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A Policy Context for Addressing the U.S. Affordable Housing Crisis
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A Policy Context for Addressing the U.S. Affordable Housing Crisis

Since the end of the Great Recession, few matters seem to garner greater bipartisan consensus than the fact that we are in the midst of a national...

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ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance Announces Three New Members
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ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance Announces Three New Members

The ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors, and financial institutions...

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ULX: Multifaceted Mixed Use
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ULX: Multifaceted Mixed Use

With the popularity of walkable urban environments on the rise, more developers are turning to mixed-use projects, usually bringing together some...

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Honoring U.S. Veterans with a Museum and Memorial in Columbus
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Honoring U.S. Veterans with a Museum and Memorial in Columbus

Set on the Scioto River with an expansive view of the downtown skyline, the National Veterans Memorial & Museum in October arguably became Columbus...

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Urban Land’s Most Popular Articles of 2018
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Urban Land’s Most Popular Articles of 2018

(EJ Yao/Unsplash) As we close the books on 2018, we look back on the topics that resonated most with the readers of Urban Land Online in the past...

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Coworking Spaces Seen as Key Tenant for Houston Office
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Coworking Spaces Seen as Key Tenant for Houston Office

Coworking reigns as a core strategy, rather than a craze, against the backdrop of commercial real estate evolving from a space-leasing business to...

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How Investors, Lenders Are Responding to the Risk of a Potential U.S. Slowdown
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How Investors, Lenders Are Responding to the Risk of a Potential U.S. Slowdown

With strong consumer confidence, ongoing economic growth, and low unemployment, there are few signs of an imminent recession in recent U. S....

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Expansion of Product Council Network Opens Up Member Participation and Areas of Focus
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Expansion of Product Council Network Opens Up Member Participation and Areas of Focus

ULI’s Global Strategic Plan emphasizes strengthening member engagement by providing more opportunities to participate in the Institute’s unique...

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In Brief: New U.S. Apartments Are Getting Smaller and More Expensive
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In Brief: New U.S. Apartments Are Getting Smaller and More Expensive

According to data from Yardi Matrix, the average size of a new U. S. apartment has shrunk 5 percent over the last 10 years, while the average price...

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Building Workplaces to Drive Innovation over Pure Productivity in Shenzhen
News 2 months ago
Building Workplaces to Drive Innovation over Pure Productivity in Shenzhen

The workplace of the future needs to provide flexibility and wellness in order to drive innovation, said subject matter experts speaking at the...

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From Active Transportation to Assessed Value: Lessons from ULI's Small-Scale Development Forum
News 2 months ago
From Active Transportation to Assessed Value: Lessons from ULI's Small-Scale Development Forum

Indianapolis has been leveraging active-transportation investments—primarily walking and biking—for both placemaking purposes and enhancing real...

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Playing Small Ball: Weaving Smaller, Multiuse Sports-Anchored Developments into Existing City Infrastructure
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Playing Small Ball: Weaving Smaller, Multiuse Sports-Anchored Developments into Existing City Infrastructure

In many cities, the recognizable and, in some cases, iconic profile of a stadium or sports arena is a familiar part of the urban skyline. But...

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Amazon's New Locations Reflect Ongoing Evolution of Urban Areas
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Amazon's New Locations Reflect Ongoing Evolution of Urban Areas

The redevelopment spurred by Amazon’s decision to open headquarters sites in Northern Virginia and Long Island City, New York, will reflect an...

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In Brief: Costs Rising but U.S. Office Vacancy Stable in Third Quarter
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In Brief: Costs Rising but U.S. Office Vacancy Stable in Third Quarter

The overall availability rate for U. S. office space was unchanged as of the end of the third quarter of 2018, remaining at 18.1 percent, according...

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Reshaping Atlanta’s Future with More Transit, Maintaining Affordability
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Reshaping Atlanta’s Future with More Transit, Maintaining Affordability

While the Atlanta region has grown dramatically in the last decade, the city’s traffic ranks as the eighth-most-congested among world cities...

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Planning for Equitable Transit-Oriented Development in Sacramento
News 2 months ago
Planning for Equitable Transit-Oriented Development in Sacramento

A ULI Advisory Services panel toured South Sacramento, California, in September, meeting with more than 75 city and county officials, local...

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Investors Looking for Both Healthy Occupier Markets and New Asset Classes in Europe
News 2 months ago
Investors Looking for Both Healthy Occupier Markets and New Asset Classes in Europe

The hunt for secure long-term income is driving European real estate investment as the industry hedges against potential interest rate increases...

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ULI Announces Hiring of Chief Advancement Officer of ULI Foundation
News 2 months ago
ULI Announces Hiring of Chief Advancement Officer of ULI Foundation

ULI has named J. Phillip Horne, former chief development officer of George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, as the...

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Solutions for America’s Crisis in Nonluxury Housing: ULI Product Councils Collaborate to Move the Needle
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Solutions for America’s Crisis in Nonluxury Housing: ULI Product Councils Collaborate to Move the Needle

A first-time gathering of product council members within the Urban Land Institute—councils focused on multifamily housing and affordable and...

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Small Town, Big Need:  Making Multifamily Projects Work in Smaller Communities of the Pacific Northwest
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Small Town, Big Need: Making Multifamily Projects Work in Smaller Communities of the Pacific Northwest

Housing affordability has become one of the most talked-about land use issues in virtually every major urban center in North America. Less focus...

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Two Developers Leverage Art and Placemaking in Miami
News 2 months ago
Two Developers Leverage Art and Placemaking in Miami

Perhaps it is no coincidence that both Craig Robins, president and chief executive officer of real estate development company Dacra, and Kieran...

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Latin America Continues to Be Growth Opportunity for Mid-Market Retailers
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Latin America Continues to Be Growth Opportunity for Mid-Market Retailers

While 93.1 percent of all retail sales in Latin America are still made in-store, savvy retailers are increasingly exploring opportunities to merge...

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Medical Tourism and Retail Driving Live/Work Development across the San Diego–Tijuana Border
News 2 months ago
Medical Tourism and Retail Driving Live/Work Development across the San Diego–Tijuana Border

Medical tourism and binational retail centers are among the myriad opportunities presented by property surrounding the San Diego–Tijuana border...

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Building with Big Data and High Tech
News 2 months ago
Building with Big Data and High Tech

Accompanying the well-documented renaissance of cities in the past decade is a revolution in technology that can change the way developers, owners,...

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Five Projects Helping Make the Case for More Urban Open Space
News 3 months ago
Five Projects Helping Make the Case for More Urban Open Space

The Case for Open Space, a new report from the ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance, makes the business case for real estate...

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Building on Cleveland’s Health District with Opportunity Zones
News 3 months ago
Building on Cleveland’s Health District with Opportunity Zones

Developers and city leaders of Cleveland are considering how to redevelop a 400-acre (162 ha) neighborhood to the southeast of the downtown...

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How Tampa Turned Around
News 3 months ago
How Tampa Turned Around

For decades, Tampa, Florida, was a city that got no respect. One magazine called it “a hot urban mess.” Studies of U. S. cities routinely listed it...

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Amenities, Diversity Are Key Ingredients of Innovation Communities
News 3 months ago
Amenities, Diversity Are Key Ingredients of Innovation Communities

There is no “secret sauce” vital to creating an innovation community, but certain ingredients are necessary, ULI members were told during the 2018...

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Developers Need to Pay Better Attention to Age-Based Demographic Trends
News 3 months ago
Developers Need to Pay Better Attention to Age-Based Demographic Trends

From the increasing urbanization of emerging nations in Africa to the graying of the U. S. population, demographic shifts will have a major impact...

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Addressing the “Missing Middle” in the Housing Market
News 3 months ago
Addressing the “Missing Middle” in the Housing Market

Addressing the lack of affordable housing for the middle class is one of the biggest opportunities—and sources of frustration—for homebuilders,...

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