For years, Florida was considered a sunny retirement community, a haven for northerners looking to escape harsh winters. But as the state’s university system has grown, industry has expanded and drawn more corporations to Florida’s largest cities. The influx of professional opportunities has drawn younger generations to settle or remain in Florida, prompting an interesting demographic shift for real estate developers.
The following ten projects—all completed during the past five years—include adaptive uses of historic buildings, expansions, and additions aimed at making old museum buildings more welcoming to the public.
International developer Hines turns an old factory site into transit-oriented urban housing near the terminus of Boston’s Red Line.
New Orleans would be number-one beneficiary of shared self-driving cars, says INRIX, a data analytics company focused on traffic and the automotive industry. Albuquerque, Tucson, Portland, and Omaha round out the top five on their list of 50 cities.
According to the latest survey by the Counselors of Real Estate, the most pressing issues facing the real estate industry include the need for infrastructure improvements, the mismatch of housing and jobs in cities, and the global uncertainty of political polarization. Scott Muldavin, the current chairman of CRE and a ULI full member, presented the research at a real estate journalism conference in Denver.
From a park in Washington, D.C., to a former department store warehouse in Portland, Oregon, to a Whole Foods site in suburban Raleigh, North Carolina, these diverse projects are linked by a common ingenuity in handling stormwater.
JLL’s latest report analyzes markets with a high concentration of in-demand, affordable tech talent and available real estate, much of which is located near research universities that can be tapped for new employees.
The Southeast region continues to generate steady gains in commercial real estate performance as positive employment momentum converges with generally limited development pipelines.
Twenty-three of the world’s foremost real estate industry leaders have been elected to serve as new ULI governing trustees for terms that began on July 1, 2017. The governing trustees, who frame ULI’s broad direction and agenda, provide leadership in member advancement of the Institute’s mission. The addition of the 23 elected governing trustees brings the total number of elected ULI governing trustees to 139.
Speaking at a recent ULI Belgium event, ULI senior resident fellow Tom Murphy said that intentionality made the Pittsburgh transformation possible after the decades-long collapse of the U.S. steel industry.