Monthly Archives: November 2015

I Joined…Now What?

Our most recent members and newly renewing members gathered this fall for a “My ULI: Maximizing Your Membership with the Urban Land Institute” event. Intended to inform members of current opportunities at the global, national, regional and local levels, this brief meeting offered an overview of the Urban Land Institute’s mission and scope of programs. Would you like to learn more about how to get invested in ULI? Whether you’ve been a member of ULI for years or weeks, we would love to find ways to utilize your skill sets and passions … Read More

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Catch of the Season

Longtime ULI members, Young Leaders and new faces gathered mid-November for an early holiday happy hour at POROS. Joining Big Y’s NOLA and Perle in Market Square just weeks ago, POROS has taken a unique approach in its aspirations to be an Aegean “Estiatorio” – Greek for an upscale restaurant. An 8,000 square foot space with Pittsburgh’s largest outdoor patio dining, the Mediterranean restaurant – designed by DLA+ Architecture – has plans to expand its current seating to include a downstairs banquet area for larger group functions. A special thanks … Read More

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YLG Road Trip

On a grey Saturday in October, ULI Pittsburgh YLG members welcomed fellow ULI members from Western New York, Toronto, and New York City for a Road Trip Exchange. The event kicked off with a lunch-time panel presentation by Elmer Burger, Point Park University; Brian Kurtz, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership; Rifat Qureshi, Sports and Exhibition Authority; Anna Siefken, Green Building Alliance; and Jay Sukernek, Riverlife. These speakers were chosen because of the tremendous amount of development occurring in Buffalo, New York’s Downtown and waterfront areas with investment by the public and private … Read More

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