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As Boise Booms, Former HUD Secretary Sees a Chance for Greater Equity
News 6 months ago
As Boise Booms, Former HUD Secretary Sees a Chance for Greater Equity

Behind the new home construction, park improvements, and a rising downtown skyline that are attracting out-of-state migration, some longtime...

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ULI Urban Open Space Award Finalist: Baxi River Forest Island
News 7 months ago
ULI Urban Open Space Award Finalist: Baxi River Forest Island

Baxi River Forest Island Changsha, Hunan Province, China Project owner: Changsha Xiandao Land Development & Construction Co. Ltd. Designer: SWA...

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ULI Urban Open Space Finalist: Ricardo Lara Linear Park
News 7 months ago
ULI Urban Open Space Finalist: Ricardo Lara Linear Park

Ricardo Lara Linear Park Lynwood, California Project owner: City of Lynwood, California Designer: SWA Group Size: 5 acres (2 ha), 1 mile long (1.6...

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ULI Urban Open Space Award Finalist: Quequechan River Rail Trail
News 7 months ago
ULI Urban Open Space Award Finalist: Quequechan River Rail Trail

Quequechan River Rail Trail Fall River, Massachusetts Project owner: City of Fall River, Massachusetts Designer: Brown, Richardson + Rowe Inc. Size...

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ULI Urban Open Space Award Finalist: Levy Park
News 7 months ago
ULI Urban Open Space Award Finalist: Levy Park

Levy Park Houston, Texas Owner: Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority Designer: OJB Landscape Architecture Size: 5.9 acres (2.4 ha) As one of the...

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Five Finalists Announced for ULI Urban Open Space Award
News 7 months ago
Five Finalists Announced for ULI Urban Open Space Award

The ULI Open Space Award recognizes vibrant parks and open spaces that have been transformative in promoting healthy, sustainable, and equitable...

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World’s Top Real Estate Leaders to Gather in Boston for the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting
News 7 months ago
World’s Top Real Estate Leaders to Gather in Boston for the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting

Nearly 7,000 of the world’s foremost leaders in the real estate and land use industry will convene at the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting, set for October 8...

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Designing for the Driverless Age
News 7 months ago
Designing for the Driverless Age

When it comes to designing Mission Rock, a $1 billion, 28-acre (11 ha) mixed-use project south of AT&T Park in San Francisco that is scheduled for...

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ULI Report Explores Developers’ Interest in Health and Wellness to Gain a Competitive Edge
News 7 months ago
ULI Report Explores Developers’ Interest in Health and Wellness to Gain a Competitive Edge

The growing popularity of building for health and wellness and the value derived from it are explored in a new ULI report, The Business Case for...

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Building on the Reconnection of Parks and Waterways along Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River
News 7 months ago
Building on the Reconnection of Parks and Waterways along Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River

In the last decade, Cleveland has done something of an about-face on its view toward its rivers and Lake Erie waterfronts. Historically, the city...

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Developers Embracing Their Role in Building for Resilience in Florida
News 7 months ago
Developers Embracing Their Role in Building for Resilience in Florida

For the first time in the history of ULI's Florida Summit, a keynote panel addressed the issue of resiliency across the state. Long a taboo among...

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Australian Cities Adapting to Faster-Growing Population
News 7 months ago
Australian Cities Adapting to Faster-Growing Population

As populations in many Asia Pacific countries continue to rise, governments across the region are grappling with how to build out infrastructure...

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Five Real Estate Industry Leaders Named to ULI’s Americas Executive Committee
News 7 months ago
Five Real Estate Industry Leaders Named to ULI’s Americas Executive Committee

The new members of ULI’s Americas Executive Committee are Clare De Briere, founder, C+C Ventures in Los Angeles and chairman of ULI Los Angeles;...

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Doug Abbey Named Chairman of ULI Foundation
News 7 months ago
Doug Abbey Named Chairman of ULI Foundation

Longtime Urban Land Institute leader and acclaimed real estate expert Douglas D. Abbey, chairman of Swift Real Estate Partners in San Francisco,...

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Developing Code-Compliant Tiny Homes to House Florida's Workers
News 7 months ago
Developing Code-Compliant Tiny Homes to House Florida's Workers

Hospitality, tourism, and medical services remain the largest industries driving Florida's economy; but hotel and restaurant workers, nurses, and...

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In Brief: Industry Optimism Pulls Back Slightly in RCLCO Mid-Year Survey
News 7 months ago
In Brief: Industry Optimism Pulls Back Slightly in RCLCO Mid-Year Survey

According to a survey by RCLCO, sentiments about the real estate conditions in the U.S. remain at a relatively high level, but slightly below where...

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Jürgen Fenk Appointed Chairman of ULI Europe
News 7 months ago
Jürgen Fenk Appointed Chairman of ULI Europe

Jürgen Fenk, joint chief executive officer of SIGNA Holding and a member of the SIGNA Group executive board, has been named chairman of ULI Europe....

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Toward Zero Parking: Challenging Conventional Wisdom for Multifamily Developments
News 7 months ago
Toward Zero Parking: Challenging Conventional Wisdom for Multifamily Developments

The rising popularity of human powered transportation, walking and bicycling, and widespread availability of ride-hailing services like Lyft and...

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How Two New Florida Hotel Concepts Are Competing with Airbnb, Marriott
News 7 months ago
How Two New Florida Hotel Concepts Are Competing with Airbnb, Marriott

Despite the rise of platforms like Airbnb and the overwhelming market share of Marriott, Florida remains one of the healthiest worldwide...

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Making Room for Newcomers: Density and the Draw of Urbanization
News 7 months ago
Making Room for Newcomers: Density and the Draw of Urbanization

“Human capital is the bedrock for municipal success,” Edward Glaeser, professor of economics at Harvard University and a ULI trustee, said in his...

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Leveraging Public Engagement, Key Institutions to Make Breakthrough Changes
News 8 months ago
Leveraging Public Engagement, Key Institutions to Make Breakthrough Changes

Panelists speaking at the 2018 ULI U.K. Annual Conference said that disruptive change—ranging from the safe use of autonomous vehicles to greater...

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ULI Asia Case Study: Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul
News 8 months ago
ULI Asia Case Study: Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul

Seoul’s Bukchon Hanok Village is a 600-year-old traditional settlement located in the southern part of the city that was once home to the...

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Following Hurricane’s Devastation, Rebuilding St. Croix for Resilience
News 8 months ago
Following Hurricane’s Devastation, Rebuilding St. Croix for Resilience

Land use and urban planning experts representing ULI will be making recommendations to the Virgin Islands Housing Authority on creating a long-term...

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ULI Europe Report Focuses on Successful Investing in Density
News 8 months ago
ULI Europe Report Focuses on Successful Investing in Density

ULI Europe's report, Supporting Smart Urban Development: Successful Investing in Density, is the result of collaboration between a powerful group...

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Innovating to Meet the Need for Attainable Housing
News 8 months ago
Innovating to Meet the Need for Attainable Housing

Situated 12 miles (19 km) from downtown Austin, Texas, developer Brookfield Residential’s Easton Park is one of the places where the real estate...

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Fast-Growing Urban Neighborhoods Attract Diverse Group of Residents and Workers
News 8 months ago
Fast-Growing Urban Neighborhoods Attract Diverse Group of Residents and Workers

The population of urban neighborhoods in many metropolitan areas is growing as quickly or nearly as quickly as that of suburban neighborhoods,...

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Revitalizing a Historic Mill Town with Breweries, Tiny Homes, and New Office Space in North Carolina
News 8 months ago
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
News 8 months ago
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
News 8 months ago
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
News 8 months ago
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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