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Save the Date: March 27, 2019 The College of William & Mary

ULI VIRGINIA’S FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Creating and Sustaining Happiness in Virginia Communities Peter Kageyema Author: “For the Love of Cities” What makes cities loveable? Why do we connect emotionally with some places and not others? And why does that matter? June Williamson June Williamson is associate professor of architecture at The City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture. She is coauthor, with Ellen Dunham-Jones, of Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs. Williamson served as the Jury Coordinator for the Long Island Index’s 2010 design competition, Build a Better Burb. Ideas from … Read More

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Suburban Remix Presentations

Program Details: The suburbs have been a critical focus for ULI since our founding but have suffered from a lack of definition.  Due to changing demographics, innovations in land use, building and design, and evolving definitions of ‘livability’, the Richmond market is seeing exciting examples of ‘densification’ outside the core. This trend demonstrates a ‘new way of development’ in suburban communities and urban neighborhoods towards more compact and mixed-use. ‘Contagious density’ tends to result in more creative spaces and places, both impacting and impacted by a new infrastructure, opportunities for walk- and … Read More

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Our Very Own: Nick Cooper!

Nick Cooper, 38 vice president and lead architectural designer at HKS Architects Architect Nick Cooper has shot up the ladder in the design field. In just four years at the Richmond office of HKS, a global architecture company, he’s become vice president and lead architectural designer. “I oversee multiple projects” locally and beyond the area, mostly in the mid-Atlantic, he says. What he likes about his work, besides the sheer pleasure of design, is its “collaborative nature. I pride myself on encouraging others. I can inspire designers under me and … Read More

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ULI Virginia District Council Chair Opportunity

ULI Virginia is in search for the next District Council Chair to represent ULI Virginia and provide overall strategic leadership. Selection criteria and responsibilities are included in the attached application. Interested parties are encouraged to apply for this opportunity no later than November 1, 2018.

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UVA Board of Visitors approves $180 million athletics master plan

UVA $180 million Athletics Master Plan

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Meet Holly Eve: director of the state Division of Real Estate Services

Holly Eve

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Harrisonburg TAP – Our Members Hard at Work!

 

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Jeff Geiger Discusses Millennial Housing Trends in Commercial Construction & Renovation

“In determining where to live, Millennials are not letting potential employers drive their decision,” he shares. “Instead, they identify a desirable community and then seek job opportunities based on what is available in that area.” Geiger explains the growing popularity of “suban” communities for Millennials. “‘Surban’ communities can be existing neighborhoods or communities, or new mixed use communities,” he states. “Existing ‘surban’ areas are generally found between the urban core and the suburbs.” Geiger discusses the positive impacts these trends will have on the commercial real estate industry. “Small in … Read More

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Upcoming Technical Assistance Panel for City of Harrisonburg

City of Harrisonburg and ULI Virginia District Partner on Technical Assistance Panel Panel Tasked with Evaluating Key, City-Owned Downtown Properties Including Proposal for Urban Park HARRISONBURG, VA (August 27, 2018) – The City of Harrisonburg, Virginia and the Urban Land Institute Virginia District are partnering on a Technical Assistance Panel (“TAP”) evaluation of city-owned property in Harrisonburg’s downtown. The TAP will evaluate a proposal for an urban park, providing recommendations for the redevelopment of a City-owned parking deck on Water Street, review proposed alignments for the Northend Greenway/Federal Street alley/Bluestone … Read More

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Get to Know ULI Virginia Member Cheryl Shanahan

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