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    March

  • 03-06-15

    Rethinking Private Accessory Dwellings

    Owners of detached single-family houses are finding ways to add accessory dwellings to their homes. Planners have only recently started to address the trend, crafting regulatory changes that can help PADs enrich the intergenerational fabric of communities.

  • 03-04-15

    Charleston’s Upper Peninsula: Sustainable Growth for a Knowledge-Based Economy

    Dubbed “Silicon Harbor” by Fast Company magazine, Charleston has become a hotbed for digital startups with homegrown firms like Blue Acorn, PeopleMatter, and BoomTown! creating high-wage jobs, drawing talent from outside the region, and pumping dollars into the regional economy.

  • 03-04-15

    Golf: No Longer a Hole in One

    The idea of building residential developments in the United States around golf courses is being rethought as demand for golf facilities continues to fade.

  • 03-02-15

    ULI Global Awards for Excellence – Tjuvholmen – Oslo, Norway

    Tjuvholmen is a completely new borough of Oslo and part of the grand plan called the Fjord City, intended to recover the waterfront.

  • 03-02-15

    ULI Announces Final Four for 2015 Hines Competition

    Four teams—including two from Harvard University, one from the University of Maryland, and a joint team from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin at Madison—have been selected as the finalists for the ULI Hines Competition.

  • February

  • 02-27-15

    Real Estate Tech: 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, 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.