Monthly Archives: July 2013

ULI Launches Building Healthy Places Initiative

A new ULI initiative will leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities. Through the Building Healthy Places Initiative, ULI will focus on four main areas of impact: Awareness. Raise awareness in the real estate community of the connections between health and the built environment, working to make sure health is a mainstream consideration. Tools. Develop or share tools – including best practices, criteria, and other materials – that define and advance approaches to healthy buildings, projects, and communities. Value. Build … Read More

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Lynn Thurber Named the New Chairman of ULI

WASHINGTON (July 1, 2013) – Lynn Thurber, chairman of LaSalle Investment Management in Chicago, has been named the new chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global non-profit research and education institute dedicated to leadership in land use and creating thriving communities worldwide. Thurber, a ULI leader and former treasurer of the institute, will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term that ends June 30, 2015. A member of ULI since 2004, Thurber plans to emphasize building on the progress made by the institute in recent years … Read More

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