ULI Kansas City News

Drawing Business Travelers Back to Kansas City’s Airport

ULI UrbanLand’s Magazine published an article by Joe Gose about terminal modernization for Kansas City Airport.  Great read! FULL ARTICLE HERE  

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12th Street Heritage TAP Report Available

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The report from from ULI Kansas City Technical Assistance Panel is now available from the recent study of the 12th Street Heritage corridor. Media coverage from Biz Journal too. Read More

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ULI’s Lessons from Dallas

Real Estate News Kansas City reports that local leaders return from the ULI Fall Meeting with lessons learned by real estate experts assembled in Dallas. READ FULL ARTICLE  

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ULI Fall Meeting Videos

ULI’s video library captures key lessons from the 2016 Fall Meeting. Watch these full-length presentations by real estate visionaries about the most pressing topics facing the industry. Read More

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Nichols Prize Laureates Highlight Ongoing Need for Housing in Cities around the World

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While cities around the world face many challenges, they also play a role in providing economic opportunity and bringing people of different backgrounds together. That was the primary topic of a panel discussion among past recipients of ULI’s prestigious J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development in Kansas City, Missouri, for the J.C. Nichols Forum. But panelists said that city leaders and the real estate industry need to focus on providing affordable housing and promoting public policies and partnerships that can support it. FULL ARTICLE

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Media Coverage: KC Embracing ‘18-hour city’ Distinction

Kansas City has come a long way in the last 15 years — so says some of the participants in the Urban Land Institute’s Nichols Forum.

The day-and-a-half gathering concluded Thursday with a panel discussion on Kansas City’s emergence as an 18-hour city, a term relegated to middle-tiered cities such as Austin, Tex., Pittsburgh, Seattle and others. Read More

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Nichols Forum Schedule at a Glance

The J.C. Nichols Forum is a one-and-a-half-day event exploring the opportunities and challenges in middle-tier cities. Take a look at the schedule to see how you can participate. Read More

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David Brain selected as ULI Kansas City Chair

Beginning July 1, 2016, David Brain will take the reigns as District Council Chair of ULI Kansas City for a two-year term. Brain, former CEO of EPR (EPR:NYSE), is an active ULI member and serves on the ULI KC Advisory Board. As a member of the Advisory Board, he serves as part of the strategic leadership for ULI Kansas City District Council. Most recently, Brain co-chaired ULI’s Technical Assistance Panel to study the possible decommissioning of the Northloop. Brain’s interest in community development continues as evidenced by his involvement in … Read More

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Twin Creeks Linear Park Design Competition

Twin Creeks Linear Park Design Competition The City of Kansas City is sponsoring a design competition to bring in new ideas, energy, and visions to the development of Twin Creeks, a 15,000 acre predominantly rural area in the Northland of Kansas City that is projected to house up to 75,000 people over the next 20+ years. Participants shall submit proposals to the City using the RFP365 portal by no later than 11:59 p.m. (CST) on July 8, 2016. Winning teams will be announced in August 2016 and a public event … Read More

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Kansas City Business Journal – Northloop Technical Assistance Panel

The Kansas City Business Journal cover story takes a 3 part approach to understanding the issues and potential impact of the Northloop Technical Assistance Panel recommendations. Closing the North Loop: A big-bang development possibility. Closing the North Loop: The freeway-removal trend. Closing the North Loop: Could it bring downtown baseball?  

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