Instead of going big on an urban site targeted for high-rise development, the prominent Dallas company kept its new buildings in the trees—and connected to the city.
The middle tier of U.S. cities—places like Kansas City, Missouri—may have lower populations, fewer cultural offerings, and less cosmopolitan flair than bigger cities, but they also have their own advantages over the behemoths.
Fort Worth’s bold plan of dredging channels and tearing down levies would enhance flood control, connect people with the waterfront—and double the amount of land in the city’s downtown.
While cities around the world face many challenges, they also play a role in providing economic opportunity and bringing people of different backgrounds together. “Communities succeed best when they’re diverse,” said Peter Calthorpe, an award-winning San Francisco–based architect and pioneer of sustainable urban design globally who was awarded the Nichols Prize in 2006, speaking at the ULI Nichols Forum in Kansas City, Missouri.
Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Beijing hold the best prospects for real estate development and investment in Mainland China, according to a new report from ULI Asia Pacific.
More than 55 years after the REIT Act title was signed into law as part of the Cigar Excise Tax Extension of 1960, India’s first real estate investment trust (REIT) is slated for an initial public offering, though it is unlikely to list until early 2017. Plus, interest rate survey data from Trepp.
When Griffin Real Estate took possession of a dilapidated food market hall in the center of Warsaw in 2012, it created a development that dovetailed the site’s history with the current hunger for food-led destinations in city centers.
Two ambitious park projects in Dallas tie neighborhoods together—and spurred a boom in nearby real estate values.
A renowned global investor and the chairman of ULI Asia Pacific reflects on opportunity and risk in a low-interest-rate environment.
Ongoing uncertainty about the timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike and its impact on REITs has kept potential IPOs on the sidelines. In addition, the Internal Revenue Service issued regulations in June that clamped down on tax-free REIT spin-offs that were a significant source of growth for specialty REITs. Plus, interest rate survey data from Trepp.