urban land institute Archives

ULI report: Demographic shifts will keep suburbs thriving

Photo: welcomia / 123RF Stock Photo
by in AZRE Magazine

Suburban housing markets across the United States are evolving rapidly and overall remain well-positioned to maintain their relevance in the years ahead as the places where most Americans live and work, even as many urban cores and downtown neighborhoods continue to attract new residents and businesses, according to a new publication from the Urban Land… Read More →

ULI Arizona earns top National District Council Impact Award

ULI Arizona
by in AZRE Magazine

Urban Land Institute (ULI) has awarded ULI Arizona the top national ULI District Council Impact Award for the Council’s groundbreaking work since 2004 addressing the residential needs and options for adults with autism, through partnership with the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), First Place AZ and Arizona State University (ASU), and culminating in the upcoming groundbreaking for First Place-Phoenix. In… Read More →

ULI explores how to revive commercial strips as healthy places

Downtown Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

The challenging but rewarding process of transforming drab, lifeless, auto-dependent commercial corridors into vibrant, walkable, healthy hubs is explored in Building Healthy Corridors: Transforming Urban and Suburban Arterials into Thriving Places, a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI). “Across the United States, cities are looking for ways to become livable, sustainable, economically vibrant, and healthy,” said… Read More →

Interest rates create uncertainty in CRE financing

Construction Projects, AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

Looking at the commercial real estate financing industry is like looking at statistics: There can be several different interpretations. If you look at the numbers from 2015, commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed $503.8 billion in loans, according to a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Those numbers were 26 percent higher than 2014.… Read More →

DRA announces new president, agency name

DRA Collective's Denise D. Resnik, founder and CEO, and Michelle McGinty, president.

Michelle McGinty has been promoted to president of DRA Collective, formerly DRA Strategic Communications. The announcement coincides with the firm’s 30th anniversary. DRA Collective is the new name for public relations and marketing firm DRA Strategic Communications, founded in Phoenix in 1986 by Denise D. Resnik. The new name refers to the agency’s collaborative approach… Read More →

ULI receives $250k grant from Kresge Foundation

CityScape Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving, sustainable communities, was awarded a $250,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation. Through this program, the Institute will promote the use of creative placemaking to revive underserved urban areas, including commercial corridors. This work seeks to transform underutilized space into thriving,… Read More →

DMB names new president and CEO

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

DMB Associates Inc. has named Brent Herrington company president and CEO, succeeding long-time DMB executive Charley Freericks.  DMB is an Arizona-based real estate investment and development company founded in 1984 by Drew Brown, Mark Sklar and Bennett Dorrance.  All three remain active members of the company’s board of directors, along with Susan Bansak and Bennett… Read More →

ULI Arizona sparks discussions free of bias

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The Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members, dispersed throughout 95 countries. In Arizona, Deb Sydenham, FAICP, is executive director of an award-winning ULI District Council that approaches the industry with problem-solving programs throughout the year. No program is more well-known, though, than the intensive Trends Day —… Read More →

ULI Arizona’s ‘Shark Tank’ participants get real

Shark Tank

The Urban Land institute’s Arizona District Council is bringing together real deals and expert money in an event tailored after popular investment reality show “Shark Tank.” Entrepreneurs present real estate development proposals to a panel of ‘sharks’ (read: veteran real estate investors) and an audience of real estate professionals with hope of being awarded investment… Read More →

NorthMarq Capital adds Griffin Martin to Phoenix office

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Griffin Martin has joined the Phoenix regional office of NorthMarq Capital as vice president and producer. At NorthMarq, Martin’s primary focus will be to structure and place debt and equity for clients seeking to acquire, refinance or develop commercial real estate properties. Most recently, Martin founded and operated a commercial mortgage brokerage company based in… Read More →

Everest Holdings gets new vice president of financial operations

Kate Beatty
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Everest Holdings has hired Kate Beatty to serve as vice president of financial operations to provide oversight of the diversified real estate investment and advisory company’s finances, financial reporting and asset management activities. “Kate is a veteran in real estate finance and strategy on the local and national stage and will provide tremendous leadership for… Read More →

ULI Arizona takes on new leadership with Steven La Terra

ABI Multifamily

Longtime ULI leader Steven La Terra, Managing Director and Principal of Paradigm Private Equity Holdings, has been selected as the new Chair of the Urban Land Institute, Arizona District Council (ULI Arizona), serving on a voluntary basis for a two-year term that starts July 1. La Terra, a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute… Read More →

Don’t miss ULI Arizona Trends Day

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

ULI Arizona Trends Day is a one-day deep dive bringing together 25+ top industry experts to discuss the most current state and national real estate trends, with a focus on what to expect in the future, where the best opportunities can be found, and how these components affect both public and private sector partners. Trends… Read More →

ULI Arizona’s 10th annual Trends Day

real estate - expanding to california
by in AZRE Magazine | Real Estate

January 2015 is an important time as Arizona hosts the Pro Bowl, the Phoenix Open, and the Super Bowl – all in one week! Leveraging this energy, The Urban Land Institute Arizona District Council (ULI) 10th Annual Trends Day Conference will be held on January 28, 2015 at The Phoenician in Scottsdale. This one-day deep dive into the… Read More →