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  • 08-31-20

    How Protecting Residential Developments with Home Fire Sprinklers Can Lower Construction Costs

    SPONSORED POST: In many municipalities today, savvy developers are tapping into local incentive programs offered by authorities having jurisdiction. Fire sprinkler incentives can generate lower costs and bigger profits when fire sprinklers are installed in one- and two-family home developments.

  • 08-31-20

    In Remembrance of Gerald D. Hines

    Gerald D. Hines, founder and chairman of the Houston-based global real estate firm Hines, passed away at home on August 23. A ULI Life Trustee and benefactor, Hines was an avid supporter of the Institute for more than 60 years.

  • 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. 

  • 08-24-20

    How the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Focused on Boosting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    ULI Boston/New England and other local partners recently hosted a webinar designed to provide actionable steps to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion within the commercial real estate industry. Citing research by McKinsey & Company, speakers said that companies in the top quartile for ethnic and cultural diversity on their executive teams were 33 percent more likely to experience above-average profitability than companies in the lowest quartile.

  • 08-17-20

    What U.S. Consumers Are Saying about the Shifting Demand for Housing

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: With more Americans working, taking classes online, and, of course, quarantining in their homes, one study looks at the changing needs and preferences of owners and renters alike.

  • 08-17-20

    UL10: Recreation Facilities

    Ten venues provide places for community members to gather, play, compete, learn, and enhance wellness.

  • 08-13-20

    ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance Adds Three New Advisory Board Members

    The ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance has announced the addition of three new members to its executive board from industry-leading organizations such as JBG Smith, ZOM, HR&A.

  • 08-10-20

    Beyond the Pandemic: The Importance of Social Value in Development

    Demonstrating social value and the impact of real estate on a community is becoming more integrated into the decision-making and investment strategies for real estate. During a ULI Europe webinar, panelists said that the biggest challenge was addressing how the multifaceted nature of social impact can be measured accurately.

  • 08-10-20

    Product Council Outlook for Recreational Development

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: How is the recreational development industry navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and other sea changes of contemporary times?

  • 08-10-20

    ULI Appoints New President of Asia Pacific Region

    ULI has appointed David Faulkner as its new president for the Asia Pacific region. Faulkner, who most recently was managing director, valuation and advisory services, at Colliers International in Hong Kong, takes the position immediately, leading the Institute’s activities across Asia Pacific. Faulkner will lead members and staff to deliver impact programs such as Advisory Services and UrbanPlan, as well as the region’s virtual and in-person events program, including the REImagine virtual forum, the ULI Asia Pacific Convivium, and the ULI Asia Pacific Summit, which next year will be held in Tokyo in May.