Ten apartment and condominium buildings model mid-rise design strategies.
What dreams may come to cities that bid for Olympic rings?
It is envisioned as one of the grandest parties in the Western Hemisphere—the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
Rented steel beams? They’re the start of a radically reconfigurable green office complex.
In the Japanese capital, planning for the experience is as important as planning the infrastructure.
Ok, so it’s impossible to achieve a perfect commute, let alone build a perfect city mobility system. But cities can still do a better job than they do now, and they can start by focusing on the “sticks” and “carrots” of transportation.
One of ULI’s great strengths is the predictive nature of its work, helping members plan business strategies by identifying trends with stickiness—not just changes in design and development, but outside forces that will affect the built environment for decades to come.
It is fitting that, as ULI prepares for the first time to venture outside the United States to hold one of its major annual gatherings—the Spring Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning April 8—this issue of Urban Land has a thoroughly global streak.
The U.S. Congress might finally kill Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two mortgage giants that still raise the capital for the vast majority of home loans.
The Trepp survey for the week ending April 18, 2014, showed rates unchanged over the past two weeks. Every indication is that market participants are “going about their business,” i.e., borrowers are borrowing and lenders are lending.