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Thursday, January 17, 2013
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Walkable Communities for Globally Competitive Cities

Greater Ohio Policy Center, ULI Cleveland, and LOCUS are pleased to present “Advancing Ohio’s Urban Agenda: Walkable Communities for Globally Competitive Cities,” one of three statewide events featuring Christopher Leinberger, President of LOCUS—a national network of real estate developers and investors that advocates for sustainable, walkable urban development in America’s metropolitan areas.

In Ohio and around the country, real estate developers and investors are recognizing pent-up demand for and a market shift toward sustainable, walkable urban places. Despite this paradigm shift and change in market momentum, many local, state and federal policies currently in place distort development incentives and hamper efforts to create the development consumers want and that support strong local economies. Urban developers and real estate and land use experts can align to provide state and national policy makers with expert advice on current consumer demand and the many benefits of urban and metropolitan growth strategies. This event is a critical first step toward identifying ways to inform policymakers and ultimately help more communities across Ohio develop in ways that are sustainable for the environment, the economy and their bottom lines.

With:Ari Maron, Partner, MRN Ltd.Chris Leinberger, President, LOCUSStephen Leeper, President, 3CDCModerated by: Lavea Brachman, Executive Director, GOPC

Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH

More information: http://bit.ly/10OtQcJ

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