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  • 10-11-19

    Smarter Zoning Choices Could Stimulate Growth in Greater Boston’s Housing Stock

    With an unemployment rate of 2.6 percent, a diverse economy anchored by health and education institutions, and a flourishing tech and life sciences sector, Greater Boston appears poised for continued growth, even with the specter of a potential recession on the horizon. But, like many other growing U.S. cities, the demand for housing far outstrips the supply. Much of the expanding workforce is in danger of being priced out of the market, as are many longtime residents.

  • September

  • 09-27-19

    Product Council Outlook for Suburban Development and Redevelopment

    What are the possibilities for bringing urban-style living to the suburbs? ULI members discuss the challenges of integrating a mix of uses, how suburban jurisdictions can foster more development, and other trends.

  • 09-24-19

    Despite Trade Issues, Opportunities Expand Across Asia Pacific Region

    Despite the shock of a trade war between the United States and China, the economies in the vast Asia Pacific region are projected to keep growing—as are the opportunities to invest in commercial real estate. Huge investments in infrastructure are helping keep these economies growing.

  • 09-23-19

    Sustainability Rises as a Goal for Warehouse Developers

    Developers are under more pressure than ever to include features in their buildings that are good for the environment, good for their workers, and good for the surrounding community, said experts speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting.

  • 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.

  • 09-19-19

    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.

  • 09-09-19

    Beyond “Best Efforts”: Why Commercial Real Estate Needs to Catch Up on Diversity

    Five strategies to increase racial, ethnic, and gender diversity—and reap better performance.

  • 09-03-19

    Three Trends Shaping Retail’s Great Transformation

    We are long past the point of discussing how technology has interrupted our lives and changed our perspective of the world. We are now in the post-disruption era, and in many sectors including retail, a new normal is emerging. At the same time, we are finally at a place where we can connect the dots to understand how retail is evolving—more efficient through technology and more engagement-focused through experience. The biggest idea driving the newest and most successful retail strategies is wrapped around how we value things—especially time.

  • August

  • 08-26-19

    Is There a Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion?

    How D&I principles worked in the development of the Omni Boston Seaport Hotel.

  • 08-19-19

    In Brief: Tech Employment Growth Spilling Over to Less Established Markets

    Tightening availability of tech talent in leading markets has spurred hiring momentum in smaller and upstart markets in the United States and Canada—such as Tucson, Arizona, and Waterloo, Ontario—as expanding tech employers seek additional labor pools, according to CBRE’s annual Scoring Tech Talent report.