Monthly Archives: August 2016

Mourning the loss of ULI Leader, Frank Wuest

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 Shaw Lupton, Managing Consultant at CoStar Portfolio Strategy

Shaw Lupton is a Managing Consultant with CoStar Portfolio Strategy, a top advisor to financial institutions with holdings in commercial real estate. A ULI trailblazer, Lupton co-founded the Boston Real Estate Technology Council (RETC) alongside friend and colleague Sara Shank of Beacon Capital. Launched last year, the RETC is a multidisciplinary, collaborative network where real estate practitioners and technology providers can share, debate, and hone their ideas. Lupton is a double alumnus of Brandeis University, where he serves as an adjunct professor in the International Business School. What do you … Read More

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Message from Leadership

David MacManus, Senior Vice President Eastern Bank and District Council Treasurer It is a delight to join the Board of ULI Boston, and I’m pleased to have this opportunity to introduce myself to the membership. I have lived and worked in Boston since 2007 and have been involved in many organizations over those years. I have a particular affection for ULI because it differentiates itself through genuinely practical involvement with the community, and there are many examples, but my favorite is UrbanPlan. Some years ago, I undertook UrbanPlan training and … Read More

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Labor to Build our Changing City

With over $7 billion in construction currently underway in Boston, we are witnessing this city transform before our eyes. This boom is not only taking root in downtown; it is also making its way to Boston’s beloved neighborhoods. Dorchester, Mission Hill, and Roxbury—communities traditionally overlooked when it comes to development are among those seeing an influx of investment. The need for new development can’t be understated. Boston’s population grew by 6% between 2010 and 2014, even as the region’s stock of housing continued to age. A steady stream of empty-nest … Read More

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