Courtyard houses provide higher-density urban infill development, yet integrate privacy, transparency, security, accessibility, and economy.
Product segmentation is becoming increasingly sophisticated as real estate developers gain access to new technology and tools, said panelists at the ULI Spring Meeting.
Building for the burgeoning health care sector is a growing focus for North American developers. But new facilities don’t have to grow from the ground up.
Developers who are primarily targeting the demographic “barbells” of baby boomers and millennials shared on-the-ground experience at a ULI Spring Meeting session moderated by ULI Senior Fellow Maureen McAvey.
For-sale homes are disappearing from the market fastest in the San Francisco Bay area, Denver, Seattle, and southern California. The 2014 spring market is moving slightly faster than 2013, led by the lowest price tier of homes.
Public policy can help efforts to reduce energy use when the building owner is not the utility’s customer.
In 2013, the President’s Climate Action Plan expanded the Better Building Challenge to cover multifamily buildings. An instrumental component of the program—which supports commercial and industrial building owners in reducing energy use by at least 20 percent by 2020—is benchmarking.
This past Wednesday, the hottest ticket in New York City was not on Broadway or for the baseball game. Rather, it was for the luncheon meeting of the Economics Club of New York, which had Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve Board, as its featured speaker
Once preferring office and retail, international investors are starting to see multifamily rentals as a valuable, stable asset class, said panelists at the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting.
Despite his significant expertise with public/private partnerships (P3s) in the United States, Jay Hailey, an attorney at DLA Piper, found something new to share with attendees at the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia: the Canadian P3 model.