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ULI Boston is Hiring!

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The Opportunities The Manager, as an employee of ULI, will be responsible for building strong relationships with members and partners; providing outreach and project management related to Technical Assistance Panels, committee, events and programming; supporting strategic communications and providing support in the overall operations of the District Council. The Manager will also be responsible for assisting the local and national staff with preparations for the 2018 Fall Meeting to be held in Boston. Click here for a detailed description– Manager, ULI Boston The Associate serves as an informed resource for … Read More

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Remembering Chuck Burd

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Charles II “Chuck” Burd of Bentall Kennedy passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at his home in Marblehead, MA. Chuck was a beloved member of the Boston real estate community and will be truly missed. See his obituary here

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Mourning the loss of ULI Leader, Frank Wuest

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It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the sudden passing of our beloved friend and Advisory Board co-chair, Frank Wuest. Frank was a highly respected real estate industry veteran, a natural leader, and a kind and generous man who will be greatly missed. The ULI community sends thoughts and prayers to Frank’s friends and family.       Frank C. Wuest Memorial Fund How to Donate  HOW TO DONATE BY CHECK Make checks payable to:   The Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Memo:  The Frank C. Wuest Memorial Fund, Giving Account #1098999 Checks need … Read More

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5 Questions with Marty Jones, MassDevelopment

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This June, ULI Boston/New England’s Member Spotlight features Marty Jones, President and CEO of MassDevelopment. Marty’s been an avid supporter of ULI Boston, and recently chaired the Housing Opportunity Conference Steering Committee. Marty is a national trustee of the Urban Land Institute, and serves on the advisory board for the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing. In 2011, Marty Jones became President and CEO of MassDevelopment, the Commonwealth’s quasi-public economic-development authority. Marty’s priorities for the Agency are to promote affordable housing, protect the state’s six military installations, and create opportunities in … Read More

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Job Opportunities – MassDevelopment & Trinity Finaincial

Job description: Senior Project Manager Trinity Financial, Inc., a 29-year old real estate development company with offices in Boston and Manhattan, is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager for its Boston office to manage the development of large scale, complex multi-family properties, including mixed-income and market rate housing in the Northeast. Click here for details   Senior Vice President Predevelopment Finance MassDevelopment is accepting applications for the position of Senior Vice President Predevelopment Finance. The SVP position reports directly to the Executive Vice President (EVP) of the Finance Programs Division. … Read More

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Lynn Wolff Memorial Scholarship

Boston Society of Landscape Architects has established the Lynn Wolff Fund in honor of Lynn Wolff, FASLA, President and Principal of Copley Wolff Design Group. Lynn exemplified leadership, creative vision, and generous service to the community. The fund will be offered to support initiatives associated with landscape architecture consistent with Lynn’s life work. Honoring Lynn, consideration will be given to exceptional candidates that demonstrate leadership, perseverance and a willingness to blaze a trail. More information on the selection process is available upon request. Please contact: chapteroffice@bslanow.org *501c3 Designation Pending HOW … Read More

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5 Questions with Sara Shank, Beacon Capital Partners

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For our May Member Spotlight, we’re excited to feature Sara Shank, Managing Director at Beacon Capital Partners. Sara is the Co-Founder of ULI Boston/New England’s Real Estate Technology Council, along with Shaw Lupton of CoStar Group. Sara and Shaw have both been on the ground floor of Urban Land Institute’s national conversations on how technology is disrupting the way real estate professionals do business. Sara Shank is based in Beacon Capital Partners’ Boston office and oversees Portfolio Management which includes portfolio strategy, portfolio technology initiatives, tenant analysis, quarterly reforecasts, the intern … Read More

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In Memoriam – Lynn Wolff

It with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of a great friend to ULI and the Boston/New England District Council, Lynn Wolff. A talented landscape architect, Lynn was a founding principal at Copley Wolff Design Group. She was an active ULI member locally and nationally. She chaired our Program Committee for many years, was a member of our former executive committee and helped found Urban Development Local Product Council. She also served on the City of Boston’s Civic Design Commission. Through her work on iconic projects including the Greenway, … Read More

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What Millennials Want – The Results

Here you can find the results of our survey of more than 600 Greater Boston young professionals on their housing and transportation preferences: Topline – ULI Boston What Millennials Want What Millenials Want Presentation What Millennials Want Handout Though the collection methods were different, two of our fellow District Councils recently produced reports highlighting Millennial housing preferences in Washington DC and San Francisco. Bay Area in 2015 explores the impact of high cost housing in the San Francisco market. Millennials Inside the Beltway: Optimistic Urbanists looks at how DC can … Read More

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Boston to host Housing Opportunity Conference

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Hosted by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing and Enterprise Community Partners, Housing Opportunity 2016 connects attendees with proven tools and promising innovations for creating and preserving exceptional rental and for-sale housing that is affordable for a wide range of households. This is ULI’s only national conference focused entirely on residential development and housing affordability. Through a program with ample networking, inspiring talks, practical site tours, and replicable examples, Housing Opportunity helps housing leaders improve their practice and build new partnerships. Registration opens in February 2016. http://housingconference.uli.org/

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