ULI Columbus News

WLI Cocktails and Content Recap

On December 11, 2017, ULI Columbus and the Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted the annual Cocktails and Content at NBBJ’s offices at 250 High. The event featured a keynote by Lisa Wise, a national urban planning and economics expert. Wise discussed the major demographic shifts that are happening across the country as well as the planning efforts that cities like Austin and San Francisco are implementing to get ahead of these dramatic changes. View Lisa Wise’s Presentation. Yaromir Steiner, ULI Columbus District Council Chair, welcomed the audience and discussed ULI Columbus’s newly … Read More

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Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Selected as Member of 2018 Class of Daniel Rose Land Use Fellows

    Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Selected as Member of 2018 Class of Daniel Rose Land Use Fellows Mayor Ginther to join Mayors of Richmond, Salt Lake City and Tucson to solve land use challenges COLUMBUS, OH (October 20, 2017) — The National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced that mayors from four cities—Columbus, Ohio; Richmond, Virginia; Salt Lake City, Utah and Tucson, Arizona—have been selected as the 2018 class of Daniel Rose Land Use Fellows by the Rose Center for Public Leadership.  … Read More

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Awards for Excellence Winners Announced

Columbus is in the midst of a transformation. In what’s become the fastest-growing Midwest city, billions of dollars are being invested in infrastructure, housing, offices and storefronts – much of it in the urban core. With the pace of development frenzied, it’s worth pausing to take stock: to recognize those who shaped Columbus into what it is today and those who are carrying on the legacy of community investment. And to applaud the finest examples of responsible land use. It’s in that spirit ULI Columbus introduces the Awards for Excellence, … Read More

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ULI Announces the 2017 Awards for Excellence Jury Members

Meet the 2017 Awards for Excellence Jury Members Members of the ULI Columbus Awards for Excellence jury are selected from outside of the state of Ohio and represent several facets of development expertise, including finance, architecture, land planning and development, public affairs, design, and professional services. Lizanne Galbreath Lizanne Galbreath is the Managing Director of Galbreath & Company with real estate investments and private equity holdings in the US. She received a Masters of Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College.  … Read More

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Request for Proposal: Regional Corridor Analysis

Request for Proposal: REGIONAL CORRIDOR ANALYSIS The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), together with the City of Columbus, the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), the Columbus District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Columbus), and other Central Ohio jurisdictions, acting as the project partners, seeks a qualified consultant or consulting team to undertake a Regional Corridor Analysis. This analysis will study a variety of metrics to assess the likely impact(s) of implementing the more compact development options identified by insight2050. Specifically, the study would include an analysis of metrics … Read More

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2017 YLG Fall Scholarship

All Associate Young Leader and Student Members are eligible to apply for the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting Scholarship! 2017 ULI Columbus Young Leader Fall Meeting Scholarship Application One Young Leader or Student member of ULI Columbus will be awarded a scholarship to attend the 2017 Fall Meeting in Los Angeles from October 23-26, 2017. The scholarship will include complimentary registration and a $1500 reimbursement of expenses related to hotel, airfare, local transport, and meals. Applicants are requested to submit the following: Completed online application with basic information, ULI engagement, and essay (400 word … Read More

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ULI Columbus to Honor the Legacy of Renowned Developer John W. Galbreath on September 7, 2017, During ULI Columbus’s Inaugural Awards for Excellence

COLUMBUS (June 1, 2017) — John W. Galbreath, an internationally-recognized real estate developer and philanthropist, has been named the first recipient of the ULI Columbus Visionary Award. The newly-created award recognizes extraordinary leadership in the responsible use of land and will be awarded posthumously to Mr. Galbreath at ULI Columbus’s inaugural Awards for Excellence program on September 7. The ULI Columbus Visionary Award has been established to honor an individual who has had a significant positive impact on Central Ohio’s built environment, demonstrated a commitment to improving the communities in … Read More

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Providing Leadership in Creating Thriving Communities: Yaromir Steiner is the New Chairman of ULI Columbus

COLUMBUS (July 18, 2017) – Yaromir Steiner, Founder and CEO of Steiner + Associates, has been named Chairman of the Columbus District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Columbus). Steiner’s two-year term began July 1, 2017 and he succeeds Terry Foegler, Director of Strategic Initiatives for the city of Dublin, Ohio. ULI Columbus is a nine-year old District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a non-profit research and education institute with more than 40,000 multidisciplinary members dedicated to leadership in real estate and land use and creating thriving … Read More

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2017 Local Hines Competition Review

A former industrial manufacturing site, adjacent to the North Branch of the Chicago River and not far from other Chicago staples such as Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, and Goose Island, served as the case study and inspiration for this year’s ULI Hines Student Competition, the urban design and development challenge for graduate students now in its 15th year. ULI Columbus is pleased to share a comprehensive review of the four multidisciplinary teams that participated earlier this Spring at The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture provided by Ben Siembida, … Read More

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Call for Entries Now Open

We are proud to announce the inaugural ULI Columbus Awards for Excellence, an awards program celebrating best practices in all types of real estate and land use development that exemplifies ULI’s mission of providing leadership in the responsible use of land. The Call for Entries is now open and the deadlines for applying are as follows: Intent to Apply deadline than Monday, MAY 15, 2017. Awards for Excellence Application – Final Deadline: Thursday, JUNE 15, 2017. For more information and eligibility requirements visit, columbus.uli.org/awards.  

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