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Revitalizing a Historic Mill Town with Breweries, Tiny Homes, and New Office Space in North Carolina
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Revitalizing a Historic Mill Town with Breweries, Tiny Homes, and New Office Space in North Carolina

North Carolina’s Capitol Broadcasting Company is betting on transformational redevelopment of a historic mill site to revive a region. At a ULI...

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In Brief: Repurposing Rooftop Space as Values Climb in Berlin
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In Brief: Repurposing Rooftop Space as Values Climb in Berlin

With property in high demand in Berlin—it had the largest year-over-year real estate price increase of any city in the world last year—it makes...

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As Demographics Shift, Placemaking Becomes an Increasingly Important Component of Retail Development
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As Demographics Shift, Placemaking Becomes an Increasingly Important Component of Retail Development

Retail developers who gathered at the 2018 ULI Florida Summit talked about what is working and what isn’t, as they shift their focus to more...

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In Memoriam: ULI Life Trustee Stan Ross
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In Memoriam: ULI Life Trustee Stan Ross

One of ULI’s longest serving Life Trustees and renowned industry expert Stan Ross, Chairman Emeritus of the University of Southern California’s...

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In Brief: Dodge Momentum Index Up in May
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In Brief: Dodge Momentum Index Up in May

The Dodge Momentum Index eked out a small gain in May, moving 1.8 percent higher to 167.8 (2,000=100) from the revised April reading of 164.9. The...

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Embracing Technology Is Key to Survival for Office and Retail Tenants
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Embracing Technology Is Key to Survival for Office and Retail Tenants

Disruptive technology—and the need to embrace it—will continue to influence office and retail tenants, as well as developers, panelists said at the...

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Converting Office Buildings to Communal Micro-Hotels in East Amsterdam
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Converting Office Buildings to Communal Micro-Hotels in East Amsterdam

Nestled in a relatively quiet East Amsterdam neighborhood, a new kind of hotel has been racking up occupancy rates topping 90 percent for the past...

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Renowned Real Estate Industry Leader W. Edward Walter Is ULI’s New Global CEO
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Renowned Real Estate Industry Leader W. Edward Walter Is ULI’s New Global CEO

W. Edward “Ed” Walter, a widely renowned real estate industry leader and most recently the Steers Chair in Real Estate at Georgetown University’s...

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Building the Infrastructure to Keep Growing Life-Science Companies in New York City
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Building the Infrastructure to Keep Growing Life-Science Companies in New York City

Hundreds of millions of dollars are pouring into plans to help incubate and retain life-science startups in New York City, panelists said at a ULI...

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Outlook for Housing the Middle Class
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Outlook for Housing the Middle Class

Experts discuss the shortage of housing that is affordable to middle-income households, the challenges of increasing the supply, potential...

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How the New U.S. Tax Law Affects Community Development Projects
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How the New U.S. Tax Law Affects Community Development Projects

As Congress cobbled together the biggest tax overhaul since 1986, they nearly wiped out the essential sources of funding for large-scale community...

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KaDeWe: Operating on a Beating Heart in Berlin
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KaDeWe: Operating on a Beating Heart in Berlin

Like the Galeries Lafayette in Paris or Harrods in London, luxury shopping has one main address in Berlin: KaDeWe. This institution is celebrating...

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The Philippines: Too Much of a Good Thing?
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The Philippines: Too Much of a Good Thing?

MANILA—As asset returns across Asia continue to shrink, investors throughout the region are turning increasingly to developing markets to look for...

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Hong Kong’s Housing Crisis
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Hong Kong’s Housing Crisis

HONG KONG—With the roar of the Route 2 highway overhead, facing Kwun Tong’s mix of dilapidated godowns (warehouses) and the steel-and-glass office...

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Using Technology to Enhance Community Experiences in Multifamily
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Using Technology to Enhance Community Experiences in Multifamily

Panelists at a ULI Boston event in April said that a newfound purpose for technology is emerging in multifamily segments—fostering a sense of...

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Where Investors See Opportunity in Smaller, Midwestern Cities
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Where Investors See Opportunity in Smaller, Midwestern Cities

With more than $3.6 billion in investment taking place in its downtown alone, Indianapolis has been on the radar of many out-of-state investors. At...

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Office Landlords Increase Focus on Enhanced Workplace Experience to Retain Tenants
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Office Landlords Increase Focus on Enhanced Workplace Experience to Retain Tenants

A sea change is taking place in the way companies use office space design, amenities, and location to attract the most-talented employees to their...

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Recruitment of Nontraditional Candidates Can Boost Industry Diversity
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Recruitment of Nontraditional Candidates Can Boost Industry Diversity

Panelists at the ULI Washington Trends Conference in April said having a more diverse staff benefits the bottom line and addressed some of the ways...

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Best Returns May Lie Out of the Spotlight for Hong Kong's Value-Add Market
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Best Returns May Lie Out of the Spotlight for Hong Kong's Value-Add Market

While investment volumes in commercial real estate in Hong Kong were up strongly last year, flagship office buildings and prime development sites...

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Fighting for Affordable Housing in Washington, D.C.
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Fighting for Affordable Housing in Washington, D.C.

Arguments about how to create and maintain affordable housing are often fierce and intractable. That is true in growing—and gentrifying—communities...

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Incorporating Live Performance Spaces into Existing and New Developments
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Incorporating Live Performance Spaces into Existing and New Developments

Business improvement districts (BIDs) and other stakeholders are leveraging live music performances and other activities as a draw—both to...

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Studying the Competitiveness of Milan and Turin
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Studying the Competitiveness of Milan and Turin

ULI has published a report analyzing the international competitiveness of Milan and Turin, two of Italy’s major cities. The report, Milan and Turin...

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Five District Councils Supporting Student Scholarship Program
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Five District Councils Supporting Student Scholarship Program

ULI Foundation Governor Bruce Etkin pledged $100,000 in 2017 to support four additional district council student scholarships programs, which began...

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Meeting the Demand for Walkable Development in Dallas/Fort Worth
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Meeting the Demand for Walkable Development in Dallas/Fort Worth

While it is estimated that 98 percent of the Dallas/Fort Worth region’s land mass is suburban-style development requiring the day-to-day use of a...

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Leveraging the Redevelopment of a 24-Acre Hospital Site in Bloomington, Indiana
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Leveraging the Redevelopment of a 24-Acre Hospital Site in Bloomington, Indiana

In April, ULI Advisory Services presented recommended redevelopment possibilities for the 24-acre (9.7 ha) site of Bloomington Hospital—a campus in...

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Creating Positive Community Collisions in Downtown Las Vegas
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Creating Positive Community Collisions in Downtown Las Vegas

Though best known as the chief executive officer of fast-growing online shoe and clothing business Zappos, Tony Hsieh is also leading one of the...

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How Detroit Battled Its Way Out of Bankruptcy
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How Detroit Battled Its Way Out of Bankruptcy

Unlike wine, serious municipal financial problems, such as underfunded pensions, do not improve with age. That was a major lessons learned from the...

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“Maker Spaces” for Local Crafts Producers Add Vitality to Cities
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“Maker Spaces” for Local Crafts Producers Add Vitality to Cities

Makers and small-scale manufacturers can play a key role in revitalizing a city, but there are challenges that must be overcome, according to...

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What 5G Wireless Technology Will Mean for Real Estate
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What 5G Wireless Technology Will Mean for Real Estate

The next-generation wireless telecommunications technology known as 5G, which will operate at vastly higher speeds and be able to handle many times...

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Despite Ongoing Safety Concerns, Autonomous Vehicles Expected in Operation by 2021
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Despite Ongoing Safety Concerns, Autonomous Vehicles Expected in Operation by 2021

Though driverless vehicles are expected to be commercially available in the next few years, the shift to their use is likely to occur gradually and...

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