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Drawing Employers to Tap Boston’s Well-Educated Talent Pool

In a survey released in January by the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate, Boston ranked third in desirability by foreign investors among U.S. cities (behind New York and Los Angeles). ULI Boston/New England recently hosted a program in which panelists discussed the thought processes of the leadership of the companies and investors who are wagering heavily on the continued success of the region.

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ULI Forecast Calls for Moderate Growth for Most U.S. Real Estate Sectors

While the growth of e-commerce and the shifting needs for open and smaller office spaces are having a marginal impact, most of these disruptive forces are still years away from having a substantive negative impact on the retail, office, and other industry sectors, said panelists discussing the latest ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast during a webinar.

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T3 Office in Minneapolis Is Another Step Forward for Timber Construction

Hines is widely known for building glass-and-steel skyscrapers. So, it would seem that the developer is going a bit against the grain in its latest endeavor with a boutique office property in Minneapolis made largely of wood.

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Q&A with ULI’s Lisa Sturtevant on Immigration and U.S. Housing Demand

Immigrants have been and will continue to be a major source of U.S. housing demand and were critical to the recovery of housing markets after the 2009 recession, according to a report published by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing.

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    April 10, 2017

    In an area bound by waterways, public and private sector entities, supported by voters, pull out all the stops for better mobility.

  • Urban Infrastructure: The Growing Influence of Atlanta’s BeltLine

    “The story of people can be told through infrastructure,” said author Ryan Gravel at the 2017 Carolinas Meeting in Charlotte. An urban planner by training, Gravel initially proposed the concept of the BeltLine in his Georgia Tech master’s thesis.

  • Freeway Lids: Reconnecting Communities and Creating New Land for Development

    April 7, 2017

    ULI Minnesota has launched the Healthy Communities Initiative, which proposes an ambitious capital improvement program for turning proposed freeway lids along the I-94 corridor into places that re-establish neighborhood connectivity, create economic opportunities for residents, and make new land available for civic and commercial uses.

  • Three Cities Tapping into the U.S. Brewery Boom

    Breweries have an almost magical ability to revitalize neighborhoods and even entire towns, according to panelists speaking at ULI’s 2017 Carolinas Meeting.

  • ULI Case Study: Chophouse Row—Seattle

    April 3, 2017

    Completed in spring 2015, Chophouse Row is a 44,000-square-foot (4,000 sq m) mixed-use project in the Pike-Pine neighborhood of Seattle, less than one mile (1.6 km) from downtown, that combines loft office space, retail space, and three apartments. The development combines a circa-1924 industrial building with a new seven-story office tower, a through-block pedestrian alley/mews, and a midblock courtyard that links Chophouse Row with the developer’s other properties on the block, collectively known as 12th Avenue Marketplace.

  • Riding a Tech Boom in Seattle’s South Lake Union

    Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook are just a few of the tech giants snapping up space.

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