ULI Los Angeles News

TOLA 2018 Recap

TOLA Frames LA’s Transit Revolution in the Context of Equitable Development   Los Angeles is in the midst of a mobility revolution that is determining the evolution of city transportation in the new millennium. The LA vision of transit-oriented development is of an integrated system that is equitable for all residents of Greater Los Angeles. Hence the timely theme “Upward Mobility – Pathways to Inclusive Transit Neighborhoods” of the annual, interactive conference Transit Oriented Los Angeles 2018, organized by the Los Angeles Urban Land Institute (ULI Los Angeles), the District … Read More

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ULI Los Angeles Welcomes New Senior Director

Cyrice (pronounced SirReece) Griffith has joined Urban Land Institute Los Angeles as our new Senior Director. She brings to her new role over 20 years of experience in senior leadership and consulting, as well as being a passionate liaison for pipeline talent diversity in the workforce. Cyrice has been entrusted to envision and launch significant programs for prominent Los Angeles arts, entertainment, and K-12 initiatives, and at the University of Southern California. Her expertise in program development, program management, and participant engagement will drive her ULI LA responsibilities to direct District Council committee programs and sponsorship … Read More

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North Broadway Corridor TAP

ULI Los Angeles is pleased to announce the publication of its Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) report for the North Broadway Corridor, a culturally rich commercial hub located in the heart of the Lincoln Heights neighborhood. The source of Lincoln Height’s charm stems from the active public life of a multi-generational community. The entrepreneurialism of the residents and business owners who live and work in Lincoln Heights matches a communitarian spirit that makes Lincoln Heights entirely unique in the City of Los Angeles. While Lincoln Heights is a gem, it’s not entirely hidden. … Read More

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Skanska Hires New Executive Vice President Clare De Briere for Commercial Development Operations in the U.S.

LOS ANGELES – Skanska, a leading provider of project development and construction services, has hired Clare De Briere as executive vice president to support the long-term growth strategy of its commercial development operations in the U.S. In this role, De Briere, will lead the team exploring opportunities to expand Skanska’s real estate development business into Los Angeles. She will be responsible for land acquisition, the development and design of new projects, tenant leasing strategy and execution of future projects. “Since launching nearly 10 years ago, Skanska has proven it can … Read More

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LA Harbor Tour

Large redevelopment projects for the Port of Los Angeles’ waterfront – and a vivid demonstration of ULI Los Angeles’ innovative programming – were the center of discussion at the Case Study and Site Tour on August 16, 2018. Aboard the Sir Winston, ULI members had the opportunity to hear from local leaders and developers about the 3-phase future development plans for the Wilmington and San Pedro Waterfronts “Enhancing public access to the waterfront was essential in kicking off this redevelopment, drawing more visitors to the area,” announced Councilman Joe Buscaino, Los … Read More

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Gateway LA TAP Report

ULI Los Angeles is pleased to announce the publication of its Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) report for the section of Century Boulevard between the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the San Diego Freeway, more popularly known as the “Gateway to LA.” Under the guidance of representatives from the GatewayLA Business Improvement District, the ULI Los Angeles TAP was asked to create a set of recommendations focusing on potential development along the Century Boulevard corridor and land use planning opportunities emerging from the significant public infrastructure investments. The GatewayLA area … Read More

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Goodyear Tract TAP

ULI Los Angeles is pleased to announce the publication of its Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) report for the Goodyear Tract, a large industrial district in South Los Angeles. Under the guidance of the office of City of Los Angeles Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr. (Council District 9), the ULI Los Angeles TAP was asked to create a set of recommendations for the retention, recruitment, and expansion of key industrial businesses, while improving the quality of life for those who live and work in and around the Goodyear Tract. The Goodyear … Read More

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ULI Recommends Actions to Address Homelessness in Los Angeles

Key recommendations from ULI’s report: Reduce the unsheltered homeless by 50 percent by end of 2018 with a major commitment to temporary shelters Establish 60 community housing solution centers throughout LA within two years Increase the overall housing supply – streamline approvals, incentivize development, encourage innovative design Reimagine leadership and accountability – build political will, expand responsibility for solutions Rising homelessness throughout Los Angeles can be stemmed only through bold, creative, collaborative actions by the public, private and non-profit sectors to increase access to shelters as well as transitional and … Read More

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ULI LA Inaugurates its Colorful New Home

ULI Los Angeles has a brand new home at the Bloc. After 4 years on the 14th floor, ULI LA has relocated 9 flights down to a space on the 5th floor overlooking the public plaza at 700 South Flower Street. Designed by the wonderful team at STIR Architecture in cooperation with Tierney Management, LLC, Suite 550 has an industrial flair with its concrete floors, exposed ceiling, and its semi-open plan. Interscape provided its construction services to build out the space. Our new spacious home has two private offices, five … Read More

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Policy, Partnerships, and Equity Examined at Urban Marketplace 2018

“Make a deal, make a difference” was the apt theme of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Los Angeles’ 18th annual Urban Marketplace conference and expo, which featured a broad range of topics having to do with the convergence of policy, partnerships and equity. The conference, held on March 28th, 2018 at The MacArthur in Los Angeles, attracted a large crowd of city officials, architects, developers, and dealmakers to network and discuss real estate investment opportunities and development strategies for LA’s future. Urban Marketplace 2018 opened with a plenary session devoted … Read More

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