ULI Austin News

Call for Proposals: Developer Shark Tank

ULI Austin is currently inviting proposals for it’s second annual Developer Shark Tank event. Tailored after the popular TV show and similar events produced at ULI’s national Fall Meetings, this program will bring together Austin area real estate entrepreneurs who will vet their proposals to a panel of “sharks”- expert investors bringing decades of experience to the tank. The program will strive to give the audience a behind-closed-doors look at an investment committee review process, and to offer the entrepreneurs real feedback they can use to fine-tune their proposals for real life presentations. The panel of Sharks will critique … Read More

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Apply Now! 2017 Awards Nominations Being Accepted

ULI Austin’s annual Impact Awards are an opportunity to recognize and celebrate projects and people throughout Greater Austin that exemplify ULI’s mission: to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. The 2017 Awards will be celebrated mid-January 2017 (date & location TBD).  A single, honorary Vision Award will be presented to an individual whose life exemplifies ULI’s mission and who, in addition to a lifetime commitment to real estate, has given back to the Austin community through demonstrated civic, charitable and philanthropic endeavors. Additionally, three competitive … Read More

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WLI Completes its First Year

 WLI started its first committee year leading a breakfast on Inclusive Leadership in October of 2015. This past spring, WLI kicked off the WLI Lunch Series, with both lunches selling out within days of opening to the public for registration.   These highly dynamic speakers were  Lanhee Yung, of Starwood Capital in May of 2016 and Mary Hager, of Thackeray Partners in June of 2016.  We will also host Ann Sperling this September for the next installation of the WLI Lunch Series (SOLD OUT).  If you have ideas for speakers, please … Read More

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#CityResolveATX

Welcome to the #CityResolveATX campaign!   #CityResolveATX is your opportunity to publicly state a resolution for you or your company to do something to improve Central Texas during 2016.   With the support of the local real estate community as well as other interested parties in Central Texas, we will be motivating people to step out of their normal routine and create some good.   This initiative will engage hundreds of Austinites and Central Texans in sharing their #CityResolveATX goals on Twitter and other social media outlets.   Every day, ULI Austin will pick our … Read More

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Apply Now! 2016 Impact Awards

ULI Austin’s annual Impact Awards are an opportunity to recognize and celebrate projects and people throughout Greater Austin that exemplify ULI’s mission: to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. The 2016 Awards will be celebrated at the Hotel Van Zandt on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. A single, honorary Vision Award will be presented to Alan Graham, CEO of Mobile Loaves & Fishes.  Proceeds from the awards event will be donated to support the Community First! Village. Additionally, three competitive built Project Awards will be … Read More

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Join us for Better Streets Week, Oct. 25-31

All Austinites are invited to register for 15 stimulating talks, tours, and socials happening during Better Streets Week, Oct. 25-31. Inspiring national and local speakers will talk about: How Austin streets can work better and become better places for people and our city How Austin streets can become safer and healthier, friendlier for people walking and biking, greener and more vibrant? Visit the Complete Streets website here to: See the Better Streets Week calendar of events Get tickets for individual events Find out about the NACTO Designing Cities 2015 conference … Read More

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Introducing ULI’s 2014 Annual Report

The goal of ULI’s 2014 Annual Report is to capture and celebrate a broad range of ULI impacts and accomplishments from fiscal year 2014—July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014—while spotlighting stories of members who deliver on ULI’s mission every day. This year, we are presenting the Annual Report in a digital-first format to create a more interactive, dynamic, and visually compelling experience. This is in line with ULI’s commitment to sustainable business practices. Another benefit of this format is the ease with which you can share the report with … Read More

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Spring Meeting Add On – A Tour of Austin: “Why Weird Works”

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This tour is intended for ULI Members attending the Spring meeting in Houston, TX in May 2015. Austin sits at the top of investors, equity and planners lists. Why? The city has a mystique of being weird: Live Music Capital of the World, a blueberry in the middle of the Texas cherry pie, a home for creatives and techies alike. Come tour Austin before the 2015 Spring Meeting in Houston, Texas, and discover why weird works. Panel The Lunch Panel will include  perspectives on the Austin market from the music/entertainment … Read More

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Young Leader Videos Needed

Hello Young Leaders! We need your help collecting video interviews for the March 25th Breakfast, Millennials – What do they Really Want? This unique event will be held at the Alamo Draft House on South Lamar – and will feature a panel of Millennial ULI members along with a montage of videos – coming from YOU! This is your chance to be the subject (or director) of five minutes of ULI Austin Fame!  The steps are super simple.  Click here for tips to get a great video. Then . . … Read More

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2015 Impact Awards – Now accepting award applications.

In 2015, ULI Austin will join in this historic ULI tradition.  The 2015 Impact Awards Event is the next evolution in recognizing best practices in real estate and land use in the Greater Austin area. Award winners will be announced at a reception held at the Jones Center on Wednesday, March 4, 2015.  Proceeds from this event will support ULI Austin programs that create impact in greater Austin. For information on submitting a project application, visit http://austin.uli.org/2015-uli-austin-awards/. Registration for this event will open in February.  

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