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  • 08-14-15

    From Troubled to Trophy: The Turnaround of Chicago’s OneEleven

    For years, a 27-story concrete skeleton, detritus of the financial crisis, loomed over the Chicago River. A reinvention of the project led to a record sales price for the finished apartment tower this year.

  • 08-13-15

    Industry Outlook for Reinventing Cities

    How can cities redevelop with the flexibility needed to handle population growth, increasing density, and changing uses? Members of ULI’s Urban Development/Mixed-Use Councils discuss challenges that cities face in reinventing themselves, exemplary projects, the role of municipalities in encouraging transformation, the potential pitfalls of attempting reinvention, and other trends.

  • 08-10-15

    ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse–Long Beach, California

    The Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse is the first public building in the country delivered through an availability-payment-based public/private partnership.

  • 08-10-15

    Condoleezza Rice, Gov. Jerry Brown Speakers at ULI Fall Meeting

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Airbnb chief executive officer and cofounder Brian Chesky, Wells Fargo chairman and president John Stumpf, and California Governor Jerry Brown headline the list of innovators and thought leaders scheduled to speak at ULI’s 2015 Fall Meeting, set for October 5–8 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

  • 08-10-15

    Video: How San Francisco Is Striving for Zero Waste

    Only one third of the waste in the United States is recycled or composted. Racing to Zero, a highlights some of the amazing solutions in San Francisco, which is successfully taking the necessary steps to reach zero waste by 2020.

  • 08-10-15

    Choice Neighborhoods: Redeveloping Boston’s Quincy Corridor

    A development in Boston is the first of the five initial Choice Neighborhoods projects to be completed when HUD Secretary Julián Castro cut the ribbon on Quincy Heights, a 129-unit scattered-site housing redevelopment in Dorchester’s Quincy Corridor.

  • 08-10-15

    Ten Principles for Responsible Tourism

    Tourism is a critical factor in the U.S. and world economies. “The impacts of tourism on a community can be beneficial if planned and managed, or extremely damaging if left without controls,” says Michael Kelly, former chairman of the APA’s tourism planning division.

  • 08-10-15

    REITs’ Current Dichotomy: Earnings versus Interest Rates

    Real estate investment trusts rallied during July, recovering from a weak first half of 2015. Despite reporting mostly strong second-quarter earnings, concerns about higher interest rates continue to weigh on the sector. Plus, interest rate survey results from Trepp.

  • 08-06-15

    Asia’s Vertical Cities: Will They Translate to Other Continents?

    A combination of necessity and desirability has made Asian cities the world leaders in vertical living.

  • 08-05-15

    In Print: Rail and the City: Shrinking Our Carbon Footprint While Reimagining Public Space

    Author Roxanne Warren is an architect, an urban designer, and a staunch transit advocate, writing from her office in New York City, by most measures the most complex transit metropolis in the United States.