Monthly Archives: September 2013

The End of Suburban Sprawl? Observations from Ed McMahon’s Summer Trips

Is the end of suburban sprawl here? No, not yet, writes ULI Senior Resident Fellow Ed McMahon. But on his recent trips to communities across the United States to speak about the ULI report “Shifting Suburbs: Reinventing Infrastructure for Compact Development,” he saw ample evidence that the autocentric model that has long characterized American suburbs is changing. Read more.

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J. Ronald Terwilliger Named the 2013 ULI Nichols Laureate

The importance of appealing affordable housing as a vital component of thriving communities is being recognized with this year’s ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. Internationally recognized housing expert and former ULI Chairman J. Ronald Terwilliger has been chosen as the 2013 recipient of the prize, which is the Institute’s highest honor. Learn more about Terwilliger.

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Swim with the Sharks at the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting

Take advantage of a unique opportunity to pitch your real estate proposal to investment professionals at the 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago. ULI seeks entrepreneurs to present their business plans in a session modeled after the reality TV show Shark Tank. Panelists Cia Buckley, Robert C. Lieber, and Patricia R. Healy will provide their critiques–and perhaps their support! Submit your project abstract by Oct. 11.

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Governor Haley to speak at Capital Markets Conference

ULI South Carolina is honored to welcome Governor Nikki Haley to our 5th Annual Capital Markets conference. Governor Haley will join us on Tuesday, October 1 at 8:30 and provide insight on how South Carolina’s economic competitiveness, development and growth, funding major infrastructure initiatives, taxes and challenges and opportunities with capital formation. The annual ULI SC Capital Markets event, first hosted in September 2009, brings together the region’s top real estate investment professionals and industry leaders for a two-day conference designed to connect capital providers with users of capital.  We … Read More

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