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    December

  • 12-04-14

    ULI Foundation Governor, Former Trustee Kenneth Hughes Has Passed

    Kenneth H. Hughes, a ULI Foundation governor and former ULI trustee, died November 29 after a brief illness. Hughes, a Dallas-based real estate developer, had as his signature and pioneering project Mockingbird Station, the first transit-oriented development in Texas.

  • 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.