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Healthy Buildings as a Public Health Tool: A Q&A Webinar for ULI Members

The ways in which people use and interact in commercial buildings—particularly office spaces—will likely be changed significantly due to the COVID-19 crisis, with building and workplace health being a top concern, according to two healthy-building experts featured on a ULI webinar.

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Ten Principles for Decarbonization: How Cities and the Real Estate Industry Can Partner to Fight Climate Change

City policy leaders and the real estate industry must work together when creating climate mitigation policies to maximize their effectiveness, according to a ULI report.

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Discussion Guides Highlight Partnerships for Health and Equity

Eight member organizations of the Joint Call to Action to Promote Healthy Communities Coalition published 10 discussion guides to highlight successful cross-disciplinary collaborations for healthy, equitable communities. When professionals in the fields of the built environment and public health work together, the potential to improve health is multiplied.

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How Buildings and Social Interaction May Have Influenced South Korea’s COVID-19 Outbreak

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the globe, people are struggling to establish best practices for themselves and their communities. Amid a cacophony of hearsay and contradictory directives, there are timely and verified real data from South Korea (a country that, as of early April, seemingly had passed its peak of infections) that can provide guidance to policymakers and building owners as well as the general public.

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Recent Articles

  • Confronting COVID-19: The Effects of COVID-19 on Multifamily and Affordable Housing

    April 10, 2020

    The health and economic effects of COVID-19 on the multifamily industry, in terms of exacerbating existing problems related to the nation’s affordable housing shortage, were discussed by housing experts and advocates convened April 7 for a ULI webinar on the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on lower-income renters.

  • Confronting COVID-19: Healthier Buildings and Optimizing for Mental Health

    April 3, 2020

    The role of the built environment in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and helping people cope with the pandemic and its aftermath was discussed by healthy-building experts convened by ULI.

  • Stay Connected and Engaged: Upcoming and On-Demand ULI Webinars

    March 31, 2020

    Access lessons learned and best practices from ULI members and other industry leaders around the globe. Register for upcoming ULI webinars and see what’s available on demand.

  • Audio: Leading Voices in Real Estate

    March 30, 2020

    ULI Los Angeles recently hosted a recording of Leading Voices in Real Estate, a podcast hosted by Matt Slepin, founder managing partner of Terra Search and a ULI Foundation Governor. Now in its third year, this podcast also recently featured Spencer Levy, chairman of Americas Research and senior economic advisor for CBRE, talking about COVID-19 and the early signs of impact on the commercial real estate market.

  • What Works to Create and Sustain Mixed-Income Communities

    March 25, 2020

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

  • ULI CEO Ed Walter: About the 2020 Spring Meeting

    March 20, 2020

    Over the past week, the disruption caused to everyday life by COVID-19 has increased significantly, and it is apparent that limiting contact with other people for an extended period will be required to arrest the spread of the virus. Following the latest guidance from U.S. and Canadian health agencies, our Global Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel the Spring Meeting.

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