Tag Archives: Mentorship

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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What are Protégés Doin’ in Rocklin?

You don’t hear much about the ULI Mentorship Program meetings throughout the year , unless you are participating in this program, now in its eighth year, or you are reading this blog.  Well, read on…this group meeting will really amaze you! Larry Casey, President and CEO, Donahue Schriber, is serving as a Mentor in the 2015 Mentorship Program, where groups are advised to meet at least every other month.  Well, last month, Mr. Casey put on a great tour for his protégés.  According to Casey, the group took “a puddle jumper” to Sacramento from OC and … Read More

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Mentorship Rules The Roost

Eric Higuchi organized an informal and intimate look at a unique infill development in downtown Santa Ana, probably less than 1,000 steps from the Santa Ana Train Depot. About fifteen participants in ULI’s 2015 Mentorship Program, Eric Higuchi, Larry Casey, and Bill Campbell – Mentors and Protégés from their groups, met with Davin Gumm, the developer.  Davin’s candor sharing lessons learned working on this project with Michael Bohn, Studio One Eleven, and with the City of Santa Ana, where so insightful.  Everyone surely benefited from his openness on a project that fits and was not “shoe-horned” into an infill lot.  SA Planning Commissioner … Read More

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Protégés and New Urbanism

Protégés from eight ULI mentorship groups attended a presentation with Matt Shannon, Urbanus LLC.  Shannon, who is an active ULI member, also serves on the Congress for New Urbanism California Chapter Board.  Jeff Mayer, Bassenian/Lagoni, is a Mentor, this year, and organized the opportunity to meet a strong advocate for creating walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier communities.  Twenty-four Young Leaders in the 2015 ULI Mentorship Program attended.  There are 64 protégés and 16 mentors in this year’s program, making 2015 one of the largest Mentorship Programs, since the program started in 2007.  ULI … Read More

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