ULI has announced an area in Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood as the study site in the 14th annual ULI Hines Student Competition. The ideas competition provides teams the opportunity to devise a design and development program for parts of a large-scale site.Read More
When Alex Morrison, executive director of the Urban Development Authority for Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, started on a comprehensive plan for downtown revitalization, “we knew we wanted walkability and housing,” he said. “But the how and where [were] driven by the public process.” His emphasis on community engagement drove home a point in a new guidebook, (Re)Building Downtown: A Guidebook for Revitalization, from Smart Growth America.
In a unique collaboration, the American Museum of Natural History brings its traveling exhibits to a new development in Overland Park, Kansas.
Hushan North Bund transforms a former commercial dock into a vibrant mixed-use development.
A crumbling industrial site on the fringe of Brooklyn’s real estate boom is becoming a magnet for innovative businesses. Industry City has drawn Fortune 500 companies, technology startups, a professional sports training facility, an ice cream maker, and visual artists to a complex of 15 giant, century-old factory buildings on the Brooklyn waterfront.
In an opinion piece for Urban Land Online, ULI Foundation Governor and developer John McNellis argues that mandating mixed use is not the best way to incentivize development.
For mixed-use development to be truly transformative, it needs a story, panelists said at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit, held June 3 in Tokyo.
Creating a thriving mixed-use property is not nearly as simple as putting retail space on the ground floor of a multifamily residential building, even though that is just what many local officials and planners like to dictate, according to a panel of experts at the ULI Spring Meeting in Houston.
Mixed-use projects have the potential to transform urban areas and create long-term value. But as members of a panel at the 2015 ULI Spring Meeting in Houston explained, it is a lot trickier than it might seem to create a successful synergy of uses.
Executives are keeping their large, new campus largely under wraps. Nevertheless, it is transforming the area’s real estate.