Category Archives: Event Recaps

WLI Cocktails and Content Recap

On December 11, 2017, ULI Columbus and the Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted the annual Cocktails and Content at NBBJ’s offices at 250 High. The event featured a keynote by Lisa Wise, a national urban planning and economics expert. Wise discussed the major demographic shifts that are happening across the country as well as the planning efforts that cities like Austin and San Francisco are implementing to get ahead of these dramatic changes. View Lisa Wise’s Presentation. Yaromir Steiner, ULI Columbus District Council Chair, welcomed the audience and discussed ULI Columbus’s newly … Read More

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Housing Experts Explore University District Boom

A recent ULI panel discussion, focused on the rapid expansion of rental units in the University District, suggests that demand will remain strong not only among students, faculty and staff but also young professionals drawn to the area’s pedestrian-friendly amenities and easily-accessible transit. The panelists agreed that the new residential investment will spur further retail investment along the High Street corridor and continue closing the gap between the district and the Short North. A variety of market forces as well as a recently-adopted University District Plan are fueling growth in … Read More

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Event Recap: Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio 2014

Sentiments are clearly positive for real estate in 2014 according to national and local trend data.  Business prospects are up and equity is more available.  For sale housing is in recovery, especially for the single family home. The 2014 Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio were presented to ULI members and guests November 20 at the Porter Wright offices.  Both national and local data (bulleted below) is promising.  “Overall, things are more positive than last year,” summarized Presenter Jung Kim, Columbus 2020.  “The hope is back.  Opportunity is visible and … Read More

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