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  • 05-29-14

    Video: Would You Buy a Driverless Car With No Brakes?

    Following rumors about a venture capital round that would put Uber’s valuation at more than $10 billion, ULI senior visiting fellow Gabe Klein was on Bloomberg TV’s Street Smart to talk about Uber, car-free households, and other startups.

  • 05-27-14

    Monday’s Numbers: May 27, 2014

    The new generation of commercial mortgage–backed securities, referred to in industry parlance as “CMBS 2.0,” has seen its first defaults. According to Fitch Ratings, six conduit loans with a total balance of $54.1 million and three loans in agency transactions totaling $20.8 million went more than 60 days past due.

  • 05-23-14

    Video: Are Uber and AirBnb Worth $10 Billion Each?

    Following rumors about a venture capital round that would put Uber’s valuation at more than $10 billion, ULI senior visiting fellow Gabe Klein was on Bloomberg TV’s Street Smart to talk about Uber, car-free households, and other startups.

  • 05-23-14

    Dan Gilbert to Keynote National ULI Public/Private Partnership Conference in Detroit

    This summer, the Urban Land Institute will host its first-ever national conference in Detroit, featuring an opening keynote address by Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans.

  • 05-23-14

    The Planned Garden Suburb

    An excerpt from the new book by Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman, and Jacob Tilove. Paradise Planned is the definitive history of the development of the garden suburb, a phenomenon that originated in England in the late 18th century, was quickly adopted in the United States and northern Europe, and gradually proliferated throughout the world.

  • 05-23-14

    Immigrant Investors: A New Source of Real Estate Capital

    For international investors, the EB-5 immigration program means access to a precious U.S. green card. For developers, it means low-cost cash–but not without controversy.

  • 05-23-14

    The United States Institute of Peace Headquarters

    How a public/private partnership models a new strategy for federal real estate.

  • 05-20-14

    40 Under 40: Whom Will You Nominate?

    Join Urban Land magazine in identifying the top 40 young professionals from around the globe.

  • 05-19-14

    ULX: Emerging Architecture Firms

    Firms led by principals under the age of 50 provide a glimpse into the future of architecture. The following ten projects—all completed over the past five years—represent the work of firms led by principals in their 30s and 40s.

  • 05-19-14

    Monday’s Numbers: May 19, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the week ended May 9 showed spreads unchanged and apparently unlikely to change without some type of financial or political event occurring. The implied ten-year commercial real estate mortgage rate remains at 4.00 percent for pristine, institutional properties.