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    July

  • 07-06-18

    Nicholas Brooke, New Chairman of ULI Asia Pacific, Named a Life Trustee

    Nicholas Brooke, an acclaimed authority on land administration and planning matters, and one of Hong Kong’s most widely recognized champions of innovation and technology, has received dual recognition from ULI in being selected as the new chairman of the Asia Pacific region and the first ULI Life Trustee from Asia Pacific.

  • June

  • 06-27-18

    Development of Hong Kong’s Greater Bay Area Would Relieve Price Pressure

    Hong Kong’s former chief executive, C.Y. Leung, now a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, an important political advisory body, said the development of the broader region could be a significant driver of growth and relieve stress on the core market for new construction.

  • 06-26-18

    ULI Asia Case Study: Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul

    Seoul’s Bukchon Hanok Village is a 600-year-old traditional settlement located in the southern part of the city that was once home to the aristocratic families of Korea’s Joseon dynasty. Although many of the area’s historic hanok homes have disappeared over the centuries, rebuilding work during the 1930s ensured some 1,200 traditional homes still exist in the area.

  • 06-18-18

    Investors in Asia Looking to Minimize Risk

    We are late in the current cycle, and real estate investors are focusing on the potential risks as much as, if not more than, the rewards on offer, according to investors and investment managers discussing global capital markets at the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.

  • 06-12-18

    Keeping Life Affordable in Asia’s Fast-Growing Cities

    Growing cities such as Hong Kong are at the epicenter of what Richard Florida has dubbed “the new urban crisis,” with the city’s success sending house prices soaring out of reach of the average resident. The author and urbanist, who is director of cities at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, spoke at the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.

  • 06-07-18

    Smart Cities Must Focus on People, Experts Say

    If smart cities are to serve their populations, the human element must remain crucial for their designers and developers, attendees at the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit were told. A panel of developers, designers, and planners mulled over the development of the smart city in Asia during the summit, held in Hong Kong.

  • 06-06-18

    Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Lays Out Solutions to Land Supply Problem

    Hong Kong’s land supply problem is not attributable to a lack of money, but rather is an issue of finding the physical space for development, as well as a matter of perception, said the chief executive of the Hong Kong SAR, speaking at a ULI event.

  • 06-04-18

    The Philippines: Too Much of a Good Thing?

    A glut of liquidity in local capital markets is making life difficult for domestic and foreign investors alike.

  • May

  • 05-29-18

    Building Cross-Cultural Ties at Schwarzman College in Beijing

    Blackstone Group’s Stephen Schwarzman built a Rhodes Scholarship–type programme at Tsinghua University.

  • 05-29-18

    Beijing: How Should China Handle Redevelopment of a Historical Hutongs?

    A ULI Advisory Services panel was asked to focus on Beijing’s Qianmen East, a 56-hectare (138 ac) hutong neighborhood, consisting of interlinked communities of low-rise courtyard homes aligned in sequence along narrow alleys.