Two parks have been selected as winning projects in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award competition: The Parks and Waterfront at Southeast False Creek, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the Yards Park, located in Washington, D.C.
The Urban Land Institute has selected 12 developments as winners in the 35th annual ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition.
E-commerce has been the fastest-growing segment of the retail market for the last four years and can be expected to be a large share of the market for the next 15 to 20 years. Fulfillment centers have become the new face of industrial warehouse development, according to panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.
It seemed like a good idea at the time: building low-density, single-use retail space along heavily traveled corridors and arterials, surrounded by massive parking lots. Panelists at the ULI fall meeting talked about how these automobile-driven corridors are repositioning themselves as more walkable destinations.
According to ULI’s Emerging Trends: Americas, the real estate rebound will continue in the coming year, but investors will turn to secondary markets in search of higher yields.
Defining risk—understanding and defining the downside of any investment—is the key to succeeding as a real estate entrepreneur, Sam Zell, founder of Equity Group Investments and chairman of Equity International, told attendees at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.
Higher education is in many ways as vulnerable to disruption by new technologies as retail was a decade ago, said panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting.
The entire process of developing affordable rental housing could be streamlined to keep costs down, said panelists at the Urban Land Institute’s Fall Meeting in Chicago.
By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s population will live in just 200 cities. While some gateway cities will prosper, how will the others stay competitive?
Seventeen grants totaling $250,000 have been awarded to ULI district and national councils through ULI’s Urban Innovation Grant program.