Developers can create new housing projects that provide the latest in environmentally friendly features—solar power, water recycling, pedestrian safety, and transit access—but only about 10 percent of buyers will go looking for those features or be willing to pay a premium for them, panelists said at the ULI Spring Meeting last week in Vancouver.Read More
Four developers of master-planned communities discussed the health-related aspects of their projects during the “Legacy of Building Healthy Places” session at ULI’s Building Healthy Places conference, held in February in Los Angeles.Read More
At last year’s Consumer Electronics Show, a unique fusion occurred: real estate, which ultimately is about presence, met phones and other devices that link people and places.Read More
ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing is convening Housing Opportunity 2014 on May 14–16 at the Hyatt Regency in Denver to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and best practices for supporting healthy housing in healthy places.Read More
ULI Trustee Roy March and his family have a particular interest in helping communities rebuild after disasters. ULI programs may seem like a far cry from HIV-related health and education projects in Africa, but March sees them all on a continuum of organizations that make the world a better place and improve the human condition.
The development arm of the Mormon Church redevelops the urban heart of Salt Lake City, Utah, with a new, large-scale, integrated mixed-use concept.
This lively book describes a design war raging between the supporters of new urbanism and backers of landscape urbanism.
From the Kennedys to the Kochs, the rich and powerful have been fighting to keep a massive wind farm from being built off the coast of Cape Cod. This is a perfect case for Lisa Prevost’s Snob Zones, a book that examines land use conflicts in the change-resistant small towns and suburbs of New England.
Willowsford is a master-planned community in suburban Washington, D.C., with a range of luxury single-family housing and a wealth of amenities, including a working farm that grows more than 200 varieties of produce for residents.
“Vancouverism” is synonymous with tower-podium architecture, green space, and breathtaking views. But the city’s development process is sometimes overlooked.