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The best opportunities to get involved and build relationships are reserved for ULI members. Join by June 30 using promo code MEM17 and save $25 off your annual membership dues! Visit uli.org/join to join today.

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Live-Work-Play Repeat: Mixed-Use Projects Regain Traction

May 1, 2017 By Doresa Banning from the Las Vegas Business Press ULI Nevada Member George Garcia weighs in on Mixed-Use Development in Nevada The 45-acre site of the former Park Lane Mall in Reno—about seven times the size of Reno’s Greater Nevada Field ballpark—has sat vacant for ten years but now is about to get made over into a development encompassing residential, retail and commercial components. As of mid-April, ground was slated to break soon on the infrastructure, then the 1,260 apartments to be followed early next year with … Read More

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Downtown Momentum Tour

Please Save the date for the City of Las Vegas’ Downtown Momentum Tour, March 2, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Las Vegas City Hall. Parking will be available in the City of Las Vegas Parking Garage located at 500 S. Main Street.

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Applications for ULI’s 2017 Awards Programs are now open

Apply for a 2017 ULI Award to receive recognition for an exceptional project that you or a colleague developed. The deadline to apply for a 2017 ULI Award is Monday, February 27. About ULI Awards Programs: ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Recognizing best practices and outstanding development projects in both the private and public sectors. Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards: Honoring exemplary developments that meet affordable and workforce housing needs in the local community. Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards: Commending innovative state and local … Read More

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RFP – Reed Whipple Cultural Center

The City of Las Vegas is seeking a best and final proposal for the property commonly known as the Reed Whipple Cultural Center located at 821 N. Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV APN 139-27-708-019. There will be a pre-submittal Conference and tour held September 29 at 1:00PM in the Economic and Urban Development Department located on the Sixth floor of Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main Street. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend. Please provide information on or before November 3, 2016 to: edinfo@lasvegasnevada.gov The Economic and … Read More

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Las Vegas’s Angel Park Golf Club and SNWA mentioned in Urban Land for efforts around turf removal

When professional golf’s U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open were televised from North Carolina’s historic Pinehurst No. 2 course in 2014, viewers got an unforgettable look at what is considered the future of golf courses. From a blimp high above, cameras showed a landscape not covered in the lush greenery typical of golf courses, but fairways that were streaked in browns and roughs pockmarked with stretches of exposed sand. Except for the putting surfaces, Pinehurst No. 2 looked arid. And it was all by design. As part of a makeover … Read More

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Successes and Insights from Downtown Detroit

RSVP to: rsvp@ffwpr.com Join the City of Las Vegas and Downtown Vegas Alliance for an enlightening evening. Civic and business leaders from Detroit share their first hand experience with initiatives, ideas and programs that are helping to revitalize their city.  

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Virginia Street Corridor ULI Advisory Services Panel

Panelists from the Urban Land Institute presenting their recommendations to city officials and the public Friday, April 8th at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) advised the City of Reno to “think differently” about the Virginia Street Corridor at a public meeting held Friday, April 8 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. The city spent $125,000 for the ULI panelists who were tasked with providing candid advise to the City of Reno regarding the land use and economic development potential of the Virginia Street Corridor. They … Read More

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How critical is art and design to the future of Maryland Parkway?

Kristen Peterson Fri, Feb 12, 2016 (1:13 p.m.) Las Vegas Weekly Maryland Parkway is a critical and lengthy stretch of road traversed daily by residents across the Valley. Flowing from McCarran International Airport to Cashman Field, it also branches off to beloved residential areas: the Historic John S. Park neighborhood, Paradise Palms, the Las Vegas Country Club and Huntridge Neighborhood (with Huntridge Circle Park literally dividing the north and south lanes at one point). It takes us to the UNLV campus, Sunrise Hospital, the Boulevard Mall and Fremont Street. Chains … Read More

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Tour of RTC’s Mobility Training Center

If you missed our tour of RTC’s Mobility Training Center, check it out here: http://www.lasvegasnow.com/video?videoId=349742407

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