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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

Cook County Land Bank Receives Financing from The PrivateBank


July 24, 2014 – Chicago Tribune – The PrivateBank pledges $10 million to vacant home rehabs The PrivateBank is committing $10 million in financing to the Cook County Land Bank’s efforts to acquire and rehab distressed vacant homes and then sell them at cost to consumers. It represents the first partnership between a private, for-profit company and the land bank, formed 18 months ago with the goal of stabilizing communities by finding new uses for more than 55,000 vacant lots and abandoned houses and other buildings within the county.  Read … Read More

More Progress in the Pullman Neighborhood following ULI Chicago TAP


July 24, 2014 – WBEZ – Pullman to get an indoor sports facility Groundbreaking for an indoor sports facility in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood will take place on Saturday. The vacant site, at 104th and Woodlawn, once was an auto auction site. The Pullman Community Center will be 135,000 sq. ft. with artificial turf for baseball, soccer and even lacrosse and rugby. It’s on the campus of Pullman Park, off of the Bishop Ford Highway, a mixed-use economic redevelopment project designed to revitalize the area. Pullman has a 21 percent unemployment … Read More

ULI Chicago Panel Recommendations Moving Ahead in Joliet


ULI Chicago’s Joliet Correctional Center Redevelopment TAP took place in January 2012 and both ULI Chicago and TAP partner, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), have been tracking progress on recommendations outlined in the panel report.  In addition to the 1, 6, and 12 month follow ups regularly conducted by ULI Chicago, CMAP followed this project for an additional year to track continued progress. The City of Joliet and the Collins Street Task Force, one of the leading groups through which the City and others are working towards implementing the … Read More