Market Trends

Part of the the future 72nd Street Station of Second Avenue Subway. (Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin)

No Easy Solutions Funding Transformational U.S. Transit

Transit officials are finding innovative ways to bring private capital and more efficiency to their transit projects but unpredictable public funding makes it difficult to capture private investment while deferred maintenance also can increase costs later, said experts speaking at the ULI Tri-State Infrastructure Summit, held in late October by ULI New York.

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Outlook for Responsible Property Investment

How can the real estate industry balance profitability with environmental and social benefits? Members of ULI’s Responsible Property Investment Council discuss how investors can integrate profitability, sustainability, and social benefits into real estate investment decision making.

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The privately developed marketplace attracted the interest of the Project for Public Spaces, a New York City–based nonprofit organization founded to expand the work of urbanist William H. Whyte to foster lively urban places. (Project for Public Spaces/Phillip Winn)

Incubating an International Marketplace

A planner and an architect develop an international marketplace on a commercial strip in the middle-city area of Boise, Idaho.

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This year's ULI Latin America conference was jeld at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami.

Modeling Latin American Redevelopment after Miami’s Success Story

The focus of most panelists at ULI’s Latin America Conference, held in late October, was on the stronger markets, including Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Chile. There also was optimism about a turnaround in Brazil and Argentina’s most recent election.

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Recent Articles

  • In Print: Atlas of Cities

    November 16, 2015

    A compelling and unique book, Atlas of Cities goes beyond maps to provide insights into the dynamics of how cities shape contemporary social and economic activities.

  • Patricia R. Healy Named ULI Chairman of Americas

    Patricia R. “Trish” Healy, founding principal of Hyde Street Holdings in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been named Chairman of Americas for ULI. The ULI Americas Chairman is a new volunteer position that reflects the Institute’s efforts to more effectively serve and learn from members in very different markets as ULI continues to grow worldwide.

  • Vancouver and Toronto Are Top Canadian Markets for 2016

    November 13, 2015

    According to the latest Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, published by ULI and PwC, Vancouver and Toronto claimed the top rankings for investment potential in Canada, placing at number one and two, respectively.

  • Four Mayors Selected as 2016 Daniel Rose Fellows

    November 12, 2015

    ULI and the National League of Cities have announced that mayors from four cities—Birmingham, Alabama; Denver; Long Beach, California; and Rochester, New York—have been selected as the 2016 class of Daniel Rose Fellows by the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use.

  • In Print: Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States

    November 5, 2015

    David Audretsch is an unabashed advocate of place-based economic entrepreneurship. A distinguished professor and director of the Development Studies Institute at Indiana University, Audretsch argues that the economic performance of places (especially cities and regions) matters as much as that of commercial firms and industries.

  • Survey Shows Millennials Are Optimistic about Housing and Staying in Washington, D.C.—for Now

    While some analysts had worried that as millennials grew older they would settle down and raise their families outside of D.C., there seems to be little evidence of that happening yet, according to a new survey, conducted by Qualtrix on behalf of ULI Washington. Many millennials plan to stay inside the Beltway and are not necessarily worried about schools and day care because they are putting off having children, the survey shows.

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