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Emerging Trends in San Francisco & San Jose

Emerging Trends Events in San Francisco & San Jose: Best Bets for Development and Investment for 2012, per Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers San Francisco seminar Dec. 13 & San Jose seminar Dec 14 to outline real estate industry’s forecasts. San Francisco and San Jose (12.06.11) – What do thousands of real estate executives locally and nationally think about the Northern California region’s prospects now, and through 2012? Why are San Francisco and San Jose among the Top Ten markets, and what will it take to stay there? With seminar-panels in San … Read More

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Oakland Mayor Named as ULI Rose Center Fellow

Urban Land Institute San Francisco District Council announces that Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is one of four mayors of 2011-2012 Fellows for the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use. The national Urban Land Institute selected the mayors of Kansas City, Providence and Tampa, along with Quan for the year-long program. The mission of the ULI Rose Center is to encourage and support excellence in land use decision making. By providing public officials with access to information, best practices, peer networks, and other resources, the Center seeks … Read More

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ULIsf ED honored as Woman of Influence

ULI San Francisco Executive Director, Kate White, was recognized on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 for her outstanding contribution to the Northern California commercial real estate industry at an awards luncheon sponsored by Allen Matkins and the San Francisco Business Times.   Professionals whose achievements have bettered the profession and our community as a whole are honored at the Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence awards luncheon and through online and printed editorial coverage by the San Francisco Business Times.  The Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence program recognizes women … Read More

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CA Cities use ULI Technical Assistance Panels to Plan Development

ULI Opens 2011-12 Program for Other Northern California Cities Evaluating Growth Plans and Redevelopment Alternatives San Francisco (September 19, 2011) – The San Francisco District Council of the Urban Land Institute announced today that it is opening a call for proposals from Northern California cities, public agencies and non-profits to enlist ULI Technical Assistance Panels in the program’s 2011-2012 project-year. ULI has conducted over 25 Technical Assistance Panels (TAPs) in Northern California – from San Jose to Sacramento to Santa Rosa – and their strong reception and results led to … Read More

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Apply Now: ULIsf Local Product Council Program

The ULI San Francisco District Council would like to announce the formation of two Local Product Councils.  According to ULI San Francisco FY08-FY11 Chair Rick Dishnica: “Product Councils provide members with a unique opportunity to discuss candid market information with peers and established members of ULI, in a confidential and intimate setting.” ULI San Francisco’s Local Product Council Program will provide opportunities for members in particular development disciplines to study issues in depth, share information, and network with Bay Area colleagues. The goal is to bring the value of ULI’s … Read More

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ULI San Francisco Names New Chairman

ULI San Francisco is pleased to announce Michael Jameson as incoming chairman.  Mike is succeeding Rick Dishnica and will hold the position for a three-year term, through July 2014. Jameson serves as the volunteer leader of our 1,800-member District Council, encompassing the greater Bay Area.  He has been actively involved in many capacities within ULI, including Chairman of Sponsorship and longtime UrbanPlan volunteer. Jameson is Managing Director of Prudential Mortgage Capital Company in San Francisco.  He is responsible for managing the firm’s third-party, commercial mortgage asset management.  Jameson began his career … Read More

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What’s Hot in San Francisco Bay Area Capital Markets

June 14 ULI-SF Current Trends Panel on Commercial Real Estate Lending San Francisco, CA – Major commercial real estate lenders currently active in new debt origination will discuss trends, issues and the future outlook affecting the market at “Capital Markets: An Update on the Current Status of Commercial Real Estate Lending”, a panel event hosted by Urban Land Institute, San Francisco on Tuesday June 14 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Hyatt Regency Hotel San Francisco. In a comprehensive forum, industry leaders will examine the current lending activity in the … Read More

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Who Wants to Build a Bay Area House?

March 11 ULI-SF Industry Leaders Examine the Future of Homebuilding San Francisco, CA – Urban Land Institute, San Francisco presents a South Bay forum to discuss the macro and regional issues affecting future homebuilding at “Who Wants to Build a House?”. Four industry leaders will address current prospects for a return to “normal” business on Friday March 11 from 7:30 to 10 am at Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel in Menlo Park. The discussion includes the impact of national policies of homeownership and mortgage financing on Bay Area homebuyers and homebuilders, … Read More

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Emerging Trends: Where are the Best Bets for Bay Area Real Estate Development and Investment for 2011

Dec 2 ULI-SF and PricewaterhouseCoopers Experts Present San Francisco, CA – Urban Land Institute, San Francisco District Council, presents its signature fall event, “Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2011” on Thursday December 2 from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm at Hotel Nikko. This discussion features real estate trends and forecasts from a national perspective, local viewpoints on the market, and a keynote address by Charles DiRocco, Director of Real Estate Research for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Washington DC. The forum also includes the presentation of “Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2011”, the … Read More

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Dissecting San Francisco Deals: What’s Really Working in Commercial Real Estate Finance

Nov 18 ULI-SF Panel Digs into Twists, Turns & Terms of Local Transactions San Francisco, CA – A Nov. 18 panel of the Urban Land Institute-San Francisco will examine what is actually working in Bay Area real estate financing and lending as the capital-freeze seems to be thawing in this, the 3rd-best investment market in the U.S. Five principals will address, “Dissecting Deals: What’s Really Working in Bay Area Commercial Real Estate Finance” on Thursday November 18 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the conference center of Holme, Roberts & … Read More

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