A new report from CBRE says that major metropolitan area in the Midwest from Cleveland to Milwaukee are experiencing a surge in urban revitalization, primarily driven by a mixing of uses and creation of green space.
In this probing analysis, based largely on contrasts between the United States and Europe, planning scholar Sonia Hirt offers new and refreshing insights into zoning’s fault lines and asks why, despite recurring attempts at reform, it has yet to overcome the challenges outlined a century or more ago.
U.S. multifamily has been outperforming other sectors for much of the recession recovery period and enjoying unprecedented capital investment flows from around the globe.
Transit officials are finding innovative ways to bring private capital and more efficiency to their transit projects but unpredictable public funding makes it difficult to capture private investment while deferred maintenance also can increase costs later, said experts speaking at the ULI Tri-State Infrastructure Summit, held in late October by ULI New York.
How can urban and suburban arterials be reenvisioned as healthy places, with more housing, better transportation options, appealing land use patterns, and reinvigorated retail centers?
How can the real estate industry balance profitability with environmental and social benefits? Members of ULI’s Responsible Property Investment Council discuss how investors can integrate profitability, sustainability, and social benefits into real estate investment decision making.
The map inside the front cover of Bjarke Ingels’s new book is a rapid corrective to anyone tempted to reckon his Alexander-like conquest of the globe before turning 40 years old as merely figurative, exploring commissions from Lappland in northern Scandinavia to Doha in Qatar and dozens of coordinates in between.
A planner and an architect develop an international marketplace on a commercial strip in the middle-city area of Boise, Idaho.
Despite the record harsh winter of 2014–2015 that dumped 111 inches (281 cm) of snow on the city of Boston and the not-so-distant (2012) memory of the near-hit of Hurricane Sandy, instituting measures to safeguard against the effects of climate change and rising seas will not be an easy sell with the region’s utilities, property owners, government agencies, or general public.
At the recent REIT World Conference in Las Vegas, industry experts said they are looking forward to 2016, when REITs will be separated from financial services and elevated into a new Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) sector. Self-storage and apartments are attractive due to favorable demographic trends. Plus, interest rate survey results from Trepp.