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2010-2011

24th Annual UM/ULI Real Estate Forum

Sparking Reinvention: The Evolution of a Factory Town
11/10/10
Riverfront Center
One Riverfront Center
Flint, MI

The real estate market has seen unprecedented change over the past few years. In order to succeed we must understand how we can continue to serve the market and provide relevant developments for communities and clients. Discover how to thrive and learn the current best practices when real estate professionals from across the industry gather on November 10th and 11th in Flint for the 24th Annual University of Michigan and Urban Land Institute Real Estate Forum. This year's topic, Sparking Reinvention: The Evolution of a Factory Town, focuses on the changing real estate landscape in Michigan and includes topics such as city-center development; urban farming; foundations and cities; and medical centers influence on city growth. The program will include The Urban Land Institute's Annual Emerging Trends Presentation and Report as well as popular roundtable sessions.

Through a combination of presentations by leading local and national real estate practitioners, roundtable discussions, workshops and guided bus and walking tours, the Forum provides valuable lessons in local real estate development and highlights real estate investment and development opportunities throughout the region.

Speakers include:

• Toni Griffin, consultant to the City of Detroit
• Dayne Walling, Mayor, City of Flint
• Daniel T. Kildee, Center for Community Progress
• Chris Leinberger, University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Brookings Institution
• Tom Murphy, former Mayor of Pittsburgh
• Neal Hegarty, C.S. Mott Foundation
• Benjamin Kennedy, Kresge Foundation


About the Forum

The UM/ULI Real Estate Forum is a non-profit volunteer organization. We are dedicated to enhancing real estate education both professionally and on the university level. We seek to act as an umbrella organization for other professional organizations interested in our goals and assisting the University of Michigan in promoting scholarship and professionalism in the real estate community. This year’s forum is chaired by Tom Wackerman, ASTI Environmental president.


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