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Detroit to Host Urban Land Institute’s 2018 Spring Meeting Set for May 1-3 at the Cobo Convention Center

For more information, contact: Trisha Riggs, 202/624-7086; priggs@uli.org WASHINGTON (January 10, 2018) – The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global real estate organization with 40,000-plus members dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving, sustainable communities, will hold its 2018 Spring Meeting May 1-3 at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit. The Spring Meeting routinely draws nearly 3,000 of ULI’s most engaged members, including renowned industry experts from around the world sharing insights on all aspects of real estate. A major focus for the 2018 gathering will be the reinvention … Read More

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ULI Toronto to Host 2018 Young Leader Exchange

The Young Leaders Group Leadership Exchange is an exciting series of cross-country tours designed specifically for young leader members. Exchanges focus on project tours, site visits, discussion panels and networking opportunities to learn about the challenges and successes other metropolitan areas are facing. It also offers Young Leaders a great opportunity to network with other professionals that are involved with ULI and learn from some of the nation’s most prominent planners, builders and developers. The ULI Young Leaders of Boston, Chicago, Michigan, New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. have successfully … Read More

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ULI Michigan Announces the Newest Co-Chairs of the Women’s Leadership Initiative

On November 20, 2017 ULI announced Shannon Morgan and Stacy Esbrook as the new co-chairs of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. The women, who bring more than 30 years of combined experience working in real estate and economic development, will replace Cari Easterday-Kar and Jill Ferrari, current co-chairs of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. “There is a need to identify and promote strong women who are solid in their ideals and who have the necessary business acumen and background needed to make things happen in a fast-paced organization,” said Ferrari, who also … Read More

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Now Accepting Nominations for the Second Annual ULI Michigan Member Awards

ULI Michigan is currently accepting nominations for the Second Annual ULI Michigan Member Awards, to be presented at the Second Annual ULI Michigan Meeting. We are seeking nominations in the following award categories: Outstanding Leadership Award Women’s Leadership Initiative Elevation Award Young Visionary Award Community Builder Award Outstanding Leadership Award The ULI Michigan Outstanding Leadership Award recognizes a local member, who through his or her involvement in the Urban Land Institute has come to embody the Mission of ULI; providing leadership in the responsible use of land, and in creating and sustaining … Read More

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In The News: A Detroit Neighborhood, and a Blueprint for the Future

John Petz, co-chair of the Urban Land Institute Michigan Programs Committee, gives Bridge readers a look into ULI’s Larson Center for Leadership’s, Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) and the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation’s partnership with the Michigan District Council of the Urban Land Institute, to create a series of recommendations and achievable solutions. The result of the nearly six-month process was a report entitled Grandmont Rosedale, Detroit: Creating Density through Housing and Retail Diversification. Petz outlines the series of strategies that were made to maximize the full potential of the community. … Read More

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ULI is its Members

You deliver on our mission. You enhance our communities. You shape the future of our industry. We wanted to know how we could make an even greater impact and provide an even better experience for members. You told us how important ULI is to you and what could be improved. We have listened and we have made substantial changes. Fundamentally, this means more opportunities for more members. Watch the full video to see how we are improving the ULI experience. Our work is not finished. We are just getting started. … Read More

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Apply Now for the Women’s Leadership Initiative 2017 Fall Meeting Scholarship

Since 2012, the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) has awarded scholarships to women members to participate in the Fall Meeting.  These scholarships are awarded in recognition of a member’s contributions to ULI and demonstrated commitment to real estate and land use issues.  Further selection criteria is a member’s ability to articulate the benefits of WLI involvement and Fall Meeting attendance to advance their professional interests and pursuits as well as their future involvement with ULI. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who have 7+ years in the real estate or … Read More

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ULI Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner Party Pictures

On Thursday, May 18, more than 400 guests attended a dinner at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, where Urban Land Institute Michigan presented a lifetime achievement award to John Rakolta Jr., chairman and CEO of Walbridge. ULI Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner: Party Pictures DBusiness May 24, 2017

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ULI Entrepreneur Profiles: Clifford Brown of Woodborn Partners

Detroit’s own Clifford Brown of Woodborn Partners is the featured entrepreneur in the May 2017 edition of Urban Land Institute‘s Entrepreneur Profiles! Entrepreneur Profiles are conversations with real estate development professionals who, in most cases, have recently made the leap into the industry whether as young individuals fresh out of school or as mid-career transitions. With a focus on small-scale developers often doing incremental and transformative work, these are quick and easy to read profiles to raise awareness of these professionals. By telling their stories, the Urban Land Institute hopes … Read More

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In The News: Collaborative Real Estate Development Program Makes a Difference Across Metro Detroit

This feature article takes a look into Urban Land Institute’s, Robert C. Larson Center for Leadership Program and how it began. The article features members of the program and of ULI and has them speak about what program members do and how they take on projects to refresh communities. Collaborative Real Estate Development Program Makes a Difference Across Metro Detroit By Patrick Dunn Model D May 15, 2017

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