New Developments

  • In Audio: Not Just Wires, Pipes, and Roads

    January 24, 2022
    Michael Spotts, a senior visiting research fellow at ULI’s Terwiliger Center for Housing and head of Neighborhood Fundamentals, recently appeared on the Talking Headways podcast. Spotts chats with us about takeaways from the Shaw Symposium on Urban Community Issues, the definition of infrastructure, and the importance of taking a systems approach to important interconnected topics like transportation, education, and health care.
  • Attracting the Next Generation of Real Estate Leaders in Cincinnati

    January 19, 2022
    ULI Cincinnati's Real Estate Accelerator Lab (REAL) is a nine-month program beginning in September and ending in May of the following calendar year. Program participants are chosen to bring together a diverse class with a focus on leadership and those typically underrepresented in the real estate development industry.

New Developments

  • In Audio: Not Just Wires, Pipes, and Roads

    January 24, 2022
    Michael Spotts, a senior visiting research fellow at ULI’s Terwiliger Center for Housing and head of Neighborhood Fundamentals, recently appeared on the Talking Headways podcast. Spotts chats with us about takeaways from the Shaw Symposium on Urban Community Issues, the definition of infrastructure, and the importance of taking a systems approach to important interconnected topics like transportation, education, and health care.
  • Attracting the Next Generation of Real Estate Leaders in Cincinnati

    January 19, 2022
    ULI Cincinnati's Real Estate Accelerator Lab (REAL) is a nine-month program beginning in September and ending in May of the following calendar year. Program participants are chosen to bring together a diverse class with a focus on leadership and those typically underrepresented in the real estate development industry.

Recent Articles

  • ResilientHub: A Study in Getting Office Buildings to Net Zero

    January 25, 2022

    A combination of passive and active building systems, solar photovoltaics, and building envelope technology drastically reduces building energy use.

  • In Audio: Not Just Wires, Pipes, and Roads

    January 24, 2022

    Michael Spotts, a senior visiting research fellow at ULI’s Terwiliger Center for Housing and head of Neighborhood Fundamentals, recently appeared on the Talking Headways podcast. Spotts chats with us about takeaways from the Shaw Symposium on Urban Community Issues, the definition of infrastructure, and the importance of taking a systems approach to important interconnected topics like transportation, education, and health care.

  • Growing Pains for Green Investing

    January 24, 2022

    Whether or not investment in sustainable buildings is currently profitable, green fund managers argue it is best to begin making changes now.

  • Suburban Office Buildings Bear Up Better in Face of Pandemic

    January 21, 2022

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: Speaking at the 2021 ULI Fall Meeting, panelists discussed recent transactions of the office sector and which segments had performed the best.

  • CRE’s New Year Resolution: Prioritizing Missing Middle-Income Housing

    January 20, 2022

    The multifamily sector is successfully weathering the pandemic and construction continues to boom, leading the commercial real estate industry’s overall recovery. But development doesn’t appear even across multifamily market segments.

  • UL Basics: Decarbonization and Real Estate

    January 20, 2022

    Why sustainability is so important.

  • Attracting the Next Generation of Real Estate Leaders in Cincinnati

    January 19, 2022

    ULI Cincinnati’s Real Estate Accelerator Lab (REAL) is a nine-month program beginning in September and ending in May of the following calendar year. Program participants are chosen to bring together a diverse class with a focus on leadership and those typically underrepresented in the real estate development industry.

  • Winter 2022 Issue of Urban Land

    January 18, 2022

    ULI MEMBER—ONLY CONTENT: The Winter 2022 issue of Urban Land is now available for ULI members. The cover topic is “Outlook 2022: Real Estate Proves Resilient.”

  • 2021 Saw Second-Highest Rate of Billion-Dollar U.S. Weather Disasters

    January 18, 2022

    A warm December fueled tornadoes and other storms to bring the total number of multi-billion dollar disasters to 20 for 2021, as reported by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the second-highest annual number since 1980.

  • ULI Asia Pacific Announcing the Launch of Three New Product Councils

    January 14, 2022

    ULI Asia Pacific, together with their member co-chairs, has announced the formation of three new product councils this quarter: Industrial & Logistics, Transit-Oriented Development and Infrastructure, and Office.

  • Audio: Owen Thomas Appears on Leading Voices in Real Estate

    January 13, 2022

    Former ULI Global Chairman Owen Thomas, CEO of Boston Properties, joined Matt Slepin, founder and managing partner of Terra Search and a ULI Foundation Governor, for a recent episode of Leading Voices in Real Estate. Thomas discussed his commitment to the industry in key leadership positions, including serving as the immediate past Global Chair of the Urban Land Institute and his significant contribution to ULI’s Net Zero Imperative Initiative working to reduce our industry’s carbon footprint.

  • New ULI Framework on How Infrastructure Investment Can Yield Equitable, Sustainable, and Thriving Communities

    January 13, 2022

    Real estate developers and policymakers can promote equity, environmental resilience, and economic mobility by investing in forward-looking infrastructure, according to a new report from ULI. The report, Prioritizing Effective Infrastructure-Led Development, from the ULI Curtis Infrastructure Initiative, provides a comprehensive framework as the United States prepares to make its largest infrastructure investment in a generation.

  • MBA: Originators Are Bullish on 2022 Outlook

    January 12, 2022

    Commercial and multifamily mortgage originators anticipate 2022 will be another strong year of borrowing and lending, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2022 Commercial Real Estate Finance Outlook Survey. Every commercial/multifamily firm polled expects originations to increase in 2022, with almost two-thirds (63 percent) expecting an overall increase of 5 percent or more across the entire market.

  • ULI and Ferguson Partners Reveal Sustainability Landscape for Year Ahead in Second Annual Outlook

    January 12, 2022

    Real estate industry experts anticipate a growing acceptance of, and scope of responsibility for, the race to net zero in 2022, according to ULI Global Sustainability Outlook 2022, a new report from the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance in collaboration with Ferguson Partners.

  • WLI Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

    January 11, 2022

    Over the last decade, the number of women members of ULI has more than doubled, in part due to the success of the Institute’s Women’s Leadership Initiative.

  • Atlanta’s Colony Square: Adding Value with Community Gathering Places in Mixed Use

    January 7, 2022

    In 2015, North American Properties acquired Colony Square with plans to tear down the old office atrium and food court, double the amount of open space, and introduce resort-level hospitality, entertainment, and dining to the property.

  • Solution File: Thin Micro-Townhouses Optimize Density

    January 7, 2022

    A Utah developer includes townhouses to densify one block in the downtown of a new community southwest of Salt Lake City.

  • In Brief: Fourth Quarter Occupancy Increased in U.S. Senior Housing

    January 7, 2022

    U.S. senior housing occupancy increased for the second consecutive quarter and rose to 81.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021, a 1.0 percentage point increase from the third quarter and a 2.3 percentage point increase from a pandemic-related low of 78.7 percent in the second quarter, according to data from 31 metropolitan markets covered by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care.

  • Slower Sales at the 50 Top-Selling U.S. Master-Planned Communities of 2021

    January 5, 2022

    According to RCLCO’s survey data, home sales in the 50 top-selling U.S. master-planned communities grew by a modest 5 percent compared to 2020, with a 14 percent decrease in sales during the second half of the year compared to the first.

  • Oakland, California, to Host 2022 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

    January 4, 2022

    An area in the Old Oakland neighborhood in downtown Oakland, California, will be the study site for the 20th annual ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition.

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