Monthly Archives: July 2013

Building Healthy Places Initiative

Around the world, communities face pressing health challenges related to the built environment. For many years, ULI and its members have been active players in discussions and projects that make the link between human health and development; we know that health is a core component of thriving communities. The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative will build on that work with a multifaceted program—including research and publications, convenings, and advisory activities—to leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of … Read More

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New Bradley West International Terminal

Los Angeles is a city known for having it all; except where its airport is concerned. That is all about to change with the grand opening of the new Bradley West International Terminal at LAX this September. Members of the Urban Land Institute gathered with Lambda Alpha International for a luncheon to showcase the project. Representatives from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) were presented with the 2013 Skyline Award, an award that recognizes noteworthy and commendable instances of the practical application of the principles of land economics in the preservation, … 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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Join ULI in Chicago: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship

ULI is pleased to offer two scholarship programs to connect you to the education and networking opportunities at the 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago. Apply today for the Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship or the Wells Fargo “Who’s Next” ULI Young Leaders Scholarship.

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MacArthur Park Apts – ULI Global Awards Finalist

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has selected twenty-seven developments as finalists in the 35th annual ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. The MacArthur Park Apartments in Los Angeles was selected as one of the excellence Finalists. Developer: McCormack Baron Salazar, Los Angeles Housing Partnership Designer: Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc. Size: 68,848 square feet. MacArthur Park Apartments brings affordable housing within footsteps of the subway station at Los Angeles’s iconic MacArthur Park in one of the city’s densest neighborhoods. … Read More

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YLG Art of Development – The USC Specific Plan

As Brian League, Executive Director of USC Real Estate Development, wrapped up his presentation on the recently approved $1.1 billion dollar USC Specific Plan, an audience member commented that Mr. League appeared “beat down” by the rigorous city approval process he so recently endured.  His agreeable response, while certainly not enthusiastic, echoed with a strong undertone of pride.  Seeing as this tremendous undertaking has laid the foundation for more than of 5 million square feet of new development in and around USC’s campus, it is fair to say that sense … Read More

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