New Developments

  • Monday’s Numbers: April 21, 2014

    April 21, 2014 The Trepp survey for the period ending April 4, 2014, showed spreads basically unchanged, with the implied ten-year rate for properties with 50 percent to 59 percent loan-to-value ratios at 4.10 percent.
  • The Canadian P3 Model: Will It Work in the United States?

    April 21, 2014 Despite his significant expertise with public/private partnerships (P3s) in the United States, Jay Hailey, an attorney at DLA Piper, found something new to share with attendees at the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia: the Canadian P3 model.

vancouver_buttonULI will hold its 2014 Spring Meeting April 9-11 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, B.C.

City in Focus: Vancouver Urban Land will be covering additional topics related to British Columbia and Canada in anticipation of the ULI Spring Meeting:
+ How Vancouver Invented Itself
+ Vancouver Journalist's Recipe for Happier Cities
+ How Vancouver’s Olympic Legacy Is Shaping the Future of Transit
+ Urban Authenticity on Granville Island
+ ULI Spring Meeting Destined for Vancouver
+ Coming Up in Vancouver: Commercial Rebound

New Developments

  • Monday’s Numbers: April 21, 2014

    April 21, 2014 The Trepp survey for the period ending April 4, 2014, showed spreads basically unchanged, with the implied ten-year rate for properties with 50 percent to 59 percent loan-to-value ratios at 4.10 percent.
  • The Canadian P3 Model: Will It Work in the United States?

    April 21, 2014 Despite his significant expertise with public/private partnerships (P3s) in the United States, Jay Hailey, an attorney at DLA Piper, found something new to share with attendees at the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia: the Canadian P3 model.

Recent Articles

  • Monday’s Numbers: April 21, 2014

    April 21, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the period ending April 4, 2014, showed spreads basically unchanged, with the implied ten-year rate for properties with 50 percent to 59 percent loan-to-value ratios at 4.10 percent.

  • International Investors Finding Appeal in Apartments

    April 21, 2014

    Once preferring office and retail, international investors are starting to see multifamily rentals as a valuable, stable asset class, said panelists at the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting.

  • The Canadian P3 Model: Will It Work in the United States?

    April 21, 2014

    Despite his significant expertise with public/private partnerships (P3s) in the United States, Jay Hailey, an attorney at DLA Piper, found something new to share with attendees at the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia: the Canadian P3 model.

  • Resorts Incorporating Newer Concepts

    April 18, 2014

    At a 2014 ULI Spring Meeting panel in Vancouver, three successful resort developers discussed how they are achieving success by focusing on health, wellness, and activities that bring together family members across all generations—even ex-spouses.

  • Changing How Homebuyers Search

    April 18, 2014

    Data-driven technology companies like Zillow, Walk Score, and Redfin are changing the way that buyers view properties.

  • Moran: U.S. Economy Still World’s Strongest

    April 16, 2014

    Americans are losing sight of the strength of their nation’s creativity, resourcefulness, and economy, said international affairs analyst Michael Moran.

  • Making Public Spaces Work Overtime

    April 16, 2014

    As people increasingly embrace the idea of trading sprawl and traffic congestion for life in high-density communities, demand is growing for well-planned public spaces, including community gardens, pocket parks, rooftop gardens, and reclaimed industrial land.

  • Monday’s Numbers: April 14, 2014

    April 14, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the period ending April 4, 2014, showed spreads basically unchanged, with the implied ten-year rate for properties with 50 percent to 59 percent loan-to-value ratios at 4.10 percent.

  • Health and a Sense of Community Attract Buyers

    April 14, 2014

    Developers can create new housing projects that provide the latest in environmentally friendly features­­­—solar power, water recycling, pedestrian safety, and transit access—but only about 10 percent of buyers will go looking for those features or be willing to pay a premium for them, panelists said at the ULI Spring Meeting last week in Vancouver.

  • Three Growth Models Embrace Healthy Principles

    April 14, 2014

    Health and wellness are driving part of the offering at Whole Foods, Westin Hotels, and the Baja California resort industry in a way that is likely to increase over time, panelists said at the ULI Spring Meeting last week in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • 40 Under 40: Whom Will You Nominate?

    April 14, 2014

    Join Urban Land magazine in identifying the top 40 young professionals from around the globe.

  • Zakaria: Look Past Turmoil for Global Growth Story

    April 14, 2014

    Despite the turmoil and general unease around the globe, Fareed Zakaria focused on the peace and prosperity of the current decade in his remarks at the ULI Spring Meeting.

  • Investing in Energy Efficiency: Unlocking Value for Real Estate Owners

    April 11, 2014

    There are lots of stories about the significant paybacks companies can get from doing energy retrofits—big and small—on the buildings they own and manage.

  • It’s a Disaster: The Business Case for Building More Resilient Cities

    April 10, 2014

    In recent years, natural disasters have been striking North America with increasing frequency and intensity. Hurricane Sandy has served as a wake-up call for the building, real estate investment, and insurance industries, as well as for government at all levels and ULI.

  • Making the Case for Wellness: 13 Developments Building for Health and Value

    April 10, 2014

    The economic benefits of building healthy places are outlined in a new publication from the Urban Land Institute—Building for Wellness: The Business Case.

  • Vancouver’s Mayor on Affordability, Walkability and Sea Rise

    April 10, 2014

    Gregor Robertson spoke at the ULI Spring Meeting, delving into the city’s increasingly car-free lifestyle, dealing with climate change, and creating world-class public spaces.

  • Quality of Infrastructure Is Key to Real Estate Development Decisions

    April 9, 2014

    The quality of infrastructure systems—including transportation, utilities, and telecommunications—is the most important factor influencing real estate investment and development decisions in cities around the world, according to a survey of public sector and private sector leaders conducted by the Urban Land Institute and EY.

  • Investing in Resiliency: Ranking the Most Resilient Cities

    April 9, 2014

    In a new report by Grosvenor, the top three cities in the world for long-term real estate investment, ranked in terms of resilience, are Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary.

  • Four Writers Named Winners of Apgar Awards

    April 9, 2014

    ULI has announced Rives Taylor, D. Jamie Rusin, Sean Slater, and Ryan Call as joint recipients of the 2014 ULI Apgar Urban Land Award.

  • Monday’s Numbers: April 7, 2014

    April 7, 2014

    Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are off to a strong start in 2014, showing returns far in excess of alternative public equity investments. REITs continue to have access to both equity and debt capital in size and at low cost, fueling their ability to selectively acquire property on an accretive basis.

All Articles