Monthly Archives: May 2013

Developers, Health Officials Incorporating Wellness Into Plans

“We now know that developers can be more effective in achieving public health than the doctors in white coats.”   Many trends have converged to create today’s epidemic of obesity and lack of physical fitness, agreed speakers at ULI’s Spring Meeting in San Diego. Real estate developers have the opportunity to contribute to a reversal of at least some of these trends by creating more healthy communities … Read more.

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ULI Report: Tech-Savvy Gen Y Still Flocks to Brick and Mortar Stores

Generation Y: Shopping and Entertainment in the Digital Age Despite being far more tech-savvy than previous generations, Generation Y, the 80-million strong cohort of Americans between the ages of 18 and 35, has not forsaken shopping in stores for online purchasing – as long as retailers keep their offerings “fresh” and interesting, says a new ULI report. Read the report.

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Where Americans Want to Live: ULI Report Explores Community Preferences

America in 2013 A new ULI report underscores the influence that growing demographic groups in the U.S.–in particular Generation Y, African Americans, and Latinos–will have on reshaping urban growth patterns by spurring more development of compact, mixed-use communities with reliable, convenient transit service. Read more about the findings in the America in 2013 report. Download key findings. Download the technical report for the 2013 survey. Download the appendix for the technical report.

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Join ULI and Save

Membership + Event Bundle – Save on ULI Columbus event fees when you join ULI and register for one of our upcoming events at the same time. You will receive either free attendance or a significantly discounted rate. Young Leader – Under 35 Years of Age (Must show proof on-site) $265 Public (Must be employed by a public agency or a non-profit organization) $225 Private (Employed by a corporation or self-employed) $420 Check our Upcoming Events to take advantage of this offering.

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The New ULI Event App

ULI has made it easier to find and get the most out of its events, thanks to a new ULI Events mobile app for iPads, iPhones, and Android devices. The free app is designed to help ULI event attendees plan their schedules, communicate with each other instantly through Twitter—and even find nearby restaurants. ULI gathers people from around the world, face-to-face and online, to share ideas and best practices. The institute offers large-scale events such as the Fall and Spring Meetings in the United States with thousands of attendees, and annual … Read More

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Can Columbus learn from Manila?

10 Principles for Sustainable Development in Manila A new ULI report on metro Manila offers recommendations for developing the Philippine city so that it is attractive to businesses, visitors, and residents. Read more about Ten Principles for Sustainable Development of Metro Manila’s New Urban Core.

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New Members April 2013

ULI Columbus would like to welcome our newest members! Sam Adams Lancaster Pollard Josh Chan Wells Fargo Bank Adam Fitzwater Ruscilli Construction Co., Inc. Shane Forrestal ReCasa Financial Group David Huestis The Ohio State University Matthew J. Jurkowitz Dickinson Wright PLLC Jennifer Knittle Kleingers Paul Kwapich The Ohio State University Matthew C. Roesch Dickinson Wright PLLC Dustin Rohrbach Danis Building Construction Company Frank Sasso Kaufman Development Robert Vogt Vogt Santer Insights

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