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Check out the OneSTL Sustainability Summit – April 5

OneSTL Sustainability Summit

The OneSTL Regional Sustainability Summit will take place on April 5, 2017 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center located on the Washington University campus. The theme for the 2017 Sustainability Summit is Setting Targets for our Shared Future. As a region, we have a robust foundation for sustainability: a strong, collectively developed regional sustainability plan (OneSTL), a thorough City of St. Louis Sustainability Plan, and a multitude of initiatives dedicated to making St. Louis a more sustainable and resilient place. This conference seeks to move forward by identifying regional … Read More

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Ryan Gravel Comes to St. Louis, Presenting “Where We Want to Live”

Ryan Gravel

Hosted by: St. Louis Regional Chamber, Accelerate St. Louis, Great Rivers Greenway and ULI St. Louis Join us on November 15 to hear urban planner and author Ryan Gravel discuss the cultural side of infrastructure and how this analysis can provide a path for progress within our cities.   DATE: November 15, 2016 4:00 – 6:00 pm LOCATION: CIC@4240 – Havana Room 4240 Duncan Avenue, 2nd Floor St. Louis, MO 63110 Program Flyer & Registration Link About Mr. Gravel: Ryan Gravel is an urban planner, designer and author working on infrastrucure, … Read More

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Is St. Louis Ready for the Autonomous Car Revolution?

Autonomous Vehicles

Maybe…  It certainly appears that Enterprise Holdings is taking note, as evidenced by a recent press release. John Nations, President and CEO of Bi-State Development (and provider of St. Louis’s public transportation) is also watching the developments with a careful eye, even implementing certain advanced technologies in the region’s bus fleet. But how will this impact our cities and the way we design buildings, streets, neighborhoods and infrastructure for the future? Will we still need the numerous parking garages found today in downtown St. Louis? Will new commercial developments enjoy … Read More

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It’s Back! Fundaments of Economic Development Course Launches Jan. 21

Chancellor's Certificate in Economic Development

For those of you involved with ULI for a number of years, you may recall a Chancellor’s Certificate in Economic Development led by ULI St. Louis… It’s back! Through a collaboration with the Local Government Partnership and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, ULI St. Louis is pleased to present an 8-module Chancellor’s Certificate in Economic Development, starting on January 21. Economic development is key to regional success. This Chancellor’s Certificate program, Fundamentals of Economic Development, covers economic and community development concepts and tools to attract, assess, and support development and redevelopment opportunities in our communities. Course modules, held in the heart … Read More

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Washington University Study Aligns with ULI Building Healthy Places

Venture Cafe

In an exciting alignment of the global Building Healthy Places theme, the Washington University Brown School Public Health and Built Environment course has tackled a draft Health Impact Assessment of the new MetroLink stop within the Cortex Innovation District. This is the same proposed station around which ULI St. Louis conducted a Technical Assistance Panel in 2013 Cortex, Metro, GRG, Trailnet, and Citizens for Modern Transit have all been involved at some level on this most recent study and ULI members are invited to a presentation of findings this week … Read More

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Local 2015 St. Louis Emerging Trends Delivered at Annual Program

ULI St. Louis 2015 St. Louis Emerging Trends

To a sold-out crowd at Bissinger’s new headquarters on Broadway, ULI and FOCUS St. Louis delivered the 2015 St. Louis Emerging Trends. The program, featuring statistical data compiled from local survey and insights from a panel of regional experts, provided guests with an interesting look into what may be in store for the St. Louis region in the coming year. The report highlighted a wide variety of insights and trends in areas such as transit, economic and policy issues, housing, and growth trajectories for various neighborhoods and business districts within the … Read More

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Community Leaders, Developers Discuss Community Regeneration

ULI St. Louis Building Healthy Places

In the second in the four-part Building Healthy Places series, ULI St. Louis and FOCUS St. Louis brought together community leaders and developers from across the region to discuss the regeneration of our communities. The panel discussion, moderated by Vince Schoemehl, former Mayor for the City of St. Louis and President & CEO of Grand Center, Inc., took the audience down the path of rebuilding city blocks in Ferguson, forming districts to promote healthy businesses in the Grove, and opening the door to a brand new community in East St. … Read More

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Better Block Event in Tower Grove Neighborhood – May 10

Better Block St. Louis

After months of planning, the Tower Grove Community Development Corporation officially announces a neighborhood (s) Better Block Event on May 10, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm. You may recall this area as one of the key focal points of the September 2013 ULI Urban Redevelopment Tour. The Tower Grove Better Block will be held on the 3200 block of Morganford (roughly Humphrey St. to Wyoming St), and, while the street will not be closed for the event, street parking will be eliminated in front of the event properties. The Better … Read More

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ULI St. Louis and Focus St. Louis Partner for Year-Long Series

ULI St. Louis and FOCUS St. Louis are partnering to present the four-part series Building Healthy Places. Both organizations recognized the need for citizens to understand what healthy communities are and the role they play in helping to create them. This year-long series will examine the successes and challenges in creating a healthy community, the important role of talent and entrepreneurship, and emerging trends in this growing field. Save the dates for these upcoming programs: March 11 – Building Healthy Places – The Confluence of People and the Built Environment … Read More

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ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Tackles the Story of Balance

Women's Leadership Initiative

Entering its third year, the ULI St. Louis Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) has taken an expanded approach to promoting leadership and mentoring women in the real estate industry. Known for its “Cocktails & Conversations” series, featuring accomplished women leaders from the St. Louis Region, the WLI is taking a new approach to its first program for 2014 – bringing a somewhat private conversation to the forefront. Balance. We strive for balance in our lives, but many have come to wonder if it is even attainable. Men and women both strive … Read More

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