Monthly Archives: August 2017

Ann Bancroft Foundation Young Professionals Networking Breakfast

ULI Minnesota encourages young professionals to attend the Ann Bancroft Foundation Networking Breakfast See below for details about the event from the Foundation. The blending of giving back to the community and career advancement is a natural combination; especially here in Minnesota. The Ann Bancroft Foundation invites Twin Cities professionals ages 22-35 to explore the power of philanthropy for donors and recipients, the importance of mentor relationships and how to integrate those two components into your career adventure. We will also share how the Ann Bancroft Foundation is beginning that education … Read More

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Jean Kane Named ULI Minnesota Chair AND One of MSP Region’s Ten Most Admired CEOs

ULI Minnesota Welcomes Jean Kane as Chair Jean Kane, CEO of Colliers International Minneapolis-St. Paul, is the new Chair of the ULI Minnesota District Council, which serves Urban Land Institute (ULI) members in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro and across Minnesota. ULI Minnesota is a trusted convener that supports the Regional Council of Mayors, Advisory Services, Product Councils and leadership development initiatives. Its mission is to engage public and private sector leaders to foster collaboration, share knowledge, and join in meaningful strategic action. As ULI Minnesota Chair, Kane will serve on … Read More

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APA MN state conference 2017 is just around the corner!

APA MN invites you to 2017 APA MN State Planners Conference Between the email blasts, and the Planning Minnesota newsletter, you have probably seen a great deal of info about the APA MN State Planners Conference Sept. 27-29 in Mankato, at the Verizon Center.  And finally, conference registration is open.  We are pleased to be offering a diverse array of sessions, speed sessions, mobile tours, and events.   Our Keynote Speaker will be David Schultz from Hamline University.  Finally, you will have an opportunity to meet the chapter Award winners for … Read More

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Building 21st Century Suburbs – Metro Transit TOD Forum

In the second half of the 20th century, walkable and mixed-use “streetcar suburbs” were increasingly overshadowed and sometimes replaced by suburbs that were primarily auto-dominated. In the early 21st century, this trend has come into question, and communities of all kinds in the Twin Cities metro are attempting a revival of walkable, mixed-use suburban development. Whether it is a town center built from scratch, a repurposed shopping mall, or the expansion of a historic main street, these developments represent a departure from the suburban development patterns of past decades. To … Read More

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ULI Minnesota / Regional Council of Mayors Hold 9th Annual Housing Summit on Immigration and Housing Demand

On July 18th, ULI Minnesota / Regional Council of Mayors held the 9th Annual Housing Summit featuring a keynote address from Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing in which she discussed the Center’s recent report, Home in America: Immigrants and Housing Demand. The study draws on national data to discern the impact immigrants are having on housing demand across the country with a deep-dive on five major metropolitan areas, including the MSP region. Among the tools used was a new interactive map developed by … Read More

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