The dates have been set for Urban Land Institute's
spring meeting at Washington State Convention Center: May 2-4. The midweek gathering includes tours, panels, forums and speakers. There will be a pre-meeting railroad junket to Portland (May 1), as well as tours of the Seattle waterfront, Bellevue (including Microsoft
and the Spring District),
and South Lake Union. Social events will include a Capitol Hill bash hosted by restaurateur Matt Dillon
at Optimism Brewing Co.
and a Pioneer Square pub crawl/art walk during the regular First Thursday
art walk. Details and registration: spring.uli.org
Tacoma is offering a free commercial leasing workshop, led by CBRE's John Bauder
and staff from the city's Community and Economic Development Department. CEDD director Ricardo Noguera
said the goal is to help small businesses considering their first brick-and-mortar location and existing businesses ready to expand, as well as commercial brokers and commercial property owners. It starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 3 at Bates Technical College's Business Center Auditorium, 1101 Yakima Ave. RSVP atpingg.com/rsvp/7w5tj7p265xqdf7m7.
Tuesday, May 11 will be the lunchtime networking event for Commercial Real Estate Women Seattle & Sound.
The gathering takes place at Motif, 1415 Fifth Ave. at 11:30 a.m. Marianne Trost,
a professional trailer and coach, is the speaker. Details and registration: crewss.memberclicks.net
The Seminar Group's seventh annual conference on eminent domain is set for May 18 at Crowne Plaza Seattle. It is chaired by Bart J. Freedman
of K&L Gates
and Kinnon W. Williams
of Inslee Best Doezie & Ryder,
and will look at the Trump administration's plans for deregulation and infrastructure, a Washington transportation finance package and record growth in the Northwest. Representatives from Sound Transit, SDOT
will participate. For more info and registration: theseminargroup.net