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UC Davis Chancellor Gary May guest speaker at Members Kick Off Reception

ULI Sacramento Chair, Marq Truscott, kicked off 2019 with a Members Reception late January at our host Shriners Hospital, with UC Davis Chancellor Gary May.  Chancellor May presented an update on the Aggie Square development, sited on the Stockton-Broadway corridor on the UC Davis Sacramento campus.  Aggie Square will serve as a collaborative technology and innovation campus that leverages the university’s strengths.  ‘Aggie Square brings the university, industry and the community together to build for the future,’ said Chancellor May. Aggie Square was recently awarded ULI Sacramento’s ‘Next Big Idea’ … Read More

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Be in the Know with ULI

Receive your copy of Emerging Trends in Real Estate® when you join ULI this month. Learn where you should invest; which sectors and markets offer the best prospects; and what are the trends in capital markets that will affect real estate. Join us today using source code TRENDS. Attend local and regional events, meet with potential partners, and discover opportunities to be involved.  Contact ULI Sacramento at mary.sater@uli.org for additional information.

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Reimagine the Old Sacramento Waterfront: City invites the public to submit their ideas

The City of Sacramento is inviting residents to submit their ideas to activate the iconic Old Sacramento Waterfront as part of the Waterfront Idea Makers, a program created to enhance the historic destination. Submitting participants have a chance of winning up to $6,000 in prize money through a popular vote by the public. With input from residents and other stakeholders, the City will ultimately choose among the ideas and select projects to implement. Participants will be invited to continue working with the City if their designs are feasible to bring … Read More

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Vision Honors recognizes outstanding leadership

Hosted by Trainor Fairbrook, the sixth annual ULI Sacramento Vision Honors Dinner was held on November 14th, 2018. Established to recognize outstanding leadership and programs in both the private and public sector in Sacramento’s real estate land use community whose contributions exemplify the spirit and mission of ULI’s mission of providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities. ULI Sacramento Congratulates this year’s Honorees! ULI BEST PUBLIC PROJECT HONOREE DOCO Plaza ULI NEXT BIG IDEA HONOREE UC Davis Aggie Square ULI MEMBER / … Read More

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Folsom Blvd: Corridor Catalyst program

If you’ve driven in the Folsom Blvd area lately, you have seen a tremendous amount of construction. November 1 our panelists talked about their specific roles in the changes that are occurring along this busy corridor and how these changes will catalyze more development.   They addressed how you change an aging industrial and mixed use thoroughfare into a modern, pedestrian and bike friendly commercial corridor and what are the catalysts that spark re-design and more importantly, investment, in  defunct intersections and infrastructure improvements.  How have Sac State, developers, the … Read More

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City’s first Chief Innovation Officer Louis Stewart talk with Members

With the Smart City Initiative and the selection of the city’s first Innovation Officer, Louis Stewart, the city has made great strides in establishing Sacramento as a “tech forward” city.  From Jump Bikes, to 5G wireless networks, to autonomous vehicles, to the $44 million dollar Electrify America Grant, the Smart City Initiative is changing the way Sacramentans live, work, and play now and into the future.   Louis Stewart was the guest speaker at this month’s Think Tank and updated ULI members on how the City’s Innovation goals are impacting development … Read More

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ULI NEXT Tour of 700 K with Bay Miry

ULI’s NEXT Initiative, for ULI Members ages 35-45, was invited to tour 700 K with Developer Bay Miry. Meeting up at the new Ruhstaller on K Street, Bay talked about the project from vision to now which spanned over an 8-year period.  The City of Sacramento selected D&S and CFY to develop the block of 700 K.  Offering both affordable units and market rate, the Hardin’s Resident Clubhouse has recently been completed, and the community has a variety of unit layouts, including 2-story apartment units. Retail on the block of … Read More

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Request for Nominations for ‘Best Public Place’ and ‘Next Big Idea’ 6th Annual Vision Honors Awards

ULI Sacramento will be presenting the sixth annual Vision Honors Dinner at the Citizen Hotel on Wednesday, November 14 from 6:00-9:00 pm. ULI Sacramento’s Annual Vision Honors was established in 2012 to recognize and honor outstanding leadership in both the private and public sector in Sacramento’s real estate land use community. Past Vision Honors recipients represent the highest standards of achievement in the real estate development industry. Along with the Member/Achiever Honor being awarded this year, we are asking ULI Members for your nominations for the following new and exciting … Read More

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Summer Mixer with SACOG

ULI Sacramento along with our Partner SACOG held a Members Reception at Weintraub Tobin with Special Guest Speaker  Amanda Blackwood, President & CEO of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce. Remarks were made by Amanda Blackwood, former owner and managing partner of Sacramento-based OE Consulting Group, and who was recently was named the new President & CEO at the Sacramento Metro Chamber. “We are experiencing a time of major growth, energy and a desire for progress,” Blackwood said. “Many feel, including me, that the time is now to embrace our … Read More

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Two Local Leaders who Mean Business

ULI Sacramento’s WLI – Women’s Leadership Initiative held a lunchtime program with special guests Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters and Roseville Vice Mayor Bonnie Gore.  These local leaders have 18 combined years in local office within the Sacramento Region. The conversation, moderated by Bonnie Chiu, co-chair, ULI WLI, centered around issues that are priority in their respective jurisdictions from Housing, Homelessness, Infrastructure and Retail box re-purposing. While women make up more than half the U.S. adult population, gains have been made (especially in California, where we have sent more women … Read More

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