New Developments

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

Recent Articles

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant to Support ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative

    October 22, 2014

    The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support the Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative.

  • Emerging Trends 2015: Houston Voted Top City

    October 22, 2014

    The sustained performance of the U.S. commercial real estate industry is expected to continue in 2015, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2015, copublished by PwC US and ULI.

  • Shaping the Future through the Built Environment 

    October 22, 2014

    Panelists at the opening session of the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City predicted that a new wave of change—which urban built space could play a major role in facilitating—has the potential to reverse troubling current trends, from climate change and economic inequality to the personal isolation caused by overuse of electronic gadgetry.

  • Urban Land Announces 40 Under 40 for 2014

    October 22, 2014

    Urban Land magazine has announced the winners of its first-ever 40 Under 40 competition, which recognizes the best and brightest young land use professionals from around the globe as determined by a jury of leading ULI members.

  • Monday’s Numbers: October 20, 2014

    October 20, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the week ending October 17 showed average spreads widening as much as 15 basis points, with the average breaking the 130-basis-point barrier.

  • 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.

  • 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?

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