Category Archives: ULI Columbus Events

Young Professionals Gain Career Advice, Insight from Glimcher

Michael Glimcher, CEO of WP Glimcher, shared personal and professional insights with more than 40 young professionals at the 2015 ULI Columbus Young Leaders’ Group YL Studio event. In a discussion led by Grace Schmidt, WP Glimcher’s SVP of human resources, Glimcher explained his decision to focus on real estate in Columbus. “It’s big enough to matter and small enough to care,” he said, noting that the region provides great opportunities for young professionals to get involved professionally. Glimcher also advised the group to develop an understanding of the financial side … Read More

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ULI Columbus Releases Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio 2014

ULI Columbus releases Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio 2014. Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio takes a pulse of the region’s real estate market, including capital markets, various sectors, and area submarkets. This survey complements the national Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate, adding an in-depth local perspective to the national survey’s insights on the U.S. economy and real estate markets. In late September, ULI Columbus distributed a link to an online survey to its full e-mail list, from which 74 responses were collected from September 23 to November 1. … Read More

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Leaders Discuss Planning Efforts for the West Side

“There is a 60% possibility that casino visitors will do something else in the area” opened James Schimmer, Executive Director of Franklin County Economic Development and Planning, and speaker at the ULI Columbus’ Cashing in for Future Development: The West Side Story event on February 28, 2013 at Haydocy Automotive. Schimmer and his fellow panelists (Vince Papsidero, City of Columbus Planning Administrator, Dewey Stokes, Former Franklin County Commissioner, and Chris Haydocy, President of Haydocy Automotive) lead a lively discussion of recent planning efforts for the West Side. Read a full … Read More

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Ohio’s Urban Agenda:

Walkable Communities for Globally Competitive Cities Greater Ohio Policy Center partnered with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) district councils of Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus, as well as LOCUS to host “Advancing Ohio’s Urban Agenda: Walkable Communities for Globally Competitive Cities,” an exclusive series of events featuring Christopher Leinberger, President of LOCUS—a national network of real estate developers and investors that advocates for sustainable, walkable urban development in America’s metropolitan areas. At these first-of-their-kind events in Ohio—hosted in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus on January 16th and 17th— the three groups built … Read More

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