About Us

Our mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI Philadelphia carries forth that mission by serving the area’s public and private sectors with pragmatic land use expertise and education.

About Us


ULI is a nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, the Institute now has almost 40,000 members in 95 countries, representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines working in private enterprise and public service – including leading property owners, investors, advisors, developers, architects, lawyers, lenders, planners, regulators, contractors, engineers, university personnel and students.

ULI Philadelphia is one of ULI’s largest and most robust District Councils, with about 1,000 members throughout the area, including regional satellites in Central Pennsylvania, Delaware, Lehigh Valley, and Southern New Jersey.

Through District Council sponsored educational forums and events, the opportunity to influence the local land use policy continues to be the focus and achievement of the District Councils. Members of the Urban Land Institute are automatically assigned by zip code to ULI Philadelphia District Council.

Browse the national ULI website or access more than 40,000 members on ULI’s national membership directory.


 ULI Staff

Laura Slutsky

Urban Land Institute PhiladelphiaExecutive DirectorEmail Me215-845-8994

Abby Rambo

Urban Land Institute PhiladelphiaManagerEmail Me215-845-8996

Kelly Cary

Urban Land Institute PhiladelphiaAssociateEmail Me215-845-8997