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Urban Land Institute

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  • 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 -