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Video: Here Come the Married Millennial Homebuyers

According to forecasting firm Demographic Intelligence, a wave of millennial marriages and parents is on its way.

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The city of Anaheim, California, paid $9 million to gut and make ready for vendors the Packing House building, which originally was used for shipment of oranges. The work included cutting a hole in the center of the floor, allowing the basement to become a bright, open space. (chet frolich)Retail/Entertainment

Food Markets Nourishing Development

Though they pose unique development challenges, authentic, locally focused food vendors create unique experiences.

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CEO Perspective: Bouncing Forward after Katrina

August 29 marks the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina flooding New Orleans and devastating the Gulf Coast. From an urban development perspective, this is an anniversary that is best marked not by looking back at what was lost, but by looking at what has happened since.

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July/August Issue of Urban Land Is Available for Download

The latest issue of Urban Land is now available for download via the app. If you have not downloaded it before, you can do so now at no charge. The cover package for this issue is titled “Crafting Authenticity: Designing retail spaces that consumers embrace.”

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Recent Articles

  • Condoleezza Rice, Gov. Jerry Brown Speakers at ULI Fall Meeting

    August 10, 2015

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Airbnb chief executive officer and cofounder Brian Chesky, Wells Fargo chairman and president John Stumpf, and California Governor Jerry Brown headline the list of innovators and thought leaders scheduled to speak at ULI’s 2015 Fall Meeting, set for October 5–8 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

  • Video: How San Francisco Is Striving for Zero Waste

    Only one third of the waste in the United States is recycled or composted. Racing to Zero, a highlights some of the amazing solutions in San Francisco, which is successfully taking the necessary steps to reach zero waste by 2020.

  • Ten Principles for Responsible Tourism

    Tourism is a critical factor in the U.S. and world economies. “The impacts of tourism on a community can be beneficial if planned and managed, or extremely damaging if left without controls,” says Michael Kelly, former chairman of the APA’s tourism planning division.

  • Innovative Capital Needed to Fund More Mixed-Income Communities

    August 3, 2015

    At a panel discussion on mixed-income housing at the recent ULI Housing Opportunity 2015 conference, ULI trustee Colleen Carey shared a recent experience of trying to raise capital for a mixed-income multifamily project that her firm, the Cornerstone Group, hopes to build as part of Lyndale Gardens, a new town center in Richfield, Minnesota.

  • Improving Educational Opportunities for Cities and Suburbs

    July 27, 2015

    Affordable housing projects are often ground zero for the achievement gap that exists in the United States said panelists at the ULI Housing Opportunity conference. Nearly one in four American children (22 percent as of 2013) live in poverty, with half of those children living in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty.

  • Not Just Retail—It’s a Whole New Bloc

    An unloved, enclosed downtown shopping mall is being opened up to create a “Rockefeller Center” for Los Angeles. The centerpiece of the project is an upscale 400,000-square-foot (37,000 sq m) outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment district.

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