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ULI Young Leaders Group (YLG) Hong Kong is proud to launch its first ever real estate development case competition for young professionals. This competition seeks innovative design and business proposals that will generate fresh ideas for the sites in the Star Street neighborhood. 

The spirit of the competition is collaboration, and it adopts an interdisciplinary approach. We seek proposals that include design, business, and financial aspects. We welcome young professionals from all real estate-related industries to form teams of two to four people and propose innovative ideas!


The competition will run from late September to early December in two stages—a preliminary round and a final round. Finalists chosen for Stage 2 will receive mentoring from senior industry leaders. The winning team will receive a cash prize and a chance to present its proposal at the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.


Competition at a Glance


Multiple adjacent sites with a total site area of about 10,000 square feet, designated for commercial and residential development in the Star Street neighborhood in Wanchai, Hong Kong.


ULI members under age 35; non-members ages 25 to 35.
Teams of two to four participants, with a mix of development, investment, and design backgrounds.


Stage 1: 29 September to 22 October 2017
Stage 2: 3 November to 3 December 2017  


First place: HK$30,000 per team, complimentary passes to the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit,
and a chance to present the winning proposal to summit attendees.

Second place: HK$15,000 per team.


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ULI, the Urban Land Institute, is a non-profit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, we now have more than 40,000 members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines working in private enterprise and public service.

A multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates an open exchange of ideas, information, and experience among industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. Members say we provide information they can trust, and that ULI is a place where leaders come to grow professionally and personally through sharing, mentoring, and problem solving. With pride, ULI members commit to the best in land use policy and practice.


The ULI Young Leaders Group (YLG) is an affinity group for members under 35 years old who are dedicated to the responsible use of land and real estate in enhancing our future. The YLG strives to provide a unique setting for the leaders of tomorrow to interact and network both professionally and socially, with the leaders of today. It offers younger ULI members the opportunity to network with their peers, gain exposure to senior industry professionals, and to continue their professional education.

The YLG includes a diverse group of real estate professionals and students, including architects, engineers, financial analysts, town planners, developers, commercial agents, and lawyers. All interested members from other industries are also encouraged to join

The Young Leaders Group of Asia Pacific is dedicated to the development of leadership through the exchange of knowledge and synergistic networking in the real estate communities. We strive to create a unique setting for tomorrow’s leaders in real estate, land use policy, and urban design.

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