Applications have now opened for the 2021 ULI Hines Student Competition – Europe, a team challenge for universities and business schools from across the region that tests students’ skills in applying their knowledge about all aspects of real estate and land-use in a practical case study. The deadline for submitting entries is 31 January 2021. Find out more.
Register now for the 2021 ULI Virtual Europe Conference!
Connect with the world of real estate at ULI Europe’s annual flagship event, 8–10 February 2021. Attendees will have unparalleled opportunities to engage with cutting-edge content and world-class speakers, observe valuable lessons learned from around the globe, and connect one-on-one with real estate industry leaders.
ULI has announced the appointment of Denis Sokolov, Partner and Head of Research and Insight at Cushman & Wakefield, as Chair of ULI Russia. Sokolov has been a ULI member for four years and has been actively involved as a member of the ULI Europe Urban Regeneration Product Council. Read more.
Europe’s property sector is in the midst of a cyclical downturn that is coinciding with long-term structural changes to real estate, according to the latest PwC/ULI 18th edition of the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2021 report. However, real estate generally is seen as one of the few asset classes to generate acceptable returns at a time of low or negative interest rates. Read the press release and download the report on Knowledge Finder.
The first global report to look at the impact of the Future of Work on real estate and cities over the next three to five years foresees a strong focus on flexibility, demanded by both workers and corporates, relating not only to the work activity but also the space and location. Read more about the joint publication from ULI and EY and download the report on Knowledge Finder.
Three exemplary real estate projects from across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region have been announced as equal recipients of the inaugural 2020 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence, with another five receiving “Special Mentions”. The winners, each of which demonstrates a comprehensive level of quality and a forward-looking approach to development and design, include two projects in the Netherlands and one in South Africa. Read more.
A new report by ULI and Heitman, in collaboration with Arup and Milliman, finds that real estate investors have started to look beyond the vulnerability of individual properties to climate change and are scrutinising the resilience of the greater market. In this report, ULI and Heitman ask the question: “How are leading investors factoring market-level climate risk into decision-making?” Read the report.
Over the years, I have made lasting connections with fellow ULI members from all sectors of the real estate industry. I always appreciate hearing their diverse points of view and new ideas.SIGRID DUHAMEL BNP PARIBAS