What Urbanizing Cities across the Globe Can Learn from Foshan Published on July 20, 2016 in Market Trends The city of Foshan lies at the heart of one of China’s most fertile deltas, across the Pearl River from the Guangdong provincial capital of Guangzhou. With 7.3 million people and a gross domestic product topping US$100 billion, Foshan serves as an exemplar of both the achievements of and challenges faced by China’s emerging metropolitan areas. Yet, with all its success, Foshan faces the same challenges as most cities around the world—attracting and retaining talent.
Integrating with the Neighborhood: Gallaudet University and the Capital City Market Published on November 11, 2011 in Development One of the current trends in urban development is the integration of institutions with the neighborhoods surrounding them. In light of this, ULI recently conducted an advisory panel for D.C.’s Gallaudet University. Read more to learn about the panel’s recommendations to help Gallaudet with its master plan, with a specific focus on how the institution might better interact with its neighbors.