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What Works to Create and Sustain Mixed-Income Communities

Two ULI members, working with ULI Terwilliger Center staff, have authored an essay on the developer’s role in cultivating inclusive, equitable mixed-income communities.

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Reshaping Europe’s Retail in an Age of E-Commerce

A timely report by ULI Europe sets out the potential triggers for the required restructuring of Europe’s retail real estate sector. This report becomes even more salient following a rapidly emerging decline in economic sentiment and performance, identified as one of the stronger triggers, due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

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Tenant Curation Leads to Revived St. Petersburg, Florida, Retail District

At a ULI Central Florida event, panelists discussed their strategies for turning around a underperforming retail districts in nearby St. Petersburg, largely through the curation of a more specific tenant mix.

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How Arizona Developers Are Building for Future Job Growth

With Arizona continuing to be among the U.S. leaders in job growth, several of the state’s most successful retail, office, and mixed-use residential developers discussed the opportunities of the past decade at a ULI Arizona event.

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Recent Articles

  • Living with Water: How Coastal Developers Are Building for Rising Tides

    March 2, 2020

    Out of the rising tides of climate change have emerged nimble projects that embrace rising floodwaters and shifts in thinking about design and construction, according to panelists at the 2020 ULI Housing Opportunity Conference in Miami.

  • New Models for Senior Living Challenge Past Assumptions

    February 28, 2020

    With the population of older residents fast outpacing the supply of units designed for them, panelists at the 2020 ULI Housing Opportunity Conference in Miami shared how devolopers are working to address the misperceptions, changing financial considerations, and design trends for the sector.

  • Closing the Efficiency Gap in the U.S. Housing Affordability Crisis

    February 26, 2020

    Since 2014, the United States has averaged 300,000 more household formations per year than residential permits issued. While the number of residential construction workers has increased to meet the need, more housing is still needed. If the United States could return to pre-2006 ratio of 2.1 new residential permits for every residential construction worker, there would be almost 400,000 additional housing permits per year, all without adding a single new employee.

  • Breaking Down Barriers to Create More Housing Options in Tampa

    February 24, 2020

    Whether it’s evaluating the negative impacts of single-family zoning in cities or blending single-family rental communities with apartments, developers are working to create more housing by taking new approaches, said panelists during the 2020 ULI Tampa Trends event.

  • As Tampa Grows, Housing and Transportation Lead Agenda for New Mayor

    February 10, 2020

    Talk of a true urban “transformation” tends to carry more weight when it comes from a former police chief-turned-mayor speaking at a reinvented former trolley warehouse. The mayor of Tampa, Florida, Jane Castor, greeted attendees at a recent ULI Tampa Bay conference at the brick-walled Armature Works project.

  • More of Middle America Facing Rising Cost of Rental Housing

    February 5, 2020

    The latest research from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies highlights a problem that many communities are experiencing firsthand—that the cost burden for rental housing is expanding and pushing higher up the income ladder to affect middle-income households more significantly.

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