At a panel at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago, Anne Warhover, president and chief executive officer of the Colorado Health Foundation (CHF), noted that 90 percent of overall health depends on factors other than healthcare, such as lifestyle choices, education, and income.
Making healthy places happen requires vision and commitment, according to a panel of ULI J.C. Nichols Prize laureates, who offered insight into the challenges of implementing a healthy living culture.
Workplaces exist for people and must evolve for them, said Robert Jernigan, principal and managing director for Gensler in Los Angeles, at a panel at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.
Moderator Tim Sullivan, practice leader for Meyers Research LLC, a Kennedy Wilson Company, in Rancho Santa Fe, California, led a session at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago with these questions: What do healthy communities look like? What are the components? Can you build them from scratch?
How can governments better collaborate with private developers? As a real estate developer, what kinds of skills and strategies should you bring to P3? These were two of the primary questions addressed by a panel on public-private partnerships at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.
While multifamily development in the urban core has boomed, the prospects for suburban development are more mixed, said experts at ULI’s annual meeting in Chicago.
Development and redevelopment of urban neighborhoods requires a public/private partnership in which the city—led by a supportive mayor and city—can leverage significant revitalization beyond the initial investments.
At a ULI Fall Meeting program with four U.S. mayors, Julie Stasch, vice president of U.S. programs at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, got right to the point: “We’re not three weeks away from the longest government shutdown. What did it look like in your city?”
At a panel at ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago, panelists and audience participatns were asked what innovations Apple Computer’s founder and CEO would have undertaken had he been a residential developer.
Many school districts in the U.S. are reporting low test scores, and for real estate developers creating new communities in those jurisdictions, one answer is to look at alternative educational programs and charter schools.