Planning and Advocacy Division

The Planning and Advocacy Division creates value for businesses, properties and institutions in The Magnificent Mile District by protecting and enhancing the physical urban environment and addressing critical business issues on behalf of its members. The Planning and Advocacy committees work very closely with developers, city officials, other civic organizations and the Aldermen to maintain and protect the aesthetics and public use of this dynamic business district.

Leading Planning and Advocacy Division:


Laura Bossert
Associate Director, CBRE

Lori Olson
General Manager, Zeller Realty Group

Phil Levin
Planning Director