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  • 02-24-14

    What Happens When Liquidity Runs Dry?

    What happens when the Federal Reserve Bank fully tapers off its massive liquidity support for the economy and the capital markets, including real estate—and when is it likely to occur—were major questions discussed at the 20th annual ULI McCoy Finance Seminar in New York City in December.

  • 02-24-14

    Monday’s Numbers: February 24, 2014

    According to the latest sentiment index survey by the Real Estate Roundtable, industry confidence is up modestly quarter over quarter, with policy headwinds remaining in a gridlocked Washington, D.C.

  • 02-24-14

    Illinois and Maryland Are Top States for LEED

    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its ranking of the top 10 states for LEED, the widely used green building rating system. Illinois was named the top state for 2013 with 2.29 square feet (0.213 sq m) of space per capita certified during the year, followed by Maryland and Virginia.

  • 02-21-14

    ULX: Holistic Health Design

    Ten integrative approaches to the design of health care facilities illustrate ways to forge links with nature, existing buildings and institutions, and communities.

  • 02-20-14

    ULI Announces Finalists for 2014 Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

    Graduate student teams representing Georgia Tech University, Harvard University, the University of Maryland, and the University of Texas at Austin make the final cut.

  • 02-20-14

    Pop-Up Pavilion Helps Hospital’s Transition to Mixed Use In D.C.

    St. Elizabeths, a historic former psychiatric hospital in Washington, D.C., in the process of being transitioned to mixed use, added a showpiece last fall—the Gateway DC pavilion.

  • 02-20-14

    In Print: Building the New Urbanism: Places, Professions, and Profits in the American Metropolitan Landscape

    New urbanism’s rise has been a quiet revolution—a gradual introduction of walkability and outdoor rooms into the vocabulary of urban development. In his book Building the New Urbanism, Aaron Passell does a masterful job of explaining the growth of this approach to urban design.

  • 02-20-14

    World’s Economic Development Rests on Infrastructure

    How to make sure that infrastructure gets the funding and attention they need took center stage during discussions at the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda.

  • 02-18-14

    Monday’s Numbers: February 17, 2014

    According to two reports last week, real estate investors worldwide are increasing their appetites for risk just as lenders are boosting lending.

  • 02-14-14

    ULI Case Study: A Master-Planned Community with a Working Farm

    Willowsford is a master-planned community in suburban Washington, D.C., with a range of luxury single-family housing and a wealth of amenities, including a working farm that grows more than 200 varieties of produce for residents.