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Bubble Watch: Trulia Says Austin, Orange County Are Overvalued

According to Trulia’s chief economist, U.S. home prices were 2 percent undervalued in the fourth quarter of 2014. But the most overvalued market in the country is now Austin, at 16 percent overvalue, followed by Orange County and Los Angeles in southern California. Nine of the 100 largest metro areas are 10 percent or more overvalued.

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Lisette van Doorn to Be New Chief Executive of ULI Europe

Lisette van Doorn, a highly re­­garded real estate investment professional with experience across Europe, has been appointed chief executive of ULI’s European operations, effective in January 2015.

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Video: Where Am I? The Power of Uniqueness

In this talk for TEDxJacksonville, ULI senior fellow Ed McMahon sets forth an argument for the economic, psychological and social value of uniqueness.

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ULI to Advise City of Norfolk on Strategies to Redevelop and Improve the Resilience of Fort Norfolk Neighborhood

A group of experts has been convened by the Urban Land Institute to make recommendations to the city of Norfolk, Virginia, on improving the resilience of the Fort Norfolk neighborhood, which is strategically important in the city’s plans for economic vitality as well as climate change preparedness.

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Recent Articles

  • In Print: ULI’s Bestselling Books for 2014

    December 22, 2014

    This past quarter, three new books were published by the Urban Land Institute. Here is a complete list of the top 10 bestselling books for the fourth quarter of 2014.

  • Thinking Bigger about Micro Units

    December 18, 2014

    New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units—typically larger than a one-car garage, but smaller than a double—have staying power as a housing type that appeals to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and proximity to downtown neighborhoods.

  • CEO Perspective: Wrapping Up 2014

    December 15, 2014

    ULI’s 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City was a blockbuster—with more than 6,200 attendees, including a record num­ber of nearly 4,700 paid registrants; a record $3.7 million in sponsorship revenue; numerous sold-out mobile tours of the area’s most innovative developments; a record 880 new members joining ULI to attend the meeting; and an agenda so filled with knowledge sharing that the closing concurrent sessions on the final day drew standing-room-only crowds.

  • This Issue: Finding the 40

    This issue of Urban Land culminates an ambitious project: identifying 40 real estate professionals from around the world who, by age 40, have gone about their craft with a sense of innovation, dedication—and sheer gusto—to a degree that makes them pacesetters in land use and development.

  • ULI to Offer Recommendations on Reuses for NRG Astrodome

    December 12, 2014

    A group of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts has been convened by the Urban Land Institute to make recommendations regarding the redevelopment and reuse of the NRG Astrodome to the Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation.

  • Insurers Need Support to Mitigate Impacts of Climate Change on the Built Environment

    While the insurance industry is developing new risk standards for natural disasters, according to a ULI white paper, the real estate sector and governments also must play an active role in climate change adaptation

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