ULI 2018 Annual Report
Explore the ULI 2018 Annual Report to see the progress members made in Asia Pacific and beyond in changing lives by improving the future of communities worldwide.
ULI Asia Pacific
Registration is now open. The ULI Asia Pacific Leadership Convivium is an exclusive annual event for ULI Full Members and Key Leaders. It is a meeting of minds of the real estate industry to discuss current topics and explore the evolution of the real estate industry. Learn more.
While new office space paradigms are emerging in response to changes in technology and work styles, there is no consensus about the “best” future for workspace. A panel of real estate investors, occupiers, and corporate real estate experts discussed the future of workspace at the ULI Japan Fall Conference, held in Tokyo in November. Read more.
ULI China Mainland
The 2018 ULI China Mainland Winter Meeting, held on December 6th in Shanghai, saw a full house for a day of presentations and discussions. Steven Zhang, chief economist and head of research at Morgan Stanley Huaxin Securities, opened the event with an optimistic economic outlook for China and other emerging economies. 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..
New research from ULI and the Coalition for Urban Transitions shows that cities that embrace well-serviced, well-managed densification are associated with higher returns, capital values, and levels of investment for commercial real estate. Read the report.
The world is in a process of continual change, driven by technology, and this means real estate in Japan is subject to both challenges and opportunities. Delegates at the ULI Japan Fall Conference 2018, held in Tokyo on November 15, heard experts in real estate and technology, from Japan and overseas expound on the possible futures for the sector in Japan. Read more.
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