As a member-based organization, none of our work would be possible without the support of our volunteer committees. Our committees are composed of ULI members active in the field of land use and real estate and are chaired by dedicated ULI leaders that have been appointed by staff and our board.
Interested in participating in a committee? Email one of the co-chairs listed below.
Building Healthy Places
Meets 2nd Thursday, 8:30am-10:00am, KEPHART (2555 Walnut Street)
Works to integrate best practices in Building Healthy Places focused on sustainable design, active living and transportation, access to healthy food, safe public spaces, and economic development. Holds monthly meetings focused on these topics areas. Partners with Colorado Health Foundation to organize Building Healthy Places workshops in communities across the state.
Meets 3rd Wednesday, 11:30 -1 pm, BOK Financial (1400 Lawrence St., #1200):
As the Young Leader Group program committee, the Discovery Series has a forward looking perspective focused on emerging trends and neighborhoods. The Discovery Series provides an inside look from local leaders in the industry at the latest land use currents and innovative developments in Colorado’s real estate community. Past programs have highlighted the attainable for-sale housing crisis, inner-ring suburb revitalization, the National Western Stock Show project, and emerging millennial trends.
Meets 4th Tuesday, 8:30am-9:30 am, The Alliance Center (1536 Wynkoop Street)
Offers the straight story on key trends and projects like Convention Center Redevelopment, Design in Denver, disruptive technology, water policy and more. Explorer Series programs and tours are usually led by the developer, architects, and public officials who worked on the project, and provide great opportunities for networking and socializing.
Meets 1st Tuesday, 12pm-1pm, Hord Coplan Macht (1800 Wazee Street, #450)
Mediates among real estate, homebuilder, affordable housing, and housing-the-homeless interests and helps generate interest in Colorado’s housing diversity as an economic development asset. Creates educational programming, white papers, and keeps up to date on affordable housing issues in Colorado.
TOD Best Practices (Mobility & Development)
Meets 1st Wednesday, 11:30am-1pm, Stantec (1050 17TH St. #A200)
Focused on important transit and development issues facing Colorado, hosting annual programs focused on issues like center-city transit, regional connections, and the numerous development opportunities around these transit lines. Hosts TOD Marketplace intermittently, bringing together 500 developers and transit advocates.
Meets 2nd Wednesday, 8am-9am, W.W. Reynolds (1375 Walnut Street, Suite #10, Boulder):
In 2009 ULI Boulder became a satellite committee of ULI Colorado serving this city of 100,000 and its 100+ ULI members. ULI Boulder’s goal is to work directly with community leaders on difficult issues such as affordable housing, density, and town-gown relations with CU. ULI Boulder hosts successful programs and advisory panels and become a trusted resource among public officials.
Meets 2nd Tuesday, 4-5:30pm, The Neenan Company (3325 S Timberline Rd, #100, Fort Collins):
In 2018, Northern Colorado became a satellite committee of ULI Colorado serving northern Colorado and its ULI members. ULI Northern Colorado’s goals are to bring together leaders from diverse real estate perspectives, plan high-quality events, and educate local leaders on relevant issues.
Meets 2nd Wednesday 10-11am, HB&A (102 E Moreno Ave, Colorado Springs):
In 2016, Colorado Springs became a satellite committee of ULI Colorado. It has since grown to be ULI Southern Colorado with the goal of working directly with local developers and community leaders to highlight the region’s growth from a multiplicity of perspectives.
Builds networks with community leaders to encourage their participation in ULI as members, sponsors and volunteers. Manages annual sponsorship campaign in conjunction with staff, raises tens of thousands of dollars annually.
ULI Colorado’s biannual Awards program has taken place in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019. Our next program will be in 2021. The program has built on the international success of the ULI Awards for Excellance and J.C. Nichols Prize, with project and personal awards. View past winners here.
Champions the ULI mission by engaging members between the ages of 35 and 45. The program will enhance the value of the ULI membership by offering programs that promote leadership development, career advancement, and the opportunity to expand and enhance a participant’s professional network. Applications open toward end of each year.
Brings ULI Colorado expertise directly into communities on tough real estate problems. Provides one and a half day (or longer) advisory panels consisting of ULI Colorado members for local communities. Recently ULI has convened TAPs on critical sites in Denver, Boulder, Arvada, Erie, Evergreen, and Castle Pines.
Al Colussy, Alan Colussy Architecture, firstname.lastname@example.org
LaDonna Baertlein, Dig Studio, email@example.com Andrew Knutsen, Economic & Planning Systems, firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Jones, CliftonLarsonAllen, Anna.Jones@claconnect.com
In 2013, ULI Colorado joined this national ULI program to advance the careers and leadership of women within ULI, the greater community, and their professions. WLI seeks to increase the numbers of women who join ULI, become leaders of ULI committees, and are featured as speakers and panelists. Watch for WILI’s newest mentoring program, “Breaking the Glass Ceiling,” coming soon!
Sarah Nurmela, City & County of Denver, Sarah.Nurmela@denvergov.org
Organizes and leads activities providing education, mentorship, and networking to young professionals under 35 years of age in the real estate industry. The group is 250 members strong and hosts its own full menu of tours, volunteer days and networking. YLGs schedule a networking event each month, two Discovery series educational programs, and the Partnership Forum and Development 360 mentoring programs.