• LAI 2024 Phoenix Land Economics Gathering
  • Boston, Massachussetts
    Boston, Massachussetts
  • Toronto, Ontario
    Toronto, Ontario
  • New York City, New York
    New York City, New York
  • Washington, DC
    Washington, DC
  • Abu Dhabi Skyline, United Arab Emirates
    Abu Dhabi Skyline, United Arab Emirates
  • Santa Fe skyline
    Santa Fe skyline | Photo Credit: Robert Reck
  • San Francisco, California
    San Francisco, California
  • Austin, Texas
    Austin, Texas
  • Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Orange County, California
    Orange County, California
  • AUM, India - The University of Pune
    AUM, India - The University of Pune
  • Ottawa, Ontario
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Sacramento, California
    Sacramento, California
  • London, United Kingdom
    London, United Kingdom
  • Memphis, Tennessee
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Chicago, Illinois
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Aloha Chapter - Hawaii
    Aerial view overlooking Hawaii's landmark, Leahi Crater (known as Diamond Head), and Waikiki.
  • Los Angeles, California
    Los Angeles, California
  • San Diego, California
    San Diego, California
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Phoenix, Arizona
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Tokyo Skyline with Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower
    Tokyo Skyline with Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Atlanta, Georgia
    Downtown Atlanta Skyline
  • Financial District, Madrid, Spain
    Financial District, Madrid, Spain
  • Barcelona, Spain
    Barcelona, Spain


About LAI

Connecting professionals.

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.  

Sharing knowledge.  

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.

Advancing best practices. 

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.

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LAI Membership

Membership in LAI is highly selective through a nomination process initiated by an active LAI member.

LAI members have:

  • 10 or more years of experience in their fields
  • Distinguished themselves professionally
  • Made an outstanding contribution to the field of land economics
  • Demonstrated a commitment to public service and high standards of professional ethics

Renew Your Dues

Benefits of membership include:

  • Local chapter meetings with meaningful dialogue about issues that matter
  • Annual international Land Economics Gatherings with back-stage VIP access to the workings of a city
  • KeyNotes, our online newsletter
  • Local and global networking opportunities
  • Access to our online member database

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Mark Your Calendar

Land Economics Gathering

LAI Phoenix
  October 16-18, 2024
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Land Economics Foundation

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:

Connecting professionals.

Sharing knowledge.

Advancing best practices.

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Upcoming Chapter Events


Introduction to Water & Land Economics

Global Initiatives Committee Chapter

Arizona Water: The Law.

Phoenix Chapter