Christopher B. Leinberger

Christopher B. Leinberger, Professor and Founding Director of the Graduate Real Estate Development Program, University of Michigan
Thursday, March 24, 2011, Holiday Inn – University of Memphis, 6 pm

In conjunction with the Conference on Sustainable Real Estate Chris Leinberger, a land use strategist, teacher, developer, researcher and author, balances business realities with social and environmental issues. Mr. Leinberger is a Professor and founding Director of the Graduate Real Estate Development Program at the University of Michigan and a visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Chris was a founding Partner of Arcadia Land Company, a New Urbanism/transit-oriented development and consulting firm, and President of Locus, Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors. His most recent book is The Option of Urbanism, Investing in a New American Dream published in 2008. He is also the author of Strategic Planning for Real Estate Companies. He has been profiled by CNN, National Public Radio, Infrastructurist, and Washington Post among other broadcast, web and print media. In 2009, Leinberger was voted one of the “Top 100 Urban Thinkers” in a poll conducted by Planetizen, the international urban planning and architecture website. He was the William H. Whyte Award winner by Partners for Livable Communities in 2010.

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