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 from Europe, and two from 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.
San Francisco Bay area residents are well satisfied with their lifestyle. But housing and traffic issues could change that.
Competitions, as television programming has shown us, usually extract reliable entertainment from participants in return for the mere promise of exposure.
The technology sector is not only reshaping economies and work environments. It is also reshaping the physical environments of cities large and small.
Robotic vehicles, drones, and other cutting-edge technological advances could soon reshape urban land use as radically as the automobile once did. Here are some leaders’ thoughts on how the future might look.
Across San Francisco Bay, Oakland is undergoing a building surge as rising rents in San Francisco drive workers and small businesses to seek affordability.