Author: Kathleen McCormick

Kathleen McCormick, principal of Fountainhead Communications LLC in Boulder, Colorado, is a writer and editor focused on sustainable design and the environment.

Articles by Kathleen McCormick

  • Building Healthy Places: Doing Well and Good
    Published on November 15, 2013 in Sustainability
    At a panel at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago, Anne Warhover, president and chief executive officer of the Colorado Health Foundation (CHF), noted that 90 percent of overall health depends on factors other than healthcare, such as lifestyle choices, education, and income.
  • Making Healthy Places Happen
    Published on November 15, 2013 in Sustainability
    Making healthy places happen requires vision and commitment, according to a panel of ULI J.C. Nichols Prize laureates, who offered insight into the challenges of implementing a healthy living culture.
  • Healthier Work Environments Attracts Top Tenants, Talent
    Published on November 15, 2013 in Sustainability
    Workplaces exist for people and must evolve for them, said Robert Jernigan, principal and managing director for Gensler in Los Angeles, at a panel at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.
  • Incorporating Healthy Practices into New Residential Development
    Published on November 15, 2013 in Sustainability
    Moderator Tim Sullivan, practice leader for Meyers Research LLC, a Kennedy Wilson Company, in Rancho Santa Fe, California, led a session at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago with these questions: What do healthy communities look like? What are the components? Can you build them from scratch?
  • P3 in the U.S.: Opportunities for Real Estate Developers
    Published on November 15, 2013 in Infrastructure
    How can governments better collaborate with private developers? As a real estate developer, what kinds of skills and strategies should you bring to P3? These were two of the primary questions addressed by a panel on public-private partnerships at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.
  • Health in Rural Areas: Lamar, Colorado
    Published on August 12, 2013 in Sustainability
    A walk down Main Street in Lamar with a late winter storm blowing in tells a lot about the challenges of trying to exercise in this rural city on the southeastern Colorado plains. Conditions may include 50-mile-per-hour (80 kmph) sandstorms, 18-wheelers blasting past at similar speeds, and for pedestrians, a dangerous situation caused by the lack of sidewalks, bike lanes, and safe crossings on this five-lane roadway, which also serves as U.S. Highway 50/287.
  • Envisioning a City Center—With Nonstop Service to Tokyo
    Published on November 13, 2012 in Infrastructure
    An aerotropolis around Denver International Airport would build on the airport’s access to the world.
  • Linchpin of the West
    Published on August 23, 2012 in Development
    Denver’s historic train station is being re-created as a multimodal transit center, hotel, and shopping venue. And it is already spurring development in the Mile High City.