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    December

  • 12-01-14

    Monday’s Numbers: December 1, 2014

    The Trepp survey was not conducted last week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. If the survey had been conducted, it most likely would have shown a decline in average spreads of 10 to 15 basis points, mirroring the recent decline in yields on ten-year Treasury bonds, which closed at 2.18 percent on November 28.

  • 12-01-14

    Rising Towers Escalate Need for Faster Lifts

    When Shanghai Tower opens as China’s tallest building next year, the 2,073-foot (632 m) tower will feature elevators capable of traveling 40.3 miles (64.8 km) per hour. But how fast can modern elevators go without sacrificing comfort?

  • 12-01-14

    The Quickening of a Reborn Detroit?

    How public and private sector leaders are partnering to fix the Motor City.

  • November

  • 11-25-14

    ULI Europe Annual Conference Scheduled for February

    The 19th ULI Europe Annual Conference will take place February 3 and 4, 2015, in Paris.

  • 11-25-14

    Regional Partnerships Driving Bicycle “Superhighways” in Denmark

    Each weekday morning, hundreds of commuters in the municipality of Furesø get on their bikes for the one-hour ride into Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • 11-24-14

    Visionaries in Urban Development Celebrates 15 Years of ULI Nichols Prize Winners

    A new publication from the Urban Land Institute, Visionaries in Urban Development: 15 Years of the ULI J.C. Nichols Prize Winners, profiles 15 extraordinary leaders in community building who have received the Institute’s highest honor.

  • 11-24-14

    Flexible Parking Structures as Civic Catalysts

    A design challenge inspires a proposal for flexible parking structures that can house a range of uses—and spur mixed-use, transit-oriented development.

  • 11-24-14

    Monday’s Numbers: November 24, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the week ending November 14, 2014, showed spreads basically unchanged as the debt markets entered the listless pre–holiday period; the time period stretching from now through the end of the Thanksgiving weekend should be moribund, with not much happening that qualifies as newsworthy.

  • 11-21-14

    An Unflinching Look at Flood Risk

    The influence of climate change could offset the benefits of better data when governments map the areas at risk.

  • 11-21-14

    Four New Rose Fellowship Cities Announced for 2015

    The mayors of Boston, Omaha, Pittsburgh, and Seattle have been selected as the 2015 class of fellows for the Rose Center for Public Leadership. The mayor of each city will lead a team of three fellows and a coordinator, who together will select a local land use challenge for which they will receive technical assistance from faculty experts assembled by ULI and their peers from the three other fellowship cities.