Monthly Archives: June 2011

Leadership Insights – Ann Althoff

Charged with advancing the mission of ULI for St. Louis, Ann Althoff has found the perfect complement to her work as the Senior Vice President for Global Strategy and Development at HOK. Knowing that the mission of ULI is to provide leadership in responsible land use and creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide, HOK saw ULI as the premier group in which to get involved – one which would be helpful to companies like HOK which plans and designs cities, towns and regions around the globe. Ann’s involvement with ULI … Read More

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Sponsor Spotlight – Polsinelli Shughart, P.C.

Each year, St. Louis‐based law firm, Polsinelli Shughart, P.C., makes a firm‐wide investment in ULI St. Louis. Established in St. Louis in 1991 and an active ULI sponsor since 2004, Polsinelli Shughart is a recognized leader in the areas of business litigation, financial services, real estate, bankruptcy, business, construction, life sciences and health care law. Polsinelli Shughart values ULI sponsorship. Through quality programming and quarterly meetings, attorneys are exposed to a broad range of issues that affect business and the local economy. Polsinelli Shughart attorney, Alison Marischen notes, “The ability … Read More

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Sponsors get exclusive look at ParkPacific Apartments

ULI St. Louis sponsors got a sneak peak of ParkPacific Apartments at the ULI Spring Sponsors Reception in May.  Sponsors enjoyed amazing rooftop views and mingling with other sponsors.  ULI St. Louis sponsors represent the most influential leaders and decision makers from every sector of the real estate industry.  (more photos). To find out how to get the most of your annual sponsorship, contact David Lemkemeier, Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, at (314) 444-7636 or Andy Barnes, IMPACT Strategies, at (314) 581-1556.

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ULI St. Louis, Citizens for Modern Transit Partner to Promote Transit Oriented Development and Win Community Action Grant

by Maura Schnoebelen,Shannon & Wilson. ULI St. Louis and Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) recently joined forces to elevate the conversation about Transit Oriented Development in the St. Louis Region.  At a recent sold out breakfast program with over 200 attendees representing a cross-section of developers, lenders, municipal leaders, academics and transit riders, keynote speaker Jack Wierzenski, Director of Economic Development & Planning for Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), spoke to the ways DART has used TOD as an opportunity to create stronger integration between land use planning, transit, and … Read More

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Citygarden, best practices for urban open spaces

By Mark Vogl, HOK. ULI recognized Citygarden with its 2011 Amanda Burden Award, saluting the City of St. Louis, the Gateway Foundation, and landscape architects Nelson Byrd Woltz for their outstanding contribution in creating a “public destination that has enriched and revitalized its surrounding community.”  With this announcement St. Louis has claimed yet another well-deserved accolade for its tradition of great parks. Among other parks around St. Louis, Citygarden is in good company—it is the latest to be featured on the national stage: Forest Park continues to be celebrated as a revitalization … Read More

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