May’s event entitled “Innovative Land Uses – Creating Partnerships for Mixed Use” was a great success and was well attended by members from across the industry. Mike Brescia, VP at Western Securities, gave an engaging presentation on some of the approvals challenges that have been encountered on the Stadium Shopping Centre project. Joel Armitage provided the City of Calgary’s perspective and explained the steps that are being taken to achieve approvals in a more timely manner. A candid but healthy roundtable discussion took place both at City Hall and then … Read More
I just wanted to say thanks and what a tremendous event! The value this discussion generated is exactly what is needed to push the industry forward. Riveting and contentious. More of the same please. Kudos to Matt for organizing, Will Craig
Thank you to all who contributed to ensure our May 2017 Fireside Chat was a success, especially the teams from CMLC, Calgary Economic Development, Brookfield Residential International Speaker Series, the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies and ULI Alberta board members. We would also like to thank the following ULI committee members Christopher Pollen, Jordan Tetreau, McKayla Toews, Mallory McCredie, Cole Richardson and Chris Chornohos. The passion, determination, hard work and collaboration was commendable.
Thriving through the oil bust: What Alberta can learn from Denver In the 1980s, the city of Denver, Colorado was weathering an oil bust, similar to how Alberta is now. Denver not only managed to survive the bust, but also become one of America’s top five metropolitan economies…Full article
What can Calgary can learn from Denver, since their economy has faced ups and downs? Joyti Gondek speaks to Danielle Smith on 660 News, here
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The ULI Lunch-and-Learn Series brought guest speaker Daniel Stethem, a Development Analyst with Grosvenor Americas in to discuss his experience with putting together a proforma analysis. He began with a brief analysis of what goes into a proforma, how it is created and the details of its composition. There was a lively Q&A discussion after, that shed a lot of light on how developers put together financing for developments. The event left everyone with a better understanding of what exactly goes in a proforma and what to expect in the coming … Read More
On Tuesday March 14, 2017, the ULI Young Leader’s Group hosted a Real Estate update on Recent Regulatory Changes presented by Stikeman Elliott’s Robert Homersham and Anousheh Torabi. The Presentation consisted of an overview of the Municipal Government Act in Alberta and how the recent amendments to it over the last two years will affect the public and the development industry. Specifically, topics covered included City Charters, an Industry & City Work Plan, Off-Site Levies, Development in Proximity to Railway Zones, and Downtown Levies in Lieu of Parking. Stay tuned … Read More
ULI Atlanta is excited to be hosting the 2017 ULI Young Leader Leadership Exchange on April 20th – 21st. Atlanta’s thriving real estate market coupled with the city’s history, diverse neighborhoods, and southern charm is guaranteed to excite. There’s no better way to talk about real estate development than to hear firsthand from a city founded on its principles. Come learn from Atlanta’s real estate and community leaders and discover why Atlanta remains the capital of the Southeast. ULI Alberta is sponsoring the registration cost for one Young Leader Member … Read More
The past year has proved to be a milestone year for ULI Alberta! With talented and dedicated volunteers, management board and committee members, we were able to deliver many “firsts” in 2016. The unwavering support of our founding, annual and event sponsors has also been instrumental in making our programming possible. As we look ahead to 2017, we wanted to share a few of our 2016 milestones. Check out our Year in Review!