Monthly Archives: September 2015

New Urbanism Film Festival!

2015 New Urbanism Film Festival Here’s the complete list of events, screenings, workshops, panels, and tours happening during the 2015 New Urbanism Film Festival, October 4-11. Click here to read the entire schedule.  Click here to purchase your tickets.  Opening Night is October 8th! Delicious Bicycle-churned Ice Cream served by Peddler’s Creamery. 6pm Play Bloom the Game live in our parklet! 7pm New Urbanism 101 Short Films 8pm East LA Interchange feature length documentary 9:30pm Opening Night Reception at Amalfi Buy a Day Pass to enjoy the whole night! 

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Mentorship Group Tours Avalon Huntington Beach Lofts

During the summer, participants in ULI’s 2015 Mentorship Program organized their bi-monthly gatherings (most groups actually meet monthly, but they are only required to meet bi-monthly; they are an active group of members!). Patrick Simons brought his group of Protégés:  Jessica Candaele, Rian Graber, Trevor Harris and Alex Leonard, to tour Avalon Huntington Beach Lofts.  Alex Wong, Joe Flannigan and Andrew Nelson, Red Oak Investments, also accompanied the group on the tour. If you are interested in participating in the 10th Annual – 2016 ULI Mentorship Program, applications are being accepted … Read More

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CEO of City Ventures Speaks to ULI

MARK BUCKLAND, CEO OF CITY VENTURES, SPEAKS TO FIRST CLASS OF ULI LEADERS PROGRAM The Urban Land Institute of Orange County/Inland Empire and Martin & Associates have brought together an amazing group of accomplished leaders in the real estate industry to present the ULI Leaders in Planned Communities, Residential Design & Urban Infill Program.  The popular and successful lecture series provides a relevant learning experience designed for both the public and private sectors of community development and the housing industry for professionals as well as university students. Beginning on September … Read More

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Santa Ana GROW

On October 7th the City of Santa Ana and the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce are holding “Santa Ana GROW” Conference at the Discovery Museum Cube. The goal is to attract 500 developers, architects, businesses and others looking to expand in Santa Ana.  The mission is to change the perception of doing business in Santa Ana, that it can be a profitable and beneficial venture, both short term and long term.  Residents and businesses are out to show everybody that Santa Ana has all the ingredients to establish great partnerships.  … Read More

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Inside Tustin Legacy

Robert Glessner, Mentor in the ULI 2015 Mentorship Program, arranged for a tour for his protégés.  And, Robert Duncan, Assistant Vice Chair, ULI Office and Commercial Initiative Council, coordinated the tour date so members of the OCIC could participate in the tour, too.  This is what ULI members do for their colleagues in the industry and that provides value for everybody who is involved in the Institute. On September 14th, Michael Battaglia with Standard Pacific, Ken Nishikawa, Public Works and Matt West, City Manager’s office, both with the City of … Read More

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Mentorship Group Tours ARTIC

ULI Member Robert Glessner, Hunsaker & Associates, is a Mentor in the 2015 ULI Young Leaders Group Mentorship Program.  His protégés toured the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC), getting a firsthand, lessons-learned overview  from Michael McAlpine, STV; William Davis, Group Delta, and Glessner, who is formerly with Parsons Brinckerhoff. Discussions included project management, balancing schedule and construction demands with multiple contractors, discussions about the structure intricacies, LEED certification, balancing relationships and building trust, and witnessing the operations and interaction of the bus terminal, pedestrian movement, the bicycle connection to the Santa Ana … Read More

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Congratulations PlaceWorks’ Amanda Tropiano!

Congratulations to ULI Orange County/Inland Empire member and 2015 WLI Prologis Scholarship Program Winner, Amanda Tropiano of PlaceWorks! “Amanda Tropiano, ULI Orange County/Inland Empire. Amanda is a Senior Associate at PlaceWorks, a California consulting firm that serves public- and private-sector clients in the fields of comprehensive planning, urban design, landscape architecture, environmental analysis and sciences, and GIS. Amanda holds a BA in Urban Studies and Planning and a BA in Political Science from UC San Diego, and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from UC Irvine.” The ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative announced … Read More

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