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  • 09-20-19

    ULI Global Chairman Owen D. Thomas Outlines Priorities for Institute

    ULI Global Chairman Owen D. Thomas, whose chairmanship began July 1, shared his priorities for the Institute with Fall Meeting attendees during the event’s closing session Friday. “No other organization comes close to ULI in terms of sharing expertise and best practices that shape the built environment around the globe,” Thomas said. “I look forward, along with ULI’s capable staff led by [ULI Global Chief Executive Officer] Ed Walter, to building on the work of my predecessors and taking ULI to the next level of excellence.”

  • 09-20-19

    Could Some Cities Benefit from Migration Driven by Climate Change?

    In the years to come, as increasingly high temperatures, rising sea levels, and an increase in the intensity of hurricanes and other storms make it more difficult to live in coastal areas, the United States may see a wave of internal migration, as people and businesses relocate to where climate change’s effects are not as severe. That could turn cities such as Cincinnati into “climate havens,” boosting their populations and opportunities for development, according to a pair of speakers in a presentation on migration trends and their effects at ULI’s 2019 Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C.

  • 09-20-19

    Competition for Talented Employees Requires Design of Excellent Office Environments

    The business performance of the organizations that occupy the nation’s office towers is increasingly supported by building design that creates excellent employee experiences and work environments. Office buildings must evolve to meet the current demands of the new workplace, according to panelists discussing the future of work at the Fall Meeting.

  • 09-20-19

    Reinventing Urban Social Nodes

    A ULI Fall Meeting session explored new ways of activating social nodes in urban spaces, using experiential design to allow cities’ social infrastructure to evolve. These new “nodes” include ever-evolving urban markets, multifunctional libraries, and even bank cafés.

  • 09-20-19

    Investors and Bond-Rating Analysts Are Working to Quantify Risks from Climate Change

    Real estate investors and analysts who rate local government bonds already are grappling with how to evaluate the future risks from rapid climate change, panelists said at ULI’s 2019 Resilience Summit, part of the Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C.

  • 09-19-19

    Solutions to the Attainable and Affordable Housing Crisis Are Varied, but Promising

    No single solution exists among the efforts to deliver attainable and affordable housing in a country where home prices continue to escalate significantly and the dream of homeownership is out of reach of millions of households, an expert panel told attendees at ULI’s 2019 Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C.

  • 09-19-19

    Emerging Trends in Real Estate ® 2020: Investors Still Drawn to Real Estate

    Despite anxieties across the globe, U.S. real estate is still a favored place for investors from all over the world to invest their capital, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2020.

  • 09-19-19

    New York City Housing Development Corporation and Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Selected as Winners of ULI Housing Policy Leadership Award

    The New York City Housing Authority and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority have been selected by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing as the joint winners of the 2019 Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award, which is an annual recognition of the innovative ways that the public sector is addressing the country’s affordable housing crisis. The winners, selected by a jury of nationally renowned housing industry leaders, were announced today during ULI’s 2019 Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C. Terwilliger Center Founder and former ULI Chairman J. Ronald Terwilliger served as the jury chairman.

  • 09-19-19

    Three Housing Developments Named Winners of the 2019 ULI Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award

    Plaza Roberto Maestas in Seattle; the Lindley in Bethesda, Maryland; and the Watson in Quincy, Massachusetts, have been selected as the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing’s 2019 Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award. The annual award recognizes best practices in the development of housing that is affordable to people with a broad range of incomes. Developments eligible for the award are those in which all or a portion of the units are affordable to households earning up to 120 percent of the median income in the areas in which the projects are located.

  • 09-19-19

    Economist Warns of Dire Consequences for Real Estate from Climate Change at ULI Resilience Summit

    Climate change will have a drastic, disruptive effect on the commercial real estate sector over the next several decades as rising temperatures make some areas less habitable and increasingly intense storms and rising sea levels erode the value of coastal real estate, according to a a Harvard-trained economist and fellow at Woods Hole Research Center speaking at ULI’s Resilience Summit, part of the 2019 Fall Meeting in Washington D.C.