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    October

  • 10-19-15

    Reimagining Luxury at Modern Resorts: Cycling Is the New Golf

    In a competitive global market, resort designers are racing to define the “new luxury.” The modern concept of luxury is “really about elegance and simplicity,” said Richard Centolella, a principal in design firm EDSA, during a panel discussion at the ULI Fall Meeting.

  • August

  • 08-10-15

    Ten Principles for Responsible Tourism

    Tourism is a critical factor in the U.S. and world economies. “The impacts of tourism on a community can be beneficial if planned and managed, or extremely damaging if left without controls,” says Michael Kelly, former chairman of the APA’s tourism planning division.

  • November

  • 11-17-14

    Industry Outlook for Hotel Development

    Technology and changing travel habits are checking in as long-term guests.

  • 11-03-14

    New Hospitality Concepts Target Millennials

    The “fear of missing out” is a major motivator for today’s most affluent millennials who want every travel moment to be memorable—and tweetable.

  • October

  • 10-30-14

    Next Wave of Resorts Are More Connected, More Urban

    Resorts and vacation homes—always the last real estate sector to recover from an economic downturn—are seeing increased activity, but developers are looking toward the future.

  • September

  • 09-08-14

    A Hong Kong Developer’s Vision for Miami

    Built on land acquired during the Great Recession, Swire’s Brickell City Centre could transform downtown Miami.

  • July

  • 07-28-14

    Building for the Generations

    In many–and sometimes surprising–ways, 55-and-older consumers are seeking the same housing amenities and lifestyles as their youngers.

  • April

  • 04-18-14

    Resorts Incorporating Newer Concepts

    At a 2014 ULI Spring Meeting panel in Vancouver, three successful resort developers discussed how they are achieving success by focusing on health, wellness, and activities that bring together family members across all generations—even ex-spouses.

  • January

  • 01-10-14

    How Singapore Acquired Control of Four U.S. Resorts

    Perhaps nothing illustrates the precipitous fall of the U.S. resort sector as the saga that put a quartet of household-name properties under the control of a sovereign wealth fund.

  • December

  • 12-13-13

    Destination Resorts: Vacation Clouds Are Clearing

    Three years into the recovery of the destination resort sector, the wayside remains littered with casualties from the previous boom-and-bust cycle. The primary culprit: crushing debt.