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Building on Cleveland’s Health District with Opportunity Zones
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Strategic Use Is Difference between Data as Distraction or Contributor to Bottom Line
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Strategic Use Is Difference between Data as Distraction or Contributor to Bottom Line

Technological innovations ranging from sophisticated sensors to algorithms that sift through mountains of operational data to extract new insights...

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Does Leadership Matter in the Emerging 'Gig' Economy?
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Does Leadership Matter in the Emerging 'Gig' Economy?

In an emerging “gig” economy, with each individual developing his or own brand, does leadership still matter? At the ULI Fall Meeting in Boston,...

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Developing Blockchain Technology Has Potential to Aid Real Estate Transactions
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Developing Blockchain Technology Has Potential to Aid Real Estate Transactions

Despite all the hype about blockchain, in which databases exist in the form of encrypted copies distributed across many users, it has not yet...

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh Cites Need for Housing, Infrastructure
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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh Cites Need for Housing, Infrastructure

In a wide-ranging discussion about Boston’s progress and continuing challenges, Mayor Martin Walsh called on developers and other real estate...

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Innovative Affordable and Workforce Housing Developments and Policies Recognized by ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing through 2018 Kemp, Larson Awards
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Innovative Affordable and Workforce Housing Developments and Policies Recognized by ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing through 2018 Kemp, Larson Awards

Avenue Place/Avenue Terrace in Houston; Clybourn 1200 in Chicago; Keauhou Lane in Honolulu; Conway Center in Washington, D. C.; and Harbor Place...

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Promoting Diversity and Inclusion Benefits Communities—and the Bottom Line
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Promoting Diversity and Inclusion Benefits Communities—and the Bottom Line

Real estate companies are in a uniquely powerful position to promote diversity and inclusiveness, both within their own workforces and in the...

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Walkability Now May Outweigh Transit Access in Valuing Location
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Walkability Now May Outweigh Transit Access in Valuing Location

Ride-hailing services and autonomous vehicles are already starting to change the economic formulas for transit-oriented development (TOD), a panel...

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Artist, Planner Theaster Gates Is 2018 Recipient of ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development
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Artist, Planner Theaster Gates Is 2018 Recipient of ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

Internationally acclaimed artist and urban planner Theaster Gates, whose rise to prominence began with his use of art and culture to revive...

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Getting Ahead of the Market
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Getting Ahead of the Market

In Boston, the price of homes within a quarter mile of a Starbucks jumped by more than 171 percent between 1997 and 2014, 45 percentage points more...

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Two Developers Share Their Path to Transformational Projects
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Two Developers Share Their Path to Transformational Projects

A pair of developers, one trained as a lawyer and the other as a scientist, during a recent ULI Kansas City event shared the paths that led them to...

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Combining Arts and Technology to Empower Placemaking and Growth
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Combining Arts and Technology to Empower Placemaking and Growth

At the recent ULI Europe Real Estate Forum, attendees heard from three speakers who are using innovative techniques to transform the management of...

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Financial Crisis Helped Highlight Advantages of Mixed-Use Development for Investors
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Financial Crisis Helped Highlight Advantages of Mixed-Use Development for Investors

A panel discussion at the recent ULI Europe Real Estate Forum in Dublin examined how investors are driving demand for and managing mixed-use...

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Keeping Housing Affordable as the Dallas/Fort Worth Region Continues to Grow
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Keeping Housing Affordable as the Dallas/Fort Worth Region Continues to Grow

The city of Dallas’s first-ever comprehensive housing policy is drawing significant interest from real estate professionals, but building...

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Four Technology Companies Driving Innovation in Real Estate outside Silicon Valley
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Four Technology Companies Driving Innovation in Real Estate outside Silicon Valley

At a recent ULI South Carolina event, panelists representing three distinct segments of the real estate market looked at the role of technology as...

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Building the Smart City
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Building the Smart City

Located 12 miles (19 km) south of Boston and stretching across the towns of Weymouth, Abington, and Rockland, the 1,500-acre (600 ha) site where...

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In Brief: Six Midyear Trends in the U.S. Hotel Sector
News 5 months ago
In Brief: Six Midyear Trends in the U.S. Hotel Sector

According to research by Marcus & Millichap, the accelerating U.S. economy, supported by strong employment growth and rising confidence levels,...

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Redeveloping a Historic Boston Sports Venue: The Hub on Causeway
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Redeveloping a Historic Boston Sports Venue: The Hub on Causeway

For Boston sports fans, the site of The Hub on Causeway development is hallowed ground. The land was once occupied by Boston Garden—the home of two...

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Availability of Talent and Transportation Options Helping Drive Corporate Relocations in the U.S. Southeast
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Availability of Talent and Transportation Options Helping Drive Corporate Relocations in the U.S. Southeast

In a panel discussion at ULI South Carolina’s Capital Markets Conference on Kiawah Island, participants heard from several key players in the site...

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Three Examples of Public and Private Sector Partnering for Change
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Three Examples of Public and Private Sector Partnering for Change

A discussion at the recent ULI Europe Real Estate Forum in Dublin focused on three projects where public and private sector organizations work...

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Real Estate Economists Remain Positive on U.S. Economy and CRE Industry
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Real Estate Economists Remain Positive on U.S. Economy and CRE Industry

Real estate economists continue to have a generally bullish outlook for the U.S. economy, capital markets, and real estate fundamentals. Overall,...

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Twenty-Six Development Professionals Named to Health Leaders Network
News 5 months ago
Twenty-Six Development Professionals Named to Health Leaders Network

ULI has selected 26 professionals in real estate development, planning, design, engineering, finance, and health care from across the United States...

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How Hines and Other Developers Are Future-Proofing Their Projects
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How Hines and Other Developers Are Future-Proofing Their Projects

A panel discussion at the ULI Europe Real Estate Forum 2018 in Dublin focused on a key question facing the development industry: how to future...

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From a Retail Ruin, a Mixed-Use Vertical Village Brings Needed Density to Memphis
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From a Retail Ruin, a Mixed-Use Vertical Village Brings Needed Density to Memphis

In 1927, Sears, Roebuck & Co. opened a distribution center and retail location in the Crosstown neighborhood of Memphis. As business boomed, the...

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Leveraging ‘Eds and Meds' in Boston's Fenway/Kenmore Neighborhood and Longwood Medical Area
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Leveraging ‘Eds and Meds' in Boston's Fenway/Kenmore Neighborhood and Longwood Medical Area

In Boston, the name Fenway is not just for baseball anymore. The neighborhood, often called “the Fenway” by locals, is distinguished as the home of...

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Healthier Buildings Paying Dividends in Boston
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Healthier Buildings Paying Dividends in Boston

One of the most difficult challenges for those seeking to adopt emerging technologies in commercial real estate is justifying the cost of...

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