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  • 01-15-21

    In Brief: 2020 Ends with Record-Setting Quarter for U.S. Industrial Sector

    The U.S. industrial real estate market finished 2020 with a remarkably strong quarter, much of its resilience hinging on the acceleration of e-commerce, according to data from Cushman & Wakefield. The fourth quarter was the strongest for absorption ever, accounting for 89.8 million square feet (83.4 million sq m).

  • 01-14-21

    Top Takeaways from the Allen Matkins/ULI Capital Markets Roundtable

    In fall 2020, Allen Matkins and the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate held a roundtable discussion, in two parts, featuring several industry leaders. Each speaker shared insights regarding the effect that COVID-19 has had on capital markets, mainly in real estate, as well as their forecasts for the coming year.

  • 01-12-21

    Kansas City, Missouri, Chosen as 2021 ULI Hines Student Competition Study Site

    The East Village neighborhood in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, has been selected as the study site for the Institute’s 19th annual ULI Hines Student Competition.

  • 01-11-21

    As REITs Form in China, Investors Look for Growth

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: Real estate investors gathered for a panel at the ULI China Real Estate Investment Summit said they are optimistic about continued opportunities in China across a broadening group of sectors and product types, a position echoed by a second panel featuring Chinese developers. The summit was held in December with both virtual and in-person participants, as well as tours in Shanghai.

  • 01-11-21

    In Brief: Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities for 2020

    The Villages, a retiree-focused community northwest of Orlando, in 2020 once again topped RCLCO’s listing of the 50 top-selling U.S. master-planned communities. Total new home sales among the communities were 20 percent higher in 2020 than the previous year, RCLCO reported.

  • 01-08-21

    Unlocking a Citywide ADU Policy in Chicago

    A ULI Chicago task force has been working to expand housing options in the Chicagoland area by addressing regulatory barriers to the creation of accessory dwelling units (ADUs).

  • 01-05-21

    Housing Sector Continues to Drive Growth as China Recovers Entering 2021

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: With recovery from the global pandemic well underway, China has areas of stability and opportunity it can capitalize on as it enters the new year, panelists said at the ULI China Real Estate Investment Summit in December. China is expected to be the only G20 economy to have seen economic growth in 2020.

  • 01-04-21

    Urging Toronto to Retrofit Aging Housing to Preserve Affordability  

    The city of Toronto should take action now to develop a long-term housing strategy to retrofit more than 800 private rental towers to create sustainable buildings, according to a report released by ULI Advisory Services.

  • 01-04-21

    In Brief: Preserving the Past While Creating the Office Spaces of the Future

    Over the last 100 years, more than 4,200 buildings have been converted into office space through adaptive use across the United States, according to a report from data provider Yardi’s Commercial Search. Primarily, those conversions were from industrial space (61 percent), followed by retail (19 percent) and residential (5 percent).

  • December

  • 12-21-20

    Insights from the McCoy Symposium: Confidence in U.S. Real Estate for 2021

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: Commercial real estate is likely to have a good year in 2021—despite the devastation caused by the coronavirus, according to industry leaders at the 27th annual ULI/McCoy Symposium on Real Estate Finance.