Brandon Palanker of Rennaissance Downtowns talks about the importance of social media to the land use industry and discusses case studies that have produced tangible, measurable results.
Rebecca Devine, principal, Maven Communications, discusses what was said during her social media and real estate panel at the 2011 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles last month.
At ULI’s 2011 Fall Meeting last month, a panel titled “Social Media and Engagement” provided the audience with not only strategies for how the commercial real estate sector has made use of newer technologies, but also successful case studies from within the industry. The standing-room-only crowd listened to how companies have utilized social media to maximize their return on investment. Read more.
Urban Land magazine asks Toby Bozzuto, president, Bozzuto Development Company, about what was discussed during his 2011 ULI Fall Meeting panel on multifamily development. He provides his perspective on Washington, D.C.–area for-sale properties and foreclosure inventory.
Given their druthers, 79 percent of Americans in a 2011 survey said flat out that they are opposed to new development projects in their communities—one finding that helped form the backdrop for a panel on “Elevating Design through Public Involvement and Politics: Is It Possible?” last Wednesday at the Urban Land Institute’s 2011 Fall Meeting and Urban Land Expo in Los Angeles.
With mortgage foreclosures increasing and the number of renters on the rise, “it is critically important” that a financing tool be developed to help expedite private acquisition of foreclosed single-family properties so they can be placed back into the market as rentals, according to lending industry representatives speaking on a multifamily finance panel at ULI’s 2011 Fall Meeting.
At the “Neighborhood Design: Green + Affordable = Sustainable” panel held at the Urban Land Institute’s 2011 Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, three projects were profiled that mix environmental and economic sustainability—one of the main drivers behind LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED ND), the U.S. Green Building Council’s community-level LEED rating system.
At the Urban Land Institute’s 2011 Fall Meeting and Urban Land Expo in Los Angeles last month, one panel offered up the collective wisdom of those who have a long history of making transit-oriented development happen. Read more to learn what one participant had to say about the newest iteration of TOD—3.0—which combines transit-rich locations, real estate development, and livability.
America’s central cities are using land use planning and economic development initiatives to improve the quality of life that cities can offer residents and businesses and to be more competitive in the 21st Century.
At ULI’s 2011 Fall Meeting in Los Angeles late last month, a panel of experts shared their thoughts on emerging real estate trends, leadership in a global real estate marketplace, and what they see for the future of the real estate industry. Read more to learn why global business strategies and an ever-changing real estate and business marketplace demand a new breed of real estate leaders.