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  • 05-19-11

    Human Capital as an Economic Driver

    Cities that will succeed in the 21st Century will have to be well managed, vibrant, educated, have raw materials, be entrepreneurial and have available capital, according to ULI senior resident fellow and former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy. Read what he and other panelists offered as keys to building a city that will succeed.

  • 05-19-11

    Adapting Recreational Real Estate for the Future

    Resort communities and hotels have suffered the blows of the recession and are beginning to see the light of day. A panel of developers at ULI’s 2011 Spring Council Forum in Phoenix discussed just how this sector is faring and where the opportunities lie now. Read to what degree the panelists think the resort sector is emerging from the recession.

  • 05-19-11

    Future of Retail and Commercial Market Barometer

    Under the “new normal” of retailing, shopping is an “experiential” activity done in more urban settings, there are lots of un- or under-employed consumers focused on prices, and Wall Street performance correlates with retail trends. Jon Eisen, managing principal of The Eisen Group in Washington, D.C., offered this take at an industry roundtable at ULI’s Spring Council Forum in Phoenix, Arizona. Read what panelists had to say about the future of retail and commercial property.