Four teams have been selected as the finalists for the 19th annual ULI Hines Student Competition, an event that challenges graduate students to devise a comprehensive design and development plan for a real site in an urban area. Two teams represent individual schools (Georgia Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley) while the other two are partnerships among three schools (Pennsylvania State University, University of Houston, and Columbia University in the City of New York; Ryerson University, York University, and University of Toronto, respectively).Read More
ULI and Hines, the international real estate firm, have announced the opening of the 2021 ULI Hines Student Competition–Europe, a team challenge for university and business school students from across the region that tests their skills in applying their knowledge of all aspects of real estate and land use in a practical case study. Said Lisette van Doorn, chief executive of ULI Europe, “Creating and sustaining thriving communities is at the heart of ULI’s mission, and to successfully achieve this it is especially important that we attract and retain the best and most diverse talent to our industry to support us in what we do.”Read More
A public/private partnership in Surrey, British Columbia, builds a mixed-use point city center near Vancouver.Read More
Early engagement with the community and inclusion of culturally significant art can create developments that benefit the existing community and lead to greater return on investment.Read More
November 2, 2020
The inaugural ULI Europe Awards for Excellence, which recognize outstanding urban development projects in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, honor two projects in the Netherlands and one in South Africa. The jury formally recognized five additional projects with special mentions.
Ten multifamily residential developments capitalize on waterfront locations.
October 12, 2020
At a defining moment, the executive chairman of Belgian developer Immobel addresses how COVID-19 may change society and real estate.
October 7, 2020
Beginning in the 1950s, the Interstate Highway System began to span the continent, connecting cities across the United States and driving suburban development. But in many cities, these highway projects also physically divided communities and paved over neighborhoods. A ULI webinar hosted by the Curtis Infrastructure Initiative in September gave an update on the status of such projects in three cities—Atlanta, Austin, and St. Paul.
September 21, 2020
As urban spaces grapple with a global pandemic, designers should embrace the notion that safe places need not be clinical spaces, said urban strategist Barrie Barton during a keynote speech in early September at the ULI Asia Pacific REImagine conference, highlighting a hospital and an office tower in the region with nontraditional design touches.
September 9, 2020
Two urban parks—Domino Park in Brooklyn, New York, and Trojan Park in Wellston, Missouri—have been selected as winners of the 2020 ULI Urban Open Space Award.