Members are the core of ULI and the strength of our organization. Since 1936, the organization has been defined by what our members contribute to their communities, each other, and the real estate industry. The shared wisdom and experience of our members is what makes ULI unique. Member leadership and expertise make it possible for ULI to offer what it is known for: the gold standard in quality programs and research, and the opportunity to make an impact on communities.
ULI today has nearly 30,000 members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of the land use and development disciplines in private enterprise and public service—leading property owners, investors, developers, service firms, planners, public officials, and academics.
Why Join ULI?
Make connections with the right people.
Only ULI brings together professionals like developers, architects, planners, attorneys, engineers, brokers, investors and lenders, and government officials involved in every sector of real estate development—housing, commercial, industrial, and resort. When you attend a ULI event, whether a local breakfast or a major conference, you will build relationships, make connections, and gain insight into new opportunities that will give you a competitive edge.
Use ULI’s wealth of information and resources to get information you won’t find anywhere else and to bring value to your clients or customers. Whether it is sharing an article from ULI’s award-winning online magazine, calling on ULI’s library to find just the information you need, or sharing what you learned at a local or national event, you will look like an expert on all kinds of real estate and land use issues.
Get the tools for future success.
ULI saves you time and gives you insight into new opportunities by offering reliable analysis of demographic and market trends and what it means for real estate at the local, regional, national, and international levels. Taking advantage of ULI educational workshops, webinars, and the Real Estate School will help you be more effective at understanding clients or doing better deals.
Improve your community.
You can get involved in working on key land issues in your community and make it a better place to live. ULI connects the public and private sectors to discuss the real estate–related topics most important in your area, such as place making, redevelopment, housing, and transportation options.