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November 2018 Member Spotlight: Annie Cambria

ULI: You were recently awarded the prestigious ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative Prologis Scholarship to attend the ULI Fall Meeting – can you tell us about your experience last month in Boston? ACC: This was my first time attending a ULI Fall Meeting and it was a great experience. I generally find conferences to be great for either networking or quality content, but the ULI Fall Meeting provided both. In addition to spending more time with fellow ULI Louisiana members, the highlight of the meeting was attending the Public Development and … Read More

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October 2018 Member Spotlight: Anne Teague Landis

ULI: How has ULI Louisiana impacted your career growth at Landis? Anne Teague Landis: My experiences with ULI Louisiana have helped me to have a clearer understanding of the different viewpoints of the larger development team. This was perhaps especially true through my participation in the Local Product Council where the confidential setting really fosters curiosity and open dialogue. I believe that successful projects should be successful for all players involved. The opportunity to interface so much with practitioners in the varying parts of development and gain that clearer understanding has helped me to better communicate … Read More

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September 2018 Member Spotlight: Alejandra Guzman

ULI-Louisiana member Alejandra Guzman is the Vice President for Performance Management & Strategy for the New Orleans Business Alliance. Alejandra helped launch ULI Louisiana’s first ever Local Product Council and is active in programming for future ULI Louisiana Events. We recently sat down with Alejandra to learn more about her background, experience, and involvement with ULI-Louisiana. ULI: Why did you decide to become involved with ULI? AG: I have been involved in urban development and real estate through my career and I think it’s a fascinating industry in which one … Read More

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July 2018 Member Spotlight: David Waltemath

ULI member David L. Waltemath ranks among the top residential developers in the New Orleans metro area.  ULI recently sat down with David, Scott and Kelly Waltemath to profile their real estate development operation. ULI: How did you get started in real estate development? DW: I’ve always been involved.  Two generations of my family were successful real estate developers before me.   My father, Henry “Hank” Waltemath, carved out many of the major neighborhoods in Algiers on the Westbank of New Orleans. Today, I’m proud to say, we have a fourth … Read More

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What’s the Opportunity with Opportunity Zones, Shared Presentation.

We had a great turn out for last weeks event with Jones Walker. They were kind enough to share the power point presentation for those who couldn’t make. Click below to read more. Presentation – Opportunity Zone Program – ULI – May 17 2018 (N3597125x7…

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May 2018, Member Spotlight: Mike Bucher, Urban Properties

ULI-Louisiana member Mike Bucher is a commercial real estate professional and developer for Urban Properties.  Mike serves as membership chair for the council and programming chair for the annual ULI-Louisiana Emerging Trends Conference.  We recently sat down with Mike to learn more about his background, development experience, and involvement with ULI-Louisiana. ULI: Can you tell us a bit about your background and what brought you to your current role with ULI-Louisiana? MB:  My background in commercial real estate started with Federal Realty Investment Trust in Boston, MA.  I was working … Read More

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April 2018, Member Spotlight: Laura Woltanski, Walker & Dunlop

ULI Louisiana member Laura Woltanski is a Multifamily Finance Loan Officer in Walker & Dunlop’s New Orleans office. Laura, past Programs Chair, currently serves as Advisory Services Chair and W&D is a Diamond Sponsor of ULI Louisiana District Council. We recently sat down with Laura to learn more about her background, experience with W&D, and involvement with ULI Louisiana. ULI: Can you tell us a bit about your background and what brought you to your current ULI role? LW: I moved from Michigan to New Orleans in Aug 2009 to … Read More

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ULI Louisiana Manager Job Opportunity

ULI Louisiana is beginning it’s search for our new District Council Manager. The Opportunity The Manager, working in close coordination with District Council members, administers all aspects of coordinating programs and developing marketing and communications strategies for membership involvement and sponsorship support toward the advancement of goals and objectives of the District Council. The Manager will maintain a close working relationship with the District Chair for local reporting and responsibilities. The Manager works directly with ULI members and vendors, especially the District Council Chair, members of the Executive Committee, and … Read More

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Charity Hospital Advisory Services Panel Reveals Recommendations for Reuse

On Friday November 10, 2017, an Advisory Services Panel of the Urban Land Institute hired by the owner of the Charity Hospital site, The LSU Real Estate Facilities Foundation, revealed their recommendations for the reuse of the site. After creating guiding principles for the redevelopment process, the 10-member panel presented 3 multi-use socially conscious, financially sustainable scenarios for consideration. Their power point presentation may be viewed HERE. A recording of the entire presentation may be seen HERE.

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ULI Louisiana Sponsors Trapolin Peer Architects Releases Renderings for World Trade Center

New Four Seasons World Trade Center Renderings Released!

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