Watch Highlights of the 2021 ULI Virtual Europe Conference!

More than 1,000 attendees tuned in for ULI Europe’s annual flagship event, 8–10 February 2021. Registrants had unparalleled opportunities to engage with cutting-edge content and world-class speakers, to hear about valuable lessons learned from around the globe, and to connect one on one with real estate industry leaders.

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ULI Europe Newsletter: June 2021

Catch up on the latest news from around ULI Europe with the June issue of the monthly newsletter, including the finalists of the ULI Europe Awards for Excellence, 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

Finalists Announced for 2021 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence

Ten finalists have been selected in the 2021 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence for projects that exemplify best land use practice from across the EMEA region. Overall winners will be announced as part of an online ceremony in early July and will be automatically nominated for the 2021 ULI Global Awards for Excellence, which will be announced later this year. View the finalists, which include projects from countries including Belgium, Germany, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. Read the press release.

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.

Emerging Trends in Real Estate®: Global Outlook 2021

The latest report by PwC and ULI highlights a clear global narrative of COVID-19 as an ‘accelerator of existing trends’, such as digitalisation and online shopping, while at the same time significantly reinforcing the real estate industry’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) agenda. More companies than ever before are putting climate change and decarbonisation strategies at the heart of the way they do business as they respond to the pressures of the pandemic. Download Emerging Trends in Real Estate®: Global Outlook 2021 on Knowledge Finder.

The Pandemic and the Public Realm

Featuring more than 30 public realm innovations implemented since public health measures began in spring 2020, The Pandemic and the Public Realm: Global Innovations for Health, Social Equity, and Sustainability showcases how cities around the world have implemented transformative changes to the public realm to address new challenges and meet new needs during a time of crisis.

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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.

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