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Chip Crawford, FASLA, Named ULI St. Louis Chair

Chip Crawford

Chip Crawford, FASLA, senior principal at BatesForum,the design practice of Clayco, has been named chair of the Urban Land Institute – St. Louis District Council(ULI St. Louis). Active in ULI locally and nationally for more than 10 years, Crawford has helped advance the organization’s responsible land use mission in the St. Louis region.  He has served as the chair for mission advancement, chair and participant of several area Technical Assistance Panels (TAP), and co-chair of the ULI St. Louis Equitable Communitiesinitiative. On a national level, Chip is a member of … Read More

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ULI Member Paul McKee Announces Plans for Housing in North St. Louis

Northside Regeneration Map

In November, 2013, ULI St. Louis hosted a discussion among real estate professionals about development in North St. Louis. Yesterday, those discussions took another turn toward reality with an announcement from Paul McKee’s team. Below is the release: NorthSide Regeneration (NSR) — the 1,500-acre mixed-use development adjacent to Downtown St. Louis and home for the $1.75-billion new NGA HQ — today announced a long term co-development partnership agreement between NSR developer Paul McKee, CRG Real Estate Solutions (CRG), and Washington-based national developer, Telesis Corporation, for the development of 3,000 market-rate residential units … Read More

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All Access – all the time

ULI All Access app

ULI’s handy new app for your smartphone and tablet will put you in touch with ULI and the markets you care about most. The customizable and shareable design of the new ULI Access mobile app makes it easy to search local and global news, programs and events, and Urban Land magazine all in one place. Download the free app at: The new app allows users to: Subscribe to updates from multiple sources, including District Councils, National Councils, Urban Land magazine, ULI centers and initiatives, and more. View just the … Read More

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Brian O’Connell to lead Young Leaders Group

Following a great year under the leadership of Kelly Horn, Business Bank Assistant Vice President, the ULI St. Louis Young Leaders Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian O’Connell to the post of YLG Chair. Brian, a sales broker for Hilliker Corporation, joined ULI in 2008 and has been an active member of the Young Leaders Group (a group of ULI members under age 35) from the start. His most recent contribution was serving as Programs Chair where he led the formulation and execution of programs hosted by the YLG. … Read More

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ULI St. Louis Needs You: Sponsor ULI St. Louis; Get Involved!

This year, be good to yourself and your career – get involved with ULI St. Louis!  Sponsor ULI St. Louis Our programs and initiatives are funded almost completely through the generous contributions of our local sponsors. Sponsorship in ULI St. Louis is an investment in career, in professional development and in the community. Sponsorship benefits include: Firm name displayed at each local ULI event and in marketing materials Link on the ULI St. Louis webpage Complimentary tickets to programs and events Complimentary membership(s) Visit the sponsorship page on the website … Read More

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ULI St. Louis Welcomes Kelly Annis

Following five fantastic years of service by Jennifer Olmstead, ULI St. Louis welcomes Kelly Annis as its new District Coordinator. A Michigan native, Jennifer has returned to her home state to join her husband who has accepted a teaching position at Wayne State University. “While I am sad to leave behind the friends I have made in St. Louis, and particularly the ULI St. Louis community,” said Jennifer, “I hope to remain active in ULI and perhaps work on a regional level to better connect our Midwestern District Councils.” In … Read More

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What’s Next?

A new economy is unfolding over the course of this decade, driven by an extraordinary convergence of demographic, financial, technological and environmental trends. Taken together, these trends will dramatically change urban planning, design and development through 2020. In a recently released publication, What’s Next? Real Estate in the New Economy, experts outline how every aspect of living, working and connecting will change in major ways, driven in large part by the values, preferences and work ethic of Generation Y, the largest generation in American history.

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2012: How and Where Our Cities Grow

Commentary by Patrick Phillips, CEO of ULI In this post-recession environment, much is being made about great forces of change – population and demographic shifts, economic drivers, environmental concerns – that will dramatically reshape community building for the rest of the century. However, as dramatic as this change is, the land use industry faced circumstances just as daunting in early part of the 20th century. Seventy-five years ago, on December 14, 1936, the Urban Land Institute was chartered in Chicago, during a time of great uncertainty in financial markets, shifting … Read More

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Breaking News: Citygarden Named Finalist for ULI Amanda Burdan Urban Open Space Award

Citygarden was selected as one of five finalists for the ULI Amanda Burden Urban Open Spaces Award, a competition that recognizes a public open space that has enriched and revitalized its surrounding community.  The winner will be annouced at ULI’s Real Estate Summit at the Spring Council Forum, May 18-20 in Phoenix. Read more about the Urban Open Space Awards Finalists.

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