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  • 10-27-16

    Eleven Global Awards for Excellence Winners Named

    Eleven real estate development projects from around the globe have been selected as winners in the ULI 2016 Global Awards for Excellence program, widely recognized as one of the land use industry’s most prestigious awards programs.

  • 10-27-16

    Tenant Power: Learning from the Empire State Building’s Retrofit

    In the late 2000s, Anthony E. Malkin, chairman and chief executive of Empire State Realty Trust, joined forces with a coalition of businesses and environmental organizations to launch an ambitious $20 million retrofit of the Empire State Building with the aim of reducing the iconic New York City office tower’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by more than one-third.

  • 10-26-16

    How North Texas Competes for Large Employers, Retains Talent

    During the opening session of the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas, executives of three large companies explained why they chose north Texas for new headquarters projects: affordable housing and a strong local economy.

  • 10-26-16

    Announcing the Winners of Urban Land‘s 40 Under 40 Competition

    Urban Land magazine has announced the winners of its 40 Under 40 competition, which recognizes the best and brightest young land use professionals from around the globe.

  • 10-26-16

    Real Estate Faces Cyber Threats on Several Fronts

    The real estate sector should prepare for a rapidly escalating onslaught of online attacks by hackers employed by organized crime.

  • 10-24-16

    New CoStar Data Reveal a Vast National Inventory of Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing—and an Untapped Opportunity

    At least 5.5 million units of naturally occurring affordable rental housing exist in cities across the United States, according to newly released data from CoStar, a leading provider of data and analytics for the commercial real estate industry. In an age of dwindling public subsidies for affordable housing, the concept of preserving naturally occurring affordable housing (NOAH) is gaining currency.

  • 10-24-16

    Health Care REITs Cutting Back on Skilled-Nursing Holdings

    Two of the top three health care real estate investment trusts (REITs) have spun off their struggling skilled-nursing investments into separate REITs. Plus, interest rate survey data from Trepp.

  • 10-24-16

    Bringing Mixed-Use Concepts to a Texas-Sized NFL Training Facility

    Sports stadiums are the centerpiece of many redevelopment projects around the world, but there has never been a project quite like the new Dallas Cowboys development in Frisco, a city about 25 miles (40 km) north of Dallas. The Cowboys’ training facility—where the team holds practices and meetings, and conducts other activities—is the focal point of a 91-acre (37 ha) mixed-use development, the product of a complicated public/private partnership that includes the local school district.

  • 10-24-16

    ULX: 10 Desert Designs

    The following ten projects—all completed over the past five years—represent a variety of approaches to blocking the heat, including concrete domes modeled on palm trees, and solar chimneys tucked behind recycled copper panels.

  • 10-19-16

    Where People Will Want to Be: “Surban” Communities

    Combining the best of urban and suburban living, they will meet the needs of more demographic groups, according to a new ULI report, Demographic Strategies for Real Estate, prepared for ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing by John Burns Real Estate Consulting.