Public policy can help efforts to reduce energy use when the building owner is not the utility’s customer.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
The economic benefits of building healthy places are outlined in a new publication from the Urban Land Institute—Building for Wellness: The Business Case.
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.
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.
ULI visiting fellow Gabe Klein, who helped launch bicycle share in two cities, offers lessons from the differing experiences in Paris, Chicago, New York City, and Washington.
At the ULI Building Healthy Places Conference, developers talked about incorporating healthier features into their projects at low cost while adding value for the occupants.
Bike-share programs planned for several North American cities are on hold due to the bankruptcy of Montreal-based Bixi, a major supplier of bikes and docks.