Monthly Archives: April 2014

Economic Development: Getting What We Pay For

by Theresa Hubbard Like “smart growth” versus sprawl, all economic growth is not created equal. The justification for a government’s economic development incentives (in one form or another, the doling out of monetary assistance to businesses) is that they will ultimately improve the quality of life of its citizens – their education and skills, health, financial sustainability and environment. Do all such government incentives achieve, or even really target, these public goods? In other words: Are we getting what we paid for? At the March 2014 session of the Center … Read More

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Call for Applications: Center for Leadership 2015

ULI Atlanta is now accepting applications for the Center for Leadership Class of 2015. “ULI’s Center for Leadership is an amazing opportunity to meet real estate professionals from almost every facet of the industry.  Government, non-profit, legal, construction, design, development, operations, and brokerage disciplines are all represented.” – Matt Mason, Legacy Properties, CFL chair 2015 & Alumni (Class of 2011) For more information about the program, visit the CFL webpage or call Sarah Kirsch, Director of Center for Leadership or Barbra Bowers at (770) 951-8500. Apply Now!

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What Project Would You Nominate?

Worked on a recent real estate development project that you thought transformed a community? Is there someone whose vision and career has made a lasting impression in metro Atlanta you feel should be recognized? The Awards Committee is asking you to nominate great projects and influential people to be chosen and celebrated at the 20th Annual Awards for Excellence Dinner in September 2014.   Project MUST: • Have been completed during the past three years • Demonstrate leadership in responsible land use • Exemplify sustainable practices • Demonstrate a stabilized … Read More

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