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  • 11-23-22

    Investing in Livable Communities: ULI Advises on the Future of Charlotte’s LYNX Silver Line

    The Charlotte Area Transit System sought a ULI Advisory Services panel to advise on how plans for a Silver Line light rail in the next stage of transit development could help the city thrive and continue to grow sustainably.

  • October

  • 10-28-22

    JPMorgan Chase Plans to Raise the Bar at New Manhattan Headquarters, Bet on Return to Office

    If the nearly $3 billion headquarters under construction in midtown Manhattan is any indication, JPMorgan Chase is bullish on the return to office and cities. David Arena, head of global real estate for the company, explained the project has long been in the works.

  • 10-27-22

    Disrupted by Pandemic, Demand for Warehouse Space Still Flying High

    The COVID-19 pandemic made 2021 a historic year for the shipping and logistics industry, as rising e-commerce sent large retailers and general merchandisers scrambling for warehouse space to hold their inventory, supply-chain issues delayed shipments, real estate developers strained to keep up with demand, and local governments struggled to issue permits quickly with employees working from home.

  • 10-27-22

    Retail Developers Focus on “Density of Experiences,” Deemphasize Fashion

    Industry experts speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting said pickleball is just one of the ways developers are taking a fresh look at the retail space as malls seek to rework their tenant mix: by including more outdoor spaces.

  • 10-27-22

    Navigating the Economic Uncertainty of Geopolitical Unrest in 2023

    The current spate of crises causing economic uncertainty around the globe is the result of a cyclical “geopolitical recession,” according to political analyst and entrepreneur Ian Bremmer, president of the political risk consultancy Eurasia Group, speaking at the 2022 ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas.

  • 10-17-22

    Dodge Momentum Index Rose in September

    The Dodge Momentum Index, a monthly measure of the initial report for nonresidential building projects, improved 5.7 percent in September from the revised August reading. In September, the commercial component of the index rose 2.9 percent, while the institutional component also increased, seeing a double-digit gain of 11.7 percent.

  • September

  • 09-27-22

    New ULI Report Highlights Models for Creative Placemaking

    A new ULI report explores the social, environmental, and economic benefits of creative placemaking, along with successful case studies in the United States.

  • 09-16-22

    Building Resilient Communities in Southeast Asia’s Greater Bay Area

    The ULI Asia Pacific Summit, held in Hong Kong and livestreamed in late August, devoted considerable time to questions of climate resilience, but one panel in particular focused on building cooperative community resilience in Asia.

  • 09-16-22

    5 Executive Men on Why They Support Women’s Advancement in the Real Estate Industry

    An increasing number of men in the industry are determined to play a more active role in elevating women in the commercial real estate workplace. As ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) celebrates its 10th anniversary, five male industry leaders and seasoned real estate executives talk about why the topic is so important to them.

  • 09-12-22

    Taking the Long View on Hong Kong’s Future

    The importance of education, China’s economic resilience and the urgent need for Hong Kong to open its borders once more were covered by Weijian Shan, executive chairman of PAG and one of Asia’s leading business figures, at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.