Fall Meeting

Emerging Trends 2018: Seattle Is Top Market for Investment, Development

The 2018 edition of Emerging Trends in Real Estate®, released at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting, names Seattle as the top U.S. market for investment and development, thanks to its job opportunities, diverse economy, and educated workforce. The city, which was ranked fourth in the 2017 edition, ends the streak of Texas cities taking first place for the past three years.

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How Small Commercial Projects Can Become Innovation Hubs

Two small-scale developers detailed at ULI’s 2017 Fall Meeting in Los Angeles how the story arc of an imaginative building can be full of drama, setbacks, and plot twists.

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“Magic” Johnson Is Setting His Sights on Infrastructure Deals

NBA champion and dedicated urban developer Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. is targeting a new prize—infrastructure. “If you look at infrastructure in America, it’s old,” he told the audience at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting.

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Coming to Master-Planned Communities: Data-Driven Marketing, Renters—and Flying Uber Rides

Modular units, virtual reality, rental homes, data-driven marketing—and even autonomous flying passenger vehicles—will transform master-planned communities in the coming years, a group of developers and marketers said during a panel discussion at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles.

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Recent Articles

  • Asia Pacific Capital Still Major Force in U.S. Despite China’s Pullback

    October 26, 2017

    For any participant in the U.S. real estate market, failing to understand and interact with capital from the Asia Pacific region is not a viable strategy, Marc Renard of global firm Cushman & Wakefield said during a forum at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting.

  • Fulfillment Centers Spur Competition for Industrial Real Estate

    With consumers increasingly expecting to tap their smartphones and find a product on their doorstep within hours, e-commerce is creating an ever more intense demand for industrial real estate near population centers that can used for last-mile logistics, according to panelists at ULI’s 2017 Fall Meeting in Los Angeles.

  • ULI Global Chairman Tom Toomey: Complex Issues Need ULI’s Leadership

    In a keynote address to 2017 Fall Meeting attendees, ULI Global Chairman Tom Toomey emphasized that the overarching goal of the Institute’s leadership is to ensure that ULI delivers consistently high value to members.

  • George Will: “The Principal Problem in Our Country Is Consensus”

    In a talk at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, syndicated columnist, bestselling author, and television commentator George F. Will sounded a dire warning that the United States is on a path to fiscal ruin.

  • Inside the Office Space Revolution

    The transformation of office space continues, with collaborative, shared spaces replacing traditional private offices and cubicles.

  • Getting Cities Right

    October 25, 2017

    A diverse panel of property industry experts pushed back on a recent New York Times article asking, “Why Can’t We Get Cities Right?” during a lively 2017 ULI Fall Meeting session.

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