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  • 06-22-15

    Unique Narratives Required for Transformative Mixed-Use Developments

    For mixed-use development to be truly transformative, it needs a story, panelists said at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit, held June 3 in Tokyo.

  • 06-22-15

    In Print: Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works

    Rather than picturing a nation scrambling for elusive funds to patch up these old facilities, author Hillary Brown envisions a smarter, less expensive, and more resilient way to build the next generation of U.S. infrastructure. The former director of New York City’s Office of Sustainable Design, the author is now principal in the firm New Civic Works and a professor at the City College of New York

  • 06-22-15

    Video: Designing for Social Impact

    In a talk for TedXMidAtlantic, a local version of the nonprofit TED Talks, Liz Ogbu explains why she sees herself as an architect that designs for social impact, not buildings. Ogbu is an expert on sustainable design and spatial innovation in challenged urban environments and will be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Housing Opportunity conference.

  • 06-22-15

    Study: One-Fifth of Americans See Worst Housing Crisis Ever

    New research suggests that the United States is still in the thick of a housing crisis as it relates to the accessibility of high-quality affordable housing for both homeowners and renters.

  • 06-18-15

    22 Finalists Named for ULI Global Awards for Excellence

    Twenty-two real estate developments have been selected as finalists in the 2015 ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition. This year’s finalists represent developments from around the globe, including six in Asia, five in Europe, and 11 in North America.

  • 06-15-15

    Focusing on Fundamentals at REITWeek

    While many of the larger real estate investment trusts made presentations at the 2015 REITWeek Conference in New York, specialized trusts took center stage during a panel focused on how healthy real estate property fundamentals are benefiting the data center, cell tower, timber, advertising, and farmland sectors. Plus, interest rate survey results from Trepp.

  • 06-15-15

    Two Finalists Selected for ULI Housing Policy Leadership Award

    The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority’s Small Multifamily Rental Development Strategy and the Palm Beach County Workforce Housing Program have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing.

  • 06-12-15

    Streetcars and the American Commitment to Rail

    In an Urban Land opinion piece, Gabe Klein describes the evolution of the federal governments position on streetcars in the U.S. since 2009.

  • 06-11-15

    Beneficiaries, Not Taxpayers, Should Fund Modern Streetcars

    In this Urban Land opinion piece, David Levensen gives an overview of the boom and bust in streetcars since 1888 in the United States to where we are today.

  • 06-11-15

    What Can Boston Learn from Other Cities’ Olympic Bids?

    While the amount of public financing that would be required to stage the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Boston remains an open question, ULI Boston/New England recently hosted a panel discussion focused on how such bids have paved the way for badly needed infrastructure and development projects in other cities.