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    April

  • 04-18-19

    Proptech Venture Capitalist Lists Startups with Potential to Expand Opportunities, Unlock Value

    New applications for artificial intelligence, 3-D printing, and the “internet of things” promise to transform the commercial real estate industry and create new ways to generate revenue and reduce expenses, said the head of a real estate–oriented investment fund speaking at the 2019 ULI Spring Meeting.

  • 04-08-19

    The Making of a “Makerhood”

    Once a declining industrial expanse, Wedgewood-Houston has morphed into an enclave for creative businesses and emerged as one of Nashville’s hottest neighborhoods.

  • 04-08-19

    Fifth + Broad: Making Connections in the New Downtown Nashville

    A major mixed-use development on the old convention center site aims to tie downtown neighborhoods together and enhance the 24/7 urban vibe.

  • 04-01-19

    Hotels That Spin Their Own Tales

    Nashville’s new boutique hotels capitalize on a sometimes bawdy history, art and artifacts—and even a fictional persona.

  • March

  • 03-28-19

    Downtown Nashville’s New Billion-Dollar Gateway: Nashville Yards

    Nashville Yards, a project that is intended to weave together all the strands of the city’s development boom, will include a new concert venue, a much needed luxury hotel, and a bold new public green space.

  • 03-25-19

    Planning for Transit-Oriented Development and New Housing Types in “Surban” Indianapolis

    In February, a ULI Advisory Services panel visited Indianapolis to recommend redevelopment possibilities for sites near a planned bus rapid transit station in the Irvington neighborhood. Located approximately five miles (8 km) east of downtown Indianapolis, panelists referred to Irvington as “surban,” a cross between suburban and urban, saying that the area could add needed density with up to 440 apartments and townhomes in the area.

  • 03-25-19

    China’s Millennial Generation Driving Tech Startups, Viral Travel

    The ULI Asia Pacific Leadership Convivium, held in Shenzhen in March, heard from a panel of real estate professionals in their 20s and 30s, explaining how the demands of the next generation of consumers and owners are changing real estate.

  • 03-15-19

    Bringing More Mixed-Use Residential to Downtown Fort Lauderdale

    In 2018, downtown Fort Lauderdale added just over 1,000 residential units. An additional 3,000 units have already come to market so far in 2019, with more underway. While speakers at ULI Southeast Florida’s “Fort Lauderdale Emerges” event acknowledged the risk of overbuilding, they were also confident that a blockbuster mixed-use project will attract interest for decades to come.

  • 03-08-19

    Investment Opportunities in China’s 20-Year Plan for the Hong Kong–Greater Bay Area

    A massive infrastructure program is interconnecting the cities of China’s Greater Bay Area and opening up a wealth of real estate opportunities. Attendees of the ULI Asia Pacific Leadership Convivium, held in Shenzhen in March, heard two presentations on the region, which includes the cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, and Zhaoqing as well as the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.

  • 03-04-19

    South Florida Mayors Focused on Reducing Congestion, Keeping Housing Affordable

    Speaking at a recent ULI event in Fort Lauderdale, Dean Trantalis, mayor of Fort Lauderdale, was joined by Broward County Mayor Mark Bogen and Jenni Morejon, the president and CEO of the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority, on a panel discussing some of the short-term policies being implemented to make major strides for local residents, tourists, and companies alike.