Chester, United Kingdom: Advisory Services Panel

Chester is situated on the River Dee in the rural county of Cheshire in the North West of England. It is close to the Welsh border and less than an hour from the cities of Greater Manchester and Liverpool. Manchester is the largest media hub outside of London and home to the UK’s biggest single-site academic campus, and Liverpool is home to one of Europe’s largest bio manufacturing clusters and one of the world’s most famous waterfronts….
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Four Outstanding Developments Receive Jack Kemp Workforce Housing 2010 Models of Excellence Award from ULI Terwiller Center for Workforce Housing

Exemplary achievements in the development of workforce housing are being celebrated tonight by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Workforce Housing. Four developments –33Comm in Chestnut Hill, Mass.; Capitol Quarter: Phase 1 in Washington, D.C.; Fire Clay Lofts in Denver; and Miller’s Court in Baltimore have been selected as the winners of the ULI Terwilliger Center’s Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards….
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Energy Star Building Registry Now Available On Mobile Phone Application Offered Through the Urban Land Institute’s “Lessen” Initiative

A national listing of energy efficient commercial buildings in the United States that are included in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR program is now available on a new mobile phone application offered by LessEn, an Urban Land Institute (ULI) initiative to help lessen energy consumption in commercial buildings around the globe….
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Resilient Cities: Surviving in a New World

Resilient Cities

Resilient Cities is based on the conclusions of a workshop sponsored by the ULI Urban Investment Network, an initiative of the Institute’s operations in Europe. It looks at the principles of resilient cities as well as the issues and solutions related to building resilience in European cities. According to the report, resilience should be a main goal for all cities, since international institutions and the private sector are attracted to cities that are better prepared to handle uncertain times….
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