Applications for the mTAP program are now being accepted! APPLY HERE
To learn more, we invite you to join a virtual information session on Thursday, August 10th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. To sign up for the information session, click here.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal, the deadline is August 31, 2023. A short virtual “pitch” will take place October 4th. The class will select its proposals by mid-October and deliver a final presentation by mid-May 2024.
If you have any questions, please contact mTAPs Chair, Amy Granelli at [email protected] or Patricia Luna, mTAPs Co-Chair at [email protected]. Additionally, you can reach out Barbra Hardy [email protected] as the ULI staff contact.
The Center for Leadership, a program of the Urban Land Institute’s Atlanta District Council (ULI Atlanta), invites qualified organizations to submit a project challenge/problem statement for the 2021-2022 Center for Leadership mTAP program. The program offers free technical assistance to public agencies and nonprofit organizations on a variety of land use issues.
During the “Mini-TAP” (or “mTAP”) component of the Center for Leadership, mTAP teams assist their clients with a specific land use or real estate problem within ULI’s mission to shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact in communities worldwide. Eligible mTAP clients include any government, public agency or non-profit organization within the Atlanta region. Participating clients must have land use, real estate, or community development challenge.
City of Alpharetta
Prepare a strategy to consider for Brookside Parkway to increase occupancy beyond the 10-year average. Determine how this strategy can be implemented in such a way that negative impacts to the environment are considered, evaluated, and reduced.
Energy Reduction & Sustainability Resources for Industrial Buildings
Provide educational resources related to decarbonization and sustainability for industrial property owners.
Gwinnett Place Mall CID
Determine what regulations, procurement practices, and policies are impeding design and construction companies from implementing innovative sustainable, net-zero strategies. If there are barriers, how can they be innovatively eliminated?
Provide advice and recommendations on the following:
- Bringing awareness and education on embodied carbon to the Buckhead community.
- Identifying tools and benchmarks that developers and contractors can use to gauge their performance in reducing embodied carbon in commercial development.
- Developing an actionable plan to facilitate developers’ and contractors’ reduction of embodied carbon in the built environment.
- Differentiate Buckhead from other commercial districts in Atlanta through a sustainability initiative focused on reducing
Identify strategies and actionable steps for the affordable housing industry, particularly developers of low-income housing tax credit (“LIHTC”) properties, to advance the efforts for sustainable building as an iterative step ultimately towards a longer-term Net Zero vision.
City of Tucker
Recommendations to the City of Tucker for sustainable development along the City of Tucker’s planned trail system.
Prepare a marketing package to be used by the Client and Client’s brokerage team to assist in attracting a master developer and prospective end users.
Develop recommendations for improved food access by encouraging investors to contribute and/or build grocery stores that provide access to fresh foods for residents within the area.
City of Atlanta Department of City Planning
Develop a strategic approach to implementing a design review process customized to the specialized needs of Atlanta.
Central Atlanta Progress – Forge Atlanta
Develop actionable recommendations to inform future predevelopment investment and strategic business planning for the Forge’s planned mixed-use interdisciplinary innovation district in the following core components: 1) Industry Context, 2) Programs/Land Uses, and 3) The Site.
Tucker-Northlake CID: “South of the Tracks”
Identify and suggest strategies for candidate parcels for redevelopment, historic properties that should be preserved, or are candidates for adaptive reuse, support the goals of the Downtown Master Plan, are consistent with the land use as established in the Tucker Comprehensive Plan and identify funding and revenue sources for redevelopment.
City of Decatur
Identify and compile information detailing naturally occurring affordable housing within the City of Decatur limits and providing a report of the findings.
Atlanta Land Trust
Develop a lease-purchase program for some or all of the 24 homes being developed by ALT and Invest Atlanta in the Vine City and English Avenue neighborhoods for legacy residents (below 60% AMI) providing them with a pathway to affordable homeownership and mitigating their displacement.
City of Tucker
Develop a highest and best use development feasibility study to trigger the redevelopment of a 38+ acre suburban strip retail center in the inner ring suburb of Tucker.
Highest and best use analysis for four contiguous parcels located in the Vine City neighborhood immediately west of downtown Atlanta, containing 7.8 acres of property formerly used by Morris Brown College.
Historic District Development Corporation (HDDC)
A strategy to guide desired investment outcomes for our neighborhood: The Sweet Auburn Green & Equitable District will be Atlanta’s premier “equity-district,” creating a socially impactful ecosystem for the transitional neighborhood.
City of Chattahoochee Hills
Assistance creating a master plan for a new downtown on 45 acres of city-owned property in the Rico Historic Crossroads Community.
City of Avondale
Assistance identifying land use and development options that deliver a quality product with good urbanism along its “Main Street” corridor.
Grove Park Foundation
Development study identifying opportunities for Grove Park Foundation to leverage and revitalize parcels it controls (along with other friendly landowners) along “Main Street” to catalyze results that align with the multifaceted mission of equity, access and affordability.
Highest and best development option(s) for the 15-acre Windward Parkway Park + Ride lot that would complement and support the future Windward Parkway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Station.