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  • 09-12-19

    Increasing Access to Biking and Walking Trails for All in Austin, Texas

    A robust public/private partnership could further enable a bike trail and pedestrian boardwalk that bridges the lingering cultural divide between the east and west sides of Austin, Texas, a ULI Advisory Services panel said in August.

  • 09-10-19

    The Maturing of Reston Town Center: Why Has It Been Successful?

    How did Reston Town Center, set some 20 miles (32 km) from the nation’s capital in the leafy suburbs of Northern Virginia, generate premium real estate values and become desirable enough to compete for the best tenants? It is a story dating back more than 30 years, the product of critical decisions made by a host of real estate professionals, public officials, planners, and designers.

  • 09-09-19

    Beyond “Best Efforts”: Why Commercial Real Estate Needs to Catch Up on Diversity

    Five strategies to increase racial, ethnic, and gender diversity—and reap better performance.

  • 09-09-19

    Reston Town Center: Heart of Utopian Suburb Growing Ever More Urban

    Over time Reston Town Center has evolved from a series of grand concepts drawn up by architects, to a few blocks of office buildings, to something very much like a successful urban neighborhood—which is soon to have its own stop on the Metrorail system serving the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

  • 09-09-19

    The Wharf in D.C. Makes a Splash

    Washington reconnects with a long-lost love: its waterfront.

  • 09-06-19

    ULI Announces the 2019–2020 ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program Participants

    The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is delighted to announce and congratulate the participants in the third cohort of the ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program, which is generously supported by ULI Foundation Governor Randall Lewis. In addition to being matched with a ULI Full Member mentor based on professional interests, mentees earn the opportunity to attend the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C., and the 2020 ULI Spring Meeting in Toronto, where they will experience Product Council meetings and health-focused programming alongside their mentors.

  • 09-05-19

    ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Lingnan Tiandi (LNTD) Lot 1 (Foshan, Guangdong, China)

    Located in Foshan, Guangdong, China, Lingnan Tiandi (LNTD) Lot 1 is the largest city-core historic preservation project in China. Lot 1 is a 13.8-acre (5.6 ha) project at the center of a larger 128-acre (52 ha) development that has revitalized the historic Chancheng District.

  • 09-05-19

    ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) • Shanghai, China

    The Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) is a live/work/play/learn neighborhood developed in Shanghai’s Yangpu district. Before KIC, the district was a dilapidated industrial district with a historic stadium.

  • 09-05-19

    ULI Global Awards for Excellence: International Market Place (Honolulu, Hawaii)

    International Market Place in Waikiki has been a landmark for nearly 60 years. The re-imagining of the original International Market Place has breathed new life into the beloved development. Today, it is home to shopping, dining, and entertainment, including Hawaii’s first Saks Fifth Avenue department store. Centered on a century-old banyan tree, the new International Market Place was designed with the site’s history and Hawaiian culture in mind.

  • 09-05-19

    ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Guoco Tower (Singapore)

    Located in Tanjong Pagar, downtown Singapore’s historic Chinatown, Guoco Tower is the tallest tower in the city-state. It is a mixed-use tower that incorporates office space with retail, hospitality, residential, and park space. The tower serves as a connector between the historic Chinatown and the central business district (CBD), with its taller towers closer to the CBD and the shorter hotel tower nearest the historic district. It has spearheaded the creation of the Tanjong Pagar business improvement district to promote the district as a place where people want to live.