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Urban Land Institute

  • newVibrant New Neighborhoods Rise on Old Industrial Sites in Toronto
    West Don Lands and the Canary District, Liberty Village, and Concord CityPlace demonstrate urban renewal done well.The post Vibrant New Neighborhoods Rise on Old Industrial Sites in Toronto appeared first on Urban Land Magazine.
    - 12 hours ago 2 Jun 20, 9:05pm -
  • The Well: Adding Walkable Mixed-Use Density to Downtown Toronto
    An ambitious seven-building development near Toronto’s urban core is an innovative effort to deliver density and a diverse range of uses, along with a walkable urban environment, plenty of green space, and innovative energy storage technology.The…
    - 5 days ago 29 May 20, 6:34pm -
  • Containing Cost While Lowering Emissions in Design and Construction
    Leading development and construction companies participating in a ULI webinar showcased how innovation in design and construction is reducing environmental impact, with significant savings that can offset any added cost.The post Containing Cost Whil…
    - 5 days ago 29 May 20, 2:59pm -
  • Repurposing Flexible Spaces Helping Singapore Developers Recover
    Panelists at this year’s ULI Singapore Conference, held virtually for the first time, discussed the challenges they face as developers with recent workplace disruptions, how to allow for working remotely while catering to the needs of stakeholders,…
    - 6 days ago 28 May 20, 3:16pm -
  • Drawing High-End Consumers Back to Mixed-Use Retail
    In a discussion of the ongoing transformation of U.S. retail, panelists participating in the ULI Spring Webinar Series agreed that the authenticity, differentiation, and transparency creating a sense of place in mixed-use retail spaces are likely to…
    - 7 days ago 27 May 20, 8:45pm -
  • In Brief: Where the Residential Growth Has Been in U.S. Neighborhoods
    RCLCO's Neighborhood Atlas framework initially examined the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the country to classify each of their suburbs into one of five categories. RCLCO has expanded its analysis to cover six different types of urban neighborhood…
    - 7 days ago 27 May 20, 7:54pm -
  • ULI’s Latest Forecast Calling for Strong U.S. Rebound in 2021
    The latest "Real Estate Economic Forecast," produced by the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate, points to a U.S. economy that has likely already hit bottom, with growth resuming in the second half of the year that will soften some of the…
    - 8 days ago 26 May 20, 3:19pm -
  • Hong Kong Adopts Two-Envelope Tendering for Prime Waterfront Site
    The Hong Kong government’s recent decision to embrace a new tendering process for the sale of a prime parcel of waterfront land adjoining the Central business district marks a welcome departure from longstanding policy. In the past, such tenders we…
    - 8 days ago 26 May 20, 2:44pm -
  • With Reduced Revenues, All Options on the Table As Asia’s Hospitality Industry Pivots
    At the 2020 ULI Singapore Conference, which was held virtually, panelists discussed how hotels have started to offer takeout and delivery to non-guests, in addition to working with the local government to house those under quarantine orders.The post…
    - 12 days ago 22 May 20, 2:00pm -
  • EY/ULI Report Highlights Long-Term Attractiveness of Global Business Districts for the Future
    An international study assesses and compares 21 leading global business districts, confirming that business districts in western Europe and North America continue to lead the way amid fierce competition from Asian business districts, but all will nee…
    - 13 days ago 21 May 20, 8:27pm -

Blueprint by CBRE

  • How Cities Are Evolving to Meet the Sharp Rise in Shipping Demands
    As online shopping cements its place in the current retail industry, cities have to contend with the rise in urban freight trips, package deliveries and other associated factors. Plus, expedited options like two-day, one-day, overnight and two-hour d…
    - 31 Jan 19, 4:53pm -
  • Does the City of the Future Mean Fewer Cars?
    The U.S. has long been the land of the automobile. We design cities around parking lots, create suburbs “within driving distance” of major metropolises and have highways that span coast to coast. The car is an undeniable part of America’s histo…
    - 28 Jan 19, 3:18pm -
  • How CCTV Cameras Are Changing Cities for the Better
    Who’s afraid of “Big Brother?” Apparently, not the British public. In the UK, the number of surveillance cameras mounted in the country range from 2 million to 5 million. Londoners are practically under surveillance at every turn, making it one…
    - 22 Jan 19, 4:00pm -
  • The Real Cost of Luxury Student Housing in U.S. College Towns
    When Blake-Leigh Kibbit moved off campus her sophomore year of college, she received enough financial aid to continue living close to the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee’s College Town, a popular neighborhood whose steep rent prices…
    - 10 Jan 19, 4:00pm -
  • A New Breed of Master-Planned Communities Place the Focus on Health & Wellbeing
    Experts in the health and wellbeing fields have long known there’s a strong correlation between a person’s lifestyle and how well they age. Much of that knowledge and research, which medical experts still rely on today, came from the famed Framin…
    - 2 Jan 19, 5:45pm -
  • The Road Most Traveled: The Busiest Airports in the World and How to Get There
    It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and the busiest for air travel. With the holiday season right around the corner, people everywhere are planning their winter getaways. Whether it’s to accommodate those jetting off to somewhere tropica…
    - 18 Dec 18, 8:45pm -
  • How Developers Can Help Reduce Loneliness in Cities
    Honking car horns, blaring sirens and crowded sidewalks teeming with pedestrians at every turn, that’s the typical scene in many major cities around the world. However, despite the endless noise of city life, there’s a deafening silence that’s…
    - 14 Dec 18, 8:10pm -
  • Location, Collaboration and Technology Bring Businesses to Master-Planned Lake Nona
    Providing a great real estate opportunity, a great place for people to play, a great place for people to live comfortably, with great access to transportation and airports is all part of what brings companies here. When a major corporation is looking…
    - 13 Dec 18, 4:35pm -
  • City, Suburb or the Best of Both? The Rise of Neo-Urban Communities
    Around the world, cities are growing day by day, surging in population growth and new infrastructure projects. As the UN  estimates, nearly 70 percent of the world’s population will reside in urban areas by 2020. But what about the remaining 30 pe…
    - 11 Dec 18, 2:32pm -
  • Ghost Signs: Fading Vintage Ads Bring Nostalgia to Neighborhoods—and Possibly Value to Properties
    Nostalgic and a bit eerie, ghost signs—fading advertisements from previous decades that still remain—hark back to a time when hand-painted advertisements on building facades were the primary way businesses marketed to motorists, commuters and pas…
    - 10 Dec 18, 9:18pm -