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    July

  • 07-13-20

    Midway CEO Jonathan H. Brinsden Appointed as ULI Americas Chairman

    Jonathan H. Brinsden, chief executive officer of Houston-based real estate investment and development firm, Midway, has been appointed as ULI Americas Chairman. Brinsden, who succeeds Jack Chandler, founder of Majesteka Investment Holdings, will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term and will join the ULI Global Board of Directors.

  • 07-13-20

    Keeping an Eye on Privacy as Cities Get Smarter

    At the CES—the convention formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show—much of the vast exhibit space is no longer occupied by computers, phones, or other products made for home or office use. A sleek utility pole called the Ekin Spotter—made by Ekin, an international software, hardware, and design firm that focuses on smart cities—can accommodate such modules as a license-plate reader, traffic radar, red-light cameras, and air quality sensors, along with electric-vehicle charging ports.

  • 07-10-20

    Product Council Outlook for Senior Housing

    ULI MEMBER ONLY CONTENT: ULI product council members in real estate development for the age-qualified and service-enriched housing sectors discuss changing consumer preferences in senior living, the impact of new technologies, the growing interest in wellness, and other trends affecting operators of senior living communities.

  • 07-09-20

    Inaugural Winners Announced for ULI Hines Student Competition–Europe

    A team from Politecnico di Milano has been revealed as the inaugural winners of a pan-European virtual real estate competition for university students and will receive a one-year ULI membership and fast track to Hines’s internship program.

  • 07-06-20

    ULI Welcomes New Members of the Global Board of Directors and Governing Trustees

    Four internationally renowned real estate industry leaders have joined ULI’s Global Board of Directors, and 38 additional industry luminaries have been added to the roster of the Institute’s Global Governing Trustees. Both the Global Board members and Global Governing Trustees will serve on a voluntary basis beginning on July 1.

  • 07-06-20

    The New Art of Creating Calm Places

    Design elements can create more hospitable places for people with heightened sensitivity.

  • 07-06-20

    CIBC Square Builds a Bridge in Downtown Toronto

    The two towers of CIBC Square are rising on either side of the busy rail yards and train platforms of Toronto’s Union Station. A new park will span the air between the two buildings, bridging the gap over the train tracks.

  • 07-06-20

    Four Approaches to Reducing the Urban Heat Island Effect

    Extreme heat is the number-one weather-related cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and extreme heat can also harm infrastructure as well as the overall economy. What if it were possible to make cities cooler—that is, actually lower urban temperatures to improve the quality of life—with more-resilient development?

  • June

  • 06-29-20

    The New, Old Real Estate: Capturing Value, Sustainability, and Community Impact by Repositioning Older Buildings

    In the recent ULI webinar, four experts in design, development, and sustainability explored the opportunities and challenges inherent in repositioning buildings.

  • 06-29-20

    ULX: Next-Generation Housing for Seniors

    Ten communities bring contemporary design approaches to housing for seniors.