Lobby of the W Hotel in Times Square. (© James Leynse/Corbis)Development

Industry Outlook for Hotel Development

Technology and changing travel habits are checking in as long-term guests.

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From left: Marilyn Jordan Taylor of the University of Pennsylvania, Nancy Kete of the Rockefeller Foundation and Margaret Keane of Synchrony Financial participate in the "View from the Top: Leadership in the 21st Century" concurrent session at the ULI Fall Meeting in New York City on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.Development

Communication Is Key to Leadership in 21st Century

Being a good leader often comes down to good communication: Strong leaders listen to their teams and—sometimes—change their strategies in response.

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Real Estate Firms Die Out Due to Lack of Succession Planning

Every company needs good succession planning, said panelists at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting, but real estate is one of the worst sectors at practicing it.

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The Rebirth of Manhattan’s Downtown

By the end of 2014, the writers and editors of Condé Nast will finish moving into the publishing company’s new 1.25 million-square-foot (116,000 sq m) headquarters in lower Manhattan. That’s just the latest good news from that part of Manhattan, which is once again one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the world, despite surviving a hurricane, the global financial crisis, and the 9/11 attacks.

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    October 30, 2014

    Citing the estimate of 2.5 billion people moving to cities by 2050, Rob Speyer, president and co–chief executive officer of Tishman Speyer, said that cities are more important than ever in bringing people together in a keynote address at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting.

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