Urban blight remains the single biggest challenge to large-scale revitalization efforts underway in the city of Detroit, said Dan Gilbert, founder and CEO of Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans, speaking at a ULI conference on public-private partnerships.
Public and private capital can be combined–and leveraged–to provide more workforce housing.
Connecting the old town of Dresden, Germany, with the city’s traditional shopping street, Altmarkt-Galerie creates a meeting place and point of attraction for residents and tourists.
Commercial real estate is “seriously under threat” from a new generation of tenants seeking fundamentally different property than their predecessors, according to property experts at ULI’s Real Estate Trends conference in London last week.
Crowdfunding has already brought millions of dollars to real estate development projects—and this is just the beginning, said William Skelley, CEO of iFunding, a real estate crowdfunding website.
For the 14th consecutive trailing 12-month period, the NCREIF National Property Index showed double-digit returns (composed of income and appreciation in value), reflecting a combination of continuing improvement in property fundamentals and high levels of investor demand for income-producing assets.
The Wabash Building is an expansion of Roosevelt University’s Chicago campus. Located on a small midblock site of 17,500 square feet (1,600 sq m), the “vertical university” comprises 420,000 square feet (3,900 sq m) of mixed-use space, including classrooms, lecture halls, and a 632-bed student residential space.
Secondary markets behave differently than their big-city gateway peers, so prudent investors need to adjust their strategies accordingly.
Lending and investment standards are easing despite credible warnings of a bubble.
With the vote on San Francisco’s waterfront height limit resolved last week, it’s time for residents to move on to more pressing waterfront issues: namely, rising sea levels.