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Developers Tee Off on Golf Course Glut
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Developers Tee Off on Golf Course Glut

Developers are snatching up golf course properties—many closed or losing money—with an eye toward combining housing with other uses while often...

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Make Room for Design in Manufactured Homes
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Make Room for Design in Manufactured Homes

The origin story for micro-housing builder Kasita is part of modular home lore. To make a point, founder Jeff Wilson in 2014 spent a year living in...

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Using Tactical Preservation to Revive Neighborhoods outside Downtown Detroit
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Using Tactical Preservation to Revive Neighborhoods outside Downtown Detroit

The Vanity Ballroom is just one of an estimated 66,000 empty buildings across Detroit’s 139-square-mile (360 sq km) footprint. The 1929 dance hall...

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Adapting Building Design to the Effects of Climate Change
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Adapting Building Design to the Effects of Climate Change

Imagine that your recently completed sustainable waterfront development opens to fanfare, but the new glass storefronts facing the bay are soon...

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In Brief: Dodge Momentum Index Increases in July
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In Brief: Dodge Momentum Index Increases in July

The Dodge Momentum Index moved 1.4 percent higher in July to 169.8 from the revised June reading of 167.3. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure...

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Online Shopping versus In-store Retail: Designing for the Next Generation of Shoppers
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Online Shopping versus In-store Retail: Designing for the Next Generation of Shoppers

As designers and architects, we often are asked what can be done about the so-called retail apocalypse. After all, brands are closing stores right...

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Four Finalists Named for ULI Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards
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Four Finalists Named for ULI Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards

Affordable and workforce housing policies and programs put in place by the governments of New York City, Los Angeles County, and the states of New...

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13 Finalists Selected for ULI Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award
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13 Finalists Selected for ULI Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award

The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing has announced finalists for this year’s Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award,...

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Five Ways to Sell the Benefits of Healthier Building Patterns
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Five Ways to Sell the Benefits of Healthier Building Patterns

The ULI Health Leaders Network is empowering real estate and land use professionals with the skills, knowledge, and networks to improve health...

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Imagining New Governance Models for Cities of the Future
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Imagining New Governance Models for Cities of the Future

What could the future of cities look like? One of the liveliest discussions at ULI Germany’s Urban Leader Summit in Frankfurt in May was on the...

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Product Council Outlook for Hotel Design
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Product Council Outlook for Hotel Design

Experts in hotel development discuss the rising popularity of social spaces in hotels, the role of technology in the hotel experience, the ways...

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Helping Building Owners and Cities Partner to Reach Efficiency Goals
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Helping Building Owners and Cities Partner to Reach Efficiency Goals

Cities across the United States continue to make new commitments to global climate mitigation—240 municipalities have signed on to the We Are Still...

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As Boise Booms, Former HUD Secretary Sees a Chance for Greater Equity
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 9 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
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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
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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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