Become a LOCUS member

LOCUS is the country’s fastest-growing network of smart growth real estate developers and investors, and as a LOCUS member you can become part of this unified voice advocating for smart growth at the federal and state level.

Join LOCUS to gain a voice on federal and state public policy issues; network with like-minded C-Suite executives; learn high value technical assistance to further local smart growth projects; and enhance your company’s triple bottom line.

All LOCUS membership levels include:

  • Exclusive networking opportunities
  • Subscription to LOCUS’s monthly e-newsletter and bi-weekly legislative bulletin
  • Advance access to Smart Growth America’s research and policy publications
  • Voice on federal and state public policy coalitions
  • Discounts on LOCUS exclusive events including the annual Leadership Summit

Steering Committee, Regular and Affiliated members also gain access to members-only resources, including a complete membership directory and an RFP/RFQ database created in partnership with Smart Growth America’s Local Leaders Council. View a full roster of membership benefits.

Steering Committee membership
$10,000 per year
The LOCUS Steering Committee is Smart Growth America’s primary real estate advisory group. Steering Committee members provide technical expertise to Smart Growth America through both standing and ad-hoc task forces. Steering Committee membership is limited to C-Suite executives (CEOs, COOs, development executives, etc.) and their real estate companies. Steering Committee members may add up to three additional staff to their account at no additional charge.

Regular membership
$1,000 per year
Regular membership is open to companies engaged in development, ownership, lending or financing of smart growth real estate. Regular member companies designate one person to act as its official representative. Additional staff may be added as Associate members.

Affiliated membership
$750 per year
Affiliated membership is open to companies engaged in trades or industries related to smart growth real estate (i.e., lawyers, architects, contractors or consultants). Each Affiliated member’s company designates one person to act as its official representative. Additional staff may be added as Associate members.

Associate membership
$300 per year
Associate membership is open to individuals who are employees of either a Steering Committee, Regular or Affiliated member company.

Friends of LOCUS membership
$100 per year
Friends of LOCUS membership is open to individuals who are engaged in smart growth real estate and either: work at any government entity; are enrolled at an accredited college, university or educational institution; or are under the age of 35.