Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Final Four: Urban Land Institute Announces Finalist Teams for the 2013 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

ULI Minnesota’s leaders are jurors for the 2013 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition:  Robert Engstrom, The Engstrom Companies; John Breitinger, United Properties; Stuart Ackerberg, The Ackerberg Group; and Beth Pfeifer, The Cornerstone Group. More details here.

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Texas Size Thinking

For by Curtis Johnson: Legendary Chicago planner Daniel Burnham would like Scott Polikov.  No timid plans, no boutiqued, half-done solutions.  Polikov – attorney turned town planner and public-private partnership consultant – spoke in mid-January to a roomful of rest estate developers, financiers, planners and local officials at an event sponsored by the Minnesota chapter of the Urban Land Institute. Polikov was bursting with big ideas – even for small places. He told this audience that the key to better development today is a mindset centered on economic strategy.  “We … Read More

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