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  • 05-11-21

    The “Multiverse of Work”: Productivity and the Workplace in the Post-COVID World

    The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us all to rethink everything we thought we knew about productivity and the workplace. As we have learned, the answers are far from straightforward, but they are nevertheless emerging. During a 2021 ULI Virtual Spring Meeting session, real estate experts explored how employees’ preferences and performance are leading to a suite of workplaces—a “multiverse of work” in which homes, corporate offices, and various other locations will combine to enable a high-performing workforce.

  • April

  • 04-08-21

    Keywords for Returning to the Office: Flexibility, Technology, Variety, and Health

    Will the COVID-19 pandemic bring about the end of the viability of open-plan office space? Panelists speaking during a recent ULI Asia Pacific webinar concluded that flexibility, technology, variety, and health would be the key concepts bringing companies and key employees back to offices.

  • October

  • 10-26-20

    ULI Forecast Sees Increased Improvement in Outlook for U.S. Economy

    U.S. real estate economists predict generally improved economic and property market news for the rest of 2020, as well as for the following two years, compared with their forecasts of six months ago, according to the fall 2020 ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast.

  • 10-15-20

    Office Real Estate Likely to Begin Rebound in 18–24 Months, Say U.S., European Experts

    Despite the office sector’s current bleak outlook, the longer-term outlook is much rosier, speakers said at the ULI Virtual Fall Meeting.

  • 10-14-20

    Zendesk, Gensler, and LinkedIn Experts Envision Office Space and Equity after the Pandemic

    Agile workplaces, equipped with the right technology to accommodate remote and in-person employees, and with equitable access to work-supporting resources, are likely to emerge in the pandemic’s aftermath, said experts from Zendesk, Gensler, and LinkedIn.

  • 10-13-20

    Tech Campuses Pursue the Live/Work/Play Urban Planning Trend

    Culture, amenities, and locale are vitally important in drawing in today’s modern workforce, but COVID-19 is throwing a wrench into project planning. ULI Virtual Fall Meeting panelists discussed their projects, the idea of tech campuses, urban planning, and placemaking, comparing approaches and offering lessons learned from their projects.

  • September

  • 09-24-20

    Lessons from Asia: Five Takeaways on the Return to the Urban Office

    Office workers across the Asia Pacific region are returning to the office at varying paces, taking into consideration government directives and company policies. Though the permanent impact of remote working remains to be seen, landlords will need to innovate and adapt to a changed environment, said participants in ULI Asia Pacific’s latest FutuRE of Cities and Communities webinar.

  • 09-17-20

    For Owners of Older Commercial Buildings, the Time to Upgrade Your Air Filtration System Is Now

    A ULI member from the San Francisco Bay area weighs the pros and cons of converting the HVAC system of a 1960s-era office building.

  • June

  • 06-22-20

    Life Sciences Continue to Be Driving Force in the Boston Metro Area’s Economy  

    While the various segments of the Greater Boston commercial real estate industry grapple with how to return to operations safely as the global pandemic persists, the region’s life science sector continues to thrive. Acquisition, development, and leasing of laboratory properties remain robust in Boston and Cambridge as well as in the submarkets, according to a panel of life science property owners recently assembled for a ULI Boston webinar.

  • November

  • 11-20-19

    Building Highly Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Workplaces: Tenant and Owner Perspectives

    Greening the workplace beyond the existing building code requirements requires both tenants and owners to prioritize investing in and tracking sustainability. Two panels of experts, one composed of tenant representatives and the other of property owner representatives, discussed their challenges and solutions at “Beyond Code for a Greener Bay Area: Owner and Tenant Solutions for Sustainable Buildouts,” an event organized by ULI San Francisco and ULI’s Tenant Energy Optimization Program.