Monthly Archives: May 2013

Walkable Communities

ULI Survey Reveals a Growing Preference for More Walkable Communities The Pittsburgh Business Times recently published an article featuring Lynn Ross, Executive Director of the Terwilliger Center for Housing, who spoke at last week’s PCRG Community Development Summit.  Regarding American views on housing, transportation and community, the Urban Land Institute survey revealed “a substantial preference by a host of different respondents for compact development.”  Ross noted that the majority of respondents preferred to live in a smaller home with a shorter commute and have access to public transit, restaurants and … Read More

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Batter Up!

Take me out to the ballgame!  Save the date for a fun outing with members & friends of ULI Pittsburgh.  Join us for happy hour at 5:30pm, followed by a night at the ballpark. Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Oakland Athletics Tuesday, July 9, 2013 @ 5:30pm-9pm Game time 7:05pm PNC Park:  115 Federal Street Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212

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Another Great Roundup

ULI Pittsburgh is pleased to announce another successful year for Real Estate Roundup.  This spring signature event, sponsored by Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, LLP, was thoroughly enjoyed by the many members and guests in attendance.  We would like to thank the following speakers for their expertise and involvement:   CHRIS BRIEM, Regional Economist – University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Social and Urban Research BARRY FORD, President of Development – Continental Real Estate Companies MARK POPOVICH, Senior Managing Director – HFF MARTY SWEENEY, Vice President – Property Acquisitions – M & … Read More

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NEW ULI Events 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 … Read More

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The Latest with YLG

The Young Leaders Group (YLG) has made great strides in 2013 as we continue to support ULI’s Pittsburgh District Council. The YLG has been growing in numbers and has already hosted a variety of successful events this year, with more exciting events around the corner. On March 26th, 2013 the YLG hosted an event at the Meadows Racetrack & Casino in Washington, PA. Sponsored by Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., the event focused on how the local casino revenue share program works in Washington County, with detailed information on the … Read More

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