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  • 10-12-20

    Industry Outlook for Resilience

    ULI MEMBER-ONLY CONTENT: How can the real estate development industry more successfully prepare for, navigate, and adapt to adverse events? Members of several of ULI’s product councils discuss resilience strategies, the impact of COVID-19, the role of state and local governments in working with the private sector to promote resilience, and other related trends.

  • 10-12-20

    Confronting COVID-19: Addressing Housing Affordability and Homelessness in Southern California

    A recent ULI Los Angeles virtual event titled “Housing Now: Shelter, Zoning, and Beyond,” brought together land use experts from the private and public sectors to discuss the housing affordability issue in Southern California, which parallels that in many large cities in the United States.

  • 10-05-20

    ULI Report: How Investors Assess Climate Risk at the Market Level 

    ULI and Heitman, in collaboration with Arup Group and consulting group Milliman, in newly published research find that real estate investors are starting to look beyond individual property vulnerability to climate change and to scrutinize the resilience of the broader market.

  • 10-01-20

    Developing San Francisco’s Waterfront in the Age of Sea-Level Rise

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: The Port of San Francisco’s 20-year, multibillion-dollar vision for the waterfront is designed to be adaptable to rising sea levels far into the future.

  • September

  • 09-30-20

    ULI Greenprint: Commercial Real Estate Leaders on Track to Reduce Carbon Emissions 50 Percent by 2030

    Volume 11 of the Greenprint Performance Report™ measures and tracks the performance of 10,190 properties owned by Greenprint members. It finds that over the past year, carbon emissions have dropped by more than 3 percent, energy consumption by almost 3 percent, and water consumption by more than 3 percent. In 2019, Greenprint members invested over US$50.1 million on sustainability projects ranging from tenant engagement to building envelope upgrades and recommissioning, totaling more than 6,000 individual projects.

  • 09-18-20

    Confronting COVID-19: Tactical Urbanism and Other Approaches to Repurposing Space and Boosting Equity

    Creative uses of transportation infrastructure during the coronavirus pandemic include closing streets and using parking lots to accommodate outdoor activities.

  • 09-09-20

    ULI Urban Open Space Awards Winner: Domino Park, Brooklyn, New York

    This year, Urban Land profiled each finalist for the 2020 ULI Urban Open Space Award. The winners have been announced and Domino Park is one of the two winners.

  • 09-03-20

    Confronting COVID-19: New Modules for Healthy Building Certifications

    As more commercial properties work to reopen safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, independent healthy building certifications developed in response to the coronavirus are increasingly being sought by building owners, managers, and tenants seeking to assure building users that their spaces are safe to enter and occupy. The leading healthy building certification systems, WELL and Fitwel, have developed new certification modules.

  • August

  • 08-27-20

    Addressing Issues of Structural Racism and Equity in Kansas City’s Parks and Boulevards

    During a recent ULI webinar hosted by ULI Kansas City titled “Equity in Parks,” experts in their fields discussed the recent report released by the Institute’s Advisory Services program and shared their perspectives on how to make Kansas City a better place through the creation of an equitable park system. One of the conclusions of the report was that the city must establish a more equitable process for parks and recreation investment in hopes of tackling racial divisions. 

  • 08-03-20

    ULI Urban Open Space Awards Finalist: Historic Fourth Ward Park—Phase I, Atlanta, Georgia

    This summer, Urban Land will be profiling online and in print each finalist for 2020’s ULI Urban Open Space Award. The winner(s) will be announced in the fall.