Monthly Archives: April 2016

Planning and Development Principles Statement for the City of Los Angeles

In advance of the ballot initiative forum being co-hosted with the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate on April 27th, the ULI Los Angeles Planning and Development Reform Task Force has released the following Planning and Development Principles Statement for the City of Los Angeles. The Issue at Hand The planning and development process in the City of Los Angeles is broken. There is little to no comprehensive planning to set a clear vision for the future of our city. The promise of the City’s General Plan Framework element, the … Read More

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ULI Los Angeles Dress for Success Event Recap

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In February, WLI and CREW members joined together for a fun evening of empowerment, networking, and fashion at Bloomingdale’s Century City.     The program included: A short presentation by WLI Chair Nancy Wilhite, Managing Director of CBRE, on the book “The Confidence Code – The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know”. Hors D’Oeuvres and Champagne Fashion Show featuring a few of our very own WLI/CREW members Shopping and beauty stations all for a great cause; Bloomingdale’s through its annual Fashionable Fundraiser Promotion will donate a … Read More

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ULI Los Angeles 2016 GROW Program Update

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We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2016 GROW Program. Spearheaded by our Women’s Leadership Initiative both women and men participate in this program to provide leadership and career advancement opportunities to mid-level professionals. The participants will be able to develop their goals and work with the mentors to excel in their careers. GROW members will also be able to build on their network through interactive discussions on current real estate trends and issues with other members. The program selects members who bring diversity to the group to … Read More

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Trail-Oriented Development: New ULI Report Looks at Projects Tailored to Those Who Prefer Cycling and Walking Over Driving

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For more information, contact Trish Riggs at 202-624-7086 WASHINGTON (March 29, 2016) — Cyclists, take note: real estate developers and cities are becoming more responsive to your needs by creating an increasing number of communities tailored to those who would rather bike than drive. A new Urban Land Institute (ULI) publication, Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier identifies this trend as “trail-oriented development,” the latest phase in the evolution of urban development from car-centric to people-friendly design. Similar to transit-oriented development, trail-oriented development takes advantage of and leverages … Read More

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