Author: Bill Lewis

Articles by Bill Lewis

  • “Attainable Housing” May Trade Space and Luxury for Quality and Community
    Published on April 22, 2019 in Development
    Homeownership is still the American dream, but the home Americans are dreaming about does not look like yesterday’s traditional house with its formal living and dining rooms, large yard, and price that is out of reach for many people. A panel of industry experts addressed the U.S. shortage of housing during the ULI Spring Meeting, prompted by a new report, Attainable Housing: Challenges, Perceptions, and Solutions, from ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing and RCLCO.
  • Nashville Leaders: What Draws 100 New Residents Each Day
    Published on April 17, 2019 in Market Trends
    Nashville is evolving from “a nice small city to an emerging, medium-sized city,” said speakers at the 2019 ULI Spring Meeting, in part because of the city's willingness to invest in its downtown through public-private partnerships.
  • Mixing a Boutique Hotel and Rentals in Nashville’s Midtown
    Published on February 02, 2018 in Industry Sectors
    Imagine arriving home after a long day at the office and calling room service to have a chef-prepared meal delivered to your door. For residents of Nashville’s new, innovatively designed Aertson Midtown building, that is not wishful thinking. They simply place an order with the signature restaurant of the Kimpton hotel that shares their apartment building.
  • Nashville’s TOD Plans Consider Placemaking, Economic Development Components
    Published on June 26, 2017 in Development
    As Nashville prepares to turn its vision for a $6 billion regional transit plan into reality, the public and private sectors are exploring how transit can address other economic issues. ULI Nasvhille hosted a panel discussion on the opportunity for developers.
  • Bringing an Open-Air Venue and Park to a Former Landfill in the Music City
    Published on February 02, 2016 in Development
    The sight and sound of giant incinerators burning tons of trash in the heart of Nashville’s urban core have been replaced by musical performances and picnicking families, tourists snapping photos, and occupants of surrounding offices, apartments, and condominiums experiencing the city’s new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold–certified riverside amphitheater and park.