Aging high-rise residential towers in the city of Toronto are home to nearly 13 percent of the current population, but are falling behind on maintenance. A ULI Advisory Services panel was invited to evaluate a range of solutions.
The newest edition of Shared Parking is now available for purchase. A crucial resource for estimating, planning, and implementing parking across the most diversified use cases for mixed-use development, this book is co-published by ULI, the National Parking Association, and the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Society—and the real estate industry—are “grossly unprepared” for a coming era of instability due to climate change, economist Spencer Glendon, senior fellow at the Woods Hole Research Center in Falmouth, Massachusetts, told ULI Governing Trustees at a meeting in Washington, D.C.
Four teams have been selected as the finalists for the 18th annual ULI/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition, which challenges graduate students to devise a comprehensive design and development plan for a site in an urban area.
Renowned real estate entrepreneur Wolfgang Egger, who founded PATRIZIA AG over 35 years ago, has won the 2020 ULI European Leader Award. Rising star Hala El Akl, a director at PLP Architecture, was named the ULI European Talent Award winner in the ULI European Leadership Awards. The awards recognize industry leaders in Europe whose contributions to urban development and real estate, along with civic and social endeavors, exemplify the spirit and mission of ULI.
ULI and Hines have announced a new competition for graduate real estate students across Europe, expanding on its successful 18-year competition partnership in the Americas. The new ULI Hines Student Competition – Europe will see teams of four students from pan-European universities working on a case study that tests their understanding of real estate finance, investment, and development, as well as social and environmental issues, to present a solution for a timely land use challenge.
Twenty-nine professionals in real estate development, planning, design, engineering, finance, and health care from across the United States have been selected to participate in the third cohort of the ULI Health Leaders Network, gathering at the 2020 ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
Speaking at an event in New York City, Dror Poleg, a former real estate and technology executive and co-chair of ULI New York’s Technology and Innovation Council, said shifts in real estate often result from overlooked factors that alter its value, beginning in the faraway emergence of landlord/tenant relations out of feudalism and stretching to the innovations of today.
When e-commerce first became entrenched in China, it seemed to sound the death knell for traditional retail. Sporting venues and other cultural attractions are helping bring foot traffic to the experiential retail of the future, said panelists at a ULI event in Shanghai.
The 125-year-old parks system in Kansas City, Missouri, is a source of much civic pride. But the system also played a role in creating divisions in the community. A century later, these effects still reverberate in the parks system as development trends, zoning policies, and financial challenges have perpetuated inequity, according to panelists speaking at a ULI Advisory Services presentation in Kansas City, Missouri.