The Asia Pacific region’s key real estate markets are likely to witness a sustainable and resilient recovery in the next three years, bouncing back from recent weakness triggered by the spread of COVID-19, according to the inaugural ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast report for the region.
The 2021 ULI Asia Pacific Summit brought together a panel of investors and managers with nearly $500 billion of owned or managed real estate to discuss the importance of environment, social, and governance (ESG) standards to the industry.
Real estate economists predict markedly improved U.S. economic and property market conditions over the next three years, 2021 to 2023, compared with the forecast of six months ago, according to the spring ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast.
Mohamed A. El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, warns of the danger of significant inflation and calls for a more comprehensive policy approach that speaks to both the supply and demand sides of the economy.
In a 2021 ULI Virtual Spring Meeting session, participants from different parts of the United States discussed what it takes for stakeholders to achieve a triple bottom line in real estate development, and what they see in the years ahead for the industry.
Peter Ballon, global head of real estate for CPPIB Investments, kicked off the 2021 ULI Virtual Spring Meeting with a keynote panel of industry leaders from Europe, the Asia Pacific region, and the Americas discussing global capital flows.
In a recent ULI webinar, a panel of experts discussed the dynamics of the Asia Pacific region’s fast-growing market for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) related debt. While the growth of the green finance market regionally still lags that in Europe, the pace of adoption is picking up rapidly.
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.
ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: As part of the 2021 ULI Virtual Europe Conference in February, high-level ULI members from across the global finance and investment sector gathered virtually to discuss capital flows, real estate market dynamics, and debt and equity markets. Among the trends discussed were an acceleration of deglobalization, shifting from “just in time” to “just in case” deliveries, and more interest in the hyperlocal, also characterized as “love thy neighborhood.”
As the new appointees at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development settle into their roles, they face challenges both old and new. Ethan Handelman, the new deputy assistant secretary of the agency’s Office of Multifamily Housing Programs, addressed the 2021 ULI Housing Opportunity Conference in March.