Category Archives: News

Housing the Bay Success!

We are excited to share that our Housing the Bay Summit on May 10th, 2019 was great success! With 43 speakers and 500 people registered, there was no shortage of exciting discussions on stage, and shared amongst attendees in between the Summit sessions. Visit  our Housing the Bay Summit Program page to get a closer look at the presentations shown during the Summit. If you missed it, take a look at our 2019 Summit Booklet for more information about this important initiative and the innovative and inspiring group of leaders that … Read More

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Listen to the Housing the Bay Mayoral Panel!

Tune in to the LA Times’ Gimme Shelter podcast and listen to the the final session of the Housing The Bay Summit with Mayors Libby Schaaf, Sam Liccardo, Darrell Steinberg, and Michael Tubbs, moderated by Liam Dillon. It was an honor to have them join ULI SF in our quest to find solutions to the Bay Area housing crisis. 

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ULI SF is Hiring an Associate!

ULI San Francisco is looking for an Associate to join our tight-knit team! This Associate will focus on district council operations including office management, administrative support, event execution, meetings, district council finances, and sponsorship. To see a full job description and instructions on how to apply please see the position posting on the ULI Career Opportunities page.

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One Day – Over 40 Housing Leaders & Experts ULI SF 2019 Housing the Bay

Hello ULI San Francisco Members, We were thrilled with last year’s Housing the Bay Summit, from the quality of speakers and session content, to the level of participation and sheer enjoyment of the day. We knew it would be a hard act to follow. I am excited to say that this year’s lineup may even top last year’s. Our steering committee and four working groups – made up of your fellow members, colleagues, and partners – have created a program that dives deep into the nuances of our housing crisis and shines a light on innovative and … Read More

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Apply for the Chamberlin Young Leader Fellowship

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019 – 2020 Chamberlin YLG Public & Non-profit Sector Fellowship. The deadline to submit an application is June 14, 2019.  The Chamberlin YLG Public & Non-profit Sector Fellowship Program provides the highest level exposure to the ULI experience for exemplary YLG members (age 35 and below), while seeding ULI with tomorrow’s industry leaders.  Through this program, YLG members will be provided with a passport to participate in ULI events and educational activities at a very formative point in their careers. One YLG member … Read More

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ULI SF Technical Assistance Panel Brings Members’ Expertise to Downtown Mountain View

An all-star group of ULI San Francisco members brought their considerable expertise to advise the City of Mountain View as it develops its vision for Downtown Mountain View and Castro Street and its role as the gateway to Caltrain’s third busiest station. Chaired by Amy Neches of TMG Partners, the TAP conducted stakeholder interviews, identified key assets and potential opportunities, and explored policies and programs that the City of Mountain View could implement in the community’s downtown district. Other TAP panelists included City of Oakland Planning Director Bill Gilchrist, Harmonie … Read More

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Apply for ULI SF’s New Innovation Council

Apply today to join ULI SF’s brand new Innovation Council. Modeled after our existing local product councils, the Innovation Council will be the premier bi-annual forum for executives from the real estate and technology industries to gather and learn more about how technology and innovation are changing the world of real estate. Co-chaired by Matt Field of TMG Partners and Will O’Donnell of Prologis Ventures, the Innovation Council is assembling the best leaders in the business. Deadline for applications: April 15th Questions? Contact: nathaniel.hanson@uli.org

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Take the 2019 ULI SF Member Survey

What are your top land use priorities for the Bay Area? What kinds of programs would you like to see ULI SF offer? How can ULI SF help boost its members’ professional development? Let us know by taking our 2019 member survey. Complete this survey by the close of business on Friday, February 15th and know that your priorities are being heard as we plan our programs for the coming year. Please share with your fellow ULI contacts as well!

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The CASA Compact: A Grand Bargain or No Bargain?

Can Bay Area leaders who represent diverse interests across the Bay develop a compact of actionable policy solutions to address the region’s housing crisis? While housing is one of the most pressing issues facing communities across the Bay Area, the housing crisis is increasingly understood to be a multi-jurisdictional issue that requires policy solutions designed to be implemented at the state and regional levels. The massive demand for housing is propelled by the Bay Area’s historical and forecasted job growth. An estimated 2.4 million more people and 1.3 million additional jobs … Read More

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Two ULI San Francisco District Council Members Selected for ULI Health Leaders Network

We’re excited to announce that San Francisco-based ULI members Ellen Donovan with Ramboll and Todd Kohli with SmithGroup were selected to participate in the second cohort of the ULI Health Leaders Network. This program, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, and ULI Trustee Randall Lewis, facilitates creative collaborations between land use sectors and empowers participants with actionable knowledge on development and design strategies that improve health. Twenty-six professionals from the fields of real estate development, real estate finance and investment, urban planning, design, land use consulting, engineering, and public health are taking part in this cohort, which includes … Read More

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