Trends

2020: A Tutorial in Resilience

The events of 2020 so far have been turning us all into masters of resilience. The Fall issue of Urban Land is available for members to access on Knowledge Finder.

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How “Third Places” Affect America’s Health and Well-Being

Christina Contreras, the ULI/Martin Bucksbaum Senior Visiting Fellow, discusses how she and ULI staff are researching how privately owned and managed “third places” can better contribute to individual and community health and well-being.

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For Owners of Older Commercial Buildings, the Time to Upgrade Your Air Filtration System Is Now

A ULI member from the San Francisco Bay area weighs the pros and cons of converting the HVAC system of a 1960s-era office building.

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Sidewalk Labs Planning Its Next Steps for Urban Innovation

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.

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Recent Articles

  • Repurposing Underused Golf Courses and Retail Centers to Fill Affordability Gaps in Housing

    May 11, 2020

    Solutions are slowly emerging as builders attempt to deliver housing that meets the strong demand from middle-class Americans who struggle to afford a home purchase, according to panelists gathered at a ULI housing conference in February.

  • Searching for Answers and Innovations in the Changing Housing Market

    April 27, 2020

    The future of housing is being influenced by evolving demographics, increased urbanization, higher construction costs, and financially constrained consumers who nonetheless demand meaningful, walkable communities, said panelists at the 2020 ULI Housing Conference in Miami. A shower of innovation rains down on the housing designers and builders who sort through options that include prefabricated homes, modular building components, and low-carbon technologies that support sustainable development goals.

  • Shared Parking: How Future Mobility Technology May Drive Parking Demand

    April 20, 2020

    This article is adapted from Shared Parking, Third Edition, published this spring by ULI, ICSC, and the National Parking Association.

  • Arizona Trends Day Session Focuses on Health Care Innovation

    April 10, 2020

    Innovations in medicine and trends in health care delivery are affecting the design and development of health-related facilities, services, and amenities in Arizona, panelists said during the “The Future of Healthcare and Biotechnology” session at the 2020 ULI Arizona Trends Day.

  • Reshaping Europe’s Retail in an Age of E-Commerce

    March 25, 2020

    A timely report by ULI Europe sets out the potential triggers for the required restructuring of Europe’s retail real estate sector.

  • Driving Dense and Sustainable Growth in Toronto’s Thriving Suburbs

    March 23, 2020

    During a period of phenomenal growth in which Toronto has had more cranes in the sky than any other North American city, a new form of city region with multiple urban centers has started to emerge in the Greater Toronto Area. This new city region is propelled by powerful economic and social forces and spurred by the imperative of a more sustainable future.

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