About Us

About ULI-the Urban Land Institute

ULI-the Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit education and research institute that is supported by its members.  The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute today has almost 40,000 members in 90 countries representing the entire spectrum of the land use and development disciplines.  They are comprised of developers, builders, property owners, investors, architects, public officials, planners, real estate brokers, appraisers, attorneys, engineers, financiers, academics, students and librarians.

Locally, ULI Memphis was founded in 2007.

ULI District Council Objectives

  • Provide a forum for exchange of information about real estate and planning issues at a local level.
  • Offer members additional opportunities to interact with full members and to participate in ULI programs.
  • Raise awareness of local land use issues among public officials, academics, students, and the public at large.
  • Introduce non-members to ULI and its high-quality programs.
  • To be the convener of stakeholders to provide solutions to local land use issues.
  • To provide outreach activities in local communities such as UrbanPlan and Technical Assistance Programs.