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Leading Voices Podcast Series

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          Our industry creates great leaders. These are their stories. Leading Voices with ULI, a new podcast series produced by the ULI Leadership Network, explores compelling stories from innovative leaders in the real estate, land use, and policy space. In each episode, gain inspiration from the guests as they candidly share their leadership journeys—their successes, their failures, and the pivotal moments in between. For more information, visit uli.org/leadingvoices. Subscribe Today: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Overcast  

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Urban Planners of Tomorrow Start Today

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If you wanted to learn a new skill, where would you begin? In a library, lecture hall or on Google? What if you could learn by doing, with a hands-on project supported by experts in the field? Twenty high school students from Forest Hill Collegiate Institute recently had the opportunity to do just that through UrbanPlan, a mock city-building event put on by the Urban Land Institute. The event had an Infrastructure Ontario connection through Jeremy Warson, Director, Portfolio Development, who lent his time and expertise to mentor the student … Read More

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15th Annual ULI Hines Student Competition: Accepting 2017 Student Team Applications

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15th Annual ULI Hines Student Competition is now accepting applications from student teams for the 2017 competition. Challenge students to create thriving communities with the ULI student urban design and development competition, sponsored by Gerald D. Hines. Successful real estate development and design in the 21st century requires intensive collaboration across disciplines and sectors. In the ULI Hines Student Competition, students have the chance to form a five-person, multidisciplinary team in the United States or Canada and tackle a real land use challenge in a North American city. The winning team receives $50,000 and the finalist teams … Read More

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Introducing the Class of 2017: Urban Leadership Program

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          Please join us in congratulating the ULI Toronto members who have been selected for the Urban Leadership Program, whose mission is to cultivate thought and industry leadership by immersing emerging leaders in the real estate and land use industry in the challenges and opportunities of developing the Greater Toronto Area. Led by former City of Toronto, Chief Planner Paul Bedford this program is a curriculum-based program designed to immerse mid-career professionals from different disciplines in Toronto city building, to create positive change in our city. … Read More

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The Related Story

ULI Members are invited to attend the 2015 Schulich Real Estate and Infrastructure Perspectives Lecture on Tuesday, October 27th 2015, featuring Stephen M. Ross, Founder and CEO of Related Companies. Early Bird Registration closes October 11! Register at: http://www.schulich.yorku.ca/perspectiveslecture2015

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SelectLeaders: The professionals’ Choice for Real Estate Jobs

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ULI uses the services of SelectLeaders for our Career Centre services.   If you are business looking to post a job in Real Estate or if you are an individual looking for a job in Real Estate SelectLeaders is the place to start!  SelectLeaders  powers the Career Centers for 12 top industry Associations (whose members control or direct 90% of commercial real estate). Jobs from all sectors – all levels – 29% pay over $100,000!  Visit their website for more information.

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Students: Compete for $50,000 in the ULI Hines Competition

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The 13th annual ULI Hines Competition is now accepting applications from graduate student teams for 2015. Challenge yourself to create thriving communities with this student urban design and development competition, sponsored by Gerald D. Hines. Put your skills and ideas to the test and compete to win $50,000. Teams must apply by December 8 to be eligible. Successful real estate development and design in the 21st century requires intensive collaboration across disciplines and sectors. In the ULI Hines Competition, you will have the chance to form a multidisciplinary team with … Read More

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Learn Online: The Why and How of Public Private Partnerships

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Understanding potential deals through the eyes of public officials, and knowing how to access the tools available, are key prerequisites to meeting the self-interests of both the public and private sides in a development deal.  This new ULI webinar will give you the understanding and competencies to engage productively in that conversation. This program will describe why public private partnerships are so critical to successful development today by providing several case study examples illustrating different aspects of the practice.  The webinar materials will include a download of background material and … Read More

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New ULI Case Study: Community’s Health Amenities Pay Dividends

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A master-planned community in Virginia is setting itself apart with its working farm and other health-oriented amenities. Read the new ULI Case Study.

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Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

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The ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition—now in its 12th year—is an urban design and development challenge for graduate students. The Hines Competition challenges multidisciplinary student teams to devise a comprehensive development program for a real, large-scale site. Teams of five students representing at least three disciplines have two weeks to develop solutions that include drawings, site plans, tables, and market-feasible financial data. This is an ideas competition; there is no expectation that any of the submitted schemes will be applied to the site. The winning team will receive $50,000 … Read More

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