• The 2016 Annual Report

    Discover how our members are improving communities and advancing ULI’s mission around the world. Read More

  • Charlottesville Inaugural

    In its inaugural season in Charlottesville, VA, the Virginia district of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) organized a program to inform Smart Growth in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County region. Rick Bernhardt, recently retired Executive Director of the Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County Planning Department, presented the … Read More

  • Vision Awards Winners

    Most Creative Land Use or Rezoning – Stone Brewing, Richmond ♦ Best Renovation or Adaptive Reuse – Quirk Hotel, Richmond ♦ Best Public / Private Partnership – 25th Street Mixed Use Development, Virginia Beach Best Community Impact – Virginia Capital Trail, Richmond to Jamestown ♦ Innovative Deal of the … Read More

  • About Us

    Who We Are: ULI is a trusted idea place where leaders come to grow professionally and personally through sharing, mentoring, and problem solving. Founded in 1936 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational institute, ULI offers you access to the expertise of thousands of dedicated … Read More

  • Reality Check

    Reality Check starts out as a one-day participatory visioning exercise, kicking off a long-range planning process designed to help leaders envision alternative growth scenarios through 2035. Neither a traditional conference nor a theoretical exercise, Reality Check is a planning technique rooted in real world economic, … Read More

ULI Virginia News

2016 Vision Awards

ULI Virginia hosted the 2016 Vision Awards on December 1st at Highwoods Properties, North Shore Commons 1 in Glen Allen, VA. Winners of the awards included the Virginia Capital Trail for Best Overall and Best Community Impact, Stone Brewing for Most Creative Land Use or … Read More

Building ‘Living’ Downtowns

On November 10th,  in  ULI Charlottesville’s Smart Growth Series, Boston-based architect David Dixon, Stantec’s Urban Design Leader, addressed the importance of urban living options in creating vibrant downtowns, and the trends that are creating a demand for dense, walkable communities. Read more about this event at: http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/25476-friendship-court-architect-urban-density-increases/

New Members

Please welcome the following new members to ULI Virginia: Billy Buckley ♦ Lee Catlin ♦ Michele DeWitt ♦ Cliff Fox ♦ LaMonica Harrison ♦ Sara Johnson ♦ Thresa Joyce ♦ Joe Kennedy ♦ LJ Lopez ♦ Jennifer Mullen ♦ Wood Revercomb ♦ Richard Saunders ♦ Nicole Scro ♦ Amy Thompson ♦ Deborah vanEersel ♦ Chris Virgilio ♦ Hunter Wood ♦ Keith … Read More

Sustainable & Profitable – Is It Possible?…

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On Wednesday September 28th, a fantastic ULI event was held at the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach. Speakers Thomas Quattlebaum, Sea Level Rise Fellow with the  Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and Dr. Brian Batten Senior Coastal Scientist with Dewberry discussed how climate change, sea level rise, … Read More