ULI 2018 Annual Report


Our members are changing people’s lives by improving the future of communities worldwide.


  • Engagement / Global

    Strengthening Member Engagement

    Members engaged more thoroughly with ULI through opportunities, knowledge, and each other in 2018.

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  • Knowledge Sharing / Global

    Leveraging Member Knowledge

    Members shared expertise and best practices for the benefit of the industry and communities around the world.

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  • Impact / Americas

    Expanding Member Impact

    ULI members made recommendations to the city of Los Angeles on its approach to tackling homelessness.

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  • “ULI’s purpose is to lead and inspire. The commitment of our members to give their time, talent, and treasure to our Institute positions us to lead the future of urban development – not just for the years ahead, but for decades to come.”
    – ULI Global Chairman Thomas W. Toomey

“Together, we will build on ULI’s success.”
ULI Global CEO W. Edward Walter


Enhanced support from the Foundation will help more members reach more people in more communities around the globe. It’s an exciting time for all of us who are passionate about leadership in land use and who believe in ULI’s ability to turn our hopes and vision into reality.

– Douglas D. Abbey, ULI Foundation Chairman


  • 42,000+

    ULI members representing the real estate and land use industry across 81 countries

  • 9,000+

    Volunteer and leadership opportunities in Navigator for members to participate worldwide

  • 1,100+

    Advisory Service Panels and Technical Assistance Panels delivered by ULI members to communities since 1947

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Our members are leaders in the responsible use of land and in the creation of thriving, sustainable communities. From serving on an expert panel to contributing to Urban Land magazine, from hosting a conference to mentoring the next generation, your contribution and leadership make a difference. Learn more.

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