Once gritty industrial zones in the shadow of Manhattan, the Brooklyn neighborhoods of DUMBO and Williamsburg have morphed into the center of knowledge-economy hipness.
The downtown area attracts office tenants, residents, and tourists as it rebuilds.
Airbnb’s Brian Chesky shares the top spot in this year’s Fortune 40 under 40 with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Both companies have faced their share of controversy, but are influential in the built environment and the “sharing” economy, particularly as both look to expand internationally.
A proposed mixed-use tall building could provide revenue needed for amenities and historic renovation, but it has triggered controversy in the community.
Can New York City really build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next ten years?
The underlying goal of Via Verde was to serve as a model for the next generation of green affordable housing development.
At Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, a cluster of skyscrapers perched on a billion-dollar steel platform above a working rail yard will be tied together in its own energy-saving microgrid, with sensors collecting mountains of data to optimize daily life.
For those of you who have already downloaded the Urban Land app for your smartphone or tablet, the latest issue is now available.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed what some have called the most ambitious housing plan put forth by any U.S. mayor.
For this year’s Fall Meeting, ULI is partnering with DoubleDutch, the category leader in mobile engagement applications for events, to deliver a strong social component with “gamification” and an interactive member wall to allow for a richer member experience.