• 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

ULI/GRACRE Clicks & Bricks presentation…

On May 16, 2017, ULI & GRACRE joint ventured at Regency Mall Food Court in Richmond, VA in a disucssion about retail models that work for people who are making increasing use of a growing array of Internet-connected tools to change how they search, shop, … Read More

New Members

Please welcome the following new members to ULI Virginia: Deborah Lynne Brown ♦ Kirah George ♦ Shawn Glerum ♦ John (Jack) D. Horn ♦ Max Hutson ♦ Alexander Ikefuna ♦ Jeffrey Kornblau ♦ Mark Kronenthal ♦ Mike Molzahn ♦ Thomas B Price, II

Best Practices in Creative Placemaking Video…

Presentation from the April 14th Hometown Summit conference in Charlottesville featuring ULI senior visiting fellow, Juanita Hardy. Discover the 10 best practices for successful creative placemaking with case studies in the presentation below. best-practices-in-creative-placemaking_va-hometown-summit

Stimulating Entrepreneurial Culture Through…


On successive days – February 15th & 16th – Pittsburg’s Mayor Tom Murphy held an open discussion with ULI members in Richmond and Charlottesville. Mayor Murphy’s focus was on Public Private Partnerships, and how they could be used to stimulate entrepreneurial development in local environments. A PDF … Read More