Updated on June 25
The COVID-19 crisis and related economic disruption have made for unprecedented times, and yet are reminders of how interconnected we all are while highlighting the key role that land use professionals can play.
Since 1936, ULI has provided education and resources to our members worldwide and, in the face of the current environment, is 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.
The following list has been carefully curated and will be regularly updated to showcase the latest news and information of interest to land use professionals on the impacts of COVID-19. We hope you find it of value.
(Updates in Bold, Latest Added on 6/25)
Recommended Resources from Other Organizations
- National Recreation and Park Association: COVID-19 News and Resources for the Field
- American Society of Landscape Architects: COVID-19 Resources
- The American Institute of Architects: COVID-19 Resources for Architects
- ASHRAE: COVID-19 Preparedness Resources
- World Health Organization: Getting Your Workplace Ready for COVID-19
- TurboTenant: Coronavirus Resources for Landlords
- National Multifamily Housing Council: Coronavirus Preparedness for Apartment Firms
- BOMA Canada: Coronavirus Resources
- Building Operating Management: Coronavirus Resources for Facilities
- Ipsos: Axios-Ipsos Coronavirus Index
- Global Wellness Institute: PositivelyWell
- U.S. CDC: What Every American and Community Can Do Now to Decrease the Spread of the Coronavirus | COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings
- Enterprise Community Partners: Maintaining Business Continuity during the Covid-19 Pandemic
- Reuters: Tracking the Novel Coronavirus in the U.S.
Architectural Digest: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Change the Built Environment |
Center for Active Design: 5 Ways to Optimize Buildings for COVID-19 Prevention |
CityLab: We’ll Need to Reopen Our Cities. But Not Without Making Changes First | Pandemics Are Also an Urban Planning Problem | As Coronavirus Quiets Streets, Some Cities Speed Road and Transit Fixes |
Cushman & Wakefield: Recovery Readiness: How-To Guide for Reopening Your Workplace
Financial Times: How Healthy Buildings Can Help Us Fight Coronavirus |
FleetForward: Eight Viewpoints on Mobility Post Coronavirus |
Gensler: What Happens When We Return to the Workplace? | Design Responds to a Changing World | A Day in the Life: Going Back to Work in China | 10 Considerations for Transitioning Back to Work in a Post-COVID-19 World | Creating Data-Rich Workplaces to Detect and Curb Viral Transmission | How Should Office Buildings Change in a Post-Pandemic World? | Understanding the Touchless Workplace
Harvard Business School: Why COVID-19 Raises the Stakes for Building Health |
Harvard University Graduate School of Design: What Role Do Planning and Design Play in a Pandemic? Ann Forsyth Reflects on COVID-19’s Impact on the Future of Urban Life
Jones Land LaSalle: Tenant Needs in a Post-Pandemic World: 2020 Forecast Series |
JBG Smith: Healthy Workplace Blueprint
Kimley Horn: Returning to Retail: How to Build Customer Trust While Maintaining Social Distance | Best Practices for Setting Up COVID-19 Mobile Testing Facilities | Transitioning to Digital Public Involvement: What You Need to Know
Multi-Housing News: What Property Managers Should Be Doing Right Now |
New York Times: Your Building Can Make You Sick or Keep You Well | Flattening the Coronavirus Curve | How Long Will Coronavirus Live on Surfaces or in the Air Around You? | My Restaurant Was My Life for 20 Years. Does the World Need It Anymore?
PBS: How to Help Others in the COVID-19 Crisis (Newshour)
Rocky Mountain Institute: Coronavirus and the Fragility of Auto-Centric Cities |
Wall Street Journal: The Coronavirus Economic Reopening Will Be Fragile, Partial, and Slow
World Economic Forum: 10 Ways COVID-19 Could Change Office Design
U.S. Conference of Mayors and National League of Cities: The Economy and Cities: What America’s Local Leaders are Seeing |
These resources are provided for informational and educational purposes only and are not necessarily endorsed by or reflect the policies or positions of ULI. The information provided is not intended to constitute medical or legal advice and should not be taken as such. For specific medical advice, consult your physician, and for legal advice, consult your attorney. ULI does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any information provided and assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to any use of the information provided.