2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit
The summit will be held 5−7 June in Hong Kong, a city that blends density, urban mobility, and green spaces.
We are delighted to have Richard Florida as our international keynote speaker at the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit. Richard is an international best-selling author, professor, and urbanist. Learn more.
The first ULI Singapore Annual Conference was held on 26 February 2018. The theme of the conference was centered around how disruption is driving innovation. “It’s very clear that we have the barbarians at the door, and the barbarians these days call themselves e-commerce,” said Wilson Tan, chief executive officer of CapitaLand Retail. Read more.
PwC & ULI
Despite being late in its cycle, the global real estate market is benefitting from strong returns for investors and positive global economic outlook, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate ® - The Global Outlook for 2018. The report notes that in this highly competitive, late-cycle property market, the real estate industry must embrace technology, new business models, and the concept of "space as a service." Read more.
UrbanPlan is a classroom-based programme in which participants learn more about the fundamental forces that affect real estate development in our communities, and is offered in three formats: high school, university, and public officials. ULI Asia Pacific has piloted all three formats of UrbanPlan in the region ─ Manila (university), Singapore (public officials), and Hong Kong (high school). Learn more.
The Oval Partnership & ULI
Chris Law, founding director of the Oval Partnership and ULI Member, was recently interviewed by Hong Kong broadcaster, NowTV, on the programme 都會藍圖 (City Blueprint) about the significance of street art in public space. The interview was conducted in Cantonese Watch video. Recently, Chris also shared his thoughts on the importance of public space and urban regeneration as part of ULI Thought Leadership Webinar series where he presented in English Watch video.
ULI Career Opportunities
ULI is seeking a qualified leader of operational excellence, intellectual breadth, convening power, and practical experience within the land use industry to serve as our global CEO. Read the position summary and submit recommendations and personal interest here.
ULI Global Chairman Tom Toomey: Complex Issues Need ULI’s Leadership
ULI’s Advisory Services program is one of the most effective ways ULI can lead on urban issues, Toomey noted. “Of all that ULI does, this program best demonstrates ULI’s capability as a problem solver. We want to build on this success. We want to get more of you involved,” Toomey said. Learn more about the importance of ULI Advisory Services panels.
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