Monthly Archives: February 2012

High Notes from ULI Live: Observations from ULI LA Executive Director Gail Goldberg

What feedback have you received from members following ULI Live? The reactions have been varied and almost entirely positive. Nearly everyone I spoke to raved about the quality of the programming, with several mentioning the keynote speech by Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, along with presentations by Michael Milkin, Rick Caruso, Donald Bren and TPG Capital Founding Partner David Bonderman. Many of the attendees participated in the Mobile Tours and walking tours of places throughout Southern California, from developments nearby the Convention Center to Hollywood, Orange County and beyond. … Read More

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The New California Dream

ULI and the ULI Foundation are pleased to publish Dr. Arthur C. Nelson’s white paper titled The New California Dream: How Demographic and Economic Trends May Shape the Housing Market in the context of ULI’s The City in 2050 dialogue. This paper represents a provocative scenario for land use in California. Around the world, communities are recognizing the strategic and crucial role that land use and real estate investments will play in shaping the underlying sustainability of their local economies. California’s diverse metropolitan areas are at the center of this … Read More

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ULI LA Announces Urban Marketplace 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2012 ULI Los Angeles Announces Urban Marketplace 2012: A Forum for Ideas, New Business Relationships and Solutions to Los Angeles’ Most Pressing Redevelopment Issues LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 23, 2011) — ULI Los Angeles will convene its most popular conference, the Urban Marketplace, on March 7th at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles. The uniquely-formatted conference brings together real estate professionals, city planners, and other leaders at the forefront of revitalizing the inner city. Urban Marketplace’s continued relevance is greater this year than … Read More

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What is the Connection Between Creating Healthy Cities and Real Estate?

January 30, 2012 – Real estate, finance and development professionals gathered last week in a Think Tank forum to discuss the critical connection between creating healthy cities and the role real estate development can play in the pursuit of planning, designing and building healthy cities. Contributors included moderator Tina Castro of The California Endowment and participants: Scott Sporte, NCB Capital Impact; Daniel Tellalian, Emerging Markets; Carl Middleton, Northgate Gonzalez Real Estate; Arturo Sneider, Primestor Development; and Paul Simon, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Read the top takeaways from … Read More

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How Will Measure R Help Shape a Healthier Los Angeles?

A Think Tank composed of transportation Oriented Development (TOD) experts met at the offices of Consensus Inc. last week. Their charge – to discuss how Measure R can improve the City’s overall health through its impact on real estate development and contribute to a more regionally connected Los Angeles. The following were the Top Takeaways from the Think Tank. More details on this and other critical issues for urban infill development to come March 7 at Urban Marketplace. Contributors included moderator Sara Costin of Consensus Inc. and participants Ed Casey … Read More

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Is There Life After the Closing of Redevelopment Agencies?

February 2, 2012 – Real estate, finance and development professionals gathered last week in a Think Tank forum to discuss the critical connection between creating healthy cities and the role real estate development can play in the pursuit of planning, designing and building healthy cities. Contributors included moderator Cecilia Estolano, Estolano LeSar Perez Advisors; Dan Rosenfeld, Office of Supervisor Mark-Ridley Thomas; Michael Dieden, Creative Housing Associates; Marianne Lowenthal, Combined Properties; Robin Hughes, Abode Communities; Fred Walti, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. Read the top takeaways here. Read the twitter transcript from … Read More

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