ULI has endorsed formation of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) to advance the real estate industry’s efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change and reduce the industry’s carbon footprint on a worldwide scale. The agreement to form the alliance was signed December 3 in Paris during Buildings Day, an event held in conjunction with the 2015 Paris Climate Conference.
Despite mounting evidence that a new urban growth model is needed, America continues to build dysfunctional cities and suburbs. The authors of this ambitious book would reverse that practice with “ecodesign,” their approach to urban and suburban planning, regulation, and development.
Barangaroo is an AUS$8 billion (US$5.8 billion) waterfront renewal project transforming a long-neglected part of Sydney’s central business district. It is also the city’s largest urban renewal project since the Olympic Games 15 years ago.
Japan and Australia remain the favorite countries for investment and development, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2016, with Tokyo, Sydney, Melbourne, and Osaka taking four of the top five spots in the Asia Pacific region.
San Francisco’s shoreline—once cut off from downtown by an elevated highway and a series of inaccessible piers—now offers a series of transit-accessible open spaces that link surrounding communities to the shore. How can cities better existing ports?
The summer of 2015 saw the most significant legal and regulatory developments to break down residential segregation since the days immediately after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968—with potentially profound impacts for communities across the United States.
A new report from CBRE says that major metropolitan area in the U.S. Midwest are experiencing a surge in urban revitalization, with downtown populations doubling over the last decade in cities like Cincinnati, St. Louis, and Kansas City, Missouri.
In this probing analysis, based largely on contrasts between the United States and Europe, planning scholar Sonia Hirt offers new and refreshing insights into zoning’s fault lines and asks why, despite recurring attempts at reform, it has yet to overcome the challenges outlined a century or more ago.
U.S. multifamily has been outperforming other sectors for much of the recession recovery period and enjoying unprecedented capital investment flows from around the globe.
Transit officials are finding innovative ways to bring private capital and more efficiency to their transit projects, said experts speaking at the ULI Tri-State Infrastructure Summit, held in late October by ULI New York.