Monthly Archives: April 2012

ULI Michigan to Host YLG Leadership Exchange 2012 in Detroit

ULI Michigan is excited to be taking part in the Young Leaders Group Leadership Exchange program this summer. As the host of this year’s Exchange, ULI Michigan will be welcoming Young Leaders Group members from District Councils all over the country for a three-day event in Detroit. YLG members will arrive on Thursday, June 7, and will be treated to a welcome reception onboard The Detroit Princess, along with a tour of the developing Detroit Riverfront. The tour, which will be presented by The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, will give our … Read More

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Dan Gilmartin to Deliver Keynote Address at Public-Private Partnership Forum

Dan Gilmartin, executive director & CEO of The Michigan Municipal League, recognized as the nation’s leader in the fields of placemaking, urban revitalization, local government reform, and transportation policy, will be discussing how public-private partnerships work and how communities can benefit from such partnerships at the 3rd Annual Public-Private Partnership Forum on May 31, 2012. Gilmartin is the youngest Executive Director in the 108 year history of the MML, an organization which represents over 500 local governments throughout the state, and is currently spearheading efforts to revitalize Michigan’s communities through … Read More

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Leadership Insights: Charlie Kughn, Manifold Ventures

This edition of Leadership Insights spotlights ULI Michigan’s Young Leaders Group Co-Chair Charlie Kughn. Having already accomplished so much in his career, including recently founding Manifold Ventures, Kughn has established himself as a prominent figure in Southeast Michigan’s real estate industry, and is a model ULI member. Manifold Ventures recently purchased The Congress Building, 30555 Southfield Road, in Southfield. The building will undergo renovations which will compliment its unique architectural style. The interior will be updated with new lighting, elevators, and restrooms, all of which will maintain the 1960’s feel … Read More

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ULI Michigan Executive Committee Member Robin Boyle Discusses the Future of Urban Farming in Detroit

Flashpoint: The Future of Urban Farming WDIV Local 4 April 26, 2012

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ULI Michigan Young Leader Austin Black III and Executive Committee Member Paul Robertson Talk About Urban Sprawl on The Charlie Langton Show

Is Detroit’s Love Affair with Urban Sprawl Over? Part 1 Is Detroit’s Love Affair with Urban Sprawl Over? Part 2 The Charlie Langton Show CBS Detroit April, 2012

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Developing High-End Malls an Award-Winning Strategy for Forbes

Developing High-End Malls an Award-Winning Strategy for Forbes By Daniel Duggan Crain’s Detroit Business April 16, 2012

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ULI Michigan Members Get an Inside Look at Raleigh Film Studios

On March 20, 2012, members of ULI Michigan were treated to the first public tour of Raleigh Michigan Studios, Michigan’s first major film studio and home to the recent filming of Disney’s Oz: The Great and Powerful. The $80 million facility features seven sound stages and state-of-the-art equipment at the site of the former General Motors Centerpoint truck plant and office complex. The studio also has 360,000 square-feet of office space, some of which has already been leased to production companies, production services firms and other vendors. This fabulous event … Read More

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New Members: April 2012

ULI Michigan would like to welcome our newest members: Michelle Aniol – Charter Township of Lyon Joe Borgstrom – Michigan State Housing Development Authority Geoffrey Gallinger – Butzel Long Jay Howie – Charter Township of Lyon Burney Johnson – Michigan State Housing Development Authority Jennifer Rigterink – Michigan Economic Development Corporation Douglas Smith – Michigan Economic Development Corporation James Tischler, AICP, PCP – Michigan State Housing Development Authority Jason Van Ryn – Nederveld Lannie Young – Charter Township of Lyon  

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