Michael Mehaffy is an author, a researcher, and a consultant in sustainable urban development. President, Structura Naturalis Inc., Director Education, the Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment. Project Manager, PacTrust. Project Manager, designer, builder and developer.
The ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast indicates economic strengthening through 2014. The new forecast, released March 28, is based on a survey of 38 leading economists and real estate analysts and will be issued twice a year.
Vietnam has arrived on the international property development market in a big way—and brought with it a strikingly international style. But uncertainties linger about the future.
Despite the unfolding financial crisis in Europe, opportunities still exist for real estate investors, panelists said at the Urban Land Institute’s 2011 Fall Meeting in Los Angeles.
A major expansion of the Panama Canal—due to be completed in 2014—may not produce fundamental changes in intermodal shipping and associated U.S. industrial development, a Fall Meeting panel concluded.
The growing trend of “postindustrial redevelopment”—coordinated redevelopment of urban areas with underused land—is seeing real successes as well as challenges, according to two academics at ULI’s Fall Meeting.