ULI Indiana News

Indiana Landmarks to present “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City”

  On June 6 from 5:30-7:45 p.m., Indiana Landmarks will present one of the first Indiana screenings of the documentary film, Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, about journalist and activist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006). Although she was not an urban planner, her 1961 book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, one of the most influential books in the history of American city planning and community development. When she lived in New York City, Jacobs led successful grassroots campaigns in the ‘50s and ‘60s against the powerful parks commissioner, … Read More

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Full Members in the News – First Quarter 2018

As a benefit to Full Members of the Urban Land Institute, ULI Indiana is introducing a quarterly digest of news submitted by Full Members. If you are a Full Member of ULI and would like to share news about yourself or your organization, please contact Holly Bolton, ULI Indiana communications chair. Mark Levin, clinical associate professor for the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, appeared as a panelist on Noon Edition on WFIU to discuss the future of Development in the City of Bloomington and the impact of … Read More

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Students to grow skills, share ideas for Lafayette Square Mall at NAIOP/ULI University Challenge sponsored by Holladay Properties and the Opus Group

Using the redevelopment of Lafayette Square Mall as a hypothetical case study, future leaders of the real estate industry will compete for the Wally F. Holladay Entrepreneurial Excellence Award and a $5,000 Scholarship provided by the Opus Foundation on April 19. The Indiana chapter of NAIOP, a commercial real estate development organization, started the local University Challenge, now in its seventh year. For the second year in a row, the Indiana district council of the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit education and research institute focusing on responsible land use and … Read More

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2018 Event Topics Announced

ULI Indiana has announced the preliminary program of topics to be covered by the organization’s events in 2018. 2018 Breakfast Series Topics The Future of Food: Perspectives from Leaders in Indy’s Thriving Restaurant Scene (January 28, 2018) Tax Reform’s Impact on the Real Estate Industry (February 22, 2018) Insights from New Players in the Central Indiana Market Building Equity in Cities: How to Drive Economic Mobility and Regional Growth The Future of Food Part 2 Housing Parks and Open Space Transformative Projects in Indiana 2018 ULI On Location Venues Ironworks Hotel (February … Read More

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ULI members and Indiana director presenting at Prosperity Indiana Summit

Patti Clare, a consultant from Louisville, Ky.; Pete Fritz, healthy communities planner for the Indiana Department of Health; and Jennifer Milliken, director of the Urban Land Institute’s Indiana district council will present “Perspectives on Building Healthy Places” at the 2018 Prosperity Indiana Summit & Statehouse Day Jan. 24. Taking place at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Center Hotel, this year’s gathering focuses on the intersection of community health and community development. The speakers will present on the Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative, which started in 2013 and includes a … Read More

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Seasoned Pros and Young Leaders: Sign up for the 2018 ULI Indiana Mentorship Program

Enrollment is now open for ULI Indiana’s 2018 Mentorship Program, a low-commitment but high-impact way to make a difference in the real estate community. Mentors and mentees meet quarterly over lunch or coffee between March and November 2018. Sign up as a Seasoned Pro or a Young Leader here by Friday, Feb. 23, and we’ll match you with a new person to meet with each quarter. You must be a ULI member to participate. Join today! Mentors help increase the value of the ULI Indiana community by investing in young professionals, … Read More

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ULI Indiana 2017 Review and 2018 Preview

Happy New Year from ULI Indiana! Here are just some of the ways ULI Indiana made an impact in 2017, as well as what’s on the docket for 2018. HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017 New ULI tools that connect you to people and leadership opportunities The Urban Land Institute launched two web-based offerings that add value to membership. Navigator allows members to find and connect to the many ways to get involved with ULI, and ULI also enhanced the Member Directory. Members can log in, fill out their membership profiles, and start … Read More

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“An Opportunity to Reshape the Regional Center” – AIA Indianapolis January Program

ULI members are invited to join AIA Indianapolis at the Thursday, Jan. 25 program, a discussion on the proposed I65/I70 split downtown highway reconstruction. The event is open and free to the public. Register here. From AIA Indianapolis: Plans are underway to renovate and expand the I65/I70 Highway split around downtown Indy. If done correctly, this $250 million project has the potential to elevate our city’s brand, enhance our urban communities, and generate incredible redevelopment opportunities. If done poorly, this project will only add to the noise, congestion and dirt, further isolate … Read More

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Increasing Women Leaders in Companies and Associations

  By Angie Wethington, JD, CCIM, and Jacque Haynes, CCIM Note: This article originally appeared in the Inside Indiana Business newsletter.  As members of an industry largely populated by male professionals, we see firsthand the need for more diversity. As Katie Culp, president of KSM Location Advisors, noted in a recent blog, diversity leads to better business decisions. Through our membership in the Urban Land Institute, and as co-chairs of the Indiana district council’s Women’s Leadership Initiative, we’ve also witnessed multiple strategies that both companies and professional associations can use … Read More

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Industry event to explore, “The Ripple Effects of Great Projects”

“What’s on TAP,” an event taking place Feb. 1 from 1-6 p.m. at the Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, Ind., will explore, “The Ripple Effects of Great Projects.” The program will include panels on catalytic projects and overcoming challenges, a presentation from a central Indiana community, the TAP Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony, and a networking reception. For more information, view the What’s on TAP flyer. To register, visit the What’s on TAP website. Trade Association Professionals offers a forum where ideas can be freely expressed, educational resources can be shared, and future … Read More

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