Development professionals from Detroit, Houston, Atlanta, and San Antonio discussed how they reclaimed desolate space with art, parks, and public/private partnerships to revitalize riverfronts and neighborhoods.Read More
Micro-housing builder Kasita says it has solved the problems of modular construction. The Austin-based company is at the ULI Spring Meeting in Detroit meeting with developers and showing off a prototype of its 352-square-foot home.Read More
ProMedica Plaza and Promenade Park opened in August 2017, occupying 11 acres (4.5 ha) along the Maumee River in Toledo, Ohio. To create a more efficient workplace and demonstrate a commitment to Toledo’s core, Randy Oostra, ProMedica’s chief executive officer, chose to relocate administrative staff from 20 locations to a new, unified headquarters in the city.Read More
Changes to design, construction, and zoning policies could increase the supply of affordable housing, said panelists at an event hosted by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, looking at solutions in three U.S. markets.Read More
Detroit’s design community has set an ambitious vision—to become a global leader in the practice of inclusive design in order to drive more inclusive growth.
Designated a “City of Design” by UNESCO, Detroit is writing public art into its comeback story.
In January 2014, Comcast Corporation announced that it would build a second skyscraper at 1800 Arch Street in Philadelphia’s Center City, near the Comcast Center headquarters that it had moved into just six years before. The tallest building in Philadelphia is set to open its doors in 2018.
High construction costs and low inventories are driving home prices ever higher in some of America’s fastest-growing cities, said panelists speaking at a recent ULI Colorado event.
As part of ULI’s 10-Minute Walk campaign, a ULI Advisory Services panel presented recommendations on a proposed land bridge in St. Paul—a project that is both a physical and symbolic connection for the Rondo neighborhood.
“Real estate development is a high-stakes gamble,” said Michael Maher of the WestEdge Foundation. Maher joined five other developers in discussing their current projects at the ULI Carolinas Meeting in Greenville, South Carolina.