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  • 01-25-21

    In Brief: “The Great Real Estate Reset”

    ULI full member Christopher Coes has jointly published a multimedia essay through the Brookings Institution titled “The Great Real Estate Reset,” which cites the cyclical nature of the U.S. real estate industry as a whole and the opportunity to think differently in the year ahead given the current economic situation.

  • 01-25-21

    Offering Solutions to Help Stem Housing Affordability Crisis in Phoenix Metro Area

    Through an initiative that seeks to demonstrate the connections among health, social equity, and living environments, ULI Arizona is offering solutions to the expanding housing affordability crisis facing essential service providers and other moderate-income workers in the Phoenix metropolitan region.

  • 01-25-21

    The 2020 ULI Annual Report: Successfully Navigating a Rapidly Changing World

    This report shows how ULI—through our members—is continuing to make a positive, lasting difference in communities around the world.

  • 01-22-21

    Lord Norman Foster among Keynote Speakers at 2021 ULI Virtual Europe Conference

    There is still time to register for ULI Europe’s flagship event, the ULI Europe Conference, taking place February 8–10, for the first time as a virtual event. Keynote speakers participating in the conference include Lord Norman Foster, founder of Foster + Partners; Carlos Moreno, associate professor at Sorbonne University Paris and a leading proponent of the 15-minute city; Peter Frankopan, professor of global history at Worcester College, Oxford University; Philippe Close, mayor of Brussels; and Ric Lewis, executive chairman of Tristan Capital.

  • 01-21-21

    ESG in Focus: Looking Ahead at a More Sustainable Industry in 2021

    Sustainability Outlook 2021, a new report from the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance, highlights the commercial real estate industry’s increasingly focused view of environmental, social, and governance strategies in 2021.

  • 01-19-21

    Highlighting Best Practices for Climate Resilience from Five Global Cities

    A new publication from ULI and Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities calls on cities worldwide to recognize their common challenges in building climate resilience. It sets out a strategy for mobilizing individuals—whether in business, government, or civic organizations, or as residents—to act as global citizens and take steps toward making their cities more climate resilient.

  • 01-15-21

    New U.S. Administration’s Climate Plan Would Propel Innovation in Sustainability

    The climate plan outlined by U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s administration is significant in that it reaffirms a commitment to addressing climate challenges, , said panelists participating in a recent webinar hosted by the ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance. The plan would also provide considerable resources to support and propel innovation throughout the real estate industry in key areas such as energy efficiency, carbon emission mitigation, and climate change resilience.

  • 01-15-21

    In Brief: 2020 Ends with Record-Setting Quarter for U.S. Industrial Sector

    The U.S. industrial real estate market finished 2020 with a remarkably strong quarter, much of its resilience hinging on the acceleration of e-commerce, according to data from Cushman & Wakefield. The fourth quarter was the strongest for absorption ever, accounting for 89.8 million square feet (83.4 million sq m).

  • 01-14-21

    Top Takeaways from the Allen Matkins/ULI Capital Markets Roundtable

    In fall 2020, Allen Matkins and the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate held a roundtable discussion, in two parts, featuring several industry leaders. Each speaker shared insights regarding the effect that COVID-19 has had on capital markets, mainly in real estate, as well as their forecasts for the coming year.

  • 01-12-21

    Kansas City, Missouri, Chosen as 2021 ULI Hines Student Competition Study Site

    The East Village neighborhood in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, has been selected as the study site for the Institute’s 19th annual ULI Hines Student Competition.