Category Archives: ULI Columbus Event Recaps

Young Professionals Gain Career Advice, Insight from Glimcher

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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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Leaders Discuss Planning Efforts for the West Side

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“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:

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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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