Ten Years after Katrina, ULI Louisiana Members Reflect on Progress in New Orleans

New homes in the Lower Ninth Ward are a promising sign that even the hardest-hit neighborhoods are recovering, however slowly.

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is enjoying a new-found prosperity, fueled by upwardly-mobile professionals who moved to the city to be part of the storm’s recovery efforts. Still, the recovery is unevenly felt among the city’s various demographic groups and distinct neighborhoods. Some are thriving, while others are rebuilding slowly or languishing altogether. …
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Trustee Colleen Carey Aspires to Build a Health-Focused Community in Lyndale Gardens

Rendering of the main plaza in  Lyndale Gardens, a proposed mixed-use development in Richfield, MN.

ULI Trustee Colleen Carey aims to build a health-focused community in Lyndale Gardens in Richfield, a growing suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her firm has ambitious plans to build public-facing infrastructure to serve all Richfield residents, not merely the development’s future tenants. These amenities include an amphitheater, walking trails, public plazas and a children’s splash pad, as well as farmers market and community meeting space. …
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ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative Teams up with Prologis to Provide 2015 ULI Fall Meeting Scholarships to Ten ULI Members

Women's Leadership Initiative scholarship winners are announced at the 2014 Fall Meeting

Ten Urban Land Institute members have been selected to receive scholarships to attend ULI’s 2015 Fall Meeting in San Francisco through a program sponsored by the institute’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) and Prologis, a ULI sustaining member company and an Icon sponsor for the meeting….
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