Langan Principal Christopher Hager has been named Chair of the ULI Philadelphia District Council.
Hager Named Chair of the ULI Philadelphia District Council
August 26, 2013
Christopher M. Hager has been named chair of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Philadelphia District Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.
ULI Philadelphia has about 800 members throughout eastern and central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.
Hager, formerly chair for Mission Advancement of ULI Philadelphia, succeeds The Flynn Company's David M. Ricci, who served as the board's chair for the past two years.
"The strength of ULI Philadelphia stems from quality and diversity of our membership, who represent the best and brightest in real estate around the globe," Hager
"As chair, my goal is to increase member engagement in our councils and support additional community outreach to increase ULI's local impact.
In addition, we will work closely with our initiative councils and Young Leaders Group
to ensure that ULI Philadelphia provides members with the events and opportunities that are beneficial to them."
As a Principal at Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Hager brings nearly 20 years of site/civil engineering, land development and LEED experience to ULI Philadelphia.
Notable Philadelphia projects include Hotel Monaco; Hotel Palomar; Race Street Pier and Connector; Saint Joseph's University Streetscape, Retail and Garage; Herron Park; and the Lower Schuylkill River Master Plan.
Other domestic and international projects include "Empty Sky"- New Jersey September 11 Memorial (Liberty State Park, N.J.); Metlife Stadium (East Rutherford, N.J.); Cooper Cancer Institute
(Camden, N.J.); Department of Defense Dependent Schools
(Aviano, Italy and Rota, Spain); and Zayed Military Hospital
(Abu Dhabi, UAE).
In addition to his
role as chair of ULI Philadelphia, Hager
sits on its Governance, Advisory, and Management committees, and serves on ULI's national Urban Development & Mixed-Use Council
recently served on ULI's Advisory Services Panel, After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-term Resilience and Adaptability.
He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Chi Epsilon Engineering Society.
Hager is a graduate of Lehigh University, where he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering.
also received a Real Estate Certification from the Real Estate Institute at Monmouth University
Hager is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Delaware, and is a LEED-accredited professional.