Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ron Johnson Selected to Chair ULI St. Louis

Ron Johnson

ULI St. Louis is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Johnson to Chair of the St. Louis District Council. Ron, Associate Principal at Forum Studio, most recently served ULI St. Louis as Treasurer and worked with and led the Programs Committee for a number of years. “ULI is one of the few organizations that it is comprehensive in its mission,” said Ron. “This holistic approach to real estate development and land use provides members with insights and perspective which make us all more effective in our respective professions.” Through … Read More

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East-West Gateway Pursues TOD Study

At the invitation of East-West Gateway, ULI St. Louis members and other community stakeholders were invited to participate in a Progress Update meeting this week at the new offices of St. Louis Development Corporation. East-West Gateway, St. Louis region’s association of local governments, is leading a regional planning effort that will examine the potential for economic development around the 37 existing MetroLink light rail stations. This year-long effort is examining the potential for local governments and Metro to work collaboratively with private sector developers and business leaders to create retail, … Read More

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Insider’s Tour Explores Cupples 9

The Cupples warehouses, found just west of Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis, are transforming that section of downtown. The most recent warehouse to re-emerge is Cupples 9, under careful redevelopment by The Koman Group. The Young Leaders Group hosted an Insider’s Tour of the building, exploring all seven floors literally from top to bottom. Led by Dan Farris, Financial Analyst for Acquisitions and Investments for Koman, the group heard the backstory of this historic building. Once a paper factory, the brick and timber building will soon be home to … Read More

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Leadership Insights – Mark Brandom

Mark Brandom

For Mark Brandom, Managing Director for Commercial Real Estate at The Private Bank, his involvement with ULI St. Louis began in 2005. Since that time, Mark has grown steadily more involved with the organization, most recently serving as Chair of the Young Leaders Group (YLG). The YLG, a ULI committee comprised of members 35 years of age and younger, has given Mark the platform for encouraging others to get more involved in the growth and development of St. Louis. This May, Mark attended the ULI Spring Meeting in Charlotte and … Read More

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Sponsor Spotlight

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, IMPACT Strategies is a full service commercial builder focused on positively impacting the communities in which it works. As a sponsor of ULI St. Louis, the leadership team at IMPACT Strategies found that their goal of “positively impacting communities” was very much in line with the mission of ULI and thus chose to sponsor the organization on a local level. With active projects in Illinois and Missouri, IMPACT Strategies understands the importance of working closely with their clients to build lasting relationships. Andy Barnes, Director of … Read More

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Get Involved!

At the heart of ULI are our members. The shared wisdom and experience of our members is what makes ULI unique. Member involvement and information resources have set the standard of excellence in the practice of real estate development. The Institute’s members represent the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, working in private enterprise and public service. Membership: Interested in learning more about becomming a member of ULI? Visit the Membership page on the ULI website or contact ULI St. Louis Membership Chair Andy Barnes. Under … Read More

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