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Urban Land: Asia Pacific Focus

Confronting COVID-19: Social Distancing, Buildings, and Lessons from Asia

Communities around the world are racing to control the spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease that it causes, COVID-19. Increasingly, that means implementing aggressive social distancing measures, which can inhibit the spread of the virus and flatten the transmission curve. Given what is known about the virus so far, employing building strategies to help slow the spread of the disease makes sense to help protect those who must work in an office or commercial setting and in multifamily settings. Read More

Planning for Growth in Sydney: Expansion to New Areas Hinges on Connectivity and Livability

The Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) has prepared a 40-year vision for connecting and rebalancing growth and development in Greater Sydney, one of the fastest-growing regions in the developed world. In an event organized by ULI Australia and Urbis, GSC chief commissioner Lucy Turnbull presented the keynote, outlining how land use, transport, and infrastructure planning for the growth areas have for the first time been prepared concurrently. Read More

How to Price Climate Change Risk?

Insurers and investors adopt new models to calculate how the changing climate will affect long-term asset values. Read More

Private-Equity Investors Focused on Data Centers, Logistics Sector in South Korea

Niche strategies and development are high on the agenda for investors looking to hit their return targets in South Korea. A group of private-equity real estate managers gathered at the ULI South Korea Annual Conference, held in Seoul in January to discuss capital markets in Korea and further afield. Read More

Recent Articles

  • Confronting COVID-19: Social Distancing, Buildings, and Lessons from Asia

    2020-03-16 15:55:19 Communities around the world are racing to control the spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease that it causes, COVID-19. Increasingly, that means implementing aggressive social distancing measures, which can inhibit the spread of the virus and flatten the transmission curve. Given what is known about the virus so far, employing building strategies to help slow the spread of the disease makes sense to help protect those who must work in an office or commercial setting and in multifamily settings.
  • Planning for Growth in Sydney: Expansion to New Areas Hinges on Connectivity and Livability

    2020-02-20 17:16:18 The Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) has prepared a 40-year vision for connecting and rebalancing growth and development in Greater Sydney, one of the fastest-growing regions in the developed world. In an event organized by ULI Australia and Urbis, GSC chief commissioner Lucy Turnbull presented the keynote, outlining how land use, transport, and infrastructure planning for the growth areas have for the first time been prepared concurrently.
  • Private-Equity Investors Focused on Data Centers, Logistics Sector in South Korea

    2020-02-11 17:09:04 Niche strategies and development are high on the agenda for investors looking to hit their return targets in South Korea. A group of private-equity real estate managers gathered at the ULI South Korea Annual Conference, held in Seoul in January to discuss capital markets in Korea and further afield.
  • How to Price Climate Change Risk?

    2020-02-03 14:18:52 Insurers and investors adopt new models to calculate how the changing climate will affect long-term asset values.
  • Innovating in Retail and Hospitality for China’s Billion-Strong “Digital-First” Network

    2020-01-13 11:24:44 China is a nation of more than 1 billion “digital-first” consumers, Jeffrey Towson, managing partner at Towson Group and a Peking University professor, said at a recent ULI event in Shanghai. Because these consumers are starting to act like an interconnected network—influencing each other and generating fresh ways of doing transactions—they are shaping how almost all companies do business.
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