Category Archives: Young Leaders Group

Exclusive Tour for Young Leader Members at ICE Blocks

Young Leader ULI Members enjoyed a sneak peek of this one of kind development that included a tour of the Block 2 apartments led by Michael Heller and Davis Reed Construction. They also toured the newly completed Block 3 retail spaces and the shared office spaces of Heller Pacific and Williams + Paddon Architects. The ICE Blocks is a three block urban development of R Street between 16th and 17th streets led by developer Heller Pacific. Each block is currently in various stages of construction but the final development will … Read More

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Young Leaders visit Sactown Union Brewery for their “Beer & Buildings” series

50 Young Leader land use professionals turned out for the latest “Beer and Buildings” series. Sactown Union Brewery CEO Quinn Gardner and CFO Ken Reiff talked about their experience opening their brewery and the many challenges they encountered along the way, including reasons for landing at their location in East Sacramento. Located on 66th Street between Folsom Boulevard and Elvas Avenue, the 7,200-square-foot site formerly housed Vitafreze Frozen Confections. Owner Quinn Gardner said ‘we wanted something that acknowledges Sacramento history but also has a very urban feel. We respect the … Read More

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Ramos Family featured speakers at YLG’s Legacy Series

Patriarch Frank Ramos who at 84 years young still goes into the office every day, shared some great stories, and these secrets to success ‘Work hard, Take risks, Be fair, Know your Customer, and if it doesn’t work don’t be afraid to try something else.’ This annual event featured a very personal conversation with one of the most influential and respected real estate and land development families in our region. The Ramos Family reflected on their careers and discussed their vision for the future of the Sacramento region. Club Pheasant … Read More

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Young Leaders Exclusive Tour at Eviva Project

ULI Young Leader members received an exclusive look at the new project EVIVA in Midtown recently. Eviva consists of 118 condominium-style rental units in a six-story structure with both below and at-grade secured parking. The unit mix includes 78 one bedroom units and 40 two bedroom units. Additionally, there will be 5,195 square feet of ground floor retail along 16th Street. EVIVA Midtown is the first in a planned series of urban mixed-use apartment developments being built by Integral Development in partnership with Urban Core, LLC and other developers in … Read More

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YLG Forums 2015: Three Industry Veterans participate as Mentors this year

YLG Forums are groups of 8-12 young professionals from different niches of the real estate planning and development field, who meet monthly January through June with a group mentor to share and learn about land use, real estate development, and life. Through YLG Forums, young leaders can engage one another on a range of topics, learn from guest speakers, and tour cutting-edge projects. We are very excited this year to have three highly respected real estate veterans serve as Forums group mentors: Deana Ellis, Vice President, Cresleigh Homes; Peter Saucerman, … Read More

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Global Young Leaders Group: ULI Fall Meeting in New York

ULI Sacramento’s Young Leaders Group (YLG) was represented at the October 2014 ULI Fall Conference in New York City. Notably, the Sacramento District Council participated in the Global Young Leader Chairs Network event on October 21 along with dozens of representatives from Australia, China, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Spain, and the United States. There were several take-home messages for Sacramento. What we do well Many of the international representatives from nascent district councils were interested in how to compete with other young professional groups. The message from Sacramento … Read More

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Developer Bay Miry led private tour of 16 Powerhouse for ULI Young Leaders

ULI Member and Developer Bay Miry gave a personal “behind the scenes” hardhat tour of 16 Powerhouse this week for our young leaders group.  This LEED Platinum project is under construction and expected to be ready by end of year. This mixed-use development has a few restaurant tenants on the first floor including Magpie, Insight Coffee and Orchid Thai. There will be 50 rental apartments in the project and located in the 16th Street Corridor across from Fremont Park.  For more information you can go to: and to view … Read More

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ULI YLG and ASLA EPG to host: WEAVE Volunteer Day!

On Saturday, May 19 ULI Sacramento, in partnership with the ASLA Sierra Chapter, will be hosting a volunteer service day to install landscaping improvements outside the WEAVE Headquarters building at 1900 K Street in Midtown Sacramento.  This community service event will bring together volunteers and sponsors from ULI, ASLA, UC Davis, WEAVE, and regional businesses to transform the planting along the face of the building on 19th and K Streets. This event was created as a way to recognize and support the tireless efforts of WEAVE toward ending and preventing … Read More

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YLG Legacy Series Recap!

Creativity, Leadership and Knowledge are Keys to Success During Economic Downturn March 28, 2012 The Urban Land Institute Sacramento District Young Leaders Group held our 4th annual Legacy Series featuring a very personal panel discussion with some of the most influential and respected Sacramento real estate and land development professionals. This year we were pleased to welcome Tom Winn, President of Winn Communities, his brother and  Mike Winn, President of  Michael Winn Associates and current President and CEO of the  California Building Industry Association  and Attorney Jeff Jones, who is a … Read More

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