Author: Sean Burton
Sean Burton is president of CityView, a Los Angeles-based institutional investment firm focused on urban real estate, workforce housing, and metropolitan infrastructure.
Articles by Sean Burton
- Cisneros and Others Honored at ULI Terwilliger Center Workforce Housing Awards Gala
Published on September 29, 2011 in Market Trends
At the 2011 ULI Terwilliger Center for Workforce Housing Awards Gala, held September 21, 2011, in Washington, D.C., a ceremony honoring former HUD Secretary Henry G. Cisneros as a “transformational leader” also included the presentation of two prestigious awards: the Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards and the Robert C. Larson Workforce Housing Public Policy Award.
- New Capital for Urban Growth
Published on July 01, 2010 in Capital Markets
Two megatrends are currently shaping what will become the new normal after the prolonged period of recovery for the U.S. economy. The first is the rapid emergence of America’s metropolitan areas as the true centers of population and economic growth. For the first time in history, more people are living in urban areas throughout the world than in rural communities.
The second is a worldwide shift in the sources and flows of global capital, creating a new world of funding sources available to be configured in new ways toward new goals. The fluidity of global streams is becoming more pronounced and vast sums of capital are seeking stable, long-term returns.