Items Tagged with 'Urban Land Institute'


National experts relay recommendations for GR parks

Urban Land Institute study concludes a need for better accessibility for older citizens and better lighting.

March 29, 2019
A study group comprised of national land use experts has offered its findings and recommendations to improve public parks in Grand Rapids’ underserved areas. Read More

Real estate market is promising, except the parts that aren’t

UM/ULI report shows less optimism than in years past.

December 18, 2015
West Michigan and Metro Detroit should continue to see excellent real estate opportunities next year. Read More

Real estate report reveals insights into West Michigan

UM/ULI’s second annual report says state is ‘undervalued’ by outside analysts.

November 14, 2014
Michigan’s real estate markets had “steady, but uneven,” growth this year. Read More

Two Grand Rapids projects earn awards

UM-ULI recognizes former Steelcase plant deal and a church renovation.

October 31, 2014
Next month at one of the state’s most prestigious real estate awards events, two major Grand Rapids projects will receive their well-earned moment in the spotlight. Read More

Videos: UM/ULI winners share their thoughts

November 7, 2012
The 26th annual University of Michigan/Urban Land Institute Real Estate Forum this week in Grand Rapids honored a trio of local winners for their projects in West Michigan. Read More

UM/ULI roundtable looks back at decades of experience

November 7, 2012
The legacy of many Grand Rapids buildings was built on the friendship of a mayor, a leadership consultant and a real estate partner. Those three friends, former Grand Rapids Mayor John Logie, Bill Johnson, a leadership development consultant, and Sam Cummings, principal and managing partner of CWD Real Estate Investment, shared their story in a roundtable discussion Wednesday. Read More

Bazzani's renovations change Grand Rapids' landscape

November 7, 2012
Guy Bazzani’s renovation of more than 25 Grand Rapids real estate projects is living proof that collaboration can bring change. Bazzani, founder of Local First and president of Bazzani Associates, shared his story at the 26th annual University of Michigan/Urban Land Institute Real Estate Forum Wednesday in the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, downtown Grand Rapids. Read More