Monthly Archives: September 2016

Media Advisory: Building Housing for Boston’s Growing Workforce

Building Housing for Boston’s Growing Workforce ULI panel examines challenges, opportunities based on new data   Media Advisory Boston, Mass – (September 21, 2016) – A recent report from ULI Boston/New England and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council finds Greater Boston’s workforce is expected to grow by nearly 800,000 by 2030, but there remains a shortage of homes for middle class workers. The report, “Building for the Middle: Housing Greater Boston’s Workforce,” is prompting the public and private sector to evaluate new models for building housing that is affordable for a … Read More

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Message from Leadership

Glenn L. Burdick, President, UBJ Ventures LLC and District Council Chair of Mission Advancement I’m pleased to say that my ULI “roots” run deep. Throughout my 35+ year real estate career with CIGNA, AEW Capital Management, Corporate Portfolio Analytics and now our family entity, I have found ULI to be a platform that powerfully convenes and connects.  As such, I have been honored to serve in leadership positions within ULI’s national and district councils, including Chair of ULI Boston/New England from 2005-2009 and my current leadership role for Mission Advancement. … Read More

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5 Questions with Eliza Edelsberg Datta, Regional Vice President of Development The Community Builders, Inc.

Eliza Datta is Regional Vice President for Development for The Community Builders (TCB), a national non-profit developer of affordable and mixed-income housing. She joined the organization in 2013 and oversees the company’s development activities in the New England region. She currently manages a $500 million housing development pipeline with nearly 1,700 units in a variety of projects that include the redevelopment of the Lyman Terrace public housing site in downtown Holyoke and A.O. Flats at Forest Hills, a transit-oriented workforce housing project in Boston.     You are a leader  in … Read More

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ULI Boston/New England Welcomes Spenser Johnson

ULI Boston/New England is very pleased to announce that Spenser Johnson has joined our staff as an Associate. Spenser is originally from Southern New Hampshire. She is a 2012 graduate of Saint Michael’s College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Environmental Studies. Spenser previously worked for a Home Energy Efficiency Company as both an Account Manager and Energy Advisor for the Mass Save Program.   Spenser is passionate about the environment, energy efficiency, and making a difference in her community. At ULI Boston/New England, Spenser … Read More

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