The Honorable Penny Pritzker Receives 2013 ULI Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award

Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker, 38th Secretary of Commerce and founder, former chair, and former chief executive officer of PSP Capital Partners and its affiliate, Pritzker Realty Group, has been named the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the Urban Land Institute’s Chicago District Council (ULI Chicago). Ms. Pritzker is a civic and business leader with more than 25 years of experience in the real estate, hospitality, senior living, and financial services industries. With deep ties to the City of Chicago and ULI, the District Council is pleased to be honoring her extraordinary achievements….
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ULI Announces Winners of the 2013 Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards and 2013 Robert C. Larson Workforce Housing Public Policy Awards

Baltimore Housing

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing has announced the winners of this year’s housing awards programs. Winners for both the Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards and the Robert C. Larson Workforce Housing Public Policy Awards, selected by the ULI Terwilliger Center’s national advisory board, were honored at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago….
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New From ULI: ‘Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places’ and ‘Intersections: Health and the Built Environment’ Explore Role of Land Use in Creating Healthy Communities

The role of land use in creating communities that encourage healthy living choices is explored in two new publications from the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places and Intersections: Health and the Built Environment….
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New ULI/EY Industry Forecast Predicts Continued Improvement for US Real Estate Capital Markets; CMBS Issuance to More than Double by 2015

A new U.S. industry forecast from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and EY projects continued improvement for real estate capital markets and commercial real estate fundamentals. The latest findings reveal high expectations for growth in the housing sector, as well as improved confidence about commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) issuance, existing single-family housing prices, and industrial sector fundamentals when compared to responses from just six months ago….
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After Sandy: A New ULI Report Looks at Mitigating Climate Change Through Land Use, Offers Recommendations on Strengthening Community Resiliency

The reality of climate change will forever change community building, with planning and development decisions increasingly based on strengthening community resilience through what is built, and where and how it is built, according to a new report released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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Mayors of Honolulu, Indianapolis, Memphis and Portland Named as Fellows by the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership

The mayors of Honolulu, Indianapolis, Memphis, Tenn., and Portland, Ore. have been selected as the 2013-2014 class of fellows for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership. The mayor of each city will lead a team of three fellows and a coordinator, who together will select a local land use challenge for which they will receive technical assistance from faculty experts assembled by ULI and their peers from the other three fellowship cities….
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Making Sanya a World-Class City for Residents and Visitors: ULI Advisory Services Panel Recommends Plan to Improve Quality of Life, Boost Economy

Sanya, China has great potential to become a world-class city by leveraging the considerable economic strength of its resort area to better benefit the entire urban area, reinforcing it as a place focused on quality of life for residents as well as quality of experience for visitors, according to an international group of land use and urban development experts representing the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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ULI Names Jason Ray as New Chief Technology Officer

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving communities, has selected Jason L. Ray as its new chief technology officer. An innovative global information technology (IT) and business leader, Ray will drive ULI’s technology strategy to support both distributed and centralized business operations, oversee enterprise-wide IT operations, and direct the institute’s web and network infrastructure….
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Longtime ULI Leader and Internationally Renowned Housing Expert J. Ronald Terwilliger Named 2013 Recipient of the ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries In Urban Development

The importance of appealing affordable housing as a vital component of thriving communities is being recognized with this year’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. Internationally recognized housing expert and former ULI Chairman J. Ronald Terwilliger has been chosen as the 2013 recipient of the prize, which is the institute’s highest honor. Terwilliger, founder of the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing and chairman emeritus of Trammell Crow Residential, is being honored tomorrow evening at a celebratory dinner in Washington….
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