Monthly Archives: February 2019

Transformative Solutions at FutureBuild 2019

By Nadene Gallagher, Principal, Lauter + Gallagher, LLC A Communications + Marketing Firm ** ULI’s 2019 FutureBuild conference, a collaboration of ULI Los Angeles and VerdeXchange (produced by Co-Chairs Sara Neff and David Abel), attracted hundreds on January 29, 2019 in downtown Los Angeles. This productive partnership creates one of the most influential events in Los Angeles. This year international leaders in sustainability representing a broad range of stakeholders offered an inspiring and multifaceted vision of “resilient, livable and sustainable solutions for the 21st century.” A dominant theme was a … Read More

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Disruption Gets Creative: ‘Art of Development’ Explored Shipping-Container Retail and Innovative Co-Living

By Michael Asarch In a fresh event space at the iconic Helms Bakery in Culver City, ULI YLG Los Angeles hosted a sold-out presentation on “what’s next” in residential and retail concepts. Over 100 guests heard from: Chris Bledsoe, CEO and Co-Founder of Ollie an all-inclusive co-living company; Martin Howard, Co-Founder of SteelCraft, the retail developer pushing boundaries of construction; and Studio One Eleven Senior Principal Michael Bohn, AIA, designer of SteelCraft’s successful shipping-container food halls that build social cohesion and a compelling sense of place. Organizing and conducting the … Read More

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“Thoughtful Living”: The Philosophy Driving Mack Real Estate Development’s Success in South Park in Downtown Los Angeles

An Interview with Paul Keller, Chairman of Mack Real Estate Development LLC By Vanja Deretic and Zachary Streit, 2018 GROW Mentees On a beautiful Southern California morning in late October, around 30 ULI WLI Grow mentees and their two mentors had the amazing opportunity to tour Mack Real Estate Development’s latest apartment community, AVEN, in the South Park neighborhood in downtown Los Angeles. The two cohorts met for the first time since the kick-off evening to enjoy the towering structure which is nearing construction completion and currently pre-leasing. The 38-story … Read More

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