Building Healthy Places Initiative

Around the world, communities face pressing health challenges related to the built environment. For many years, ULI and its members have been active players in discussions and projects that make the link between human health and development; we know that health is a core component of thriving communities.

The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is building on that work with a multifaceted program—including research and publications, convenings, and advisory activities—to leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.

Projects and Resources

Active Transportation

Creative Placemaking

Food and Real Estate

Healthy Corridors

Healthy Housing

Healthy Places ToolkitVia6

Building Healthy Places Updates

Public Health and Real Estate: Resources on COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, ULI has collected links to resources relevant to those who own…

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ULI Seeks a Senior Visiting Fellow to Explore Links Between Health and Private 'Third Places'

The Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance is seeking a part-time Senior Visiting Fellow to research the intersections…

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ULI Health Leaders Network Cohort 3 Participants

The Building Healthy Places Initiative is delighted to announce the 2018 participants in the ULI Health Leaders Network,…

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Randall Lewis/Building Healthy Places Forum at the Spring Meeting in Toronto

The tenth in the series of Building Healthy Places Forums will be held in conjunction with ULI's Spring…

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Building Healthy Places Program Seeks Evaluation Consultant

ULI seeks an evaluation consultant for programs of the Building Healthy Places Initiative.

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2019-2020 ULI Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program Participants

The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is thrilled to announce the participants in the 2019-2020 ULI/Randall Lewis Health…

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BHP RFP Seeks Equity Adviser to Support District Council Task Forces

A new project will engage and provide funding to up to four U.S. ULI District Councils to identify…

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Advancing the American Cities Climate Challenge

A new project will provide funding for nine ULI District Councils in the United States to facilitate member engagement…

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Building Healthy Places in Nashville: 2019 Spring Meeting Events 

ULI offers grants of up to $5,000 to District Councils for activities that advance local parks and open…

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About the Building Healthy Places Initiative

The Building Healthy Places Initiative leverages the power of ULI's global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities. Learn more.

Contact us at health@uli.org.