Philadelphia is proud of its food culture and has a great restaurant scene in Center City. But outside the center, the city of 1.6 million has a 26 percent poverty rate and a need for affordable healthy food.Read More
The big picture in transportation and real estate trends is the growth of multiple transportation modes, shared uses of bikes and cars, and enormous expansions of bike infrastructure that are driving real estate investments and urban growth, according to experts who spoke at a 2016 ULI Spring Meeting session in Philadelphia recently.Read More
The United States is undergoing its worst housing affordability crisis in 45 years, said Ron Terwilliger, chairman of the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, at the 2016 ULI Spring Meeting in Philadelphia.Read More
A community development corporation and a developer committed to affordability and sustainability team up to provide rental housing with top-notch energy efficiency.Read More
When the city leaders of Austin, Texas, decided in the late 1990s to move the local airport to a larger tract of land, they faced a vital question: How could the city best use the soon-to-be-abandoned 700 acres (283 ha) of prime land that lay just a few miles northeast of downtown?
How three affordable housing projects are integrating solar to keep energy costs in check.
A film about the intersection of public stimulus and a community’s fight for equal access to good jobs and safe parks, City of Trees will be shown as part of the Environmental Film Festival this month in Washington, D.C
A renewed focus on food is providing a bounty of innovations in real estate, attendees of the ULI Food and Real Estate Forum learned while sharing development experiences, with discussions including enhancing health, food security, and social equity.
Rather than a prohibitively costly replacement of the existing sewer system, Philadelphia and other cities are undergoing one of the largest green infrastructure projects in the United States.
For sustainable buildings, the topic moving to the forefront is benchmarking to raise the bar on efforts to reduce energy use and carbon emissions. Benchmarking of building energy consumption provides a number of advantages for building owners, occupants, and the broader community.