PHOENIX—ULI’s Trends Day, The Next 10 Years, featured discussions on the region’s newest economic development initiative, Velocity, millennials and light rail. Panelists explored the economy, creative turbulence, education, water and healthcare development while quick hit perspectives shared the latest on creative office, state land and retail. Approximately 1,000 real estate professionals were in attendance at the all-day event.  

KC Conway began with an economist’s view of Metro Phoenix and Arizona, both of which rank 11th in US growth rate. This was followed by Arizona State University president, Michael Crow, who naturally placed a strong emphasis on Arizona education. The session titled, Water: Managing for the Future, painted a less-than-rosy view of Phoenix and panelists discussed Arizona’s dire straits with regard to water.

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