THE MISSION OF THE URBAN LAND INSTITUTE
Shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact in communities worldwide
INSPIRE best practices for equitable and sustainable land use through content, education, convening, mentoring, and knowledge sharing
LEAD in solving community and real estate challenges through applied collective global experience and philanthropic engagement
ULI is a nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, the Institute now has almost 45,000 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.