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ULI Magazine Features Midtown Detroit

The July 2014 issue of ULI Magazine highlights Midtown Detroit - which won the ULI Global Award for Excellence in November 2013. 

 

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Is Detroit an Apple?

How Detroit's ups and downs mimic the history of infamous success story that stagnated over time, and how following the example of another famous decline can lead to Detroit's success.

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U3 Advisors attends World Urban Forum

In April, I had the privilege of traveling to Medellin, Colombia to attend the World Urban Forum – a non-legislative UN Habitat led gathering that is widely regarded as the premier conference on Cities. Over 10,000 people attended the bi-annual gathering, which felt like a cross between a World’s Fair, a Trade-Show, and a political summit. While the conference proved to be a melting pot of topics, ideas, and people, I came away from my 3 days in Colombia more captivated by the city itself.

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Techtown Living Room Next Big Thing in Midtown Detroit

Today is a big day for Detroit. Despite negative national headlines and the Detroit city government in bankruptcy, Midtown Detroit Inc. is being honored as an example of a global best practice in real estate development. Yes, a global best practice.

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MDI Wins ULI Global Award for Excellence

Midtown Detroit Inc. wins the country's most prestigious real estate award. 

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K. Backus & Associates and U3 Ventures Merge, Creating Industry-Leading Real Estate and Economic Development Firm For Institutions

The new firm – U3 Advisors – serves the universities, medical centers, nonprofits and civic stakeholders that anchor our communities.

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Reviving Detroit from the Ground Up

John Bare, Vice President of the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, writes about the anchor strategy deployed to revitilize Midtown Detroit 

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Campuses in Cities: Places Between Engagement and Retreat

Omar Blaik discusses how urban universities can engage with their surroundings in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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