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ULI Announces Finalists for 2017 Healthy Places Awards

Winners to be honored at the 2nd Annual Healthy Places Gala on Thursday, May 18.

(San Diego, May 1, 2017) Eleven extraordinary projects from across San Diego County and Tijuana have been selected as finalists in ULI San Diego – Tijuana’s 2017, Healthy Places Awards, the awards recognize the faces, places and policies that are creating and sustaining healthier communities across the region.  This year’s finalists include projects from San Marcos, the East Village, downtown San Diego, Mission Valley, central San Diego County and notably our first submission from Tijuana, Mexico.

On Thursday, May 18, ULI San Diego – Tijuana will honor all of the finalists and present awards to four (4) at the second annual Healthy Places Awards Gala at the Corky McMillin Event Center.  The winning projects have been selected by an inter-disciplinary jury of local ULI members.  The ceremony will also honor a local visionary for a lifetime commitment to health and wellness through their professional practice.   Local university students will also be awarded a cash prize of $2500 for the Annual Student Competition.

The Finalists Are:

The local awards program, established in 2016, builds upon the long-standing ULI tradition that recognizes projects for excellence in design, planning, economics and management.  ULI’s Healthy Places Initiative is a multi-faceted program of work that has become a cornerstone of our programming efforts.  Within the context of Heathy Places, we explore the intersection of food and real estate, housing affordability solutions, smart building and smart city technologies that address community issues with innovative sustainable solutions and transportation and infrastructure solutions that support active transportation options.

The Healthy Places Awards is open to the entire industry, not just ULI members.  Please join us as we celebrate these noteworthy projects and all that we do to support the ULI mission locally.

About the Urban Land Institute
The Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the institute has more than 40,000 members worldwide and 700+in San Diego – Tijuana. The community  represents all aspects of land use and development disciplines. For more information, visit
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