The BIG news is the City’s newly adopted comprehensive Zoning Code, which will take effect on June 5th of this year. But before Tom delved into the copious details of this headline story, he provided our LAI members & guests with an overview of the Dept. of Planning and its impact on our City.
LAI member Nina J. Gruen, a.k.a. Ms. Real Estate, a.k.a. the principal sociologist overseeing market research and analysis at Gruen Gruen + Associates.
LAI Philadelphia Land Economics Weekend (LEW) April 27 - 29, 2017
On the 24th of May the London Chapter of the LAI held the first of its 2017 events kindly hosted by JLL at its central London offices.
Los Angeles Chapter member Fereydoon Ghaffari passed away on May 22nd.
Thoughts from the KeyNotes Editor, Alan Nevin:
Aloha Chapter met for its quarterly luncheon program at the Oahu Country Club to hear Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell address transportation and housing issues.
Our Lambda Alpha International Golden Gate Family has lost two of our Tribal Elders. These two individuals were remarkable luminaries within this land economics community as well as philanthropists and leaders within the San Francisco Civic and Jewish communities. We are thankful for how they shaped our built environment, and ask that you pause to remember the significant contributions that these folks made to our city, our culture and our LAI family.
Brian Lopez and James Riggs of Osprey Property Company spoke to the Baltimore LAI Chapter about Affordable Housing in general, with an in-depth look into Franklin Lofts & Flats, a project currently under construction in the City.
LAI Atlanta Chapter member Nancey Green Leigh, PhD, FAICP, Georgia Institute of Technology reports on her recently completed study, entitled DeKalb County Industrial Land and Economy Study (August 2016) for DeKalb County and the Decide DeKalb Development Authority.
Dr. M. Gordon Brown, MBA, Msc (Arch), DTech, FRICS is a member of the LAI Ely Chapter.
Alan Nevin, LAI San Diego Chapter, LAI Scribe
The San Diego chapter of LAI has created a scholarship program in affiliation with the Burnham Moores Center of Real Estate at the University of San Diego.
Alan Nevin, KeyNotes Editor
This past month, two busloads of Lambda Alphans from around the world had the opportunity to see how a once-down-trodden major metropolitan area can be resuscitated – actually come back from the dead.
LAI Minnesota welcomed 15 new members in the class of ’17.
Rudayna Abdo, UAE Chapter President, founded the organization Thaki in 2015.
Baltimore LAI Member Toni Prince, The Brick Companies, wins Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce award on March 27, 2017