Monthly Archives: April 2016

ULI Members Provide Feedback on CMAP’s ON TO 2050 Regional Plan

ULI Chicago’s Public Policy Committee hosted the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) on April 14, 2016 for a presentation on the ON TO 2050 Comprehensive Plan for the Chicago region. CMAP’s Outreach Principal, Jane Grover, and Senior Outreach Planner, Kelwin Harris, outlined the planning process and solicited input from ULI members regarding planning priorities that should be addressed in the 2050 Regional Plan.  View CMAP’s Making a Plan for Our Region Presentation ULI members discussed many issues that should be addressed to maintain and enhance the competitiveness of our region in … Read More

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Chicago Product Council BLUE Flight Spends Full Day in Discussions and Project Tours

The Blue Flight for the ULI Chicago Product Council met on April 14th at 300 S. Wacker for the CPC’s second meeting this year.  Blue Flight Chair Jim Smith with Kensington Realty Advisors introduced the day, asking council members to consider ‘why you’re here today and what do you expect to get out of the day’.  To kick-off the energy in the room, Christy Lockridge and Mary Dwyer, both with Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, led a speed-networking session. Jason Ross with Cohen Financial moderated a panel discussion on current debt … Read More

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Announcing the ULI Chicago Mentorship Class of 2016

The 2016 ULI Chicago YL Mentorship Program kicked off on April 4th with 15 pairings of young professionals and senior ULI members who will meet individually, and as a group, over the next nine months.  Now in its fifth year, the program continues to offer qualifying applicants the opportunity to develop personal and professional relationships with veteran industry leaders. As Pam Boneham, Managing Director, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, and Chair of the Mentorship Committee, explained at the Kick-Off, “Part of ULI’s mission is to develop leaders in the industry … … Read More

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