New Developments

  • Tech Takeaways

    December 9, 2019
    Technology and innovation were hot topics at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C. These are some of the insights that speakers and attendees shared.
  • Three Private-Sector Approaches to Preserving Affordable Housing in the Carolinas

    December 9, 2019
    At ULI South Carolina's Capital Markets Conference, panelists outlined strategies that are leveraging the strengths of the private sector to create and preserve affordable housing in areas experiencing rapid growth.

New Developments

  • Tech Takeaways

    December 9, 2019
    Technology and innovation were hot topics at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C. These are some of the insights that speakers and attendees shared.
  • Three Private-Sector Approaches to Preserving Affordable Housing in the Carolinas

    December 9, 2019
    At ULI South Carolina's Capital Markets Conference, panelists outlined strategies that are leveraging the strengths of the private sector to create and preserve affordable housing in areas experiencing rapid growth.

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  • Tech Takeaways

    December 9, 2019

    Technology and innovation were hot topics at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C. These are some of the insights that speakers and attendees shared.

  • Integrating Data Streams Will Produce New Insights for CRE

    December 9, 2019

    Whereas the commercial sector increasingly is abandoning its old analog ways and shifting to property technology, or proptech, the buzzword for building-related applications, the real revolution will come when commercial real estate companies not only have amassed large amounts of data, but also have figured out how to combine information from different apps and turn that data into actionable intelligence, said panelists speaking at the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting.

  • Three Private-Sector Approaches to Preserving Affordable Housing in the Carolinas

    December 9, 2019

    At ULI South Carolina’s Capital Markets Conference, panelists outlined strategies that are leveraging the strengths of the private sector to create and preserve affordable housing in areas experiencing rapid growth.

  • Food Security Starts with Affordable Housing for Farmworkers

    December 9, 2019

    Affordable housing challenges are not limited to urban centers or technology hubs. Smaller towns often struggle to house their workforces and—perhaps less noticeably, but no less acutely—so do agricultural operations. Agriculture employs 11 percent of the U.S. workforce, while also contributing to manufacturing, wholesaling, and retailing. The sector is also suffering from a dire labor shortage that has the potential to disrupt the entire food chain.

  • Leveraging Data and Automation at One of the World’s Largest Casinos

    December 3, 2019

    Ian Wilson, senior vice president of nongaming operations and chief operating officer, Marina Bay Sands, addressed the 2019 ULI Asia Pacific Leadership Convivium, explaining how the resort-casino operator uses data in its operations.

  • Sifting Through the Fads and the Must-Haves

    December 2, 2019

    Which emerging real estate technologies will become the must-haves, and which will be the near misses? You can take your chances on a $100 doorbell, but if you are investing millions in a property or trying to run a profitable business, you cannot afford to waste resources on fads. Those two questions—what are the unintended consequences, and which technologies have staying power—are themes running throughout this special issue of Urban Land.

  • Ongoing Demand for Apartments, Strong Job Growth Keeping Philadelphia Optimistic for 2020

    December 2, 2019

    Positive news for Greater Philadelphia going into 2020 includes job growth, a growing population of young people, strong demand for apartments, and a booming, new biotechnology business, said panelists at a ULI Philadelphia event.

  • ULX: Smart Buildings

    December 2, 2019

    Ten buildings make use of intelligent technologies to enhance the tenant experience, save energy and other resources, and gather data to help with building operations.

  • Opportunities and Advantages: Looking Back on a Real Estate Career with Bob Lowe

    November 27, 2019

    In 2018, Los Angeles-based real estate firm LOWE, sold its hotel operating subsidiary to Hyatt Hotels for $480 million. That kind of exit was not part of some original projection, said Robert “Bob” S. Lowe Sr., the company’s founder and a ULI Foundation Governor, speaking at a ULI event in South Carolina
    in mid-November.

  • Tomorrow’s Transport: Pie in the Sky?

    November 25, 2019

    The talk about futuristic transportation has been exciting, but reality may be more expensive—and farther off—than imagined.

  • Working to Keep Charlotte Affordable as the Region Continues Pattern of Rapid Growth

    November 20, 2019

    Panelists at a recent ULI Charlotte event acknowledged that the city has much to be thankful for as it heads into 2020, but they also noted the need to protect the region’s quality of life and relative affordability, which have been key to attracting economic development and outside investment.

  • As Economists Forecast for 2020, Some Already Thinking Past the Next Recession

    November 20, 2019

    Sam Chandan, associate dean of New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate and host of the Real Estate Hour on SiriusXM Radio presented his economic forecast for 2020 at a ULI New York event in November.

  • Building Highly Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Workplaces: Tenant and Owner Perspectives

    November 20, 2019

    Greening the workplace beyond the existing building code requirements requires both tenants and owners to prioritize investing in and tracking sustainability. Two panels of experts, one composed of tenant representatives and the other of property owner representatives, discussed their challenges and solutions at “Beyond Code for a Greener Bay Area: Owner and Tenant Solutions for Sustainable Buildouts,” an event organized by ULI San Francisco and ULI’s Tenant Energy Optimization Program.

  • ULI Advisory Services: 70-Plus Years of Creative Solutions

    November 19, 2019

    From recommending how communities in Puerto Rico can better prepare for extreme weather events to how Atlanta can “stitch” a divided downtown back together with new streets, buildings, and parks, ULI members have provided creative solutions to the most complex land use challenges facing communities for more than 70 years through the Institute’s Advisory Services program.

  • Expect 5G to Slow Its Roll as It Enters Buildings

    November 18, 2019

    Commercial structures could be a formidable barrier to 5G wireless.

  • Involve the Public in Data Collection for Better Results

    November 18, 2019

    Principles for making cities smart—for the people in them.

  • Capital Markets Roundtable: Where Investors Say the Market Is Headed

    November 18, 2019

    The ULI/Allen Matkins Capital Markets Roundtable, now in its fifth year, brings together investors, developers, lenders, managers, and intermediaries at the ULI Fall Meeting to share insights and perspectives on the current and future outlook for real estate capital markets. Panelists discussed what is working for their firms.

  • Singapore, Tokyo Are Top Investment Markets in the Asia Pacific Region for 2020

    November 15, 2019

    After several years of steady growth, Asia Pacific real estate continues to produce strong returns, but caution is increasingly embedded into investor strategies, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate ® Asia Pacific 2020, an annual real estate forecast jointly published by ULI and PwC. Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, and Melbourne are ranked as four of the top five markets for investment prospects, reflecting investor preference for regional markets that are large, liquid, and defensive.

  • Halfway There: After Making Progress in Operational Efficiency, Buildings Must Now Consider Embodied Carbon

    November 15, 2019

    Embodied carbon refers to the emissions associated with manufacturing, transportation, and construction of building materials, as well as building disposal. As buildings become more efficient and emit less carbon during their operational lifetime, embodied carbon will become the majority share of building-related carbon emissions.

  • How to Implement a Smart Building

    November 11, 2019

    A nervous system capable of collecting data and a brain that is able to make use of it are vital to a system that meets the needs of stakeholders—and society.

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