One of the legacies of the Olympic Games held in Vancouver four years ago is a light-rail line that has become something of an international model in transit circles.
Health and wellness oriented development will redefine community building for decades to come, according to panelists at ULI’s recent Building Healthy Places conference.
It is part of the San Francisco Bay area’s long-term planning goal to develop innovative high-density, transit-oriented communities with housing close to jobs and transportation and to create dense urban centers in the locations where they are needed most.
The ULI Foundation’s Annual Fund Campaign in 2013 concluded with a record-setting $1.5 million in donations—a 15 percent increase from the previous year, and a 77 percent increase from 2009, when Geoffrey Stack assumed chairmanship of the fundraising effort in the depths of the financial crisis.
This lively book describes a design war raging between the supporters of new urbanism and backers of landscape urbanism.
When President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law nearly four years ago, he said it would revolutionize medical care and the medical industry itself.
Are we back where we started? The most recent Real Estate Research Corporation survey shows investment metrics near where they were at the height of the last decade.
With the major U.S. federal transportation law, 2012’s MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), expiring this October 1, activity is gearing up to decide what is next for the nation’s streets, highways, and transit systems. The biggest headache will be funding. Federal taxes on motor fuels are failing to generate enough revenue to maintain even current spending levels.
Health care real estate experts discuss the need for more outpatient facilities, the pros and cons of new construction versus adaptive use, the issues related to obtaining financing, the impact of new technologies, and other trends.
Compared with the old gray-blue box that has saturated suburban and small-town America, the new urban Walmarts in Washington, D.C., are a remarkable departure.