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  • 03-31-14

    Capturing the “Internet of Things” for Real Estate Development

    At last year’s Consumer Electronics Show, a unique fusion occurred: real estate, which ultimately is about presence, met phones and other devices that link people and places.

  • 03-28-14

    Previewing the ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast

    Next week, ULI will release the ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast, a semiannual report based on a survey of 39 of the nation’s leading real estate economists and analysts. The report looks at several broad benchmarks including gross domestic product and the unemployment rate, but also indices specific to the real estate industry.

  • 03-28-14

    Vancouver among Cities Still Waiting for Bike Sharing

    Bike-share programs planned for several North American cities are on hold due to the bankruptcy of Montreal-based Bixi, a major supplier of bikes and docks.

  • 03-27-14

    Coming Up in Vancouver: Rebound for Commercial Inventory

    After years of virtually no construction, seven new office and mixed-use buildings are under development, poised to add millions of square feet of space by the end of 2016.

  • 03-27-14

    Building in Harmony with Surroundings

    It was about four or five years ago when Vancouver feng shui consultant Marlyna Los experienced an uptick in calls from area real estate agents and developers.

  • 03-24-14

    Monday’s Numbers: March 24, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the period ending March 14, 2014, showed spreads unchanged across all product categories, with the implied ten-year rate for properties with 50 percent to 59 percent loan-to-value ratios remaining in the 4.25 percent range.

  • 03-24-14

    Investor Overview: Lessons from a Job Where Money Is Not the Goal

    Robert Lieber, executive managing director of C-III Capital Partners, reflects on service in the New York City mayor’s office and 23 years at Lehman Brothers.

  • 03-24-14

    March/April Issue of Urban Land Is Available for Download

    If you have not already downloaded the Urban Land app for your tablet or smartphone, you can do so now and enjoy the latest issue, plus a year of back issues.

  • 03-19-14

    Housing Opportunity 2014: Healthy Housing, Healthy Places

    ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing is convening Housing Opportunity 2014 on May 14–16 at the Hyatt Regency in Denver to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and best practices for supporting healthy housing in healthy places.

  • 03-19-14

    Why Trustee Roy March Chose to Advance His Family’s Philanthropy through ULI

    ULI Trustee Roy March and his family have a particular interest in helping communities rebuild after disasters. ULI programs may seem like a far cry from HIV-related health and education projects in Africa, but March sees them all on a continuum of organizations that make the world a better place and improve the human condition.