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New Technologies in Housing Program

This April program looked at new ways housing is being built. The speakers talked about how these techniques reduce costs and speed up delivery of more housing in California.  The program also looked at how these new technologies are impacting overall cost and ability to deliver more affordable housing Our speakers have experience with Modular housing, Micro-units, Shipping Containers, Prefab residential construction and more. Special thanks to our Speakers: Steve Weilbach,Vice President, Sales, Katerra; Brad Leibin, Architect and Associate with David Baker Architects and to our Panelists: Tony Moayed, CEO, … Read More

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Find out what 10 members have said about ULI – 10MemberQuotes Then become a member yourself and we’ll offer 10 percent off membership and 10 dollars off your next local event! Join today with promo code MARCHDC. More information on member benefits at the following link: Join ULI    

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Senator Scott Wiener guest speaker at Think Tank

ULI Members held a members roundtable discussion with Senator Wiener on California’s housing crisis.  Members asked questions about his proposed legislation, and heard his thoughts on solutions to address the pressing issue of affordable housing in our state.Elected in November 2016, Senator Scott Wiener represents District 11 in the California State Senate. District 11 includes all of San Francisco, Broadmoor, Colma, and Daly City, as well as portions of South San Francisco. Senator Wiener is a statewide leader in working to meaningfully address California’s severe housing shortage, to reduce traffic … Read More

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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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