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COVID-19: Industry Insights

A Year of Acceleration, Experts Say Regarding Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2021

“Accelerate” is the watchword in Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2021, this year’s edition of the renowned trends and forecast report released by ULI and PwC during the 2020 ULI Virtual Fall Meeting. Read More

Recommended Reads during COVID-19: A Curated List of News and Information of Interest to Land Use Professionals

In the face of the current environment, we are committed to providing timely, practical guidance; best practices; and global insights—whether developed by ULI or curated from respected third-party sources as we have done here. Read More

Predicting Winners, Losers, and Long-Term Changes from the COVID-19 Experience

Prospects for economic recovery may be slow and uneven over the next couple of years, experts said during a State of the Industry panel at the 2020 ULI Virtual Fall Meeting. Read More

Addressing the Impact of COVID-19: A Roundup of Available ULI Resources

Make the most of your ULI membership in these uncertain times by leveraging your Institute network and accessing the wealth of member insights available, including these online resources. Read More

Recent Articles

  • Office Real Estate Likely to Begin Rebound in 18–24 Months, Say U.S., European Experts

    2020-10-15 15:43:41 Despite the office sector’s current bleak outlook, the longer-term outlook is much rosier, speakers said at the ULI Virtual Fall Meeting.
  • Creative City Policies Could Help Retail Survive COVID-19, San Francisco Experts Say

    2020-10-13 13:59:34 The COVID-19 lockdown imposed by San Francisco in late February devastated the city’s small, independent businesses, and especially its restaurant scene. But creative city policies could help nimble retailers survive, panelists said at the ULI Virtual Fall Meeting session titled “Vibrant Retail Streets in the Age of E-tail and COVID-19: Is It Time for ‘Retail First’ City Policies?”
  • Confronting COVID-19: Addressing Housing Affordability and Homelessness in Southern California

    2020-10-12 11:27:57 A recent ULI Los Angeles virtual event titled “Housing Now: Shelter, Zoning, and Beyond,” brought together land use experts from the private and public sectors to discuss the housing affordability issue in Southern California, which parallels that in many large cities in the United States.
  • 2020: A Tutorial in Resilience

    2020-10-12 11:17:54 The events of 2020 so far have been turning us all into masters of resilience. The Fall issue of Urban Land is available for members to access on Knowledge Finder.
  • Urban Land Reader Poll: Coping with COVID-19

    2020-10-05 13:16:06 While the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing recession have spurred ULI members to act quickly to adjust their business practices, a significant number of respondents to an Urban Land reader poll say they expect the real estate business to do better during this recession than during the Great Recession of 2007–2009. And a majority see opportunities for growth.
  • Lessons from Asia: Five Takeaways on the Return to the Urban Office

    2020-09-24 19:43:42 Office workers across the Asia Pacific region are returning to the office at varying paces, taking into consideration government directives and company policies. Though the permanent impact of remote working remains to be seen, landlords will need to innovate and adapt to a changed environment, said participants in ULI Asia Pacific’s latest FutuRE of Cities and Communities webinar.
  • Confronting COVID-19: Creative Placemaking in the Time of Protests and the Pandemic

    2020-09-10 09:29:21 The importance of creative placemaking—the process of intentionally integrating arts, culture, and community-engaged design into comprehensive community development—and the role that artists play in that process have been elevated by both the COVID-19 pandemic and social justice protests in the United States, as people seek places to socialize and connect with others outside their homes, according to participants in a recent ULI webinar.
  • Accelerating the Demand for Proptech in the Asia Pacific Region

    2020-09-08 10:10:09 ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: The global COVID-19 pandemic promises to accelerate the adoption of property technology (proptech), which lies at the intersection of the roughly $230 trillion global property sector and the nearly $3.4 trillion global technology sector, speakers said in early September during the virtual ULI Asia Pacific REimagine conference.
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