The Aloha chapter met for its quarterly luncheon meeting on December 7th at the Oahu Country Club to hear a presentation on future land development plans from Walter Thoemmes, Managing Director, Commercial Real Estate Division, of Kamehameha Schools (KS).

The Nominating Committee of LAMBDA ALPHA INTERNATIONAL, under the LAI By-law, is a standing committee of the Board of Governors‎ charged with recommending a candidate slate, for each two (2) year term, of the Executive Committee.

The Nominating Committee is constituted to search for Executive Committee candidate recommendations for the 2019-21 term.

A look at RAD’s impact on public housing in Maryland and the greater U.S.

Austin chapter members Doug Launius and Karl Koebel interviewed for an article in the Austin American Statesman.

Bill Struever, Baltimore’s most prolific, intrepid and accomplished urban developer, spoke to the Baltimore LAI Chapter’s monthly luncheon about economic incentives and their impact on development efforts within challenging neighborhoods.

Donald Manekin of Seawall Development from LAI Baltimore MD came to LAI Phoenix to talk about socially responsible real estate development.

Neil served as Baltimore Chapter President from 2004-2006.  He was awarded LAI Member of the year in 2010.

LAI member Les Pollock journeyed around the world from August thru November 2017.

LAI Chapter Board Member Holly Elmore presented on The Profitability of Waste: the business case for food waste reduction.

LAI Atlanta Chapter member Paul Morris was selected to spearhead the feasibility study to build a park over the I-75 | I-85 downtown Atlanta connector.

Studies show that commute time is the key factor in social mobility, more so even than factors related to crime or education.

Mel Kaneshige and Duane Kirisu describe their innovative and successful low-income-homeless residential project, Kahauiki Village.

A look at current efforts to increase affordable housing stock through ADU’s and Tiny Houses

The Nominating Committee of Land Economics Foundation (LEF) is a standing committee consisting of the LEF Past President, LEF President, and the LAI President.

The report highlights dozens of ongoing initiatives to create jobs through economic inclusion. Through interviews, it documents best practices and finds that the strategies create benefits for individuals, businesses and institutions.  The report concludes by calling for broader participation by businesses and institutions supported by people-focused investments and policies.

David S. Thaler, PE has been awarded the 2018 Professional Engineer in Private Practice Award by the National Society of Professional Engineers.

Funded by the Land Economics Foundation, the study was designed to close the data gap to better assess the investment required to build a joint use conference facility at the border.

The Aloha chapter met for its quarterly lunch at the Oahu Country Club on June 1 to hear a presentation on drone law and practice by attorneys Janel Yoshimoto and Imram Naeemullah of JMY Law Group LLLC and Steve Hochart, Hawaii Director and Senior Project Manager of Dudek, a consulting firm of planners, engineers and and scientists founded in California with offices in Hawaii.


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