Austin’s ULI NEXT initiative identifies, connects, and elevates the next generation of leaders for the built environment and ULI. ULI NEXT members are Full or Associate members, generally within the ages of 35-45, who have exemplified leadership at work and within ULI.
ULI Austin Local Member Councils based on ULI National Product Councils. Local Member Councils are small groups of ULI members focused on exploring and discussing Central Texas land use trends and challenges within their area of concentration.
Three finalists will be selected in each category and their submissions will be on display at the Awards Event. The winner in each category will be announced at the Awards Event and presented with a distinctive award commemorating the event.
Members of the Year: Members are recognized in three categories
ULI Member of the Year Recognizes a ULI memberwho has made positive contributions to ULI this year.
ULI Influence Award Recognizes a ULI memberwho has positively influenced ULI Austin over many years, contributing to the district council’s growth and mission advancement.
Top Contributing ULI Young Leader Recognizes an outstanding ULI Young Leader member who creates positive contributions to ULI Young Leaders, their profession and the community. These younger professionals set the bar for career advancement, goal-setting, community service and a strong commitment to ULI’s mission.
Best Project Innovation Highlights originality and creativity in development and can include aspects of design, place-making, supporting public transit, sustainability, financing, innovative land use or community planning or other inventive features.