Where biking, walking, and other activities have been built into the landscape, the numbers reveal a good investment.
Advances will compel land use professionals to “accept and adapt to change or be left out,” according to Vivek Wadhwa, a noted futurist, speaking at the ULI Midwinter Meeting.
ULI CEO Patrick Phillips comments on President Obama’s State of the Union address, which touched on improving infrastructure and mitigating the impact of climate change, from a land use perspective.
While many books have recently focused on making cities denser, more walkable, or more functional, asking how to make urban populations happier is a slightly different question. Charles Montgomery makes his case in his new book The Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design.
Is it time to worry about lenders, and a race to the bottom in underwriting deterioration? Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings think so, as each recently noted weakening in underwriting standards for conduit-originated commercial mortgage–backed securities.
How the city of Aguascalientes turned a scrubby strip of oil pipeline byway into a park that cuts through 90 neighborhoods.
Solutions to increase the supply of affordable rental housing are explored in a new report from the ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing and Enterprise Community Partners Inc.
Gabe Klein, the former transportation chief for the cities of Chicago and Washington, D.C., who is known for making cities less car-centric and more people-friendly, has been named a senior visiting fellow for ULI.
The redevelopment of a former port area is allowing the inner city of Hamburg to expand toward the Elbe River.
The redevelopment of the historic Metropole building represents the first full-service hotel to open in downtown Cincinnati in 28 years.