Monthly Archives: November 2013

Is Your Glass Half Full?

by Sean Donahue Optimism, a key, if not downright necessary trait of real estate developers, was the underlying theme of the day, from start to finish, at Day 3 of ULI’s Center for Leadership Class of 2014, which was hosted until early afternoon by McKenna Long & Aldridge in their spectacular 53rd floor suite. The events of the day ran the gamut from an overview of government monetary policy, to a down and dirty tour of the under construction Krog Street Market. As with most other CFL sessions, the subject … Read More

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Highlights from the Fall Meeting

Did you miss the Fall Meeting in Chicago? Some of the highlights from the week are provided below.         Four new videos from the “Changing World” general session held on Friday, Nov. 8: Ron Finley: The Urban Gangster Gardener Elton Rivas: The Power of Face-to-Face Crowdfunding Russ Conser: Revolution by Evolution Gabe Klein: Chicago’s Ambitious Progress in Transit and Placemaking Speakers presentations   Articles  

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ULI CEO Patrick Phillips to be Keynote Speaker at CID Recognition Program

November 21, 2013 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am Loews Hotel 1065 Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta,GA 30309 COST:  $45 per person CONTACT:  Jennifer Head:  (770) 813-3381 The Metro Atlanta Region is the home to 14 thriving Community Improvement Districts which have become the model for successful public-private partnerships in the Country. The Regions CID’s account for over $ 1 Billion in invested dollars in infrastructure and quality of life improvements enjoyed by all citizens. This annual event draws hundreds of business leaders and elected officials from around the region to … Read More

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ULI Works: Fall Meeting Essentials

The 2013 ULI Fall Meeting is upon us!  As you plan your itinerary and pack your bags for Chicago, here are some things to keep in mind: Chicago is experiencing a mild November, with expected temps in the mid to low 50s. (That’s still flip-flop weather for Midwesterners!) Lake Michigan is beautiful in any season, so bring comfortable shoes and take the 15-minute walk from McCormick Place to 31st Street Harbor, the newest addition to the lakefront. Where are you going to eat? We’ve got you covered. ULI Chicago members … Read More

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