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  • 09-05-23

    The Hopeful Potential of Los Angeles’ Public Realm

    Any native Angeleno who has walked even a few blocks Downtown can attest to the state of our sidewalks. If we do not invest in the public realm—in our streets, sidewalks, plazas, and parks—then we leave on the table the vital seeds of who it is we can become as a people and as a city.

  • 09-05-23

    Satellite Campuses Expand Footprint for Universities into Urban Downtowns

    University of Southern California is one of numerous U.S. colleges and universities that are expanding their presence in cities, sometimes far from their main campuses. Many schools are converting older buildings into classroom, meeting, and performance spaces for educational use.

  • 09-01-23

    Climate Risk Is Financial Risk: The Ever-Evolving Landscape of Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

    In 2021, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation—initially responsible for financial accounting standards—established the International Sustainability Standards Board, with the goal of developing universal, global sustainability disclosure rules. These new rules were finally published in June 2023, and go into effect in January 2024.

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  • 08-31-23

    University Students Explore the Perception of the Suburbs and City Preferences

    At the 2023 ULI Spring Meeting in Toronto, the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® session, hosted by the Institute’s University Connections program, shed light on younger generation’s perceptions of suburbs and the shifting preferences of students when it comes to choosing where to live and work post-graduation.

  • 08-28-23

    Institutional Donors Back ULI’s Our Cities, Our Future Fundraising Drive

    Foundations have given over $10 million to bolster the Institute’s efforts to help communities across the United States.

  • 08-28-23

    Audio Files: Discussing 15-Minute Cities

    ULI visiting fellow Yvonne Yeung, who authored Building 15-Minute Communities: A Leadership Guide, recently appeared on the Talking Headways podcast. She chatted about how the guide can help create good development that reduces the need to drive, and supports  climate emissions reduction goals.

  • 08-25-23

    Piloting Turnkey Decarbonization Solutions for Existing Buildings

    Atlanta Tech Village owns and occupies a 100,000-square-foot (92,903 sq m) building that was built in 1985 in Atlanta’s Buckhead submarket. Ownership’s goals were increasing member (tenant) comfort, lowering operating expenses, and maximizing decarbonization opportunities.

  • 08-25-23

    Indigenous Environmental and Climate Justice Series: “Two-Eyed Seeing” in Planning for Land Use

    This Urban Land series introduces real estate and built environment professionals to Indigenous-led organizations working on issues of environmental and climate justice in the built environment as they pertain to Indigenous communities. In addition to profiling the work of these organizations, the series covers why these intersections are critical to understand within the wider conversation on climate change and social equity. This iteration is a follow up to a similar series of profiles created in 2020 on environmental justice.

  • 08-25-23

    Indigenous Environmental and Climate Justice Series: Indigenous Climate Action

    Indigenous Climate Action is an Indigenous-led organization guided by a diverse group of Indigenous knowledge keepers, water protectors, and land defenders from communities and regions across the country. We believe that Indigenous Peoples’ rights and knowledge systems are critical to developing solutions to the climate crisis and achieving climate justice.

  • 08-24-23

    Indigenous Environmental and Climate Justice Series: Sustainable Native Communities Design Lab, MASS Design Group

    MASS Design Group is a mission-driven organization founded to support partners in delivering innovative capital projects that fundamentally improve lives and act as enablers of shared prosperity. The mission of the Sustainable Native Communities Design Lab is to close the wealth gap in Indian Country through culturally responsive housing development and Native home ownership.