Category Archives: Technical Assistance Workshops

Workforce Housing Strategies for North River Communities, Chicago, IL

ULI Chicago, in partnership with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) convened a 2- day workshop to develop recommendations for maintaining and building workforce housing in Chicago’s North River neighborhoods, especially Albany Park. The purpose of the workshop was to promote a mix of housing types to serve a variety of household types and income levels, with a primary focus on housing affordable to households earning between 50%-120% of AMI.  Review Scope of Work. ULI Chicago panelists reviewed extensive background information, toured the area, and spoke to key stakeholders … Read More

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ULI Panel Members Highlight COD Workshop Recs at West Suburban Chamber

ULI Chicago, in partnership with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WSCII), convened a “Development Dialogue” for WSCII member communities in Countryside, IL on January 21, 2016. Municipal leaders from Brookfield, Countryside, Hodgkins, Indian Head Park, La Grange, La Grange Park, McCook, Western Springs and Willow Springs were in attendance. ULI Chicago panelists, Matt Milich, Vice President, Pearlmark, Matthew Otto, Division Manager, Apex Companies LLC, and Jerry Szatan, Principal, Szatan & Associates presented the findings from the ULI Chicago Technical … Read More

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ULI Studies Cargo-Oriented Development in Willow Springs, IL

ULI Chicago is conducting a Technical Analysis Workshop today, September 1st, in Willow Springs, IL to evaluate development opportunities for vacant sites located along the Sanitary and Ship, and I & M Canals.  The workshop experts will look specifically at current and future industrial uses, options for integrating and optimizing transportation modes, and infrastructure improvements that will enhance development and amenities that already exist in the study area. The Willow Springs Cargo-Oriented Development Workshop is an abbreviated panel format with briefing materials and background presentations, a site tour, stakeholder interviews, and panel recommendations presented to local representatives … Read More

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