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ULI LA Awarded Urban Innovation Grant

Sixteen grants totaling $320,000 have been awarded to Urban Land Institute (ULI) district and national councils through ULI’s Urban Innovation Grants program. Only ULI district and national councils are eligible to apply for grants, with awards ranging between $10,000 and $25,000. Funding for this year’s recipients is provided by the ULI Foundation’s Annual Fund and the Kresge Foundation. The ULI Annual Fund, which provided $260,000 of total awards, supports local ULI projects that recognize or launch innovative public/private partnerships that advance the responsible use of land in building healthy, thriving communities worldwide. … Read More

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Gail Goldberg Appointed to Strategic Growth Council

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The Urban Land Institute Los Angeles (ULI LA) is proud to announce the appointment of ULI LA Executive Director, S. Gail Goldberg, FAICP, to California’s Strategic Growth Council (SGC). Appointed by Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins as one of three public members to serve on the Council, Goldberg was selected for her achievements in urban planning. From Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins: ““I am pleased to have found such an outstanding candidate to serve on the Strategic Growth Council,” said Speaker Atkins (D-San Diego). “With over 25 years of experience … Read More

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ULI Released “Infrastructure 2014: Shaping the Competitive City” at Spring Meeting

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Infrastructure 2014: Shaping the Competitive City is the eighth in a series of annual reports from the Urban Land Institute and EY. The report is based on a survey of approximately 440 top public and real estate leaders from around the world. It assesses the role of infrastructure in supporting and attracting metropolitan real estate investment and supporting urban prosperity, and identifies key infrastructure investment priorities and bottlenecks. Among the findings in Infrastructure 2014: Good infrastructure is a key driver of where real estate investment dollars go; Improving the quality of public transit, roads … Read More

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ULI LA Receives Grant from ULI Foundation

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CHICAGO (November 5, 2013) — Seventeen grants totaling $250,000 have been awarded to Urban Land Institute (ULI) district and national councils through ULI’s Urban Innovation Grant program. The recipients were announced today at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago. Funding for the program is provided by the ULI Foundation’s Annual Fund, which supports local ULI projects that recognize or launch innovative public-private partnerships that advance the responsible use of land in building healthy, thriving communities worldwide. Only ULI district and national councils are eligible to apply for grants, with awards ranging between … Read More

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ULI Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors and New Trustees

WASHINGTON (July 9, 2013) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a globally respected authority on land use and urban development, has welcomed five industry leaders as new members of its board of directors and 34 leaders as new trustees for terms that began July 1, 2013. The board members and trustees provide guidance in advancing ULI’s mission, which is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI activity and participation, in addition to industry leadership, were among the criteria considered … Read More

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Solutions for a Healthier Los Angeles Conceived and Deliberated and Urban Land Institute Event

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – More than 300 real estate professionals, city planners and other leaders at the forefront of revitalizing the inner city convened Wednesday, March 7 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles for ULI Los Angeles’ (ULI LA) signature annual event, Urban Marketplace. The mission for this year’s Urban Marketplace was to create a forum for attendees to exchange ideas and conceive deals that can contribute to creating a healthier and more sustainable Los Angeles – even in the wake of the Redevelopment dissolution. In an … Read More

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ULI LA Announces Urban Marketplace 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2012 ULI Los Angeles Announces Urban Marketplace 2012: A Forum for Ideas, New Business Relationships and Solutions to Los Angeles’ Most Pressing Redevelopment Issues LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 23, 2011) — ULI Los Angeles will convene its most popular conference, the Urban Marketplace, on March 7th at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles. The uniquely-formatted conference brings together real estate professionals, city planners, and other leaders at the forefront of revitalizing the inner city. Urban Marketplace’s continued relevance is greater this year than … Read More

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Gail Goldberg Named Executive Director of ULI Los Angeles-District Council or Urban Land Institute

May 23, 2011 Former planning director of both Los Angeles and San Diego is known internationally as a visionary expert in community revitalization. Press Release by Jack Skelley, Paolucci Communication Arts LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 23, 2011) – Recognized world-wide for her city-planning expertise, Gail Goldberg has been named Executive Director of ULI Los Angeles, a District Council of the Urban Land Institute. Prior to taking this position, Goldberg was Director of Los Angeles City Planning Department and Planning Director of the City of San Diego. Goldberg now commands day-to-day … Read More

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Live/Work Housing Will Expand Beyond Economic Downturn, ULI Told

July 9, 2009 Half of Nation’s Businesses Are Already Based in the Home Pacific Electric Lofts Source: Downtown Center Business Improvement District By: Dick Lewis, President, Lewis & Associates The house is increasingly becoming the American office, with about half of the nation’s businesses now being run from the home, according to the Census Bureau. And that figure does not include the home businesses started since the advent of the downturn, an Urban Land Institute seminar was told today (July 9). “While this market has mainly been in the 24-44 … Read More

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1000 Homes Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2009 For Information: Jack Skelley Roddan Paolucci Roddan www.RoddanPaolucci.com 310-791-2759 Los Angeles, CA – ULI Los Angeles, a district council of the Urban Land Institute, has announced a unique design and development competition to help solve homelessness in Los Angeles County. The 1,000 Homes competition is part of ULI Los Angeles’ ongoing 1,000 Homes program devoted to helping the region create more Permanent Supportive Housing – a particular type of mixed-use development. The program has chosen four teams of graduate students and young … Read More

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