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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

Event Recap: Public Engagement “Hacked”

Hacking Public Engagement Recap

On the evening of Wednesday June 22nd, a crowd of 50-plus attendees convened to hear from a panel of public engagement process veterans about how to most effectively engage in community outreach for private and public development and infrastructure projects . As many of us in the urban planning and development world are aware, public feedback is too often seen as merely a required box to check, or worse as an oppositional force in a project’s design and approval process. However, if orchestrated thoughtfully, meaningful public engagement can yield “win-win” … Read More

Back By Popular Demand: ULIsf Boardroom After Dark Dinner Series Continues

Boardroom After Dark Head shot grid FY17

ULI San Francisco is pleased to announce the continuation of Boardroom After Dark! These intimate dinner gatherings bring a small group of lucky ULI members together with some of the Bay Area’s most dynamic and engaging real estate leaders. This is a unique opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with some of the real estate professionals who are making things happen in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The conversations will explore how they are changing the public engagement process, raising capital, and creatively adapting existing spaces. Career paths and personal anecdotes that … Read More

ULIsf Welcomes New Executive Director: Michelle Malanca Frey

Michelle Malanca Frey Head Shot

The ULI San Francisco executive board announced the appointment of Michelle Malanca Frey as its new Executive Director effective June 27, stepping into the role of Elliot Stein who is retiring in July 2016. The former Vice President at the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), Frey has two decades of built environment experience working with numerous organizations around the globe to drive the development of healthy, livable, and sustainable communities and buildings. She is a long time member of ULI San Francisco and has served as the organization’s Sustainability Committee … Read More

ULIsf Welcomes Two New Staff

Cali and Julie Welcome Photo

ULI San Francisco welcomes two Bay Area natives to our District Council staff. Julie Luu joined us in May as our Administrative Assistant and Cali Slepin joined us in June as an Associate. Julie hails from the South Bay and received Bachelor of Arts degrees in Urban Studies and Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. While studying, she worked in historic preservation at the SF Planning Department and in economic development at the City of Palo Alto, which spurred her interest in urban planning in the Bay Area. Prior to … Read More

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