Tech Forum

The Tech Forum brings city, real estate, technology and innovation professionals together to share knowledge, best practice and creative thinking to enable truly innovative solutions to be applied to our urban environment.

Tech Forum

The Tech Forum brings city, real estate, technology and innovation professionals together to share knowledge, best practice and creative thinking to enable truly innovative solutions to be applied to our urban environment. Interlinking with ULI’s wider initiatives the Tech Forum delivers a diverse programme that focuses on real-life challenges and solutions that enable the betterment of:

  • People & Society
  • Urban Realm
  • Life-cycle of buildings
  • Capital

Technology intersects across ULI’s existing forums; Infrastructure, Sustainability, Residential, Development, Capital Markets and Young Leader programme.

The Tech Forum is based:

  • A ‘non-pitching’ environment
  • Leadership engagement of emerging challenges, trends and opportunities from across the ‘Tech’ environment as it relates to real estate and the urban environment
  • Educational and knowledge sharing across real life solutions, challenges and best practice
  • Connecting ULI’s global and local Membership (cross-sector urban environment community) this important field, and
  • Supporting ULI’s mission of responsible land use and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.

Leadership and Programme

The Tech Forum is led by a Steering Committee of ULI members, innovative technology professionals from across cities, real estate, technology, academia and the wider urban environment. Our continually evolving programme includes:

  • Leadership Roundtables based on urban environment challenges
  • Knowledge Forums and Conferences – multi-disciplinary discussions focused on market adoption, innovation and enablers
  • Technical Advisory Panel – unlocking specific site, city or development challenges
  • Study Tours and Site Tours
  • Research and wider industry thought leadership

News

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