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Applications Now Being Accepted for 2015 ULI Hines Competition

ABOVE: A team from the University of Maryland won the 2014 ULI Hines Competition. From left are Andrew Casavant, Matthew Miller, Rameez Munawar, David Ensor and Amina Mohamed.

Washington, DC, USA — The 13th Annual ULI Hines Competition is now accepting applications from graduate student teams for the 2015 competition.

Students are invited to challenge themselves to create thriving communities with the ULI student urban design and development competition, sponsored by Gerald D. Hines. Applicants are encouraged to put their skills and ideas to the test and compete to win $50,000. For more information on the competition and rules, please visit

Successful real estate development and design in the 21st century requires intensive collaboration across disciplines and sectors. In the Hines Competition, competitors will have the chance to form a multidisciplinary team with four other graduate students in the United States or Canada and tackle a real land use challenge in a U.S. city.


2015 Hines Competition Calendar & Deadlines:
• Application due date: December 8, 2014 at 5:00 PM EST
• Applicants notified of eligibility: December 15, 2014
• Competition dates: January 12, 2015January 27, 2015 at 5:00 PM EST

This is an ideas competition with no expectation that any of the submitted schemes will be applied to any site. The winning team will receive $50,000 and the finalist teams $10,000 each.

Since its first year in 2003, over 6,200 graduate students have participated in the ULI Hines Competition.

For more information, please visit

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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