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UL Interview: Theaster Gates on Building Communities by Breaking Rules
News 3 months ago
UL Interview: Theaster Gates on Building Communities by Breaking Rules

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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U.S. Commercial Real Estate Lenders Expect a Strong 2019
News 4 months ago
U.S. Commercial Real Estate Lenders Expect a Strong 2019

Alternative lenders increased their market share in the commercial real estate debt sector in 2018, panelists said at a ULI North Texas event in...

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Envisioning More Green Space in Downtown Atlanta With a Highway-Capped Park
News 4 months ago
Envisioning More Green Space in Downtown Atlanta With a Highway-Capped Park

While Atlanta has grown rapidly in the last decade, the downtown area has always lacked for green space. A ULI Advisory Services panel was asked to...

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Real Estate Roots That Run Deep in Columbus
News 4 months ago
Real Estate Roots That Run Deep in Columbus

Lizanne Galbreath, who serves as managing director of Galbreath & Company, spoke recently at a ULI leadership event in Columbus. Her grandfather,...

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Understanding the Investment Climate for Nashville Real Estate
News 4 months ago
Understanding the Investment Climate for Nashville Real Estate

Nashville has been growing at a rate of nearly 100 residents per day since 2011, according to U. S. Census Bureau estimates. Emerging Trends in...

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Leveraging Public Spaces to Make Placemaking a Value-Add
News 4 months ago
Leveraging Public Spaces to Make Placemaking a Value-Add

At ULI Arizona's Trends Day in January, panelists talked about how revitalized public spaces-starting with parks and libraries but also including...

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South Florida Mayors Focused on Reducing Congestion, Keeping Housing Affordable
News 4 months ago
South Florida Mayors Focused on Reducing Congestion, Keeping Housing Affordable

Fort Lauderdale is the largest city in Broward County and the second-largest city in the state of Florida, and population growth shows no signs of...

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Lenders See Capital Waiting in the Wings in U.S. Southeast
News 4 months ago
Lenders See Capital Waiting in the Wings in U.S. Southeast

While many real estate investors and lenders seem to be holding their breath in anticipation of the next recession, there are nonetheless some...

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How Three San Antonio Companies Are Incorporating Sustainability Best Practices
News 4 months ago
How Three San Antonio Companies Are Incorporating Sustainability Best Practices

San Antonio's office and residential developers are backing up their commitment to sustainability with innovative projects that are saving energy,...

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Balancing Nashville’s Skyline with More Downtown Density
News 5 months ago
Balancing Nashville’s Skyline with More Downtown Density

Nashville has a new 65-story residential tower on the drawing board that could set a new record as the tallest building in the city at 750 feet ...

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Addressing the U.S. Affordable Housing Issue at the State and Local Levels
News 5 months ago
Addressing the U.S. Affordable Housing Issue at the State and Local Levels

Panelists at the recent ULI Housing Opportunity 2019 conference said that while the data paint a bleak picture of America's housing affordability,...

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As U.S. Economy Keeps Rolling, Growth Potential of Brooklyn and New York’s Other Boroughs Attracts Investors
News 5 months ago
As U.S. Economy Keeps Rolling, Growth Potential of Brooklyn and New York’s Other Boroughs Attracts Investors

Though real estate experts keep worrying about a possible recession, the U. S. economy continues to perform well, and the prospects for real estate...

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In Brief: Minneapolis, San Diego Are Top U.S. Multifamily Markets for 2019
News 5 months ago
In Brief: Minneapolis, San Diego Are Top U.S. Multifamily Markets for 2019

According to a forecast by Marcus & Millichap, Minneapolis/St. Paul climbed two spots to head this year's National Multifamily Index, as sustained...

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Creating More Opportunities for Walkable Developments in Fast-Growing Dallas/Fort Worth
News 5 months ago
Creating More Opportunities for Walkable Developments in Fast-Growing Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas/Fort Worth has the best outlook of any U. S. real estate market, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2019, published jointly by ULI...

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A Policy Context for Addressing the U.S. Affordable Housing Crisis
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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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Building Workplaces to Drive Innovation over Pure Productivity in Shenzhen
News 8 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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Amazon's New Locations Reflect Ongoing Evolution of Urban Areas
News 8 months ago
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
News 8 months ago
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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Building with Big Data and High Tech
News 8 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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Addressing the “Missing Middle” in the Housing Market
News 9 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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Strategic Use Is Difference between Data as Distraction or Contributor to Bottom Line
News 9 months ago
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?
News 9 months ago
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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Getting Ahead of the Market
News 9 months ago
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
News 9 months ago
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
News 9 months ago
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
News 9 months ago
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
News 9 months ago
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
News 9 months ago
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
News 9 months ago
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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