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    April

  • 04-14-17

    Crane Watch: Five Transformative Mixed-Use Projects in the Southeast

    A panel at the ULI Carolinas Meeting in Charlotte featured five developers describing some of the most dynamic mixed-use developments in the Southeast.

  • 04-14-17

    Six Forces Transforming the Business Environment

    Panelists at ULI’s 2017 Carolinas Meeting in Charlotte shared some of the technology trends they are seeing in North America and abroad, some of which are not yet popularly known, with the potential to massively transform the way land is used.

  • 04-12-17

    Q&A with ULI’s Lisa Sturtevant on Immigration and U.S. Housing Demand

    Immigrants have been and will continue to be a major source of U.S. housing demand and were critical to the recovery of housing markets after the 2009 recession, according to a report published by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing.

  • 04-10-17

    Seattle’s Transportation Transformation

    In an area bound by waterways, public and private sector entities, supported by voters, pull out all the stops for better mobility.

  • 04-10-17

    Mortgage Originations Decline in 2016 as Sales Volumes Also Dip

    Only $490.6 billion of commercial and multifamily housing mortgages were originated last year, according to a survey conducted by the Mortgage Bankers Association, 2.7 percent lower than the $504 billion of originations in 2015. The likely cause of the decrease was the 11 percent drop in property sales volume last year. Plus, interest rate survey data from Trepp.

  • 04-10-17

    Urban Infrastructure: The Growing Influence of Atlanta’s BeltLine

    “The story of people can be told through infrastructure,” said author Ryan Gravel at the 2017 Carolinas Meeting in Charlotte. An urban planner by training, Gravel initially proposed the concept of the BeltLine in his Georgia Tech master’s thesis.

  • 04-07-17

    In Brief: Multifamily Market Springs to Life with Solid Gains

    After a lackluster winter, U.S. rents posted solid gains in March, according to Yardi Matrix’s monthly survey of 121 markets, although the rate of growth continued to decelerate. Average monthly rents rose $6 to $1,312, with the largest rent growth seen in California’s Sacramento, Inland Empire, and Los Angeles markets.

  • 04-07-17

    Freeway Lids: Reconnecting Communities and Creating New Land for Development

    ULI Minnesota has launched the Healthy Communities Initiative, which proposes an ambitious capital improvement program for turning proposed freeway lids along the I-94 corridor into places that re-establish neighborhood connectivity, create economic opportunities for residents, and make new land available for civic and commercial uses.

  • 04-07-17

    Three Cities Tapping into the U.S. Brewery Boom

    Breweries have an almost magical ability to revitalize neighborhoods and even entire towns, according to panelists speaking at ULI’s 2017 Carolinas Meeting.

  • 04-07-17

    University of Texas at Austin Team Wins 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition

    A redevelopment plan for a Chicago site presented by a team from the University of Texas at Austin has taken top honors in the 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition, an ideas competition that provides graduate students the opportunity to devise a comprehensive design and development scheme for a large-scale site in an urban area.