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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

The Latest Thinking on Resilience – Californians Save $100

Ocean Beach

Leading thinkers and practitioners are gathering in San Francisco on September 4 and 5 to discuss topics at the cutting edge of resilience planning. Whether you are looking to minimize risks from climate change, increase the value of a development, or strengthen your community’s ability to bounce forward when disaster strikes, you need to be a part of these discussions. You need to be at ULI’s new conference Building the Resilient City: Risks & Opportunities. See who else is already registered.   All California residents will receive a $100 registration … Read More

ULIsf Welcomes New Manager: Renée van Staveren

Renée van Staveren

ULI San Francisco is excited to welcome our newest manager, Renée van Staveren. A Northern California native, prior to attending college she was an AmeriCorps public health volunteer in San Mateo, followed by work in the e-waste recycling sector in Los Angeles. Renée attended Prescott College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Community Development, followed by a Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from Cal Poly Pomona. While studying, Renée worked with AMMA Transit Planning in the specialized transportation sector, spurring her interest in transportation infrastructure, multimodal transit … Read More

ULI Resilience Highlights SF Bayview

Bayview, San Francisco

The latest Urban Land magazine addresses a local concern – community survival after a major earthquake. In the article “San Francisco’s Bayview Plans for Resilience at the Neighborhood Level”, writer G.L. Hodge shares the ongoing emergency preparedness at Providence Baptist Church and their plan to serve San Francisco Bayview residents after a catastrophe. Drawing from his experiences in the Loma Prieta Earthquake and the Los Angeles riots, Hodge explains the initiative Resilient Bayview, a community-led effort of neighborhood leaders and city agencies to develop and implement an action plan. Read the full … Read More

WLI: Beyond the Elevator Pitch Recap

Beyond the Elevator Pitch, the professional engagement and speaking workshop put on by the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), took place on June 3. We were fortunate to have two ULI writers in attendance; Lauren Kohli, TRC and Lindsay Pincus, Studio Architecture, to capture their personal experiences from the sold-out event. On Tuesday, June 3, Holland & Knight hosted a sold-out crowd of women eager to learn about improving our “Elevator Pitches” and making positive lasting impressions on the people that we meet. The incredibly engaging and insightful Lisa Wentz, founder of the … Read More

2014-2015 Mentor Program Call for Applications!

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The application process for this program is now closed.  ULI San Francisco’s Young Leaders Group (YLG) is proud to announce that the 2014-2015 Mentor Program application is now available. One of the most popular programs offered by the YLG, 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.  In addition, mentors have an opportunity to strengthen ties … Read More