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The ULI Chicago Technical Assistance Panel provides a multi-disciplinary team approach to address a specific land-use or development challenge.


Moving your Project Forward

ULI Chicago’s signature Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) provides comprehensive and strategic advice in response to a specific land use or development assignment.

  • Two-day commitment with extensive research and in-depth analysis
  • 10-12 member expert panel
  • Confidential stakeholder interviews
  • Public Presentation

Deliverable: Full-color, printed report that assembles practical, implementable recommendations to the sponsor and the local community.

Browse sample reports in the ULI Chicago TAP Report Library

Benchmarking Success

The Technical Assistance Panel process includes a 1, 6, and 12 month followup with sponsoring organizations to discuss progress, challenges or changes that have occurred in the original scope of work for each panel assignment. This is an important component of the process that allows for further assistance and guidance as communities work towards implementing recommendations from the ULI Chicago panel report.

Need More Information?
Contact ULI Chicago at 773-549-4972.

Latest Panel Updates

Woodstock Panel Recommendations Presented at Public Meeting


Panel members from the Woodstock Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) presented their recommendations on possible reuse of the Old McHenry County Courthouse and Sheriff’s House to an audience of stakeholders, local leaders and the general public in late April. The panel’s recommendations were based on a two-day panel that took place in March.  Read more about the Woodstock Panel Local news coverage provides details, feedback and public reaction to the panel’s recommendations.  A written report from the panel is forthcoming. Real Estate Panel Makes Recommendations for Woodstock Square’s Old Courthouse, Woodstock Independent, April 2015 Higher … Read More

ULI Chicago to Present Reuse Recommendations for the Old McHenry County Courthouse – 4/22/15

ULI CHICAGO MEDIA ADVISORY Urban Land Institute (ULI) Chicago to Present Reuse Recommendations for the Old McHenry County Courthouse – Public Presentation: April 22, 2015 WHAT: A panel of real estate experts from ULI Chicago will present reuse recommendations for the Old McHenry County Courthouse and Sheriff’s House based on a two-day, technical assistance panel that took place in March of this year.  The presentation is free and open to the public. WHEN: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm WHERE: Woodstock Opera House 121 E. Van Buren Woodstock, … Read More

Panel Explores Options for Old McHenry County Courthouse in Woodstock


ULI Chicago is conducting a two-day Technical Assistance Panel (TAP), March 10-11, 2015 to recommend realistic and financially sustainable uses for the Old McHenry County Courthouse in Woodstock, IL. The City of Woodstock is sponsoring the expert panel who will discuss future use, ownership, restoration, and funding sources.  Read the panel Scope of Work The TAP process includes a tour of the building and surrounding area as well as interviews with community members, and the release of panel recommendations at a public meeting in April.  Read local news coverage Thank you … Read More