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StreetSmarts: Monthly Newsletter for November 2018

This is the first edition of ULI San Diego – Tijuana’s monthly newsletter, StreetSmarts. We know you are bombarded with information from every angle. StreetSmarts is intentionally designed to provide the local ULI community with snippets of information about the projects, policies, and people that make our region thrive. Click here for the November newsletter.

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Tijuana, San Ysidro projects transforming border

Click here to download this article as a PDF. By Thor Kamban Biberman Whether for medical tourism, affordable housing, or a retail experience, Tijuana is continually being transformed, and at least one binational proposal could constitute the greatest transformation yet. The future of the binational region was the topic of a ULI San Diego-Tijuana chapter forum at the University Club Tuesday. “This the only binational ULI council in the world,” said Diego Velasco, a principal with the M.W. Steele Group design firm who moderated the program. Velasco said those coming … Read More

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Open Office Spaces Must Evolve to Compete in a WeWork World, Experts Say

The long-hailed concept of “open” office plans is getting pushback amid complaints about a lack of privacy and unwanted workplace interruptions, prompting developers and designers to scramble to figure out how to provide the latest corporate perk: Alone time. Read more here.

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RECAP: Culture Quotient Low? Expect High Turnover

If you can’t define your company’s culture or it has a bad one, employees are likely to head for the door, said panelists at ULI San Diego’s monthly breakfast event Tuesday, “The Culture Driven Workplace: Driving Employee Satisfaction, Profit, and Innovation.” Read more here.

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