One of the housing industry’s most respected practitioners of green, affordable and mixed income community development, Jonathan F.P. Rose has been named the 2021 recipient of the ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, the most prestigious and respected honor in the land use and development community.Read More
Owen Thomas, CEO of Boston Properties Inc. and former Global Chair of ULI, is donating $1 million to launch the Net Zero Imperative, which will convene ULI members to develop ideas and strategies for decarbonizing the built environment.Read More
ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative is delighted to announce and congratulate the participants in the fourth cohort of the ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program, This program supports learning and sharing about health and real estate among graduate students and ULI membersRead More
In observance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., Urban Land is highlighting the redevelopment of lower Manhattan.Read More
ULI Greenprint Report Finds Four Times Reduction in Carbon Emissions from Buildings During Pandemic YearSeptember 9, 2021
ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance’s annual report found a 12.4 percent reduction in carbon emissions in 2020 compared with an average 3.5 percent fall in previous years. In addition, the report found that real estate owners took advantage of reduced occupancy during the pandemic to double the implementation of energy efficiency projects.
September 1, 2021
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August 6, 2021
Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi recognized teams from ‘Iolani School and Kalani High School for taking first and third place, respectively, in the ULI UrbanPlan National Championships. The competition was held virtually over Zoom in June with 12 student teams from across the United States participating. ‘Iolani, Kalani, and California’s Berkeley High advanced to the final round, and in a close competition, ‘Iolani won first place.
July 26, 2021
Affordable and workforce housing policies and programs put in place by the governments of Alexandria, Virginia; Houston; and Minneapolis have been selected as finalists for the 2021 ULI Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award. The annual award, presented by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, recognizes innovative ways the public sector is addressing the nation’s affordable housing crisis.
July 22, 2021
Faron A. Hill, president of Peregrine Oak, was named chair of the ULI Foundation in July. Hill has been a member of the Institute since 2004 and has served in various leadership roles within the organization. He currently serves on the Global Board of Directors, as a ULI Governing Trustee, and within the Technology and Real Estate Product Council Leadership. He succeeds Douglas D. Abbey as ULI Foundation chair.
July 19, 2021
Incoming Global Chair Peter Ballon shares why he first got involved in ULI and what he sees as the Institute’s top priorities for his two-year term.