Dining and Other Amenities Boosting the Modern Shopping Center

Trading Up: Dining, Leisure, Amenities, and the New Shopping Centre is the second report from the ULI Retail and Entertainment Council to look at the role that food and beverage (F&B) and leisure have in supporting shopping centers as they adapt to retail sales moving online. This year, the research extends that topic to consider how the addition of community amenities is also emerging among shopping center owners.

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In Brief: CMBS Originations Reported Up 45 Percent in Q3

Commercial real estate lending markets remained on the upswing in Q3 2017 with rising equity prices, limited volatility, and tightening spreads, according to the latest research from CBRE.

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Video: Emerging Trends in Canadian Real Estate

ULI Toronto and PwC hosted a trends event to present the latest findings for Toronto and the rest of the Canadian market, including a keynote by Andrew Warren, director of real estate research for PwC.

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Study: Buildings with Poor Energy Efficiency Default at Higher Rate

A recent study has added a new value proposition for energy efficiency in commercial buildings: efficient buildings are less likely to default on their mortgages than their more energy-intensive peers.

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Recent Articles

  • Four Mayors Selected as 2018 Class of Daniel Rose Land Use Fellows

    October 20, 2017

    ULI and the National League of Cities (NLC) have announced that mayors from four cities—Columbus, Ohio; Richmond, Virginia; Salt Lake City, Utah and Tucson, Arizona—have been selected as the 2018 class of Daniel Rose Land Use Fellows by the Rose Center for Public Leadership.

  • In Brief: Framing Lumber Prices Already Up 20 Percent Year-over-Year

    October 16, 2017

    Framing lumber prices could be approaching the highs of the housing bubble by next spring, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders. Random Lengths prices are up 22 percent from a year ago, and CME futures are up about 19 percent year-over-year.

  • Industrial Continues to Shine as ULI Forecast Calls for Slower Growth

    October 13, 2017

    The latest ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast is predicting more positive momentum ahead for both the economy and the commercial real estate industry through 2019. That being said, the pace of growth is slowing and the survey of 48 economists and analysts clearly reveals some lowering of expectations.

  • In Brief: Multifamily Rents’ Growth Outside of Big U.S. Cities

    October 9, 2017

    National rents have barely moved through the entire peak rental season and into September, according to data from Yardi Matrix, marking the longest period of stagnation in recent history—four consecutive months. Coming in at $1,354 for the month of September, the average rent is only 2.2 percent higher than this time last year.

  • In Brief: Investment in U.S. Data Centers Already above Record Levels for 2017

    October 2, 2017

    According to a new report from CBRE, investment in the U.S. data center sector reached record levels in the first half of 2017. First half of 2017 investment totaled $18.2 billion, more than double that for all of 2016 (inclusive of all single asset, portfolio and entity-level/M&A transactions). At this pace, investment in the data center sector is on track to surpass the total for the three previous years combined.

  • A message from ULI Americas Chairman Trish Healy and ULI Americas CEO Ralph Boyd

    September 26, 2017

    In these hard-hit communities, where so much will need to be rebuilt, you can help ULI demonstrate the value of reimagining and building for the future.

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