ULI Colorado’s Impact Awards are based on the ULI Awards for Excellence, the most highly respected international program of land use awards. As with the ULI awards for excellence, ULI Colorado will recognize projects that realize ULI best practices while also providing successful business and economic models.
The 2019 Impact Awards will be held on April 4, 2019 at The Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and will feature project and personal awards in 6 different categories. Project award categories return as Innovation, Infill, Influence, and Inspire. Personal award categories return as the Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement, recognizing a seasoned professional with 20+ years of extraordinary achievements and the Rising Star, recognizing an industry leader under 35 who has made a contribution “beyond their years.”
Important dates to keep in mind:
October 22, 2018 – Impact Awards Q+A Webinar. View the webinar recording here.
November 7, 2018 – Legacy & Rising Star awards open for nomination. Apply here!
December 14, 2018 – Project Application Deadline
December 19, 2018 – Table and Individual ticket sales open
January 31, 2019 – Legacy & Rising Star nominations deadline
March 20, 2019 – Project Finalists announced
April 4, 2019 – Impact Awards Celebration at The Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. SAVE THE DATE!
How to apply for an Impact Award
Please read the instructions below before filling out an application.
This award is given to an individual in the field of real estate development or a related sector area such as finance, planning, design or who has made an outstanding contribution in his or her lifetime to a Colorado community.
Who is the next rising star in the industry? This is an opportunity to showcase the accomplishments of a younger successful member of the real estate community, whether working alone, or within another firm or organization.
Innovation is defined by one or more of these characteristics; using green technology, transportation, energy, financing, public/private partnerships, land planning, community planning, or other explained innovative feature.
Infill is defined as Urbanization, Brownfield, Redevelopment, Adaptive reuse. Projects may include urban within major Colorado cities, or in rural cities or resort communities. As our cities grow and the land use needs of communities change – what projects help to rejuvenate communities and their urban core?
A project of community influence in the for-profit or non-profit world, including; Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Environmental Remediation, Historic Preservation, Healthy Communities, Places of Work, Community and Facilities. Real estate development is in constant flux – a project creates impact when the result envisions all facets of community and place – and the result is a lasting impact.
A public project that inspires the community, spurs additional development and linkages, and has a lasting impact on the public including transit projects, greenway/trail systems, parks, and other public spaces. The project must be submitted by public entity and at least partially funded by public funds. Only horizontal projects will be considered; individual buildings are omitted from this category.