Monthly Archives: July 2013

Building Healthy Places Initiative

Around the world, communities face pressing health challenges related to the built environment. For many years, ULI and its members have been active players in discussions and projects that make the link between human health and development; we know that health is a core component of thriving communities. The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative will build on that work with a multifaceted program—including research and publications, convenings, and advisory activities—to leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of … Read More

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Join ULI in Chicago: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship

ULI is pleased to offer two scholarship programs to connect you to the education and networking opportunities at the 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago. Apply today for the Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship or the Wells Fargo “Who’s Next” ULI Young Leaders Scholarship.  

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Steve Navarro elected to ULI board

Congratulations to ULI South Carolina’s Steve Navarro, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBRE|The Furman Co. based out of  Greenville. On the heels of his lead role as chair of ULI’s national programming committee, Mr. Navarro is one of the five newly elected ULI board members. Board members and trustees provide guidance in advancing ULI’s mission, which is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI activity and participation, in addition to industry leadership, were among the criteria considered for … Read More

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ULI Welcomes Lynn Thurber As Incoming Chairman

Lynn Thurber, chairman of LaSalle Investment Management in Chicago, has been named the new chairman of ULI. A member of ULI since 2004, Thurber plans to emphasize building on the progress made by the Institute in recent years to solidify its reputation as a trusted global authority on issues related to the planning, design, and development of communities that foster a high quality of life, and which are economically competitive and environmentally sustainable. Read more.

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