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    October

  • 10-06-14

    Hudson Yards Rises above the Rails

    At Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, a cluster of skyscrapers perched on a billion-dollar steel platform above a working rail yard will be tied together in its own energy-saving microgrid, with sensors collecting mountains of data to optimize daily life.

  • 10-06-14

    October Issue of Urban Land Is Available for Download

    For those of you who have already downloaded the Urban Land app for your smartphone or tablet, the latest issue is now available.

  • 10-06-14

    Placing a Priority on New York’s—and the Nation’s—Rental Housing

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed what some have called the most ambitious housing plan put forth by any U.S. mayor.

  • 10-02-14

    ULI Events App Gains More Social Features

    For this year’s Fall Meeting, ULI is partnering with DoubleDutch, the category leader in mobile engagement applications for events, to deliver a strong social component with “gamification” and an interactive member wall to allow for a richer member experience.

  • 10-01-14

    Getting the Most Out of the ULI Fall Meeting

    In addition to keynote addresses by Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Walter Isaacson of the Aspen Institute, there is a strong slate of can’t-miss sessions.

  • September

  • 09-29-14

    Monday’s Numbers: September 29, 2014

    That anguished cry you heard from the capital markets during the week was the result of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announcing that it would no longer invest in hedge funds, saying they were too time-consuming and too complex, and had produced unsatisfactory rates of return. Could real estate be next?

  • 09-29-14

    Fulton Center: A Grand Central for Downtown Manhattan

    Any day now, New York City will open a grand public space at the middle of a web of subway lines in Manhattan, a few blocks away from both the World Trade Center and Wall Street.

  • 09-29-14

    10 Multifamily Residences Taking Advantage of Waterfront Location

    The following ten residential projects—all completed in the past five years—include beachfront dwellings, communities in redeveloped industrial waterfronts and military bases, and replacements for public housing damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

  • 09-26-14

    Challenges for Retail in Low-Income Areas

    A new ULI report explores factors that hamper retail development in some lower-income communities and offers solutions to overcome the dearth of shopping options for neighborhood residents.

  • 09-26-14

    Connecting Walkability and Affordable Housing

    As walkable urban places have become more commonplace across the national real estate landscape, the subject of affordability within these communities has become a greater concern.