ULI Europe Conference | Madrid, Spain | 5–8 June 2023

The ULI Europe Conference is a flagship real estate event that attracts more than 800 top professionals from across Europe and beyond.


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ULI Global Sustainability Outlook 2023

What sustainability topics and issues are on the rise, why do they matter, and what actions should the industry pursue moving forward? This new report highlights the importance of climate action despite widespread economic challenges and shares the issues shaping real estate decision-making in the year ahead. The five key issues are: Adjusting ESG strategy for Marco-Economic Complications, Embedding Transition Risk in Transactions and Valuations, Harnessing the Power of Collaboration, Addressing Global Flood Challenges, and Responding to Government Influence. Read the report on Knowledge Finder.

Global Real Estate DEI Survey 2022

ULI is excited about its continued participation in the annual Global Real Estate DEI Survey, in partnership with ANREV, Ferguson Partners, INREV, NAREIM, NCREIF, PREA, and REALPAC. The Global Real Estate DEI Survey is the only corporate study of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) management practices and data benchmarking in the commercial real estate industry in the Asia Pacific region, Europe, and North America. Read the report on Knowledge Finder.

‘Responsible capitalism’, climate change, and ‘space as a service’ will shape real estate industry in next 20 years, say industry leaders

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2023, the 20th annual survey of European real estate sector leaders’ expectations by the Urban Land Institute and PwC, has looked beyond the year ahead at the trends shaping the industry over the next two decades. This report captures the views of more than 900 sector leaders from across Europe. Find out more here.


The European Coliving Best Practice Guide

Coliving has seen rapid growth in Europe in recent years. Changing socioeconomic conditions, housing affordability, and evolving lifestyle preferences all provide an opportunity for the sector to develop even further. The ULI and JLL Best Practice Guide for Coliving across Europe guide outlines the opportunities and barriers in the sector and sets out recommendations for industry players. Read the report here.


Jeanne Gang Selected as Winner of the 2022 ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

Architect Jeanne Gang has been named the recipient of the 2022 ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, the most prestigious and respected honour in the real estate, land use, and development community. The jury recognised Gang for her values-driven and innovative approach to social equity and environmental sustainability throughout a diverse portfolio of buildings, places, and research. Gang is the founding principal and partner of Studio Gang, an international architecture and urban design practice that is renowned for pushing boundaries in sustainable reuse, ecological biodiversity, and social equity.

For more information about the ULI Prize, please visit uli.org/visionaries.

Finalists Announced for 2022 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence

Five exceptional built-environment projects from across the Europe, Middle East, and Asia (EMEA) region have been announced as the finalists in the 2022 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence. The awards recognise the whole project development process, from planning and construction to economic viability, management, and community impact, as well as design. This year’s finalists include a variety of projects across different sectors, with a strong focus on combining different uses, sustainability, reuse and repurposing, and placemaking and community building. Find out more.

Register Your Interest: C Change

Work together for a sustainable future. Support the built environment in Europe on its urgent journey to carbon neutrality with our flagship Fast-track to Decarbonisation project. Following a detailed review of current industry initiatives to help the real estate industry decarbonise the built environment, ULI Europe, in collaboration with its project partners, has identified valuation of climate risks and tenant alignment as two key priorities where we can intervene to scale up and speed up the process. To tackle these challenges, we need our members’ collective input. Register your interest to become involved.

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2022 ULI Europe Conference Recap
Watch highlights from the three-day in-person event held in Brussels, Belgium. Save the date for the 2023 ULI Europe Conference, 6—8 June in Madrid!

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.