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LPI Year In Review

Published on December 18, 2014

This year, the Institute's contribution to research and outreach efforts have ranged widely to include such topics as placemaking, regionalism, economic development, corridor improvement and improving water quality in the Great Lakes, among others.

Downtown Traverse City. Photo courtesy of the Michigan Municipal League

LPI releases study of placemaking views and values of 11 Midwest cities

Published on June 20, 2014

A report detailing the views and values of placemaking in Michigan, the Midwest and the nation is now available from the MSU Land Policy Institute (LPI).

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Graebert shared results from Rebuilding Prosperous Places Study at UM/ULI Real Estate Forum

Published on December 6, 2013

The 27th Annual UM/ULI Real Estate Forum--a statewide real estate networking and educational event--took place in Lansing, Michigan, Nov. 20-21, 2013.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Graebert shared placemaking study results with MSU Urban & Regional Planning Students

Published on November 15, 2013

Graebert framed her lecture around the notion of how and why the Millennial Generation will change the future of the Built Environment in America as we know it.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Graebert shared placemaking study findings virtually at Conference on Constructed Environment

Published on November 1, 2013

The Conference on the Constructed Environment took place in Lisbon, Portugal, Oct. 4-5, 2013.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI's Graebert to share built environment study results at the 2013 UM/ULI Real Estate Forum

Published on October 4, 2013

Successful real estate development includes successful placemaking.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Graebert shared placemaking expertise at MSHDA’s Building Michigan Communities Confenference

Published on June 7, 2013

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority hosted the 15th annual Building Michigan Communities Conference (formerly known as the Michigan Conference on Affordable Housing) April 29-May 1, 2013, in downtown Lansing.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Graebert to share placemaking expertise at MSHDA’s Building Michigan Communities Conference

Published on April 19, 2013

Registration for the 15th annual Building Michigan Communities Conference (formerly known as the Michigan Conference on Affordable Housing) is now open.

John Warbach, PhD, Associate Director of the MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s John Warbach shared placemaking expertise at the 2013 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

Published on March 1, 2013

Last month, the Local Government Commission hosted the 12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Kansas City, MO.

John Warbach, PhD, Associate Director of the MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Warbach joins Placemaking in Michigan Panel at 2013 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

Published on February 1, 2013

The Local Government Commission will be hosting the 12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Kansas City, MO.

John Warbach, PhD, Associate Director of the MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Warbach to share placemaking research at the 2013 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

Published on December 21, 2012

The Local Government Commission will be hosting the 12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Kansas City, MO.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI's Graebert shared placemaking research at 2012 Michigan Leadership Collaborative Conference

Published on November 16, 2012

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights hosted the 2012 Michigan Leadership Collaborative Conference on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in East Lansing.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI's Graebert to share placemaking research at 2012 Michigan Leadership Collaborative Conference

Published on November 2, 2012

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights is hosting the 2012 Michigan Leadership Collaborative Conference on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, from 8:30am-4pm.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI's Mary Beth Graebert shared Building Prosperous Places Study results at the 2012 MAR Convention

Published on October 5, 2012

The Michigan Association of Realtors hosted their Annual Convention and Expo this week in Dearborn, MI. This year's theme was "Learn like an all-star, and party like a rock star!" and included an agenda jam-packed with engaging education sessions.

Mary Beth Graebert, associate director of programs and operations, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Gaebert to share placemaking study results at 2012 Michigan Association of Realtors Convention

Published on September 21, 2012

The Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR) is hosting their Annual Convention and Expo Oct. 3-5, 2012.

Tyler Borowy, research coordinator, MSU Land Policy Institute

LPI’s Borowy presented Building Prosperous Places Study at Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference

Published on July 20, 2012

In June, Tyler Borowy, MSU Land Policy Institute's research coordinator, presented at the 2012 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference in New Orleans, LA, hosted by the Center for Community Progress.

LPI's Graebert and Warbach featured speakers at MSU Real Estate Lecture

Published on May 18, 2012

Two staff members from the Land Policy Institute provided guest lectures to Professor Heidi Bulich’s Real Estate Class in MSU’s Business College on April 25, 2012.

A row of houses at the Cherry Hill development in Michigan

LPI releases study of placemaking values, perceptions and barriers from three Michigan cities

Published on March 30, 2012

A report detailing the values of, perceptions of and barriers to placemaking for Michigan communities is now available from the MSU Land Policy Institute (LPI).

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