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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

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

Winnetka Seeking Zoning Changes Recommended in ULI Chicago Panel Report


July 8, 2014 – Trib Local Winnetka & Northfield – Winnetka hopes survey will guide downtown redevelopment Divided over a proposal aimed at enhancing Winnetka’s downtown retail business district, officials said Monday they are hopeful that feedback from of an upcoming village-wide survey will provide them with a clear directive from local residents. The decision to put the brakes on making any changes to the current zoning guidelines was made after a heated debate Monday night over a recommendation from members of the village’s Business Community and Development Commission, who … Read More

Winnetka TAPs Continue to Bring Positive Changes


May 5, 2014 – Trib Local Winnetka & Northfield – Hubbard Woods to get two new additions The Hubbard Woods business district in Winnetka soon will welcome two new neighbors, with national retailers Jos. A. Bank and Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt expected to set up shop in the coming months. Brian Norkus, the village’s assistant director of community development, said that the men’s clothing retailer is expected to open a store in July at 1070 Gage Street in a roughly 3,100-square-foot site that formerly was occupied by BMO Harris Bank. … Read More