Public Sector

ULI offers resources on the intersection of real estate development and land use.

  • Join ULI today to become part of a community from the public and private sectors, working in every aspect of real estate development and land use.
  • Discover the implications of policy choices and how to achieve better outcomes.
  • Gain new perspectives on how the public and private sectors work together.
  • Ensure you get a good deal for your community.
  • Take advantage of unbiased, high-quality information.

View Recent Publications

ULI has over 150 publications on a wide variety of real estate development and land use topics available in the ULI Bookstore. ULI members get a 25% discount on all bookstore purchases.

Successful Public/Private Partnerships

This report arms public and private sector representatives with an understanding of the obstacles and opportunities inherent in public private partnerships, as well as provide a toolkit of best practices and lessons learned.

Reaching for the Future

This report illustrates how six communities—some built on historic traditions and natural location or others newly built—have used and combined various sources of public funds to facilitate dramatic change.

Building Healthy Corridors


This report explores strategies for transforming commercial corridors—found in nearly every community across the United States—into places that support the health of the people who live, work, and travel along them.

Learn How Innovative Projects Were Developed

ULI offers a wealth of Case Studies that describe how projects in other cities were developed. A couple of case studies in which public sector leaders played a leading role in defining and implementing the development include Storrs Center and SteelStacks.

Get Advice on Your City’s Greatest Development Challenges

ULI members provide practical solutions for the most challenging issues facing today’s urban, suburban, and rural communities.

Understand How the Development Process Works

ULI provides different perspectives on the development process, helping you understand the balance between getting what you can from a developer and pushing too hard, so that everyone wins.

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