Young Visionary Award

The ULI Chicago Young Visionary Award is presented each year to an outstanding young professional who has shown a commitment to ULI's principles and policies in both their professional and personal lives.

Nominations for the 2018 Young Visionary Award are now being accepted.

Young Visionary Award

The Young Visionary Award recognizes outstanding young leaders in the land use and development fields. These younger professionals set the bar for career advancement, goal-setting, community service and a strong commitment to ULI’s principles of land use.

The YV Award is part of the annual ULI Chicago Vision Awards event launched in 2012 defining the standard for real estate development in the Chicagoland area.  Awards are presented in program and project categories as well.

Our 2018 Young Visionary Winner will be announced at the 7th Annual Vision Awards, taking place on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the newly renovated Theater on the Lake.
Event registration materials coming soon.

Previous Young Visionary Award Winners Include:

Sarah Wick, Project Manager, Related Midwest

Viktor Schrader, Economic Development Manager, Oak Park Economic Development Corporation

Nick Anderson, Vice President, Development, Related Midwest
Aaron Joseph, Vice President, WBS Equities
Kyle Smith, Economic Development Project Manager, Center for Neighborhood Technology

John Carlson, Senior Vice President, Trammell Crow Company
Molly Meyer, Owner, Omni Ecosystems

Tom Hussey, Associate Director, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Dave Cocagne, President & CEO, Vermilion Development