• Retail Initiative

    What does retail development need to survive and thrive in the 21st century? A key question being addressed in ULI Chicago's two-year Retail Initiative. Read More

  • 2018 Spring Meeting

    Prices increase after February 23rd
    Immerse yourself in a growing, dynamic city. Address the latest trends in real estate. Share practical, board-level strategies. Register today for the best rate and join senior real estate leaders May 1–3 in Detroit for the Full Members-only ULI Spring Meeting. Read More

  • Vision Awards

    Honoring the visionaries in our industry who abound with creativity and passion making a difference in the places where we live, work and play. Read More

ULI Chicago News

How Craft Breweries are Driving Development…

Last week ULI Chicago members gathered at The Plant, a former meatpacking facility in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood, to experience first-hand how craft brewers are thriving in long-term disinvested neighborhoods and helping drive their revitalization. The Plant formed the perfect backdrop for this … Read More

Development Dialogue | Aurora, IL

ULI Chicago members recently conducted a Development Dialogue in Aurora, IL to help jumpstart the City’s downtown redevelopment efforts. This technical assistance was provided in partnership with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), and as a follow-up to the newly adopted Downtown Master Plan … Read More

ULI Chicago Releases Report Outlining Strategies…

ULI Chicago Releases Report Outlining Strategies for Promoting Workforce Housing in North River Communities, Chicago, IL  CHICAGO (December 12, 2017) —The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) has released a report with strategies for promoting workforce housing, affordable to households earning between 50% and 120% … Read More

Does It Really Matter Where Customers Shop?…

        Does It Really Matter Where Customers Shop? By Bridget Lane, Director, Business Districts, Inc. The headlines about 2017’s all-important holiday sales season have come out and they seem contradictory… Shopping center traffic is up, internet sales break records, 91% of shoppers … Read More