Two urban parks—one in Oklahoma City, the other in Foshan, China—have been selected as winners of this year’s Urban Land Institute Urban Open Space Award.
Energy consumption by commercial properties in San Francisco has declined significantly since 2010 after the implementation of San Francisco’s Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance, according to a new report released by the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance.
Speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting, California’s Governor Brown sounded stern warnings that California’s much-touted recovery is sure to end and that the state will have to make tough decisions on climate change, development, and infrastructure.
By most measures, the U.S. economy remains strong, and the Federal Reserve is likely to begin increasing interest rates before the end of the year, John C. Williams, president of the San Francisco Federal Reserve, told ULI Trustees and Foundation Governors.
Women account for only 14 percent of CEOs in the real estate sector and tend to run smaller companies, according to research published by the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative.
As climate change poses greater financial risks to real estate in the form of near-term extreme weather events and longer-term impacts like sea-level rise, developers and owners are increasingly investing in new infrastructure and technologies, innovative design and construction methods, and other resilience strategies not only to protect their properties, but also to create value for their developments, according to Returns on Resilience: The Business Case, released by the Urban Land Institute.
A new report from the Urban Land Institute, Bay Area in 2015, suggests that the San Francisco metropolitan region is at risk of losing millennials in the years ahead because high housing costs are making them increasingly skeptical about their ability to eventually move into homes in neighborhoods with the high livability attributes they desire.
Ten real estate developments have been selected as winners of the 2015 ULI Global Awards for Excellence, with five projects hailing from North America, three in Europe, and two in Asia.
Impressive employment growth is the story behind the Dallas/Fort Worth area’s rise to the top of this year’s survey (it ranked number five last year), according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2016, copublished by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute.
Speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Airbnb cofounder Brian Chesky said he doesn’t see the company as a direct competitor to hotels, since its lodging shares often are located in residential neighborhoods rather than the downtown locations that hotels favor.