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San Francisco

As the professional hub for more than half of our membership base, San Francisco is home to the majority of our high-quality, content-rich programs. We offer several signature events throughout the year, including Emerging Trends in Real Estate, Icon Series and the Capital Markets Update. Additionally, we provide members with an opportunity to tour and investigate the latest San Francisco deals, discuss current hot topics in real estate and land use, and build critical skills and advance their careers.

San Francisco

YLG Mentor Program & Development 360

Development 360

YLG’s Professional Development Programs are Open for Enrollment. ULI San Francisco’s Young Leaders Group (YLG) is proud to announce that the 2016-2017 Mentor Program and Development 360 applications are now available! About the Mentor Program: The Mentor Program promotes the mission of fostering an exchange of professional ideas, friendship and expertise among young real estate professionals and industry veterans. This program matches young professionals with experienced professionals to help guide and support them for a calendar year. Learn more About Development 360: Development 360 is an exciting new program now … Read More

Video: When to Sell & When to Hold? Disposition Strategies with John McNellis

A few weeks ago, ULIsf wrapped up the 2015-2016 Development 360 program with a final class on Disposition Strategies led by John McNellis of McNellis Partners. The Development 360 program is a 5-session professional development course that covers the entire real estate development process, and is open to all ULI Young Leaders Group (YLG) members. You can see a video of the final class on Disposition Strategies here. About the Speaker: John McNellis is a Partner and co-Founder of McNellis Partners. John is a frequent lecturer at ULI conferences and is … Read More

ULIsf Welcomes New Director: Natalie Sandoval

Natalie Sandoval

We are pleased to welcome Natalie Sandoval as ULI San Francisco’s new Director. Natalie has over 8 years of experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies for organizations in the realm of real estate, economic development, urban planning, and landscape architecture. She joins us from the New York office of HR&A Advisors (HR&A), an economic development and real estate consulting firm. At HR&A, Natalie was the Director of Marketing and Business Development efforts in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Washington DC. Prior to working at HR&A, she lived in … Read More

San Francisco’s Benchmarking Ordinance Shows Major Reduction In Energy Use


Energy consumption by commercial properties in San Francisco has declined significantly since 2011 after the implementation of San Francisco’s Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance, according to a new report released today from the Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center for Building Performance (Greenprint). The report is the result of a collaboration between Greenprint and the San Francisco Department of the Environment. The San Francisco Existing Commercial Buildings Performance Report shows a 7.9-percent reduction in energy use across a cohort of 176 properties consistently tracked since 2010. A review of a … Read More

UrbanPlan Volunteer Training

UrbanPlan Training

October 16th, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Become an UrbanPlan volunteer! Sign up to attend the volunteer training session this Oct. 16th. To register email Marisita Jarvis at marisita.jarvis@uli.org Learn more about UrbanPlan and what is means to be an UrbanPlan volunteer here.