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    June

  • 06-29-20

    ULI Terwilliger Center Releases Pilot Home Attainability Index

    The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing has created a Home Attainability Index, designed to support ULI district councils, local municipalities, and members of the development community who are working to address longstanding challenges related to home affordability. Attainable housing and income segregation remain major challenges for families and communities across the United States.

  • 06-22-20

    Family-Oriented Rental Housing: Filling an Urgent Need and an Untapped Opportunity

    The family-oriented U.S. rental housing market stock has failed to focus on older millennials with families who require larger units, according to a new ULI report.

  • 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.

  • 06-18-20

    222 Taylor: Affordable Family Housing Takes Root in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

    Public subsidies, persistence, and innovative design decisions helped create homes for some of the poorest residents of San Francisco.

  • 06-09-20

    ULI Report Forecasts COVID-19 to Accelerate the Restructuring of Europe’s Retail Property Sector

    A new update from ULI to the Reshaping Retail report, which was published earlier this year prior to the coronavirus pandemic taking hold across Europe, forecasts that the impact of COVID-19 will accelerate the restructuring of the retail property sector, particularly in the United Kingdom. The need for stable cash flows has been identified as the main overall trigger point needed to spur the investment market.

  • 06-08-20

    Singapore’s Newest University Plans for the Future of Learning

    The Punggol Digital District, set to launch in 2023, will form a fresh nexus between higher education and industrial innovation, with its two anchor institutions being the Singapore Institute of Technology and a new business park developed by JTC Corporation, an industrial property developer and manager.

  • May

  • 05-27-20

    Drawing High-End Consumers Back to Mixed-Use Retail

    In a discussion of the ongoing transformation of U.S. retail, panelists participating in the ULI Spring Meeting Webinar Series agreed that the authenticity, differentiation, and transparency creating a sense of place in mixed-use retail spaces are likely to be what consumers seek in the future. Single-use spaces are about convenience, but that is only half of what consumers say they are looking for.

  • 05-27-20

    In Brief: Where the Residential Growth Has Been in U.S. Neighborhoods

    RCLCO’s Neighborhood Atlas framework initially examined the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the country to classify each of their suburbs into one of five categories. RCLCO has expanded its analysis to cover six different types of urban neighborhoods as well, expanding to 100 of America’s largest metropolitan areas.

  • 05-26-20

    Hong Kong Adopts Two-Envelope Tendering for Prime Waterfront Site

    The Hong Kong government’s recent decision to embrace a new tendering process for the sale of a prime parcel of waterfront land adjoining the Central business district marks a welcome departure from longstanding policy. In the past, such tenders were invariably awarded to the highest bidder without regard to the quality of the proposed development. Now, however, use of a “two-envelope” approach to sell the plot, known as Site 3, means that design also becomes part of the equation.

  • 05-11-20

    Repurposing Underused Golf Courses and Retail Centers to Fill Affordability Gaps in Housing

    Solutions are slowly emerging as builders attempt to deliver housing that meets the strong demand from middle-class Americans who struggle to afford a home purchase, according to panelists gathered at a ULI housing conference in February.