2021 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence Winners Announced

Five outstanding real estate projects from across the EMEA region have been announced as recipients of the 2021 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence, with another two receiving “Special Mentions”.


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Proptech: Changing the Way Real Estate is Done Now Available
Proptech: Changing the Way Real Estate is Done Now Available

As the “internet of things” (IoT), the “cloud,” mobile devices, and, more recently, 5G have expanded the potential for innovation, market attention turned toward new applications for the untapped market of the real estate industry. Proptech: Changing the Way Real Estate is Done explores the level and profile of real estate companies’ most recent activity—within roughly the last three years—in integrating the quickly growing and changing property technology (proptech) industry.

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Peter Ballon Appointed as ULI's New Global Chair

Peter Ballon, global head of real estate for CPP Investments, has been appointed as the new ULI Global Chair. Ballon will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term and will provide member leadership as the Institute focuses on three new global mission priorities: decarbonisation, education, and housing. Find out more.

ULI Europe Newsletter: July 2021

Catch up on the latest news from around ULI Europe with the July 2021 issue of the monthly newsletter, including the latest changes to ULI Europe leadership positions, National Council Annual Conference recaps, topical and essential research, the latest episodes of the Young Leaders podcast, details of our upcoming webinar programme, and the latest updates from our National Councils. Read the newsletter here

Just Launched: Podcasts

As a ULI member, you now have full access to ULI-produced podcasts from around the world on Knowledge Finder. Find out how some of the most prominent and emerging multidisciplinary industry leaders are shaping their cities and the future of the industry as they share their insights and lessons learned. Explore Podcasts.

Winners Announced: 2021 ULI Hines Student Competition – Europe

Four students from the London Business School have emerged victorious in the final of the pan-European virtual real estate competition, which challenged teams to present their vision of a future workplace, based on the redevelopment of an office site in Amsterdam. The winning students will each receive a one-year ULI membership, a fast track to Hines’ internship programme, a guided tour of a live Hines project, and participation in project meetings in Hines’ European offices. Find out more.

Download Zooming in on the "S" in ESG: A Road Map for Social Value in Real Estate

Demonstrating social value, the positive impact that real estate investment and development can have on communities beyond financial returns, is increasingly becoming a priority for city leadership, real estate owners, investors, and developers. However, a lack of common definitions, standards, and tools to strategise, manage, and measure social value is holding back further investment. Find out more about our latest research and download Zooming in on the “S” in ESG: A Road Map for Social Value in Real Estate on Knowledge Finder.

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2021 ULI Virtual Europe Conference Highlights
Watch full highlights of the sessions from the 2021 ULI Virtual Europe Conference (Tuesday 9 February and Wednesday 10 February 2021).

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.