Monthly Archives: July 2016

Joint TAP for CalPoly Pomona


On two very hot days in July, 12 exceptional ULI members from ULI Orange County/Inland Empire and ULI Los Angeles volunteered to be panelists on the first of two joint Technical Assistance Panels (TAPs) for the California Polytechnic University, Pomona. The District Councils were tasked with the challenge posed to by the University through the scope of work to address how they can potentially generate more support for the college’s academic mission, future programming and finances through two properties that they own in close proximity to the 1,438-acre main campus.  … Read More

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UCR Inland Empire 2035 Economic Forecast Conference

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The UCR School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting and Development is offering ULI Members $25 off the Inland Empire 2035 Economic Forecast Conference! Use the discount code “urban16” when registering. All registrants receive the new 2016 Inland Empire Economic Forecast book. Click here for more information

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Legacy Moving Forward


The leadership of the ULI Orange County/Inland Empire is pleased to announced the new Initiative for Women’s Leadership (WLI) is being guided by Chairwomen Julie Brinkerhoff-Jacobs and Joan Marcus-Colvin.  Brinkerhoff-Jacobs and Marcus-Colvin have announced that “LEGACY MOVING FORWARD” is the 2016/2017 focus for the ULI Orange County/Inland Empire’s WLI, and will form the basis for four WLI programs throughout the year. The programs will look at the various ways in professionals in the land use planning and real estate development industry are creating legacy. “One of the notable things about legacy is it … Read More

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Would public agencies consider it a good problem to have if they received multiple responses to their announcements seeking individuals or firms to outsource planning and community development projects?  And, wouldn’t public agencies be happy with a response to these requests from ULI members?! The ULI MARKETPLACE houses current “Invitations to Negotiate”, “Requests for Interest”, “Requests for Qualifications” and “Requests for Proposals” throughout the US.  This resource can be used by public agencies to announce the bidding process as well as in the competitive industry of land use planning and real estate development, where ULI members can find a way to … Read More

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Protégés Get Advice from Green Street Advisors

By Alex Fullencamp and Amber House, ULI 2016 Mentorship Group Protégés On June 21, 2016, Colin Gamber arranged a meeting with Green Street Advisors for our mentorship group to learn more about the roll that an advisory group, such as Green Street, plays in the real estate industry. Colin Gamber is Vice President of Strategic Planning and Finance at Donahue Schriber Reality Group, which is a client of Green Street. In addition to our group, we were also joined by Larry Casey’s mentorship group. Casey is the President and Chief … Read More

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MFH Tour by Protégés


By Christine DePillo (formerly Fischer) ,  Chase  and ULI 2016 Mentorship Program Protégé Donning hard hats and safety vests, our Mentorship Group with Mentor George Ochs of Western National Group, toured the new multifamily development near Fashion Island by The Irvine Company.  The project is called “The Colony,” and it is located at 5100 Colony Plaza, in Newport Beach.   The complex was still under construction, and we were led the superintendents of the project, employees of Western National Properties.  Western National is the primary general contractor for all of The Irvine Company’s new multifamily projects.  This … Read More

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Protégés Tour Newport Beach Hotels


By Kevin David Lee, Remax Titanium Commercial Broker and 2016 ULI Mentorship Program Protégé  Getting a look at what’s going on today in hotel renovation in Orange County, gave us a great perspective on how this sector of the industry is changing.  On June 27, 2016, Scott Broder from Sunstone Hotel Investors arranged and hosted a site tour of the Fairmont Hotel and the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach for Lawrence P. Casey’s mentorship group.  We toured the rooms, the event spaces, and the amenities each hotel provided their guests, and Broder explained the various department operations … Read More

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