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Don Briggs named Chair of ULI Boston

Don Briggs, president of Federal Realty Boston and the guiding force behind the creation of the much-lauded Assembly Row in Somerville, has been named District Council Chair of ULI Boston. “ULI Boston has emerged as an important voice during a time of unprecedented growth and demand for urban housing, retail and innovation space,” said Briggs. “I look forward to harnessing the collective insights of our dynamic membership of land use professionals as our region responds to both the opportunities of a thriving real estate sector and the challenges of issues … Read More

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ULI Resiliency Advisory Panel comes to Portland and South Portland

URBAN LAND INSTITUTE TO ADVISE CITIES OF PORTLAND AND SOUTH PORTLAND  ON DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR RESILIENT WATERFRONT Nationally Renowned Panel of Land Use and Urban Planning Experts to Visit Area May 12-16 For more information, contact: Trisha Riggs at 202-624-7086; email: priggs@uli.org WASHINGTON (May 8, 2014) – A group of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts has been convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to make recommendations to the cities of Portland and South Portland on developing strategies for a resilient waterfront. Conducted through ULI’s advisory services … Read More

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ULI Boston Announces New Advisory Board

ULI Boston’s Advisory Board Welcomes John Fowler, New Leadership, New Members to Guide Future Changes in City, State Real Estate Development FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boston, MA – September 26, 2013 –As both the City and Commonwealth ready for new political leadership at a time of unprecedented urban growth, ULI Boston’s Advisory Board begins work with a new chairman, new members and a goal to offer continued guidance within the development community. “The 39 members of our new advisory board represent a wide cross section of respected leaders in both the … Read More

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Higher Education – A Catalyst for Downtown Revitalization: Experts from Higher Education, Real Estate and Business Evaluate the Impact

Higher Education – A Catalyst for Downtown Revitalization Experts from Higher Education, Real Estate and Business Evaluate the Impact   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Boston, Mass. – (October 6, 2013) – Whatdoes it take to revitalize a downtown district—to contribute vibrancy and a sense of place? For several Connecticut cities, one catalyst has been the development of downtown college campuses. Downtown campuses generate critical masses of students, faculty and support staff, helping create economic opportunities for the host municipality and adjacent businesses. In addition to the economic potential, bustling sidewalks are … Read More

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Hartford Mayor, Pedro E. Segarra named Rose Fellow

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Pedro Segarra, of Hartford, Connecticut along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Segarra’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Austin, Texas; Louisville, Kentucky and Tacoma, Washington. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities. Click here for the full Press Release

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