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    February

  • 02-27-15

    Real Estate Technology: A Must-Have or Still Hype?

    Recent conversations I’ve had with more than a dozen CEOs and founders of companies at the intersection of technology and commercial real estate have focused on the status of real estate technology.

  • 02-27-15

    Green Innovations Adding Market Value

    Clean, renewable energy technologies are already powering homes, commercial buildings, and cars, but will soon be taking on heavier assignments, including moving trains, trucks, and even jets, experts said at a shared conference day of FutureBuild 2015 and the Green Marketmaker’s Conference, held in Los Angeles in late January through a partnership between ULI Los Angeles and VerdeXchange.

  • 02-26-15

    Property Management in the Face of Conflicting Marijuana Laws

    As more states legalize marijuana use—despite the continued federal prohibition—how can landlords and property managers minimize their liability?

  • 02-25-15

    Taxes Lead the List of Federal Policies That Affect the U.S. Real Estate Industry

    Banking and finance regulations—and government gridlock—are other top concerns voiced by survey respondents.

  • 02-24-15

    ULI, MacArthur Foundation Launch Housing Portal

    The Urban Land Institute (ULI), with the support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, has launched How Housing Matters, an interdisciplinary online portal focused on housing’s role in individual and neighborhood well-being.

  • 02-23-15

    ULX: 10 Next-Wave Mixed-Income Housing Projects

    Ten new multifamily developments blend units for residents at a variety of income levels in or near urban cores.

  • 02-23-15

    Charleston’s Mayor Looks Back on 40 Years of Progress

    As he completes his tenth term as Charleston, South Carolina’s mayor—and his 40th year in office—Joseph P. Riley Jr. could speak only of all that he has left to do and how little time he has to do it.

  • 02-23-15

    Seven Strategies for Making U.S. Housing More Affordable

    As U.S. home prices have bounced back, activists, advocates, and community developers have struggled to make housing more affordable.

  • 02-20-15

    Redeveloping for Health in Hamburg’s HafenCity

    Decentralized spatial urban planning, rather than walkability, is the most effective tool for building healthy cities, says the chief executive officer of Europe’s largest inner-city development project.

  • 02-20-15

    The New Normal of Extreme Weather Conditions

    Disruptive forces created by climate change represent the “new normal” for the real estate industry and cities worldwide, posing “huge risks” to those not adequately preparing for it, warned a panel of experts at the ULI Europe Annual Conference in Paris last week.