New Developments

  • ULI Nichols Prize Awarded to Dr. Judith Rodin

    October 16, 2014 Dr. Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, the Institute’s highest honor.
  • In Print: Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns

    October 13, 2014 In this book, authors John Massengale and Victor Dover analyze great urban streets from around the world in text, pictures, and drawings. These range from the iconic Champs-Élysées in Paris and Las Ramblas in Barcelona to important but lesser-known streets such as Main Street in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina
City in Focus: New York City
Urban Land will be covering additional topics related to New York in anticipation of the ULI Fall Meeting in October:
+ In Print: The Planned Garden Suburb
+ The Cost of Retrofitting Multifamily for Resilience
NYU Program to Look for Solutions for Rising Inequality
Register for the ULI Fall Meeting
  • DUMBO, located near the Manhattan Bridge, once was a crumbling industrial waterfront. (Two Trees Management) Development

    Brooklyn Rebound

    Once gritty industrial zones in the shadow of Manhattan, the Brooklyn neighborhoods of DUMBO and Williamsburg have morphed into the center of knowledge-economy hipness. Here is how forward-looking developers and entrepreneurs worked in synergy to seize an opportunity.

  • The view northward from 4 World Trade Center. (Silverstein Properties) Development

    Lower Manhattan Rises

    The downtown area attracts office tenants, residents, and tourists as it rebuilds.

  • peiser3_800 Planning & Design

    The Making of Miami Beach’s Mixed-Use Garage

    Better described now as a mixed-use building than a garage, 1111 Lincoln Road provides a gateway to the Lincoln Road pedestrian mall conceived by Morris Lapidus, the influential 1950s Miami Beach architect.

New Developments

  • ULI Nichols Prize Awarded to Dr. Judith Rodin

    October 16, 2014 Dr. Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, the Institute’s highest honor.
  • In Print: Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns

    October 13, 2014 In this book, authors John Massengale and Victor Dover analyze great urban streets from around the world in text, pictures, and drawings. These range from the iconic Champs-Élysées in Paris and Las Ramblas in Barcelona to important but lesser-known streets such as Main Street in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina

Recent Articles

  • ULI Forecast Shows Slowing Growth in Commercial Property Prices

    October 17, 2014

    The latest forecast from the Urban Land Institute and EY shows that expectations across the real estate capital markets are moderating after several years of strong growth. A survey of 43 economists and analysts from 32 leading real estate organizations shows that real estate capital markets are expected to continue strengthening, though at a slower pace compared with that witnessed in recent years.

  • ULX: 10 Tall Buildings on the Horizon

    October 17, 2014

    Ten buildings ranging from 11 to 57 stories take height in new directions.

  • The Residential Boom on New Jersey’s Gold Coast

    October 17, 2014

    Across from Manhattan’s Hudson Yards project, a significant number of new and under-construction residential structures dot the New Jersey side of the Hudson’s so-called Gold Coast stretch, including three state-of-the-art mid-rise apartment buildings just completed at the 60-acre (24-ha) Lincoln Harbor mixed-use development.

  • Buffalo’s Comeback

    October 17, 2014

    A look at what is helping rejuvenate a New York City apple–outside the Big Apple.

  • Michael D. Fascitelli on Markets, Success, and Giving Back

    October 17, 2014

    On October 20, the ULI Foundation will honor Foundation Governor Michael D. Fascitelli for his contributions to the Institute and his career accomplishments in real estate finance and responsible land use. Fascitelli discusses the current state of financial markets—and what’s next for his career with ULI senior fellow Stephen Blank.

  • ULI Nichols Prize Awarded to Dr. Judith Rodin

    October 16, 2014

    Dr. Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, the Institute’s highest honor.

  • In Print: Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns

    October 13, 2014

    In this book, authors John Massengale and Victor Dover analyze great urban streets from around the world in text, pictures, and drawings. These range from the iconic Champs-Élysées in Paris and Las Ramblas in Barcelona to important but lesser-known streets such as Main Street in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina

  • Lessons from Coastal New York

    October 13, 2014

    After storms, planners and designers incorporate new elements to stave off rising waters

  • ULI Case Study: Arverne by the Sea

    October 13, 2014

    Why one innovative housing development in the Rockaways withstood the waves.

  • Housing the Next Wave of Seniors

    October 13, 2014

    A wake-up call regarding the rising tide of older Americans on course to swamp the nation’s housing resources has been issued by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP.

  • Brooklyn Rebound

    October 13, 2014

    Once gritty industrial zones in the shadow of Manhattan, the Brooklyn neighborhoods of DUMBO and Williamsburg have morphed into the center of knowledge-economy hipness. Here is how forward-looking developers and entrepreneurs worked in synergy to seize an opportunity.

  • Lower Manhattan Rises

    October 13, 2014

    The downtown area attracts office tenants, residents, and tourists as it rebuilds.

  • Real Estate Representatives in Fortune’s 40 Under 40

    October 9, 2014

    Airbnb’s Brian Chesky shares the top spot in this year’s Fortune 40 under 40 with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Both companies have faced their share of controversy, but are influential in the built environment and the “sharing” economy, particularly as both look to expand internationally.

  • South Street Seaport Aims to Attract New Yorkers—along with Tourists—to Lower Manhattan

    October 6, 2014

    A proposed mixed-use tall building could provide revenue needed for amenities and historic renovation, but it has triggered controversy in the community.

  • Inside Mayor de Blasio’s Ambitious New Housing Plan

    October 6, 2014

    Can New York City really build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next ten years?

  • ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Via Verde–The Green Way

    October 6, 2014

    The underlying goal of Via Verde was to serve as a model for the next generation of green affordable housing development.

  • Hudson Yards Rises above the Rails

    October 6, 2014

    At Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, a cluster of skyscrapers perched on a billion-dollar steel platform above a working rail yard will be tied together in its own energy-saving microgrid, with sensors collecting mountains of data to optimize daily life.

  • October Issue of Urban Land Is Available for Download

    October 6, 2014

    For those of you who have already downloaded the Urban Land app for your smartphone or tablet, the latest issue is now available.

  • Placing a Priority on New York’s—and the Nation’s—Rental Housing

    October 6, 2014

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed what some have called the most ambitious housing plan put forth by any U.S. mayor.

  • ULI Events App Gains More Social Features

    October 2, 2014

    For this year’s Fall Meeting, ULI is partnering with DoubleDutch, the category leader in mobile engagement applications for events, to deliver a strong social component with “gamification” and an interactive member wall to allow for a richer member experience.

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