Category Archives: Career Development

Congratulations To Chamberlin Young Leader Fellow: Sarah Sieloff!

ULIsf is pleased to announce that Sarah Sieloff has been selected for the 2016 Chamberlin Young Leader Fellowship. This award is granted to professionals under 35 in the public or non-profit sector that showcase exceptional promise as future industry leaders. The Chamberlin Young Leaders Fellowship is made possible by Steve and Susan Chamberlain of Chamberlin Associates. The endowment, in partnership with ULI, offers to provide fellows with immersive exposure to thought leadership around planning, design, real estate, and land use. Through this program, fellows will be primed to take on … Read More

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Culture Matters: Insights from Panel of New Leaders at ULI

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By Matt Slepin At a recent meeting of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), I had the opportunity to lead a panel of three post-Boomer real estate executives to think about new generation leadership in a still fairly old-generation business. What these leaders had to say will be obvious to many executives across a variety of industries but maybe surprising to people in the real estate world. The culture of the real estate business has forever focused on the art of the deal much more than the discipline of building a … Read More

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

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Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2016-17 Boardroom After Dark Dinner Series as all of the dinners are sold out. Thank you for your interest and check back next year! 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 … Read More

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YLG Mentor Program & 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

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

ULI San Francisco is pleased to announce its second installment of Boardroom After Dark: intimate dinner gatherings that bring together a small group of lucky ULI members with some of San Francisco’s most dynamic and engaging real estate leaders. This is a unique opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with some of the area’s real estate professionals who are making things happen and have a personal career path they are willing to share. July 14: Deborah Boyer, Executive Vice President, The Swig Company (SOLD OUT) August 11: Elizabeth Back, Partner, Brazos Group with … Read More

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Event Recap: An Engaging Dialogue with Lydia Tan

Lydia Tan, Senior Vice President of Development for Bentall Kennedy (U.S.) LP, was the honored guest at ULI San Francisco’s March 25, 2015 Boardroom After Dark program, a series of intimate dinner gatherings designed to bring a small group of ULI members together with some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most dynamic and engaging real estate leaders. The Boardroom After Dark attendees enjoyed learning about Ms. Tan’s background, including her decision – at the age of 12 – to pursue architecture. She developed her own architecture practice by age … Read More

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SOLD OUT: Boardroom After Dark Dinner Series

ULI San Francisco is pleased to announce Boardroom After Dark: a series of intimate dinner gatherings that will bring a small group of lucky ULI members together with some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most dynamic and engaging real estate leaders. This will be a unique opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with some of the area’s top real estate professionals who are making things happen and have a personal career path they are willing to share. Boardroom After Dark kicks off in March with Marijke Smit of Project Frog. We … Read More

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Real Estate Entrepreneur Program

Real Estate Entrepreneur Program

Strategic Planning and Implementation for the Real Estate Entrepreneur Smaller real estate entrepreneurs often tend to be more nimble, able to move more quickly to identify opportunities and execute on deals. At the same time, their size can mean fewer operational resources to draw upon and less occasion for reflective consideration. The result can be a chase for the next deal without careful assessment for its fit with the firm’s expertise or resources. Through instructive lectures, case studies, panel discussions, and leadership exercises, this new Real Estate Entrepreneur Program from ULI will … Read More

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Classes now Open: ULI Real Estate School

  Whether you are moving on to new areas or moving up in your career, ULI’s Real Estate School can provide you with the tools you need for a smooth transition. Covering everything from the basics to more advanced elements of real estate development and finance, each of these three-day courses is led by seasoned industry experts. The interactive nature of each allows you to engage not only with the instructors and guest speakers, but also with your peers. Set some time aside for your career advancement and join us … Read More

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Jim Curtis sheds light on Bristol Group’s success: Lunching with Leaders Recap

Jim Curtis

By Alan Heck ULI San Francisco’s Young Leaders Group hosted another installment of the Lunching with Leaders series with Jim Curtis on Thursday, September 11, 2014.  Jim Curtis, Managing Partner and Founder of Bristol Group, was the featured speaker with a group of more than 30 young land use professionals. Curtis began his spirited discussion by sharing some of his background and highlighting the success of Bristol’s value-add and industrial investment strategies. The value-add strategy is exemplified through the recent acquisition of a historic property in the Bronx, New York … Read More

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