Monthly Archives: March 2014

Winnetka Trustees Discussing Parking Issues Outlined by ULI Chicago TAPs

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March 12, 2014 – Winnetka Talk – Winnetka trustee says increased parking needed for village businesses While Winnetka village staff updated trustees on the progress made in implementing the Urban Land Institute’s recommendations one trustee brought up a simple solution to help the village’s businesses. At the March 11 study session Village Manager Rob Bahan and Community Development Director Mike D’Onofrio spoke to the Village Council about regulatory review, economic development initiatives and physical improvements. Over the next several weeks, the village staff will bring several items to the council … Read More

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Young Leaders Hear Inside Scoop on Real Estate in the Media

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Real Estate in the Media was the focus of the Brown Bag discussion hosted by ULI Chicago’s Young Leaders at Cannon Design’s office at 225 N. Michigan Ave. on March 6th. Alby Gallun, Crain’s Senior Real Estate Reporter, and Emily Johnson, President of Taylor Johnson, spoke on the important role the media can play in learning about real estate transactions and/or promoting new real estate projects or topics. Often times real estate trade publications, like Crain’s Real Estate Daily, are a major source of information for real estate professionals, particularly … Read More

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ULI Chicago Suburban Program Committee Focusing on Challenges and Opportunities in Suburban Markets

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The ULI Chicago Suburban Program Committee hosted another program for industry professionals on March 11 with guest speaker Mark Eppli, Marquette University, who shared insights on whether suburban real estate is a value proposition in today’s market. The Suburban Program Committee is committed to bringing ULI’s quality programming events to suburban locations to make them convenient for professionals that may not have the ability to regularly attend events in the City. In addition, the Committee is creating meaningful programs that focus on the challenges and opportunities associated with Suburban Real Estate.  There are unique sets of trends and … Read More

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ULI Chicago TAP Recs Take Shape in Hanover Park

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February 28, 2014 – The Daily Herald – ECC, Harper College partner on Hanover Park facility Two suburban community colleges are branching out to Hanover Park with a new facility aimed at confronting unemployment.  Harper College and Elgin Community College hope to launch the Education and Work Center in an aging strip mall this summer, with classes starting in the fall. Although officials first announced the partnership last May, the village and administrators have finally reached a deal on the terms of a lease for a 10,000-square-foot space in Hanover … Read More

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ULI’s NEW 40 Under 40: Who Will You Nominate?

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Urban Land magazine is launching 40 Under 40, a celebration of the world’s top real estate and land use leaders and visionaries under the age of 40. Urban Land will draw upon the collective wisdom of ULI’s more than 30,000 members worldwide to identify individuals for this honor. The inaugural class of 40 Under 40 will be profiled in an upcoming issue of the magazine and recognized at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City. ULI members—of any age—are encouraged to nominate candidates. Eligible candidates are those professionals … Read More

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