Monthly Archives: October 2016

Message from Leadership

Heath Cody, Architect SGA Boston | New York and ULI Boston/New England YLG Co-Chair I have been working as an Architect in the Boston area for more than 12 years. The ULI Young Leaders Group (YLG) has had a strong impact on helping me gain leadership skills and expand my professional network. For one, I have gained great awareness and understanding of how our partners in the industry work. This knowledge helps me improve both my relationships and leadership skills. For this reason, the YLG has proven to be an invaluable … Read More

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Greater Boston Needs Middle-Income Housing Solutions to Sustain Growth

By Michael Hoban Even as Greater Boston’s economy is firing on all cylinders, there remains a looming threat that could potentially derail the ability of the region to sustain its robust economic growth. A critical shortage of housing that is affordable to middle-income wage earners is making it difficult to attract and retain the best and brightest workers that are driving our knowledge-based economy. And, with a wave of baby boomers headed for retirement, there is a real danger that there may not be enough bodies to fill those innovation … Read More

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5 Questions with Travis D’Amato, Managing Director JLL

Travis D’Amato is Managing Director for JLL Capital Markets and Co-Chair of the Boston/New England Housing & Economic Development Product Council. Before joining JLL in 2012, D’Amato accumulated nine years of real estate experience with CB Richard Ellis, Apartment Realty Advisors, and WinnCompanies. He specializes in multi-housing investment sales, equity placement and land sales in the Greater Boston area. He has participated in over 75 sales and financing transactions throughout the New England region with an aggregate value more than $3 billion. Travis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from … Read More

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