Market Trends


Future Holds Both Rapid Change and Steady Progress

The benefits of globalism have been dramatic and widespread, and gains in artificial intelligence and other technologies will arrive at an exponential pace, say two noted futurists speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting.

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Planning for the Next Generation of Leadership in Real Estate

A 2015 ULI Fall Meeting session organized by the ULI Next initiative explored the meaning of leadership in mature companies, where success is not just about transactions but about building the business platform amid generational, cultural, and technological changes.

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Adapting to the Needs of the Innovation Economy

The real estate industry must adapt to the complex needs of innovative firms, according to Technology, Real Estate, and the Innovation Economy, a new report published by the Urban Land Institute in collaboration with Oslo Metropolitan Area.

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ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing Announces Award Winners

The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing has named one development and two programs as winners of the annual ULI Housing Awards.

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Recent Articles

  • Governor Brown Calls for Denser Development, Better Infrastructure

    October 7, 2015

    California’s Governor Brown sounded stern warnings that California’s much-touted recovery is sure to end and that the state will have to make tough decision on climate change, development, and infrastructure speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting.

  • Spurring Women’s Advancement in Real Estate

    Women account for only 14 percent of CEOs in the real estate sector and tend to run smaller companies, according to research published by the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative.

  • ULI Report: Bay Area at Risk of Losing Millennials Due to Housing Costs, Quality of Life Concerns

    A new report from the Urban Land Institute, Bay Area in 2015, suggests that the San Francisco metropolitan region is at risk of losing millennials in the years ahead because high housing costs are making them increasingly skeptical about their ability to eventually move into homes in neighborhoods with the high livability attributes they desire.

  • Airbnb Allows Cities to Both Shrink and Swell, Says CEO Chesky

    Speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Airbnb cofounder Brian Chesky said he doesn’t see the company as a direct competitor to hotels, as its lodging shares often are located in residential neighborhoods rather than the downtown locations that hotels favor.

  • Living in the Bay Area: Beyond 2015

    October 2, 2015

    San Francisco Bay area residents are well satisfied with their lifestyle. But housing and traffic issues could change that.

  • Which Comes First, the Park or the People?

    While a number of mayors and even one governor have endorsed the goal of providing parks or other open spaces within a ten-minute walk of residents, adding enough parks to serve all 249 million people living in U.S. cities, suburbs, and urbanized areas—83 percent of the population—will be a challenge.

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