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    ULI Chicago, a District Council of the Urban Land Institute, has more than 1,400 members in the Chicago land area. Organized in 1986, ULI Chicago is one of the oldest district councils in the nation. Read More

  • Emerging Trends

    Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 sounds a cautiously optimistic note...read the report and the Real Estate Forecast 2015 meeting summary. Read More

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ULI Chicago News

ULI Releases Retail Report co-authored by…


A new ULI report, Retail in Underserved Communities, explores factors that hamper retail development in some lower-income communities, offers solutions to overcome the dearth of shopping options for neighborhood residents, and includes case studies exploring how retail development sparked revitalization efforts. The report is co-authored … Read More

ULI Members Honored as Bisnow 2014 Chicago…

Congratulations to nine ULI Chicago members named Bisnow 2014 Chicago Power Women in CRE.  Bisnow completed a seven-part Power Women series profiling the 50 most influential women in Chicago commercial real estate.  Honorees were celebrated at a cocktail awards reception.  Read the most recent series … Read More

Young Leaders Share Lunch and Conversation…


On Thursday, November 13, 2014, twenty young leaders gathered for a “Brown Bag Lunch” to listen to and dialogue with Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer at the offices of Related Midwest.  Bridget Gainer has served as the 10th District Cook County Commissioner since April 2009. She … Read More

ULI Chicago Launches Retail Initiative with…


ULI Chicago kicked off its 2-year retail initiative by convening a workshop on October 29-30, 2014 to address the challenges that suburban communities face in maintaining and attracting successful retail developments. The workshop brought together 15 experts including retail developers, investors, public sector representatives, planners, … Read More