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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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Future Cities: 2018 Conference Summary

The third annual Future Cities Conference took place on Thursday 12th July, 2018 at Jesus College in Cambridge. The conference brought together academic experts from Cambridge, elsewhere in the UK and internationally with investors, advisers and policy decision makers around a core theme of “successful cities of the future“. The conference looked at what makes cities successful and how technology can be used to improve how we design, develop, govern, travel and live in cities with a focus on transport, housing and wider property market issues. Full conference summary can be read here.

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ULI UK Urban Art Forum – Art, Digital Engagement & Urban Regeneration

Words by Chris Choa, ULI UK Chairman The role that interactive art plays in engaging communities and making urban environments more engaging was discussed at a event organised by the ULI UK Urban Art Forum and kindly hosted by AECOM on 17th September. The discussions also highlighted the emerging importance of digital technology in expressive art. As a non-profit leader and long-standing patron of the arts, Juanita Hardy, ULI Senior Visiting Fellow for Creative Placemaking and former executive director of CulturalDC, has focused consistently on how to integrate arts and … Read More

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ULI UK Summer Drinks 2018 at Angel Court

This year’s ULI UK Summer Drinks on 25th July, was located at the hearth of the City, at Angel Court. The lounge on the 7th floor gives into a pleasant garden terrace, that could be located anywhere on the ground floor in Paris or London. From the garden, we had a great panoramic view of the past, present and future buildings that form the City of London. The 140 participants had the chance to mingle with ULI trustees, as the event coincide with the annual meeting of ULI’s Global Governing … Read More

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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

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Wellbeing Survey

There is growing evidence that buildings and our urban environment influence our health and wellbeing, yet there is limited insight into how investment decisions across the property life-cycle are being influenced by wellbeing. The ULI UK Sustainability Council is embarking on a research initiative to explore the value proposition for healthy buildings and the role of wellbeing in property investment decisions. Share your views in the 7 min survey here: Survey The research, sponsored by energy solutions provider, E.ON, will analyse survey and interview data from ULI members and feature … Read More

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Podcast: How technology influences our urban realm

We are delighted to share a podcast with the ULI Tech Forum’s Co-Chairs Adam Burstow, Group Digital & IT Director at Grosvenor Group and Ed Parham, Director at Space Syntax who share their views on how technology influences our urban environment and their vision for the ULI UK Tech Forum. Over the past months the ULI UK Tech Forum have been busy developing a framework that seeks to define the Forum’s mission to create a dialogue around technology, address the opportunities, observe how technology influences our urban environment and better … Read More

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ULI UK Housing with Care Guide

The UK’s population is ageing with the number of people of State Pension Age projected to increase by 28% to 15.6 million by 2035, and this is set against a backdrop of both limited supply and range of Housing with Care products for consumers to choose from in the market today. ULI, led by the ULI UK Residential Council and a member led steering committee, is producing a guide to promote new and emerging Housing with Care models, using best practice examples to demonstrate key principles.  The Guide seeks to … Read More

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Lunch & Learn with Keith Breslauer, Founder of Patron Capital,

Keith Breslauer is the Founder of Patron Capital, a real estate Investment Manager focused on opportunistic and value add strategies in Western Europe.  On May 15th he kindly hosted members the ULI Young Leaders for lunch at his Mayfair office. Breslauer hated real estate from a young age as it was a curse on his father who made and lost his fortune six times due to overleveraging, which resulted in a turbulent childhood and him finding early independence at the age of 16.  However, he loved the money business and … Read More

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Beyond Certification – Innovation and Wellbeing

ULI UK – Sustainability Council Day Summary  4th June 2018 Author: Enzo Giovanetti, La Française While the word is often associated with greenwashing and meaningless statements, sustainability is actually measurable and encompasses more than energy performance and greenhouse gas emission measurements.  Thus, this year’s ULI UK Sustainability Council Day focused on the relevance of certifications as proxy for driving forward sustainability in the built environment.  It was also the opportunity to explore how innovation in wellbeing has the potential to make sustainability revolve around users.  Bringing together professionals from across … Read More

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