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Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship for Public Officials

Public officials can save 90 percent or more on registration to next month’s ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago, thanks to a scholarship program offered by the ULI Rose Center for Public Leadership and Chicago Title Insurance Company. Apply for a scholarship online.

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White Flint in Maryland is Forging a New Infrastructure Path


Developers in the White Flint area along Rockville Pike, MD are banking on new infrastructure. The White Flint area, along busy arterial Rockville Pike in Montgomery Pike, MD, is one of four corridor case studies explored in the new ULI report Shifting Suburbs: Reinventing Infrastructure for Compact Development. The Washington, DC metro area continues to be a hot market for compact, walkable new development. The White Flint area in Montgomery County, Maryland is providing a model for how the infrastructure needed to support this development type can be paid for. … Read More

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ULI Women! Fall Meeting Scholarship Opportunity

Five female Associate, YLG, and/or student members of ULI will be awarded scholarships to attend the 2012 ULI Fall Meeting in Denver from October 16-19 and advance the mission of the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI). The scholarship will include complimentary registration and a $1000 reimbursement of expenses related to hotel, airfare, local transport, and meals. Applicants are requested to submit the following: Completed application form with basic information, ULI engagement, and essay (400 word maximum) addressing the question: “How will involvement in WLI and attendance at the Fall Meeting … Read More

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Toomey Initiative Leadership Discussion

On July 25th, a group of 15 ULI members gathered to participate in a national ULI project called the Toomey Initiative.  The Initiative provides ULI with a unique opportunity to assess the challenges facing our regions over the next 75 years.  With generous funding from Tom Toomey (ULI Trustee), ULI is conducting a global survey of its top District/National Council leadership, asking for their perspective on the challenges to and opportunities for future growth in their regions.  This information, in turn, will highlight future opportunities for ULI members to provide … Read More

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2012 Spring Council Forum from a Young Leader’s Perspective

By Katie Bucklew ULI Washington offers a tremendous amount of unique opportunities for young leaders to become involved in events, mentoring and discussions through a variety of programs during the year.  ULI is proactively trying to engage younger members (YLG and other leaders) active at the District Council level with even more opportunities to become involved in ULI on a national level, one of which is to be a guest at the Spring Product Council meetings.  I was thrilled that the national committee sought to bring some of our ULI … Read More

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ULI Panel Analyzes Scenarios for the Only Washington, D.C., Building Designed by Mies van der Rohe

MLK Building

At the invitation of the District of Columbia Library System, a ULI Advisory Services panel convened in Washington, D.C., in November to evaluate alternatives for the building housing the city’s central library. It is the District’s only building designed by famed architect Mies van der Rohe. The panel reported that building one or two additional stories atop the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Library and making all or part of the larger building available for lease could generate as much as $4 million to $5.5 million annually to offset the … Read More

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More Than 75 Public Officials Participate in ULI Day, Marking 75th Anniversary


ULI celebrated 75 years of leadership in community building in December with a series of events in communities throughout the United States, including meetings with the mayors of Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and other cities. ULI’s district councils in the United States secured more than 35 proclamations from more than 75 public officials—including mayors and governors—recognizing the institute’s work in fostering the creation of vibrant living and working environments. They proclaimed December 14, the anniversary of ULI’s establishment in Chicago in 1936, as “ULI Day.” In New York City, Mayor Michael … Read More

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