Young Professionals

Fostering growth for our industry leaders of tomorrow through professional education, mentorship, networking and more.

Young Professionals

Join ULI Chicago for young professional activities that provide members with networking opportunities among peers and senior leaders and an opportunity to continue their industry education.  Co-Chairs, Anthony Hrusovsky, Sterling Bay, and Molly Ekerdt, Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc., provides a link between ULI leadership and young members, offering a fresh perspective on discussions and programming specific to young professionals.

Under 35 Membership

Young professionals, age 35 and under, qualify for special membership and event discounts.  Learn about the benefits of membership and make an investment in your career in real estate today.  Join ULI Now

Young Leaders Exchange Series

The Young Leaders Exchange is an exciting series of cross-country tours designed specifically for young leader members.  Exchanges focus on project tours, site visits, discussion panels and networking opportunities to learn about the challenges and successes other metropolitan areas are facing. It also offers young leaders a great opportunity to network with other professionals that are involved with ULI and learn from some of the nation’s most prominent planners, builders and developers.

Leadership Opportunities

ULI Chicago and ULI national offer scholarships and other mentoring and leadership opportunities that will help grow the next generation of leaders in our industry.  Several scholarships are associated with the ULI Spring and Fall Meetings and ULI Chicago coordinates several programs that broaden members’ ULI and industry experience.  Most opportunities are either nomination or application-based and some include program fees.

ULI Chicago Mentorship Program
Chicago Product Council Initiative
ULI Jeffrey Kahan Full Member Fellowship