Member-Only Content: Health is not just a trend in real estate development but an important factor that differentiates projects and benefits people and communities, Randall Lewis, ULI Foundation governor and executive vice president of Lewis Management Corp., said at a ULI Fall Meeting product council session he moderated on healthy living principles.Read More
ULI MEMBER-ONLY CONTENT: As COVID-19 has changed housing preferences and led to some migration away from metropolitan areas, climate change also is beginning to trigger migration in the United States, said experts at the 2020 ULI Virtual Fall Meeting.Read More
ULI-MEMBER ONLY CONTENT: At the 2020 ULI Virtual Fall Meeting, each Innovation Partner was featured in a short, on-demand fireside chat session during which a company representative was joined by another Greenprint member to talk through the technology or service offering and how it advances sustainability for the industry.Read More
Because their decisions are lasting, real estate professionals must lead the way to cutting carbon emissions by 50 percent in this decade, and then by 100 percent by 2050, Spencer Glendon, senior fellow at the Woodwell Climate Research Center, told participants in ULI’s Virtual Fall Meeting. He exhorted real estate leaders to pressure others for change, even to beg for regulation, in order to avoid potentially chaotic migrations as people eventually abandon areas rendered undesirable or even uninhabitable by rising temperatures and drought. “You can’t do this alone. You must demand better regulation,” he said.Read More
Beyond Amenity Status: How Demanding Sustainability and Health in Multifamily Buildings Is a Winning Strategy for AllOctober 15, 2020
Multifamily housing experts have seen financial and energy savings, plus improved resident retention, from their efforts in sustainability, health, and reduced energy use.
Improve Access to Education and Better Health for a Brighter American Future, Says Political Analyst Bakari SellersOctober 14, 2020
Speaking at the 2020 ULI Virtual Fall Meeting, CNN political analyst and former state representative from South Carolina Bakari Sellers said he has two questions for America in 2020: “How far have we come, and where do we go from here?” Sellers was elected to the lower house of South Carolina’s state legislature in 2006 at the age of 22, defeating a 26-year incumbent and becoming the youngest African American elected U.S. official at the time.
October 13, 2020
Two Heitman executives explained how their firm applies climate risk analysis—at both the asset level and the community level—when evaluating investments. They spoke on a Virtual Fall Meeting panel announcing a new research report, Climate Risk and Real Estate: Emerging Practices for Market Assessment, recently issued by ULI and Heitman.
October 12, 2020
ULI Member-Only Content: How can the real estate development industry more successfully prepare for, navigate, and adapt to adverse events? Members of several of ULI’s product councils discuss resilience strategies, the impact of COVID-19, the role of state and local governments in working with the private sector to promote resilience, and other related trends.
A recent ULI Los Angeles virtual event titled “Housing Now: Shelter, Zoning, and Beyond,” brought together land use experts from the private and public sectors to discuss the housing affordability issue in Southern California, which parallels that in many large cities in the United States.
October 5, 2020
ULI and Heitman, in collaboration with Arup Group and consulting group Milliman, in newly published research find that real estate investors are starting to look beyond individual property vulnerability to climate change and to scrutinize the resilience of the broader market.