Despite a regional economy that is faring better than that in much of the country, many of New England’s major cities are struggling to provide enough affordable housing for their middle-income workforce.Read More
In February, Enterprise Community Partners unveiled an ambitious policy platform that is intended to improve the lives and outcomes of housing-insecure families.Read More
Mitigating the population issues facing Japan, and further developing its cities to meet the demands of the future, were discussed by panelists at the recent ULI Japan Spring Conference in Tokyo. Takeshi Natsuno, professor at the Keio University school of media and governance, said Japan’s government should cease spending in areas without a certain density of population.Read More
Japan welcomed just under 20 million visitors last year and is targeting 40 million arrivals by 2020, the year Tokyo holds the Summer Olympics. ULI members attending the event at the Tokyo Midtown conference center heard that the Japanese government is having trouble keeping up with the pace of change in the tourism industry. For example, due to licensing requirements, 99 percent of Airbnb apartment owners in Japan are breaking the law.Read More
Speaking at the ULI Spring Meeting in Philadelphia, William McNabb, chairman and CEO of Vanguard, shares his thoughts on systemic risk for financial institutions, two-factor authentication, and what keeps him up at night.
What millennials will do once they marry and have children, a restrictive lending environment, and flat income growth were among the topics discussed at the third annual Butcher Forum, an invitation-only gathering in April of the top executives who represent the multifamily housing industry in the United States.
Everyone’s talking about “what’s next” in terms of emerging urban neighborhoods, where property values can surge very rapidly. But why do some districts emerge seemingly out of nowhere? How can developers and investors find the next one?
When Americans are increasingly growing accustomed to ordering paper towels on Amazon Prime instead of going to Costco and summoning Uber rides on their phones rather than hailing cabs, on-demand services and instant gratification are quickly becoming the new normal.
“Suburbs isn’t a dirty word,” declared Adam F. Ducker, RCLCO managing director and moderator of the “Next Stop Suburbs” session at the ULI Spring Meeting in Philadelphia.
U.S. retailers and their landlords are embracing the pop-up phenomenon in different ways to meet specific goals, speakers said at the ULI Spring Meeting in Philadelphia.