Is increased construction good or bad for apartment real estate investment trusts (REITs)? This question took center stage last week with the release of May data on multifamily completions and permit activity by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Plus, interest rate survey results from Trepp.
The latest issue of Urban Land is now available for download via the app. If you have not downloaded it before, you can do so now at no charge. The cover package for this issue is titled “Crafting Authenticity: Designing retail spaces that consumers embrace.”
As tougher energy efficiency standards become the norm for new buildings, older buildings will be expected to keep up, said panelists at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Tokyo.
Planned communities require long-term financial commitments and sophisticated oversight from capital sources.
A historic site, long walled off from the rest of the Irish capital, is being brought back to life for health and education uses.
For mixed-use development to be truly transformative, it needs a story, panelists said at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit, held June 3 in Tokyo.
Rather than picturing a nation scrambling for elusive funds to patch up these old facilities, author Hillary Brown envisions a smarter, less expensive, and more resilient way to build the next generation of U.S. infrastructure. The former director of New York City’s Office of Sustainable Design, the author is now principal in the firm New Civic Works and a professor at the City College of New York
In a talk for TedXMidAtlantic, a local version of the nonprofit TED Talks, Liz Ogbu explains why she sees herself as an architect that designs for social impact, not buildings. Ogbu is an expert on sustainable design and spatial innovation in challenged urban environments and will be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Housing Opportunity conference.
New research suggests that the United States is still in the thick of a housing crisis as it relates to the accessibility of high-quality affordable housing for both homeowners and renters.
Twenty-two real estate developments have been selected as finalists in the 2015 ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition. This year’s finalists represent developments from around the globe, including six in Asia, five in Europe, and 11 in North America.