Monthly Archives: December 2016

Leadership Lookout: Sponsor ULI Boston/New England

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Michelle Landers, Executive Director ULI Boston/New England is a premier multidisciplinary real estate forum for ideas, information, and experience among industry leaders and policy makers. Our network of multi-disciplinary professionals ranges from students to the top executives in the field who come together to find solutions to vexing land use problems. Help ULI Boston/New England continue to a be a leader in the responsible use of land by becoming a sponsor. Benefits associated with each level of sponsorship are in the 2017 brochure. 2016 marked an extraordinary year for our … Read More

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5 Questions with Kirk Sykes, Managing Partner Accordia Partners

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Kirk Sykes is Managing Partner of Accordia Partners (AP). Sykes combines his professional training and hands-on experience in the areas of development, design and construction to create customized responses to the complex issues of urban real estate development. His approach is grounded in the bottom-line driven perspective gained during his tenure as a director of The Federal Reserve Bank, Capital Crossing Bank REIT Board, Fleet Bank, The New Boston Fund and BankBoston’s First Community Bank Advisory Boards and various other for-profit and non-profit board affiliations.       How has … Read More

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Program Update: Density Done Right in Connecticut

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by Spenser Johnson,  Associate ULI Boston/New England Why do many communities still consider density a dirty word? Multiple strategies have been put forth through plans of conservation and development with millions of federal and state dollars invested in transit facilities and transit-oriented development planning and yet there is still a negative connotation associated with this word. ULI’s Connecticut Steering Committee in partnership with the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association held an open and honest discussion on the issues of density and ways to overcome it. Kevin Hively, Founder … Read More

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