Monthly Archives: August 2012

ULI Chicago to Recommend Land Use Strategies for the Irving Park Road Corridor in Hanover Park

ULI CHICAGO MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:  A panel of real estate experts from ULI Chicago will announce redevelopment recommendations from the Irving Park Road Corridor TAP which took place on August 1-2, 2012 in Hanover Park. WHEN:  August 28, 2012, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm WHERE:  Anne Fox School, Main Entrance, 1035 Parkview Drive, Hanover Park, IL 60133 PARTNERS:  The Village of Hanover Park Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) Building upon priorities in Hanover Park’s 2010 Comprehensive Plan, the Village applied for and was … Read More

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Applications Now Being Accepted for the 19th Annual CNDA Awards

THE 19TH ANNUAL CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AWARDS Recognizing outstanding achievement in neighborhood real estate development and community building. Applications are due on September 10, 2012. All applicants must be available for a site visit on October 5, 2012. THE RICHARD H. DRIEHAUS FOUNDATION AWARDS FOR ARCHITECTURAL EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY DESIGN Recognizing best practices in community design, landscape design and architecture. Applications are due on September 14, 2012. A monetary award will be presented to winners, who will be announced and honored at a late-afternoon ceremony on February 13, 2013 at … Read More

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Community Members Support Irving Park Road Corridor TAP

Mayor Rodney Craig, Village of Hanover Park, comments on the ULI experts involved in the Irving Park Road Corridor TAP. Patricia Gonzalez, Principal, Parkwood Elementary School, comments on the Irving Park Road Corridor TAP. An 11-member panel convened on August 1st and 2nd to recommend retail development strategies to the Village of Hanover Park. After two-days of fact-finding, community engagement, and panel discussion, the TAP coalesced around a set of strategies including tactics to support viable community businesses, steps to repurpose obsolete retail, and ways to leverage public investment to … Read More

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ULI expert panel members volunteer their time in Hanover Park, August 1-2, 2012

A panel of volunteer ULI experts is meeting today and tomorrow in Hanover Park to explore business recruitment and land use to support redevelopment along the Irving Park Road Corridor between Astor Avenue to the west and Wise Road to the east. Review the Irving Park Road Corridor TAP Scope of Work Join panel members this evening for a Community Reception at the Parkwood Elementary School, 2150 Laurel Avenue, Hanover Park from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and learn more about ULI Chicago’s Technical Assistance Panel process and the scope … Read More

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Real Estate Industry Needs Better Preparation for CEO Succession says ULI report

ULI PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON (August 1, 2012) — A survey of senior executives at 235 major real estate firms in the U.S. shows that most believe the industry as a whole is ill-prepared for the chief executive officer (CEO) succession process, which could jeopardize a smooth transition of company leadership, according to a report released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Russell Reynolds Associates. Eighty-nine percent of the survey respondents said that real estate firms do not have adequate CEO succession plans, and nearly one-third do not feel … Read More

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