Monthly Archives: November 2016

District Council Update: Dedham TAP

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On Thursday, October 13, ULI convened a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) in Dedham, MA. The town asked ULI to evaluate redevelopment potential and help craft a long-term vision for the area near Legacy Place. The study area includes approximately 50 acres in 33 parcels and nearly 496,000 gross square feet of existing development, assessed at $59.3 million. It is located near the MBTA Dedham Corporate Center commuter rail stop and has access to Route 1. The TAP brought together member experts in design, planning, development and engineering. After touring the … Read More

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Sponsor Spotlight with Gensler


J.F. Finn is a principal at Gensler, a ULI Boston/New England Bronze Level Sponsor  J.F. Finn led the design team for MGM Resorts’ $8.4 billion CityCenter Las Vegas development, the largest privately-funded project in the United States, and is now playing an integral role in The Hub on Causeway, located at the site of the original Boston Garden. Boston’s answer to Madison Square Garden in the 1920s, “The Garden” was the epicenter of Boston’s basketball and hockey history. The Hub on Causeway is centered around a steel-and-glass structure reminiscent of … Read More

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5 Questions with Darcy Jameson, Development Director Beacon Communities Development


Darcy L. Jameson, Development Director at Beacon Communities Development LLC and a ULI Boston Program Oversight Committee Co-Chair, Member of the Boston Management Committee and Advisory Board, and National Multi-family Council, has a strong commitment to responsible land use, community building, and multi-family housing development. Darcy has been working in the field of multi-family housing and community development since 1999 and been an active member of ULI since 2004. Before joining Beacon in 2004, Darcy worked as an Associate at Stockard, Engler, and Brigham and was the Director of Housing … Read More

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Message from Leadership


Fern Kanter, Executive Vice President/Managing Director, Hotel Asset Management – CHMWarnick In 2005, I relocated to Boston, leaving my home and business network of 20 years. I looked for a way to develop relationships in New England as I embarked on my transition from South Florida (don’t even get me started on the winters here!). I found ULI, but I knew simply joining ULI on a national level wasn’t enough. I met with staff at ULI Boston District Council, where I was guided to get involved with the Real Estate … Read More

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Policy Talk with Congressman Seth Moulton


By Jason Denoncourt As a ULI member, I was pleased to facilitate Congressman Seth Moulton’s (D-MA) address to the District Council at the October Member lunch. During his speech, he highlighted his two local priorities, economic development in Lynn and the North-South Rail Link. Congressman Moulton believes in the City of Lynn’s economic potential and sees it in the nearly 500 acres of undeveloped land on the Atlantic Ocean that is just 10 miles from Boston and accessible by train and ferry. One year ago, Congressman Moulton formed the Lynn … Read More

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