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Inside a New Tech Incubator

Monday, April 11th, 2016


The Arts District has yet another beautiful new destination. This time, however, it’s not a housing complex, restaurant or even a museum.

Pick My Solar

Monday, April 11th, 2016


From Ciclavia to the Art Walk, more than ever, DTLA is where things are happening, and why I’ve chosen to take a “Hot Desk” at LACI.

These are some of my neighbors at LACI— Pick My Solar. These people are changing the way solar is sold across the planet.  And really fun, too!

Pick My Solar is just one of the many innovations happening at LACI, the business equivalent of baseball’s farm system: it identifies local talent, nurtures it, and helps it get to market.


The Power of Food

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

What is green, growing, healthy, and rapidly adding value to real estate? Attendees of the ULI 2015 Fall Meeting in San Francisco learned that the answer to that question is locally grown food. Read more about recognizing the power of food in enhancing development here: 10.19.2015 UrbanLandOnline FallMeetingStory

CicLAvia – changing the pattern of inactivity

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

CicLAvia transforms the urban streets of Los Angeles County by temporarily removing cars and opening the streets to people who ride bikes, walk, skate, jog or use other non-motorized transport. As a result, tens of thousands of people enjoy the health benefits offered by a public space that they would not otherwise be able to access. CicLAvia is partnering with UCLA and the Rand Corporation to measure health impacts and behavioral changes that are sparked by utilizing the city in this manner.

Anaheim Packing House Sweep in Gold Nugget Awards

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
The Packing House Grand Opening with Shaheen Sadeghi.

The Packing House Grand Opening with Shaheen Sadeghi.

The Packing House, Anaheim’s innovative food hall in a restored 1919 Sunkist citrus-packing building, earned highest honors in the 52th annual Gold Nugget Awards. The Packing House, at 440 S. Anaheim Blvd, and the surrounding The Packing District in the heart of CtrCity Anaheim, took the top awards in all four categories it represented, including Commercial Project of the Year Grand Award, on June 25, 2015 in San Diego, as part of PCBC, the nation’s largest regional homebuilding exposition and conference. View full press release here.

I became a LOOPER

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

XPrize team

A year ago, I became a LOOPER, a monthly supporter for the XPrize — a team engaged in innovation for the benefit of humanity. “Tapping into that indomitable spirit of competition brings about breakthroughs and solutions that once seemed unimaginable. Impossible.” Think Sergey Brin and the Google Lunar XPrize.

Loopers are invited to conversations with change-makers and scientists all over Los Angeles.  Recently, we  were invited to a workshop at the XPrize campus where they taught us the XPrize process. My team was made up of a physicist, economist, song writer, chemist, and marketer (me).  We created a prize and then a presentation to sell our idea.  We competed against 6 other teams…and we won!

It’s joyful to be engaged in something so far outside our world of development yet deeply relevant to the issues we face — water, affordable housing, transportation, the American Dream.  XPrize principles apply!

Trouble Coffee and Coconut Club

Thursday, July 10th, 2014


Three Growth Models Embrace Healthy Principles

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

An article by Brett Widness in Urban Land from a panel discussion with Joe Rogoff, Brian Povinelli, Maureen McAvey and Sandra Kulli pertaining to health and wellness driving part of the offering at Whole Foods, Westin Hotels, and Baja California resort…

3 Growth Models Embrace Healthy Principles – Urban Land Magazine

Planned Community Projections from Sandra Kulli, Kulli Marketing, at ULI Fall Meeting 2011

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011


Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
Sandra CicLAvia 2014