Monthly Archives: August 2015

Plotting your next career leap? On 9/24 learn from six great leaders who ‘Break Boundaries’

  Diane Barrett of Mayor Hancock’s office and Kate Iverson of RTD spun law careers into becoming top deal-makers in our region. On Sept. 24 at the ULI’s “View from the Top” event, they’ll discuss their roles in transformative projects like Denver Union Station and Boulder Junction. Josh Sampson decided “the coasts have seen it all.” He left Brooklyn’s music scene to launch The Big Wonderful no-waste market for entrepreneurs, filling up a vacant lot in Curtis Park each Saturday with local food, music and products. Long before she became … Read More

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Will We Know Good Design When We See It?

During our current boom, are we getting the quality buildings and public spaces we deserve? This was the subject of an AIA-ULI Explorer series-Historic Denver forum, featuring leading architects and developers, held at Denver Art Museum August 20, 2015. More than 240 attended, most of them also architects and developers, to hear a panel including Mukul Malhotra, director of urban design, MIG; Randy Nichols, president, Nichols Partnership; Brit Probst, principal, David Partnership, Chris Shears, principal, SA+R; and Mickey Zeppelin, founder, Zeppelin Development. Marilee Utter, EVP of the ULI for District … Read More

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ULI Colorado’s work with Federal Boulevard featured in Denver Post!

“Facelift of Federal Boulevard in Adams County to Put Road on National Stage”   ULI Colorado’s work with the Federal Boulevard corridor was recently featured in a Denver Post article, written by John Aguilar. Click here to read the full story! About ULI Colorado’s Building Healthy Corridors Study: With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Colorado Health Foundation (CHF), Urban Land Institute (ULI) Colorado joined a national study to transform typical strip corridors into healthy places to live and work. ULI Colorado is studying Federal Boulevard from 52nd … Read More

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8/20 Survey Results Are In

       AIA Colorado and ULI Colorado Explorer Series Present: Denver is Booming: But Is Design Quality Keeping Pace? A forum on the forces that shape architecture and urban design: are we getting the best we deserve? Thank you to everyone who helped shape the discussion for this event  by filling out our design survey! After 7 days and 66 responses, the results are now in. Click below to find out what participants think of the state of Denver’s building design. 8/20 Survey Results    

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Announcing the ULI Tech Challenge Video Competition

Disruptive technology is all around us. The Global Young Leaders Network invites you to submit a 60-90 second video telling us about an innovative real estate technology or idea.  ULI wants to tap your wisdom. Tell us how you see the real estate industry being transformed by new technologies and what it means for the future of the built environment and how we live and work within it.  Please describe your vision for how these new technologies are challenging current industry practices, fostering more resilient communities, and changing the world … Read More

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