• Reality Check 2.0

    Understanding Demand and Market Forces Creating Resilient Communities Promoting Intelligent Design in Orange County, California The ULI Orange County/Inland Empire won an Urban Innovation Grant in 2013 from the ULI Foundation to fund a community outreach project designed to highlight a trend that is impacting … Read More

  • Emergent Leadership

    2014 AWARD WINNERS MVP MISSION.VALUES.PASSION Michael Hutaff,  William Hezmalhalch Architects, Inc ARCHITECTURE Andrew Watkins, SWA Group CAPITAL MARKETS  Charles Halladay, HFF, L.P. ENGINEERING Tyler Holst, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. INNOVATION Brian Moncrief, Rosenow Spevacek Group, Inc.  PLANNING Suzanne Schwab, PLACEWORKS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Jenna Figueroa, Wave … Read More

  • YLG Spotlight

    Louisa Feletto, Associate, Planner, WHA, Inc. What is your current job and what types of projects are you working on now? As a planner at WHA, I focus primarily on infill development. These sites can usually range anywhere from 1 to 50 acres. My primary … Read More

  • Membership

    With members in 95 countries worldwide, ULI represents the broad spectrum of disciplines in land use and real estate in the private and public sectors. ULI facilitates the exchange of ideas, information and experiences among its members who are local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to improving the places we live. Read More

  • Best of the Best

    The ULI Orange County/Inland Empire’s Sustainable Communities Initiative Council recognizes projects, programs and policies of exceptional value in Orange County and the Inland Empire, in terms of applying the key principles of sustainable community development at its annual Best of the Best Awards. Judges look … Read More

ULI Orange County/Inland Empire What’s New?

Congratulations to the District Council!

Blog NY Fall Mtg738

ULI acknowledged the Orange County/Inland Empire District Council for “Ten Years of Impact.” (L to R) Marilee Utter, ULI; Randy Jackson, PlaceWorks; Phyllis Alzamora, ULI OC/IE; and Mike Ruane, CalOptima, are at the Fall Meeting to bask in the glow of the members who worked … Read More

The Triangle’s Turning Point

Wil SMith Oct 8 2014

Wil Smith of Greenlaw Partners at ULI Orange County/Inland Empire Capital Markets Initiative Council meeting on October 8th. Wil tells how Greenlaw and two institutional real estate equity firms bought the property at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard, Newport Boulevard and 19th Street and have … Read More

Brainstorming Goals

Braintstorming oct14 2014

Victor Van Zandt, Irvine Campus Housing Authority, and Ma’Ayn Johnson, SCAG, members of the ULI OC/IE Sustainable Communities Initiative Council, participate in a brainstorming session. The SCIC members, led by Vice Chair Kurt Buxton, ValleyCrest Design, set two-year goals that focus on creating economically-viable, sustainable … Read More

Tomorrow’s Planners

Oct 15 2014

Graduate students in the UCI Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning Program incorporate ULI’s UrbanPlan, a “real-world” planning simulation exercise, into the Practicum course taught by Mike Ruane, Immediate Past Chair. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Mike; Denise Ashton, WHA, Inc.; Mark … Read More