New Developments

  • Bubble Watch: Trulia Says Austin, Orange County Are Overvalued

    January 15, 2015 According to Trulia's chief economist, U.S. home prices were 2 percent undervalued in the fourth quarter of 2014. But the most overvalued market in the country is now Austin, at 16 percent overvalue, followed by Orange County and Los Angeles in southern California. Nine of the 100 largest metro areas are 10 percent or more overvalued.
  • Lisette van Doorn to Be New Chief Executive of ULI Europe

    January 15, 2015 Lisette van Doorn, a highly re­­garded real estate investment professional with experience across Europe, has been appointed chief executive of ULI’s European operations, effective in January 2015.

New Developments

  • Bubble Watch: Trulia Says Austin, Orange County Are Overvalued

    January 15, 2015 According to Trulia's chief economist, U.S. home prices were 2 percent undervalued in the fourth quarter of 2014. But the most overvalued market in the country is now Austin, at 16 percent overvalue, followed by Orange County and Los Angeles in southern California. Nine of the 100 largest metro areas are 10 percent or more overvalued.
  • Lisette van Doorn to Be New Chief Executive of ULI Europe

    January 15, 2015 Lisette van Doorn, a highly re­­garded real estate investment professional with experience across Europe, has been appointed chief executive of ULI’s European operations, effective in January 2015.

Recent Articles

  • Florida’s Economy Has Rebounded from Its Downward Slide

    January 23, 2015

    Ferris wheels, roller coasters, and the Florida economy—they are all famous for their ups and downs.

  • Universal Structures as Long-Term Sustainable Assets

    January 23, 2015

    A Boston convention authority develops universally adaptable structures as long-term assets that can transition from parking to retail, office, hotel, housing, and entertainment uses.

  • In 13 States, Land Banks Stabilizing Weakened Municipalities

    January 23, 2015

    From 1971 to 2008, only five states passed legislation enabling land banks; but in the last six years, another eight have done so. As vacancies and blight have plagued parts of the United States still recovering from recession and the mortgage foreclosure crisis, so too has land banking grown into a national movement. There are now some 120 land banks and land-banking programs in 13 states, with West Virginia joining the list in 2014.

  • American Demography 2030: Bursting with Diversity, yet a Baby Bust

    January 15, 2015

    The United States is undergoing a “pivotal period of demographic change” that will be as important to the 21st century as the baby boom was to the 20th century, according to William H. Frey, demographer for the Brookings Institution and author of Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America.

  • Bubble Watch: Trulia Says Austin, Orange County Are Overvalued

    January 15, 2015

    According to Trulia’s chief economist, U.S. home prices were 2 percent undervalued in the fourth quarter of 2014. But the most overvalued market in the country is now Austin, at 16 percent overvalue, followed by Orange County and Los Angeles in southern California. Nine of the 100 largest metro areas are 10 percent or more overvalued.

  • Lisette van Doorn to Be New Chief Executive of ULI Europe

    January 15, 2015

    Lisette van Doorn, a highly re­­garded real estate investment professional with experience across Europe, has been appointed chief executive of ULI’s European operations, effective in January 2015.

  • Emerging Trends Europe: Berlin, Dublin Are Top Bets on Recovery

    January 14, 2015

    Competition for prime assets in Europe’s major real estate markets is leading investors to continue their move into secondary assets and recovering markets, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2015, a forecast published jointly by ULI and PwC.

  • Managing a Modern Commercial Real Estate Portfolio

    January 13, 2015

    Portfolio management is the art and science of making decisions about investment mix and policy; matching investments to objectives; allocating assets for individuals and institutions; and balancing risk against performance.

  • ULI Global Awards for Excellence: SteelStacks Arts and Cultural Campus, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    January 12, 2015

    The SteelStacks Arts and Cultural Campus sits within Bethlehem Works, a 126-acre (51 ha) parcel established as a 20-year tax increment finance (TIF) district in 2000.

  • Growing Sociability: Integrating Communal Spaces with Development

    January 12, 2015

    The residents—and their connections—are the hottest new features in residential communities.

  • New Orleans Site Selected as Study Area for 2015 Hines Competition

    January 12, 2015

    A site in downtown New Orleans has been chosen as the site for the 13th annual Urban Land Institute Hines Competition. The ideas competition provides graduate-level student teams with the opportunity to devise a comprehensive design and development program for parts of the Tulane/Gravier and Iberville downtown neighborhoods. The team with the winning proposal will be selected in April.

  • Emerging Trends Canada: Calgary, Edmonton Are Top Markets to Watch

    January 7, 2015

    Canada’s economy continues to deliver stable, modest growth, creating an ideal low-risk environment for real estate developers and investors.

  • Video: Where Am I? The Power of Uniqueness

    January 7, 2015

    In this talk for TEDxJacksonville, ULI senior fellow Ed McMahon sets forth an argument for the economic, psychological and social value of uniqueness.

  • ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Sixty London—London, U.K.

    January 5, 2015

    Sixty London offers premium office space in a unique design, featuring roof terraces, impressive entrance lobbies, and retail and restaurant space. Delivered alongside the restoration of a viaduct, the project stimulated wider regeneration of this important district.

  • ULI to Advise City of Norfolk on Strategies to Redevelop and Improve the Resilience of Fort Norfolk Neighborhood

    January 5, 2015

    A group of experts has been convened by the Urban Land Institute to make recommendations to the city of Norfolk, Virginia, on improving the resilience of the Fort Norfolk neighborhood, which is strategically important in the city’s plans for economic vitality as well as climate change preparedness.

  • ULX: 10 Projects Incorporating Urban Agriculture

    January 5, 2015

    The following projects—all completed during the past five years—include a golf course transformed into a farm; a range of rooftop gardens, from soil-based to hydroponic; and residential developments with gardens, edible landscaping, and orchards.

  • Six Trends in Commercial Real Estate to Watch for in 2015

    January 5, 2015

    While many variables will determine the course of U.S. commercial real estate, here are six potential trends for 2015 based on the current outlook.

  • In Practice: Case Study – King’s Cross, London

    December 22, 2014

    Bringing open space, retail, residential, and other uses to a transportation hub—and former industrial site.

  • Monday’s Numbers: December 22, 2014

    December 22, 2014

    The Real Estate Roundtable released the results of its fourth-quarter 2014 Sentiment Survey. Topline findings included the following: increases in interest rates are likely to play out more slowly than expected, equity and debt capital for real estate is widely available, and return expectations have been dialed down by some investors who feel we are nearing the top of the current cycle.

  • In Print: ULI’s Bestselling Books for 2014

    December 22, 2014

    This past quarter, three new books were published by the Urban Land Institute. Here is a complete list of the top 10 bestselling books for the fourth quarter of 2014.

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