Land Use

Land Use 2018-08-07T13:40:55+00:00

Leading the future of global urban development.

ULI members deliver the mission by creating thriving communities around the globe. ULI’s multidisciplinary membership is committed to exchanging ideas and providing solutions for development and design challenges.



Under All Is The Land
As the industry’s leading land real estate organization, the REALTORS® Land Institute, “The Voice of Land”, provides the education, tools, advice and networking opportunities that are the foundation for all land real estate professionals to become the best in the business. RLI continually strives to maintain its status as the association for a global network of land real estate professionals through providing members with the tools and benefits they need to build their business and exceed.
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Distinction Through Designation
In the real estate industry, designations are highly sought after marketing tools to show an agent's expertise in a specific area. The REALTORS® Land Institute offers its members the ability to earn the elite Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Designation as a way to set themselves apart by showcasing their expertise and experience.
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Career Opportunities in Land Real Estate
Getting familiar with the land profession and the land industry as early as possible can help your career as a land agent hit the ground running. That's why RLI has created a Student Membership type at a discounted rate. Start exploring the many career opportunities available and mapping your path to a successful career by taking advantage of an RLI Student Membership.
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Prime Time To Be A Land Professional
With a demand for land real estate on the rise, right now is a great time to be investing in land real estate -- and since land requires specialized real estate agents to conduct these types of transactions, now is a great time to be a land professional!
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Gain Land Expertise
With an unparalleled land real estate education program, the REALTORS® Land Institute’s Land University (LANDU) offers top-notch educational courses and webinars. Land is a unique real estate specialty that requires the kind of specialized professional education which can be found at LANDU of the REALTORS® Land Institute.
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ULI offers members an unparalleled variety of conferences, Advisory Service panels, publications, awards programs, and other volunteer opportunities to build their businesses and careers. Member participation is vital to helping ULI provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.

ULI Hines Competition

The ULI Hines Student Competition offers graduate students the opportunity to form their own multidisciplinary teams and engage in a challenging exercise in responsible land use. This competition is an ideas competition; there is no expectation that any of the submitted schemes will be applied to the site. The winning team will receive $50,000 and the finalist teams $10,000 each.

UrbanPlan

UrbanPlan is a realistic, engaging exercise in which participants—high school students, university students, or public officials—learn about the fundamental forces that affect real estate development in our communities. Participants experience the challenging issues, private and public sector roles, complex trade-offs, and fundamental economics in play when proposing realistic land use solutions to vexing growth challenges.

Women’s Leadership Initiative

The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) at ULI was founded in 2011 to encourage greater diversity in the real estate and land use industry. WLI is a global initiative with local chapters throughout ULI’s district and national councils. Programming includes panel discussions on real estate trends, networking events, leadership training, mentorship, and scholarships.

Lead, Learn, and Grow

The Navigator is a web-based tool that guides ULI members through the breadth of ULI engagement opportunities to lead, serve, and grow in their careers. The Navigator matches members with opportunities based on their interests, career stage, preferred location and time commitment.  Once members find relevant matches, ULI staff members facilitate their participation in an engagement opportunity at the local, regional, or global level.

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 more than 40,000 members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of the land use and development disciplines. ULI relies heavily on the experience of its members. It is through member involvement and information resources that ULI has been able to set standards of excellence in development practice. The Institute has long been recognized as one of the world’s most respected and widely quoted sources of objective information on urban planning, growth, and development.

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