Last fall, William Fulton, a former mayor and planner by training, left Southern California to take a new position at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University in Houston. Leveraging Rice’s strengths in computer science, architecture, civil engineering, and other disciplines, Fulton hopes to establish the leading urban think tank in the Sun Belt.Read More
According to a new report from CBRE Research, annual tenant demand, as measured by net absorption, totaled 52.7 million square feet (4.9 million sq m) in 2014—the highest annual amount since 2007.Read More
In an excerpt from his new book, Urban Real Estate Investment: A New Era of Opportunity, Henry Cisneros making the case for the forces of change that will create a new urban reality.Read More
Urban sprawl costs the U.S. economy more than $1 trillion annually, according to a new study by the New Climate Economy, a global commission on the economy and climate.Read More
Rik Kirkland, director of publishing and principal at consultancy McKinsey & Co., believes that one story has the potential to “change everything” between now and the year 2100. Speaking at ULI’s Midwinter Meeting in Paris, Kirkland said, “The biggest story unfolding around us today is we’re witnessing the dawn of the era of machine learning and artificial intelligence.”
Experts on affordable housing and members of ULI’s Affordable/Workforce Housing Council discuss how to make affordable housing less costly to build and more supportive for residents.
Four teams—including two from Harvard University, one from the University of Maryland, and a joint team from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin at Madison—have been selected as the finalists for the ULI Hines Competition.
Recent conversations I’ve had with more than a dozen CEOs and founders of companies at the intersection of technology and commercial real estate have focused on the status of real estate technology.
As more states legalize marijuana use—despite the continued federal prohibition—how can landlords and property managers minimize their liability?
Banking and finance regulations—and government gridlock—are other top concerns voiced by survey respondents.