Rebuilding Legacy Communities: ULI’s Work in Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Although Pottstown, Pennsylvania, is not well known beyond its region, the ULI Advisory Services program is no stranger to this community, which was founded in 1752.

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Marking Earth Day 2021: Restoring Our Earth

For more than 50 years, Earth Day has been observed as a day of mobilization for environmental protection and preservation. This week, it is celebrated by ULI, environmental stewardship organizations, and other organizations working to enhance the built environment and implement solutions to make communities more green, healthy, and equitable.

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Three Developers Greening the U.S. Housing Industry

Much of the United States is walking a fine line between providing much-needed housing and also meeting federal, state, and local sustainability goals. Three panelists shared how the seek to meet or exceed or exceed those goals at the 2021 ULI Housing Opportunity Conference in March.

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Healthier by Design

ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: Developers, architects, engineers, and scientists are blending design and technological innovations to transform buildings into enduring lines of defense against disease.

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Recent Articles

  • A Renewable Resource: Modernizing Toronto’s Apartment Towers

    April 5, 2021

    A half century or more into their service life, the need to retrofit and revitalize postwar apartments towers across Canada has never been more critical. Compounding the growing inequities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the purpose-built rental housing is in need of renewal. Retrofitting costs—as well as financing retrofits while maintaining housing affordability—continue to be a primary barrier.

  • The Time for a Net Zero Building Boom Is Now

    March 26, 2021

    As part of the first Net Zero Buildings Week this week, ULI, the New Buildings Institute (NBI), and other organizations focused on improving the built environment are calling on partners and members to share their thought leadership on net zero.

  • The Pandemic and the Public Realm: Adapting Spaces in a Global Pandemic

    March 22, 2021

    An excerpt from the forthcoming ULI report The Pandemic and the Public Realm: Global Innovations for Health, Social Equity, and Sustainability, which documents how cities around the world looked to their public spaces to meet changing needs.

  • Making Brussels a Capital City for 500 Million Europeans

    March 1, 2021

    During the 2021 ULI Virtual Europe Conference in February, Marnix Galle, chairman of ULI Europe, sat down with Philippe Close, the mayor of Brussels, Belgium.

  • While ESG Funds Boom, Creating a Roadmap to Social-Value Measurement 

    February 26, 2021

    ULI has been working in collaboration with a select group of corporate members to produce a “roadmap” for social value measurement that identifies the obstacles, gaps, frameworks, and tools that are available to set targets, manage and measure social impact, and examine best practices already applied from across the real estate industry. 

  • Amid Transit Uncertainty, Micromobility Helps Properties Remain Accessible

    February 24, 2021

    Urban developers have become increasingly interested in building places with little or no dedicated parking spots. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, raising questions about the funding of public transit and safety. A new ULI report looks at micromobility’s value for cities and real estate.

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