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Second Annual View from the Top Recap: Another Successful WLI Event

To view more photos from our View from the Top, please visit our Facebook page. On Thursday, October 13th, ULI members and non-members attended the Women’s Leadership Initiative’s (WLI) second annual “View from the Top” event at the McNichols building in downtown Denver. This year’s event focused on women and men who forged winding paths to success, starting their careers in one industry and finding themselves in a completely different one. In her keynote, Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne of Colorado shared fascinating statistics about women in the state before talking … Read More

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Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016: 84% Optimism

By Jenni Lantz On January 14, 2016, some 370 ULI Colorado members and non-members gathered at the Marriott City Center to learn about 2016’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate. The breakfast event offered two keynote speakers and an expert local discussing investment trends in various sectors of real estate in comparative regions globally. Denver cracked the top 10 of investment regions in 2015 and continues to hold number 6 in 2016. The annual event began with a welcome from ULI Colorado Executive Director, Michael Leccese and Amy Cara, ULI District … Read More

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DEN Real Estate: Taxiing for Takeoff

What’s Next for Real Estate at Denver International Airport (DEN)? Blog by ULI member Jenni Lantz On Thursday, December 10, some 400 ULI Colorado members and guests gathered in one of the ballrooms of the new Westin Hotel at the Denver International Airport (DIA) for two panels about the future of the airport and surrounding development. Kim Day, DIA’s CEO, started the evening with an update on the Airport, which marked its 20th anniversary in 2015. DIA owns 34,000 acres and will eventually develop half of that land with growth … Read More

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Craft Urbanism 101: How Colorado’s Craft Brewers are Hopping into Neighborhood Real Estate

Craft Urbanism 101: How Colorado’s Craft Brewers are Hopping into Neighborhood Real Estate On Thursday, November 12, the Discovery Series of the ULI Colorado Young Leaders Group presented “Craft Urbanism 101.” The event explored the Colorado craft brewery industry—which has outgrown its former “microbrewing” tag–and how it connects to neighborhood and community development. The event, appropriately, was presented on the warehouse floor of the new Great Divide in Denver’s River North (RiNo) neighborhood. Patricia Calhoun, Editor-in-Chief of Westword, moderated the event. Ms. Calhoun began with a story of attending the … Read More

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The Top 10 Emerging Trends to Watch in Real Estate

The Top 10 Emerging Trends to Watch in Real Estate Attend ULI Colorado’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016 program on January 14th! Keynote speakers include Kathleen Carey (EVP of Content, ULI) and Glenn Mueller (Burns School of Real Estate). Also hear from panel of local real estate experts who will touch on Colorado’s and Denver’s market trends. REGISTER HERE. PwC US and ULI reveal the trends to watch in the coming year in their new report, Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2016. Read the full report for more details and … Read More

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Nine projects selected as finalists for ULI Impact Awards—winners to be named at April 30 gala

Nine projects selected as finalists for ULI Impact Awards—winners to be named at April 30 gala   Nine projects, ranging from low-income housing to a grand train station, have been named finalists in the second Impact Awards of Urban Land Institute (ULI) Colorado. The nominees and three winners will be honored at a gala dinner being held at the Seawell Ballroom, Denver Theater District, 1350 Arapahoe, Denver, on Thursday, April 30, 5:30 to 9 pm. Also being presented are awards for Lifetime Achievement (last won by Dana Crawford at the inaugural … Read More

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Building Healthy Places and the Bottom Line

Building Healthy Places and the Bottom Line The vast majority of development in the U.S. has occurred since World War II, and that development will double again by 2050. “We can do it the right way or the wrong way,” noted ULI Research Fellow Ed MacMahon at a salon hosted last month by the ULI Colorado Chapter. “Let’s make the healthier choice the easier choice.” This opportunity to shape development projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities is the focus of the ULI Building … Read More

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CenterPoint – Investing in ULI

ULI Colorado is 100% supported by members and sponsors. We are able to continue our great work in communities around Colorado because leaders in the real estate industry support ULI. Leaders like CenterPoint. CenterPoint has recently signed up to become a sponsor for 2014. Their mission is to serve our customers’ complex development projects through a unique process management system that focuses on communication, innovative solutions, and mitigating risks. Their team’s extensive civil design and project management experience combined with a focus on building essential relationships in the real estate … Read More

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What’s Next for Arapahoe Square 9/20/12

On Sept. 20, the Young Leaders of ULI Colorado previewed the new 2020 Lawrence apartment building being developed by Zocalo Community Development. About 100 attendees also got an overview of the emerging Arapahoe Square neighborhood near Coors Field. ALL PHOTOS BY TARI ENSIGN

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Don’t Miss ULI Colo Boulder Farm to Table Tour, Sat Oct 20

Boulder Tour Itinerary 10:00: Meet at Boulder Farmers’ Market, in front of Dushanbe Tea House; brief introductions by ULI’s Kathleen McCormick and Mimi Mather, and overview of agriculture and community sustainability from ULI’s Jim Leach; view Black Cat Farm’s stand at the market and meet farmers Jill and Eric Skokan (Note: Orientation will be on the bus in case of inclement weather.) 10:15: Board BVSD bus (location near Farmers Market TBD). Boulder City Planner Karl Guiler will discuss urban agriculture and land use en route. 10:30: Visit Flatirons Neighborhood Farm … Read More

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