical backdrop, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2019. The annual report, published jointly by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC, is based on the opinions of over 800 real estate professionals in Europe, including investors, developers, lenders, and advisors. Lisette van Doorn, CEO of ULI Europe, said: “Investors are becoming more cautious, and investment and development preferences are more and more driven by … Read More

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Member Survey – ULI UK Sustainability Agenda

This survey is the chance for you to share your views on how ULI UK can drive better sustainability decision-making, support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and accelerate the real estate sector’s transition and contribution towards our collective sustainable future. The Sustainability Committee invites the ULI UK membership along with any interested external parties, guests, and friends to shape our forthcoming content and programming. Sparing 5 mins to answer these 5 quick questions will enable our committee to maximise the value of our activities, and embed sustainability in the … Read More

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ULI UK REIT 2018 Seminar Summary

The second annual ULI UK REIT seminar took place at law firm Goodwin on 27th September 2018. The panelists were: Fiona Le Poidevin, CEO of the The International Stock Exchange, Channel Islands Chris Phillips, Chairman of Triplepoint Social Housing REIT, Londonewcastle and Places for People Hemant Kotak, MD & Head of UK and Swiss coverage, Green Street Advisors Jason Baggaley, Real Estate Fund Manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments Struan Robertson, Chairman of EMEA Real Estate, Gaming & Lodging, Bank of America Merrill Lynch An audience of 100 heard them debate the current … Read More

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