Urban Land interests

ULI will create and sustain exceptional buildings and tenant relationships that strengthen our communities.

ULI develops, manages, operates and invests in real estate with the perspective of long term owners committed to improving the value of every building.  We build long term relationships with our tenants by providing services that anticipate and meet their needs and exceed their expectations.  We create buildings of exceptional quality that provide attractive living and working environments by paying relentless attention to the details that separate good enough from outstanding.

Tenants are the most important stakeholders in our business. Only by satisfying tenants first do we have the opportunity to satisfy our other stakeholders.

Our employees are the fundamental strength of our company. We are a company that attracts, develops, retains, and provides opportunity for people who are committed to our shared vision and values. We will foster an environment of mutual respect and accountability.

We build trust by acting with integrity in everything we do.

We create value for the owners of the properties we manage and for our company by generating profit that allows us to do more for all of our stakeholders: tenants, owners, employees and our communities.

We improve the quality of the urban environment in the communities we are part of.

ULI will remain an independent privately held company responsible for long term management of our properties.

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Commercial Tenants
135
Employees
775
Residential Units Managed
10500
Annual Work Orders
1921
Parking Stalls

Development Timeline

Urban Land Interests was organized in 1974 by Thomas Neujahr and Bradley Binkowski to provide real estate consulting, through market and financial analysis, to answer the real estate questions of property owners, developers, lenders and space users.  Since then, ULI has been committed to attracting employers, developing quality housing, preserving unique historic properties and creating vibrant new architecture in urban areas for over 40 years, over 36 of which have been spent in downtown Madison. 

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Arcadian Springs

Adaptive reuse of 1890’s mineral water bottling house as 27 apartment units.

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Sturgeon Bluff

Conversion of 1922 hospital in Wausau, WI into senior housing.

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Fire Station No. 2

Conversion of 1922 fire station to office space.

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LaFollette Park

Adaptive reuse of 1922 school in West Allis, WI.

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Doty School

Adaptive reuse of 1906 downtown elementary school as 17 residential condominium units.

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341 State Street

Redevelopment of former Shell Oil property in central Madison as a cluster of 12 retail establishments.

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Insurance Building

Purchased in 1988 and fully modernized in 1999, features floors that are connected to 10 East Doty.

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One East Main

Reconstruction of a former J.C. Penney Store to create 86,000rsf of Class A office space.

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44 East Main

Vertical expansion of 4 story building, adding 6 additional floors of office space.

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American Exchange

Renovation of the former American Exchange Bank building, 1871, as Class A office space.  

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10 East Doty

Development of the 10-story 10 E. Doty building with an innovative design that is juxtaposed with the renovated historic Burrows Block & Insurance building.

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33 East Main

Development the 134,000 rsf building of glass, stone and stainless steel that is the cornerstone of Block 89

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Tobacco Lofts at the Yards

Adaptive reuse of two historic cigar leaf tobacco warehouses from 1899 & 1901 as 61 unique rental lofts.

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US Bank Plaza

Purchased in 1972, this building, originally designed in 1927 by Bruce Graham embarked on a complete renovation and exterior modification.

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Tenney Plaza

Restoration of the 1930 Art Deco office building on the Capitol Square.

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Capitol Hill

Redevelopment of the burnt out building to include 22 modern apartment units, a 5th floor penthouse addition and first floor retail, while preserving the original brick exterior.

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US Bank Earns LEED

The renovation of US Bank Plaza culminates in the building earning LEED EB Gold Certification.  ULI's upgrades reduce energy consumption by 38% and water consumption by 85%.

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SEVEN27 Apartments

Development of ULI’s premier apartment building, SEVEN27, which includes 117 exceptional apartments with unmatched amenities, modern finished and a prime downtown lakefront location.

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Nine Line at the Yards

Construction of 80 premium apartments in The Yards overlooking Monona Bay.

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Lannon-Hill Home & Store

Restoration and relocation of Civil War-era home. Now a single-family rental home located in The Yards District.

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25 West Main Street

Redevelopment of the former Anchor Bank properties.  Redefining an important corner of the Capitol Square.

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101 King

Redevelopment of office building in the vibrant King Street entertainment district.  Now Lucille, an Indoor/Outdoor Double-Decker Hi-Fi American Pizza Venue.

The Pressman

Located on a prime corner of Madison's Capitol Square, this 80 unit apartment building includes large units, exceptional finishes and well-appointed amenites.  

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Quarter Row Apartments

Quarter Row is the latest development in The Yards District, a collection of exceptionally designed properties that includes Tobacco Lofts, SEVEN27 and Nine Line.  

Quarter Row Apartments

The Details

There is no better way to understand a company's vison, mission and values than to look at the work it has done.  Urban Land Interests specializes in the adaptive reuse of existing underutilized structures and the development of new downtown projects. Its goal is to create quality developments that will be owned and managed for the long term.  

What We Do

Services

Property Management

Urban Land Interests offers comprehensive management services to owners of residential, commercial and parking properties.  ULI is committed to providing services to owners and tenants that meet or exceed expectations. The company employs its own janitorial staff as well as HVAC technicians, painters, and maintenance employees. 

Owners of properties managed by ULI can expect expert consulting, detailed reporting, knowledgeable staff, friendly customer service and positive financial performance.

Development

Today ULI focuses primarily on developing, managing, operating and investing in real estate projects.  However, the company still accepts a limited number of consulting assignments. 

Brokerage

Urban Land Interests manages over 1,300,000 rentable square feet of office and retail space in downtown Madison.  Of this total, approximately 215,000 square feet is retail, restaurant, bank and service space.  ULI has a strong commercial leasing team, and it maintains good relationships with outside brokers. 

ULI's in house brokerage team includes licensed brokers and sales professionals.