Monthly Archives: August 2018

Action Planning for Urban Development

By Heather Scranton High land and construction costs – coupled with limited, undeveloped land – are familiar challenges for most urban developers. And when a lot for re-development is acquired, other issues can significantly impact the project schedule and outcome, potentially costing millions of dollars. There are many different issues, some of which include: Adjacencies: The site is next to or over critical public infrastructure (tunnels, bridges, highways, rail, air rights, etc.); next to historic or concerned building owners that may see impacts, such as building settlement, because of the new … Read More

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Manikka Bowman named to BBJ 40 under 40

Manikka Bowman

ULI Boston/New England’s Directory of Policy and Outreach has been named to the Boston Business Journal’s 40 under 40. Selected from nearly 350 nominations, Manikka’s work at ULI and the Cambridge School Committee put her in an elite class of for-profit, non-profit, and government professionals.  

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Pathways to Inclusion

The Pathways to Inclusion Initiative is a partnership between the ULI Boston/New England District Council, the Builders of Color Coalition, African American Real Estate Professionals (AAREP) New England, and the City of Boston Office of Resilience and Racial Equity and is designed to broaden ULI membership and expand the professional networks of minority developers and land use professionals in New England. The Pathways to Inclusion program will provide up to 25 individuals of color a scholarship to the 2018 Fall Meeting to be held in Boston October 8th – 11th, … Read More

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