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Member Profile – Karin Liljegren

Architect and ULI Member, Karin Liljegren, FAIA, IIDA, has dedicated her career to revitalizing downtown Los Angeles’s rich stock of existing buildings. In 1999, she worked on the very first projects under LA’s Adaptive Reuse Ordinance, which launched her nuanced understanding of the challenges and opportunities of adaptive reuse. Karin is a thought leader in […]

Fall 2020 – WDC Online

WDC will continue our online programming during Fall 2020. We will be scheduling WDC programs to complement ULI’s Online San Francisco Fall meeting this October. Please join our LinkedIn group as we will continue to post updates on WDC’s upcoming programs, and WDC members are posting opportunities for other WDC members.  As we move forward, WDC needs volunteers and […]

WDC Online Launch – Spring/Summer 2020

While we regret not spending time together in Toronto, we’re excited to launch “WDC online.” We look forward to your participation and feedback as we will evolve future programs based on your input. As going online is new to us, apologies in advance for our “construction dust” as we learn how to build our online […]

Member Profile – Libby Seifel

Elizabeth (Libby) Seifel is passionate about creating great urban communities and advancing women’s success in business, real estate and technology. Libby is the founder of the Women’s Development Collaborative, a national network that supports and inspires women to lead transformative real estate developments.  Throughout her career, Libby she has promoted diversity and inclusion through her […]

Sponsor Profile – Seifel Consulting

Seifel Consulting (Seifel) is a strategic economic advisory firm that helps clients achieve their project goals, meet complex urban growth challenges, and create financially viable and sustainable developments.  Seifel has advised on real estate strategies that catalyze infill development, invigorate public spaces, enliven retail areas, provide housing for a broad range of community residents, and promote transit-oriented development. Seifel’s expertise in guiding the successful development of a […]

Member Profile – Eve Picker

Eve Picker is the founder of Small Change.    Her world has always been wrapped around cities and change. Her background as an architect, city planner, urban designer, real estate developer, community development strategist, publisher, and instigator has given her a rich understanding of how cities work, how urban neighborhoods can be revitalized, what policies are […]

Sponsor Profile – Small Change

Small Change is an impact investing platform focused on transformational real estate projects.   The platform matches everyday investors with real estate developers, including many women and minority owned development firms, providing opportunities for everyone who cares about cities and wants to make change. It’s like Kickstarter for real estate – but with a return.   Small Change is based in […]

Member Profile – Molly McCabe

Molly McCabe is the CEO and Founder of HaydenTanner, a strategic real estate advisory firm focused on accelerating impact investment & sustainability in the built environment.  She has spent her career cultivating practical solutions to accelerate the emergence of resilient buildings and vibrant, sustainable cities. Molly co-founded The Lotus Campaign, a non-profit development firm that […]

Featured Developer – Molly McCabe

Molly McCabe, MBA, LEED® AP, is CEO and Founder of HaydenTanner, a strategic real estate advisory firm focused on accelerating impact investment and sustainability in the built environment. Molly is also the Co-Founder of The Lotus Campaign, a non-profit development firm that is deploying market based solutions to providing homes for people experiencing homelessness. What have […]

Member Profile – Madelyne Kirch

Madelyne Kirch is the founder of SMMC, a boutique real estate marketing agency focused on residential and commercial real estate, placemaking and economic development. She is a Vice Chair of ULI’s national Public Private Partnership Council and a former Communications Chair of ULI’s New York District Council. She currently chairs a mentoring program at Fordham University on behalf of CREWNY and also serves as a mentor and “Big” for Big Brothers Big Sisters of […]

Sponsor Profile – Sun & Moon Marketing Communications

New York-based SMMC, which marks its 25th anniversary in 2019, is a boutique real estate marketing agency focused on residential and commercial real estate, placemaking and economic development. Its clients represent an industry who’s who and span the spectrum of real estate players from publicly-traded REITs (including the largest owners in NYC and Philadelphia), many of the country’s pre-eminent institutions, bi-coastal private equity funds, small, entrepreneurial owners, several of New York’s […]

Philadelphia’s planning and development field could be different with more diversity

Billy Penn interviews Nora Lichtash, executive director for Women’s Community Revitalization Project, about the lack of women in the field in Philadelphia. “Philadelphia would be different if more women were involved in the development and planning fields, giving examples such as fewer tax breaks for developers, and greater emphasis on saving neighborhood institutions and vulnerable […]