Lambda Alpha International ( LAI ) is a global land economics society where top professionals connect. Membership is honorary and selective.
Our 2000+ members make meaningful connections at the local chapter level, and with peers worldwide.
LAI chapters are located in major cities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia.
LAI provides a forum for the exchange of ideas in the fast-paced world of land use and development.
Our members come from a wide variety of fields related to the use and reuse of land. This professional diversity creates a unique blend of perspectives and experience.
LAI is committed to excellence and high standards of professional ethics. Our members are among the best in their respective fields.
We recognize professional excellence through the presentation of prestigious international awards.
LAI supports education and research through the Land Economics Foundation.
Membership in LAI is highly selective through a nomination process initiated by an active LAI member.
LAI members have:
Benefits of membership include:
Color of Law II: Equitable Residential Appraisals - A view from the Federal Interagency Task Force on Property Appraisal & Valuation Equity
December 1, 2023
Color of Law II: Equitable Residential Appraisals – An interview with Craig Steinley, President, Appraisal Institute by Jonathan Miller, President, Miller Samuel, Inc.
December 13, 2023
The Lambda Alpha International’s Land Economics Foundation (LEF) is a not-for-profit charitable foundation organized to administer an investment fund providing grants to advance the application of land economics to the mutual goals of Lambda Alpha International (LAI) and the Foundation:
Advancing best practices.