Leading development and construction companies participating in the ULI Spring Meeting Webinar Series showcased how innovation in design and construction is creating significant opportunities for reducing environmental impact, with significant savings that can offset any added cost.Read More
ULI will announce the winner(s) by October, and the jury will allocate a prize purse of $10,000 to one or more winning project teams.Read More
In 2013, Toronto had record-high rainfall and flash flooding that overwhelmed urban stormwater and river systems, and ultimately caused an estimated $940 million in damage payouts. In 2019, Lake Ontario experienced record lake level conditions. Waterfront Toronto is in the process of transforming this vulnerable site to both revitalize the city’s eastern waterfront and manage flood risk.Read More
Multifamily owners are navigating a sensitive balance when considering options to optimize and address increased energy and water loads while also working with their residents to navigate the new physical risk challenges posed by COVID-19.Read More
May 15, 2020
Sidewalk Labs recently announced that it would withdraw from a proposed smart city project in Toronto. But Sidewalk is already in talks to repurpose those innovations, said participants in ULI’s Spring Meeting Webinar Series.
May 8, 2020
Parks and open space have provided a much-needed respite from the quarantine slowing the spread of COVID-19, according to experts participating in a ULI webinar.
May 4, 2020
The role that health and wellness play in creating resilient buildings and communities has been significantly elevated by the COVID-19 crisis, with healthy design and development strategies becoming key determinants of market competitiveness and investment appeal, according to sustainable real estate experts participating in a webinar hosted by ULI.
While operators cannot simply “turn off” an entire commercial property, there are ways to leverage efficiency to reduce the utility cost burden in times of variable usage.
Ten Principles for Decarbonization: How Cities and the Real Estate Industry Can Partner to Fight Climate ChangeApril 23, 2020
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.
April 22, 2020
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.