Monthly Archives: July 2013

Chicago Works: Get to Know the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting Host City

Are you ready for the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting, to be held Nov. 5 to 8 in Chicago? ULI’s local District Council has the inside scoop on the places to visit for ideas that will work for your business, your community, and you. Early registration for the Fall Meeting is now open.     In this first installment, get to know: Bloomingdale Trail: Work begins this summer to transform an abandoned 2.7-mile stretch of elevated railway into the Bloomingdale Trail, Chicago’s only pedestrian greenway and bike path running east to … Read More

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Building Healthy Places Initiative

A new ULI initiative will leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities. Find out more here.

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Event Recap: Summer Social 2013

After only three years, a new tradition has been started in the Real Estate Industry – The ULI, GEMs & CoreNet Summer Social! Once again CUBE Nightclub was the place to be on a beautiful July evening for this free networking event. Over 500 young Real Estate professionals (and a few not so young ones) packed the rooftop patio, sampled the complimentary Smirnoff Vodka cocktail and got a free manicure. At times the line up outside stretched to more than 30 people – with curious Queen West shoppers wondering just … Read More

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ULI Welcomes Lynn Thurber As Incoming Chairman

Lynn Thurber, chairman of LaSalle Investment Management in Chicago, has been named the new chairman of ULI. A member of ULI since 2004, Thurber plans to emphasize building on the progress made by the Institute in recent years to solidify its reputation as a trusted global authority on issues related to the planning, design, and development of communities that foster a high quality of life, and which are economically competitive and environmentally sustainable. Read more.

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Spacing Magazine Survey

Spacing — a leading Canadian urbanism, architecture, and urban design magazine — is in the process of creating a ranking of urban programs in Canadian universities and post-secondary institutions. This will include both undergraduate and graduate programs, and focus on architecture, urban studies, landscape architecture/environmental design, urban design, and urban planning. Currently, no such comparable ranking exists in Canada and Spacing hopes to fill that need with one that is reliable and thorough for students and the wider public. To this end, Spacing is looking to ULI Toronto and its … Read More

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ULI Congratulates the 2013 Global Awards for Excellence Finalists

Twenty-seven projects have been selected as finalists for the ULI Global Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. Read more about the finalists, which are located in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

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