Monthly Archives: February 2014

2014 Placemaker Award to Honor Dan Gilbert

It is with great pleasure that we announce the recipient of ULI Michigan’s 2014 Placemaker Award will be none other than Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Detroit-based Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans. Gilbert is being recognized for his role in leading the transformation of a great American city through real estate investments, placemaking initiatives, and the relocation of many of his businesses and employees to downtown Detroit. Gilbert began his commitment in 2010 by moving his family of companies from suburban Detroit to downtown Detroit. Since then, Rock Ventures … Read More

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Women’s Leadership Initiative Set to Kick Off in 2014

ULI Michigan is excited to announce the introduction of the ULI Michigan Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI). The Women’s Leadership Initiative was established by the Urban Land Institute in 2011 as part of the Robert C. Larson Leadership Initiative. The mission of the Women’s Leadership Initiative is to raise the visibility and increase the number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry. The four primary objectives of the ULI Michigan Women’s Leadership Initiative are as follows: 1. Promote the advancement of women throughout their careers and as leaders and the real estate and … Read More

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Leadership Insights: Dan Cassidy, Vice President of Soil and Materials Engineers

“I believe some people are natural leaders, but I believe others possess strong leadership skills, but do not use these skills until circumstances come together to allow them to shine.  Over the last five years, circumstances, such as economic challenges, lack of others taking responsibility, and loss of colleagues, have presented me with the opportunity to step into leadership roles.  I have since realized that I have always been a leader, just a different type of leader.  I am a person to lead by example, one who heads to the … Read More

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A Word From ULI Michigan

Hello, and welcome to 2014! The New Year never fails to instill a sense of rebirth among us. It gives us all a fresh start, a clean slate, and ULI Michigan is no exception. With that in mind, we are pleased to announce that we will be making some changes to the way we communicate with you in 2014, and beyond! We understand that you receive emails constantly throughout the day, and if you are a ULI Member, you are well aware of the amount of information being disseminated through … Read More

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CareerLink: Great Lakes Capital Fund/Develop Michigan, Inc.

Great Lakes Capital Fund/Develop Michigan Inc. currently has a number of positions available in Lansing, Detroit, Indianapolis and Chicago. Available Opportunities: Asset Manager-Stabilized Assets Lansing Headquarters or Detroit Office Asset Manager-Stabilized Assets Indianapolis Office Executive Assistant to EVPs Lansing Headquarters Loan Originator Lansing Headquarters Assistant Underwriter Lansing Headquarters Administrative Coordinator Part-time (20 hours) Chicago Office Please visit the Great Lakes Capital Fund Website for a full list of opportunities and information on how to apply.

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