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University-Community Engagement is a Two Way Street

U3 Advisors' Co-CEO Omar Blaik moderated a panel on University and Community Engagement as part of the Next City City Sessions Series. 

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Building Successful Anchor Stategies

U3 Advisors' Alex Feldman and George Smith discuss what can make an anchor strategy successful. 

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Envisioning Atlantic City as a Healthcare Resort

U3 Advisors Vice President, Alex Feldman, argues for Atlantic City to become a Healthcare Resort in Next City. 

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Community members discuss ways to redesign Route 1 corridor

U3 Advisors engages members of the University of Maryland and civic leaders in College Park to envision the city as a top 20 college town by 2020. 

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The Role of the Private Sector in Placemaking: Creative Placemaking Forum

U3 Advisors Co-CEO Omar Blaik discusses the role of the Private Sector at the ArtPlace America Creative Placemaking Forum in Milwaukee. 

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Developer unveils plans for 4-star hotel at University of Maryland in College Park

U3 Advisors' Co-CEO discusses the proposed 4-star hotel at the University of Maryland College Park in the Washington Post. 

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U3 Advisors proposes private development on UMass Amherst Campus

U3 Advisors' Vice Presidents George Smith and Steve Jacobs discuss the potential for private development at UMass Amherst. 

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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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