New Developments

  • 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.
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

New Developments

  • 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.

Recent Articles

  • 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.

  • Euro Crisis Is Largely “History,” Confidence Returning, Says Economist

    August 11, 2014

    The systemic euro crisis is “history,” Berenberg Bank chief economist Holger Schmieding proclaimed last month in his keynote address at ULI’s Real Estate Trends Conference in London.

  • America’s Happiest Cities: What Makes a City a “Happier” Place?

    August 11, 2014

    Researchers found that residents of coastal Virginia appear to be some of the happiest people in the country, with Richmond-Petersburg, Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, and Washington, D.C., ranking as the top three happiest large cities (metropolitan areas of at least 1 million residents). Charlottesville, Virginia, ranks as the overall happiest metropolitan area.

  • In Building Size and Age, Variety Yields Vibrancy

    August 7, 2014

    Neighborhoods with small-scale historic buildings can be economic and cultural powerhouses when given a chance to survive and evolve.

  • Study Shows Substantial ROI on EPA’s Brownfield Cleanup Efforts

    August 4, 2014

    According to a recent National Bureau of Economic Research paper, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Program has largely paid for itself by boosting property values since it was launched in 1995.

  • Monday’s Numbers: August 4, 2014

    August 4, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the week ending July 25 showed average spreads declining 2 basis points on what seems to be their inexorable path to zero.

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