ULI MEMBER VALUE, RESOURCES, AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR NASHVILLE
The COVID-19 health crisis and the subsequent economic upheavals are unprecedented. ULI members have always helped each other and their communities through numerous economic cycles and natural disasters by sharing best practices, networks, experience, and their hearts…and this crisis is sure to yield the same.
In these extraordinary and uncertain times, we can be confident that the innovations that will arise from these challenges will help reshape the real estate industry and city building and ensure business continuity for the better; and that ULI and its members will help rebuild a bright future.
ULI & ULI Nashville Resources, Webinars and Engagement Opportunities
ULI has collected resources relevant to those who own or manage real estate assets, and real estate-related businesses and workforces. From office to retail to mixed-use to multifamily settings, building management and operations strategies can be deployed to help fight the spread of infectious disease and pathogens like the coronavirus.
- A newly-created comprehensive ULI Resource page on COVID-19 Industry Insights and Impacts, established on Urban Land Magazine’s website includes:
- ULI-published content such as articles and upcoming webinars, including links to register
- Member-authored thought leadership pieces vetted by ULI
- Recommended resources from our various centers and initiatives.
- All on-demand, ULI-published content including webinars, reports, articles, and reading lists are located in ULI Knowledge Finder
Upcoming ULI Events Upcoming and Past ULI Events and Webinars HERE
- April 7, 2020 (Member Only) Webinar: Confronting COVID-19 in Multifamily Housing
- April 7–9, 2020 Deal Sourcing and Preliminary Evaluation: A Primer
- April 9, 2020 (Member Only) Federal CARES Act: Implications for the Real Estate Industry
- April 20, 2020 Retail and Mixed-Use Development: A Primer
- May 20, 2020 (Member Only) Spring 2020 Real Estate Economic Forecast Webinar
Knowledge Sharing from ULI Centers and research:
Locally ULI Nashville continues to offer COVID-related and regular annual programming and events…virtually.
Others of our annual programming have been postponed until we can meet again in-person.
ULI Nashville committees are still meeting regularly and planning is underway for a number of initiatives and future programming, including opportunities for virtual networking.
Not a ULI Member?
There is no better time to join ULI! Not only are nearly all of the ULI resources, research, industry-related articles and events/webinars member-only. BUT, until the end of May, memberships, and renewals are 10% off with code.
Now more than ever. Find it all at ULI. ULI members have immediate access to industry experts, cutting-edge research, and timely information such as the Spring 2020 Real Estate Forecast. Let ULI help you make informed decisions. Be part of the solutions and innovations that these current challenges pose.
ULI Nashville Member News & Resources
To help make a difference in the lives of these struggling families, AIM-TN is expanding its partnership with Siemens and Metro Nashville Public Schools to provide support to students and their families through our Siemens Summer Cereal Drive.
TN Dept of Health COVID-19 and Built Environment Resource Site
Last month, TN Department of Health launched a COVID-19 and the Built Environment website. This website is designed to be a central online destination to share guidance for practitioners and policymakers on built environment considerations related to the current pandemic. The content addresses immediate response needs and is also intended to inform longer-term discussions about the ways our built environment might adapt as a result of the pandemic. This is a “living” site : TDH will continue to add resources as they come available. TDH has been a valued partner to ULI Nashville on several initiatives over the years: The information on this website is certain to be of value to members’ work and lives.
Have PPE Making Skills?
This link includes information about what is most needed, donation locations, funding opportunities and more, with state-by-state info. Link: https://www.usitt.org/your-materials-and-skills-are-needed In Tennessee, PPE donation sites are located in armories. The Nashville PPE donation site is Houston Barracks. Other Tennessee information may be found here. Link: https://www.tn.gov/tema/news/2020/3/23/private-sector-ppe-donations.html
Codes Department Operation Changes:
During the Nashville COVID-19 Coronavirus Response – Effective Friday, March 20, the Metro Code Department will operate primarily electronically and will not accept applications in person. Link: https://www.nashville.gov/News-Media/News-Article/ID/9507/Codes-Department-Operations-During-the-Nashville-COVID19-Coronavirus-Response.aspx
Sonder – Local Housing Available Now
Just last week, SONDER was offering house tornado victims with $0 stays. Now, with the COVID-19 travel impact this extended-stay property is offering discounts for those who may need short-term socially distanced housing or workspaces. Direct questions to email@example.com Link: https://www.sonder.com/extendedstay
Spectrum Environmental, Inc. is offering COVID-19 office disinfection services. If interested, you may contact ULI member Jessica Delo at firstname.lastname@example.org
ULI Nashville Job Board – Member-Only listings here.
Spring 2020 ULI Member-only UrbanLand magazine features a package of articles addressing real estate and the COVID-19 outbreak, including, for example:
- An exclusive interview with Vincent Lo, Chairman of Shui On Land. The Hong Kong-based company has led the way in developing award-winning and highly successful retail and mixed-use properties in Shanghai and other major Chinese cities. Mr. Lo talks about how the pandemic experience is likely to change consumers and real estate, along with insights on developing successfully in Chinese markets today.
- Recovering from COVID-19 and Looking Ahead: Tenants and Investors Will be Looking for Healthy Buildings,” by Joseph Allen and John Macomber, of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Business School, respectively. Their new book, Healthy Buildings: How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and Productivity, will be published in April.