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Time Lapse: 1 WTC and the Return of the Lower Manhattan Skyline

For the last three years, photographer Benjamin Rosamond has been watching the construction of the 1,776-foot skyscraper at 1 World Trade Center from his living room in Brooklyn. From 30,000 images, Rosamond created this two-minute time lapse video.

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Q+A with New ULI Foundation Chairman Geoffrey L. Stack

Geoffrey L. Stack became the new chairman of the ULI Foundation on July 1, after serving for more than five years as chairman of the ULI Foundation Annual Fund. Under his leadership in that position, contributions to the Annual Fund reached a record total of nearly $1.6 million in calendar year 2013, up 77 percent from 2009. He succeeds James J. Curtis III as ULI Foundation chairman. Stack recently discussed his goals for the Foundation with Urban Land.

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September Issue of Urban Land Is Available for Download

For those of you who have already downloaded the Urban Land app for your smartphone or tablet, the latest issue is now available.

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Fascitelli to Be Honored at Fall Meeting Gala

The ULI Foundation will honor ULI Foundation Governor Michael D. ­Fascitelli at an October 20 dinner gala preceding the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting.

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Recent Articles

  • Making Space for More Tech Firms in New York City

    August 25, 2014

    As New York City’s burgeoning tech economy continues to grow, startups face the same challenges for office space they would anywhere else—but have the added challenge of Manhattan-level price tags, vying for space with law firms, banks, and other well-financed tenants.

  • Bringing Keycard Technology to Smartphones

    August 21, 2014

    This past July, a company called Kisi took the grand prize at a “Hacker Challenge” for real estate–based apps sponsored by RETechNYC, an advisory firm, and ULI New York.

  • In Print: Land in Conflict: Managing and Resolving Land Use Disputes

    August 18, 2014

    Worthy land development projects can be torpedoed during contentious public hearings. The authors of this book argue that supplementing the standard public hearing process with consensus building can turn opposing stakeholders into problem solvers, generating better projects with wider public support.

  • Euro Crisis Is Largely “History,” Confidence Returning, Says Economist

    August 11, 2014

    The systemic euro crisis is “history,” Berenberg Bank chief economist Holger Schmieding proclaimed last month in his keynote address at ULI’s Real Estate Trends Conference in London.

  • America’s Happiest Cities: What Makes a City a “Happier” Place?

    Researchers found that residents of coastal Virginia appear to be some of the happiest people in the country, with Richmond-Petersburg, Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, and Washington, D.C., ranking as the top three happiest large cities (metropolitan areas of at least 1 million residents). Charlottesville, Virginia, ranks as the overall happiest metropolitan area.

  • Dimon, Isaacson among Keynote Speakers at ULI Fall Meeting

    July 31, 2014

    More than 7,000 of the world’s foremost leaders in the real estate and land use industries are expected to convene at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting, set for October 21–23 at the Javits Center in New York City.

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