Monthly Archives: July 2013

Apply for Scholarships to ULI Fall Meeting In Chicago!


The 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago is quickly approaching – taking place November 5-8.  This year there are two scholarship opportunities available for members: Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Fall Meeting Scholarship: Up to ten female Associate members (also includes under 35 and students) will be awarded complimentary registration and up to $1,500 reimbursement of expenses. Submit your application to Jessie Himmelrich ( by August 15th, 2013 Click here for the application and guidelines Winners will be notified by September 16th, 2013 Wells Fargo “Whose Next” Members Under 35 Fall Meeting Scholarship: … Read More

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Mayors Will Lead the Way

Tom Murphy pic

Tom Murphy is a Senior Resident Fellow at ULI and a former three-term mayor of Pittsburgh, PA.  Since January 2006, Murphy has served as ULI’s Gulf Coast liaison and was recently a speaker at the New Jersey Conference of Mayors’ annual conference in Atlantic City.   Click here to read his article in the recent New Jersey Conference of Mayors Magazine, discussing how mayors will “lead the way” in the rebuilding of New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy.

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Building Healthy Places Initiative


Building Healthy Places Initiative A new ULI initiative will leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.  ULI launched its Building Healthy Places Initiative this week with an announcement on the homepage, a new section of the site, and lots of content. The two-year initiative will yield multiple publications, special sessions at the Fall and Spring meetings, District Council programming, and its own conference in February. Keep up-to-date with posts related to this initiative at:

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2013 ULI’s Place Making Conference-Presentations

Placemaking University City Tour

All speaker presentations are now posted online from ULI’s 2013 Place Making Conference that was held in Philadelphia on June 24th-25th. Click here to download.

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ULI Philadelphia’s 2013-2014 Mentorship Program

The purpose of the ULI Philadelphia Mentorship Program is to foster an exchange of professional ideas, friendship, and expertise among young professionals and industry veterans in order to enhance the growth curve and experience of both parties. Here are two ULI members testimonies of their experience in the program. Mike Post is Vice President of Commercial Real Estate for M&T Bank in Doylestown, PA. He has been with M&T for 7 years, and has been a ULI member for 3 years. This was Mike’s first involvement with the ULI Mentorship … Read More

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ULI Job Posting – Washington, DC

Senior Vice President of Council Programs ULI’s Council Program plays a key role in the organization’s mission of providing leadership in the responsible use of land and creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Through the exchange of information and the sharing of best practices, Council meetings offer industry leaders vital opportunities to network, create thought-leadership opportunities and further ULI’s mission. ULI has more than 50 Council’s with 2,500 members, focusing on areas of activity in development products, development processes and international issues. For more information on Council Programs, please visit … Read More

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Soak it Up! Urban Engineers Wins National Design Contest

Urban Engineers (Urban) is thrilled to announce that a team consisting of Urban, Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, and Spiezle Architectural Group has won the Commercial Retrofit Design Category of the Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up! Competition. The team’s design submission, “Stormwater reStore,” proposes rainwater reclamation improvements to the Shopping Plaza at 3021 Grays Ferry Avenue in Philadelphia. The innovative design will serve as a prototype for future green stormwater infrastructure projects, illustrate the potential for public/private partnerships, and create awareness about the return on investment of such projects for property owners. The competition is part of Infill … Read More

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