Monthly Archives: February 2017

ULI Michigan Receives Creative Placemaking Grant to Fund Ideation for New Henry Ford Cancer Center

ULI Michigan has been awarded a $5,000 creative placemaking grant from ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative, with the generous support of the Kresge Foundation. Working with partner Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), the grant will be used to host a workshop with national and local experts to generate placemaking ideas for the new, state-of-the-art cancer center, which will be located south of the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit’s New Center neighborhood. Through the partnership with HFHS, ULI Michigan will explore opportunities to create active living, nutrition, education and community green space that links the cancer center … Read More

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ULI Michigan to Award John Rakolta, Jr. of Walbridge with Lifetime Achievement Award

Urban Land Institute Michigan (ULI Michigan) is pleased to announce that John Rakolta, Jr. has been awarded the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. The Chairman and CEO of Walbridge is being recognized due to his strong presence and significant contributions to the real estate industry and many Michigan communities. ULI Michigan Chairman Robert Schostak made the announcement. The Lifetime Achievement Award was established to recognize leaders in the Michigan real estate community whose achievements throughout his or her lifetime – including contributions to real estate, civic, charitable and philanthropic endeavors – … Read More

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