2019 ULI Asia Pacific Leadership Convivium
An exclusive annual event for ULI Full Members and Key Leaders for the meeting of minds of the real estate industry to discuss current topics and explore the evolution of the real estate industry. Take advantage of early bird rates.
As part of a wide-ranging panel on adapting development to new technologies, held at the ULI Japan Fall Conference in Tokyo in November, industry leaders discussed using e-commerce data to drive development decisions, adapting Japan’s traditional banking sector for the future, and creating a more innovative startup culture.. Read the full article.
Hank Byma, director of China Operations at SmithGroup, talked about the importance of using data to help build resilient and livable cities at the recent ULI China Mainland Winter Meeting. “The smart city involves thinking about resiliency,” said Byma. “It is about connecting green space and also about thinking about the technologies that are going to inform systems we as yet don’t even know of.”Read more.
After nine years of relentless expansion, Asia’s real estate markets are facing rising headwinds. An impending trade war, rising interest rates, tighter access to credit, and buyer fatigue at sky-high prices for both commercial and residential properties are causing investors to question whether the long bull cycle may be reaching its peak: “The market’s wobbling like a jelly on a plate,” as one investor put it. “We’re at historic highs across the board.” Read more..
The annual conference will be held on Thursday, 21 February 2019. Explore new spaces around the city, learn from land use innovators who are disrupting common practices, and connect with entrepreneurs and leaders in real estate and land use in Singapore. Bringing together over 200 members, the one day multi-format, multi-disciplinary event is packed with study tours, talks, panel discussions and networking opportunities. Learn more.
ULI CENTER FOR SUSTAINABILITY AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
This new report from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is inspired by a growing body of evidence that shows the numerous financial and health benefits of developments centered on working farms. Learn about best practices in planning, creating, and operating single-family, multifamily, or mixed-use communities built with a working farm as a focus. See more here.
ULI CEO Ed Walter on the Global Strategic Plan
Increasing member engagement and impact is at the heart of the new ULI Global Strategic Plan. In remarks delivered during the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting in Boston, Global CEO Ed Walter emphasised the importance of strengthening member networks; investing in technology to connect members with content, opportunities, and each other; and generating more financial support for mission-focused activities. These member-led changes will help ULI achieve its full potential as the leading global real estate organisation that attracts top leaders, the go-to place for industry information and expertise, and the provider of solutions to the most complex real estate and urban development issues facing cities around the world. See more from #ULIFall here.
I’ve leveraged the network of mentors at ULI for unbelievable advice because they have the benefit of decades of experience.Anthony ChangVice President, Cassidy Turley