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Eleven Winners Announced at ULI Chicago’s Vision Awards & Two Global ULI Awards for Excellence Finalists

Eleven Winners Announced at Urban Land Institute Chicago’s 2017 Vision Awards & Two Global ULI Awards for Excellence Finalists Winners recognized as visionary developments, programs, and leading young professionals in the land use and development fields   Chicago (June 6, 2017)  Eleven winners were announced at the sixth annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards on May 31, 2017 at Morgan MFG in Chicago.  The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that use creative development practices, inventive partnerships or sharing of resources, imaginative problem solving, or visionary ideas contributing to … Read More

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James A. McShane Honored as 2016 ULI Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972. CHICAGO (December 1, 2016) –James “Jim” McShane, CEO, The McShane Companies, will be honored this evening, December 1, 2016 at the Twenty-Second Annual ULI Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner. The Urban Land Institute’s Chicago District Council (ULI Chicago) annually recognizes an industry leader who has had significant influence in the growth and development of Chicago’s real estate community, as well as pursues positive civic, charitable, and philanthropic endeavors. “Jim’s demonstrated … Read More

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City of Chicago Housing Initiative Selected As Winner of ULI’s 2016 Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award

ULI PRESS RELEASE DALLAS (October 27, 2016) – The City of Chicago’s Troubled Building Initiative was selected by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing as the winner of the 2016 Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award, an annual recognition of the innovative ways the public sector is addressing the country’s affordable housing crisis. The Chicago initiative, honored last night during a ceremony at the ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas, was chosen by a jury of national housing industry leaders. The housing initiative was selected from a … Read More

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ULI Chicago to Present Revitalization Strategies for East Grand Avenue in Gurnee – 8/23/16

ULI CHICAGO MEDIA ADVISORY Urban Land Institute (ULI) Chicago to Present Revitalization Strategies for East Grand Avenue in Gurnee – Public Presentation: August 23, 2016 WHAT: A panel of real estate experts from ULI Chicago will present strategies for revitalizing East Grand Avenue in Gurnee based on a two-day, technical assistance panel that took place in July of this year. The presentation is free and open to the public. WHEN: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm WHERE: Spaulding Elementary School 2000 N. Belle Plaine Avenue Gurnee, IL … Read More

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5th Annual Vision Award Finalists Announced

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 or chicago@uli.org Urban Land Institute Chicago Announces 2016 Vision Awards Finalists – Recognizing Visionary Developments, Programs and Young Leaders in the Land Use and Development Fields Chicago (May 17, 2016) – Twenty-six projects, programs, and young professionals were named as finalists for the 2016 ULI Chicago Vision Awards, the district council’s distinctive recognition program. Winners will be announced at the 2016 Vision Awards, June 1, 2016, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm, … Read More

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ULI Chicago in Partnership with National Trust Presents Recommendations and Action Agenda to Promote Building Reuse

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972, chicago@uli.org or Andy Grabel, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 202-588-6025, agrabel@savingplaces.org. Urban Land Institute (ULI) Chicago in Partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation Presents Recommendations and Action Agenda to Promote Building Reuse in Chicago CHICAGO (May 16, 2016) — ULI Chicago and the National Trust for Historic Preservation released recommendations and an action agenda today to encourage market-driven reuse of vacant and under-utilized buildings in Chicago. According to the summary report, Chicago’s older, smaller buildings … Read More

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ULI Chicago Report Recommends Cargo-Oriented Redevelopment Opportunities for Willow Springs

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972, chicago@uli.org ULI Chicago Report Recommends Cargo-Oriented Redevelopment Opportunities for Willow Springs CHICAGO (January 26, 2016) —The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) has released a report outlining opportunities for cargo-oriented development for undeveloped sites along a narrow corridor situated along the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal and the Illinois & Michigan (I&M) Canal in Willow Springs, IL. The report is based on a one-day, technical assistance workshop convened by ULI … Read More

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Lynn C. Thurber Named 2015 ULI Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972. Lynn C. Thurber Named 2015 ULI Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient CHICAGO (December 2, 2015) – Lynn C. Thurber, Chairman, LaSalle Investment Management, has been named the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the Urban Land Institute’s Chicago District Council (ULI Chicago).  The Lifetime Achievement Award, now in its twenty-first year, was established to recognize professionals in Chicago’s real estate community whose lifetime contributions to real estate – and to … Read More

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Randall K. Rowe, Green Courte Partners, LLC, Named New Global Chairman of ULI

ULI PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON (July 1, 2015) – Randall K. Rowe, Chairman of Green Courte Partners, LLC, a private equity real estate investment firm based in Chicago, has been named the new Global Chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a non-profit research and education institute with more than 35,000 members dedicated to leadership in real estate and land use and creating thriving communities worldwide. Rowe, a longtime ULI member, ULI Trustee and ULI Foundation Governor, will serve a two-year term that ends June 30, 2017. As ULI Global Chairman, … Read More

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Sixteen Winners Announced at ULI Chicago 2015 Vision Awards

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact:  Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 Sixteen Winners Announced at Urban Land Institute Chicago’s 2015 Vision Awards Winners recognized as visionary developments, programs, and leading young professionals in the land use and development fields. Chicago – (June 4, 2015)  Sixteen inspired and vibrant winners were announced at the fourth annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards held on June 3, 2015 at Redmoon Theater in Chicago.  The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that use creative development practices, … Read More

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