New Developments

  • Monday’s Numbers: September 1, 2014

    September 2, 2014 The Trepp survey for the week ended August 22 shows average spreads literally unchanged as the markets. The implied rate for ten-year, modestly leveraged commercial real estate mortgages remained at 373 basis points—81 basis points lower than at year-end 2013.
  • What’s Next for Multigenerational Housing and Intergenerational Communities?

    September 2, 2014 In spring 2013, the leadership of two ULI product councils—the Senior Housing Council and the Community Development Council—came together on the idea of exploring an issue that was becoming increasingly important among their council members: intergenerational living.
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
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New Developments

  • Monday’s Numbers: September 1, 2014

    September 2, 2014 The Trepp survey for the week ended August 22 shows average spreads literally unchanged as the markets. The implied rate for ten-year, modestly leveraged commercial real estate mortgages remained at 373 basis points—81 basis points lower than at year-end 2013.
  • What’s Next for Multigenerational Housing and Intergenerational Communities?

    September 2, 2014 In spring 2013, the leadership of two ULI product councils—the Senior Housing Council and the Community Development Council—came together on the idea of exploring an issue that was becoming increasingly important among their council members: intergenerational living.

Recent Articles

  • Monday’s Numbers: September 1, 2014

    September 2, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the week ended August 22 shows average spreads literally unchanged as the markets. The implied rate for ten-year, modestly leveraged commercial real estate mortgages remained at 373 basis points—81 basis points lower than at year-end 2013.

  • Product Council Insight: Outlook for Redevelopment and Reuse

    September 2, 2014

    Members of ULI’s Redevelopment and Reuse Council discuss the increased importance of redevelopment and reuse, useful tools for these kinds of projects, the roles of public/private partnerships and anchor institutions, and other trends.

  • What’s Next for Multigenerational Housing and Intergenerational Communities?

    September 2, 2014

    In spring 2013, the leadership of two ULI product councils—the Senior Housing Council and the Community Development Council—came together on the idea of exploring an issue that was becoming increasingly important among their council members: intergenerational living.

  • Giving Generations What They Want

    September 2, 2014

    Housing that truly accommodates the needs of multiple generations living under one roof and that promotes interaction among them is a niche far from being filled, W. Aaron Conley, president and managing principal of Third Act Solutions, said during a ULI Terwilliger Center on Housing webinar in June.

  • Access versus Ownership

    September 2, 2014

    How public and private can work together to provide more options–and, ultimately, an integrated transportation system.

  • Fascitelli to Be Honored at Fall Meeting Gala

    August 29, 2014

    The ULI Foundation will honor ULI Foundation Governor Michael D. ­Fascitelli at an October 20 dinner gala preceding the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting.

  • Monday’s Numbers: August 25, 2014

    August 25, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the week ending August 15, 2014, showed average spreads coming in an average of 2 basis points. The implied rate for ten-year, modestly leveraged commercial real estate mortgages decreased to 373 basis points on the back of a 10-basis-point decrease in ten-year Treasuries.

  • Making Space for More Tech Firms in New York City

    August 25, 2014

    As New York City’s burgeoning tech economy continues to grow, startups face the same challenges for office space they would anywhere else—but have the added challenge of Manhattan-level price tags, vying for space with law firms, banks, and other well-financed tenants.

  • Rebuilding by Design: The Art of Resilience

    August 25, 2014

    After Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New York Metropolitan Area, an innovative federal program challenged design teams to weave resilience into the urban landscape.

  • Policy Perspective: A New Regional Model for Resilience

    August 25, 2014

    Through its innovative spirit, Rebuild by Design has established a new governmental tool for promoting resilience and demonstrates that regional concerns should inform development, design, and public policy.

  • ULI Endorses Urban Street Design Guide from NACTO

    August 21, 2014

    The Urban Land Institute has endorsed the Urban Street Design Guide, published last year by the National Association of City Transportation Officials. The guide embraces the unique and complex challenge of designing urban streets, aiming to make streets safe for people whether they are walking, biking, using transit, or driving.

  • Bringing Keycard Technology to Smartphones

    August 21, 2014

    This past July, a company called Kisi took the grand prize at a “Hacker Challenge” for real estate–based apps sponsored by RETechNYC, an advisory firm, and ULI New York.

  • ULI Global Awards for Excellence: D-Cube City, Seoul, South Korea

    August 18, 2014

    Located in the capital city of Seoul, South Korea, D-Cube City represents a significant new model for urban renewal and smart density, as well as mixed-use, transit-oriented development.

  • In Print: Land in Conflict: Managing and Resolving Land Use Disputes

    August 18, 2014

    Worthy land development projects can be torpedoed during contentious public hearings. The authors of this book argue that supplementing the standard public hearing process with consensus building can turn opposing stakeholders into problem solvers, generating better projects with wider public support.

  • Monday’s Numbers: August 18, 2014

    August 18, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the week ending August 8, 2014, showed average spreads continuing to widen. The implied rate for ten-year, modestly leveraged commercial real estate mortgages increased to 3.85 percent, down 79 basis points this year.

  • Going to the Dogs

    August 18, 2014

    With pet-grooming stations, rooftop dog walks–and a premium on the rent–developers are catering more to their pet-loving clientele.

  • Fee-Simple Small Lots Yield Urbane Density

    August 13, 2014

    A Los Angeles developer and architect use a new small-lot ordinance to build single-family houses at a garden-apartment type of density.

  • Monday’s Numbers: August 11, 2014

    August 11, 2014

    The conventional wisdom is that the Fed will allow interest rates to begin to increase later in the year. If that’s the case, why are ten-year U.S. Treasuries declining, reaching an intraday low of 2.35 percent, a rate not seen since last June?

  • McGraw Hill and AIA Report on Design-Health Link in Industry

    August 11, 2014

    ULI recently supported an effort by the American Institute of Architects and McGraw Hill Construction to take the pulse of key stakeholders that have the ability to influence healthy design, construction, and operation of buildings.

  • As Traditional Golf Courses Fade, Hybrids Like Topgolf Tee Up

    August 11, 2014

    Hybrid offerings like Topgolf International are combining elements of traditional driving ranges and miniature golf with corporate events, food service and other amenities.

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