2012 Robert C. Larson Award Winners

Each year, the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing highlights the efforts of leaders across the country working to expand housing opportunity. The Robert C. Larson Workforce Housing Public Policy Award recognizes innovative state and local policy initiatives that provide ongoing and sustainable support for workforce housing. …
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Birmingham’s Railroad Park Selected as 2012 Winner of ULI Urban Open Space Award

Birmingham’s Railroad Park, a 19-acre green space in the city’s downtown that integrates the train experience with open space activity, has received national recognition as the 2012 winner of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award. The selection of Railroad Park was announced today at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Denver….
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Railroad Park — 2012 Urban Open Space Award Winner

Rail Road Park

Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama occupies the historical seam created by a rail viaduct that bisects downtown. The new topography integrates the train experience with a variety of new open space activities, which help organize and stimulate growth in the southern part of downtown, while promoting connections north of the railroad….
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New ULI Publication, What’s Next? Getting Ahead Of Change Outlines Formula For Success In The Era Of Less: Rethink, Adapt, Adjust And Be Flexible

Urban “micro” apartments with only 300 square feet of living space. Suburban McMansions rented by several unrelated adults. Mall retail space serving primarily as a place to view products for online purchase and delivery. These are but a few indicators of coming shifts in real estate development that reflect major demographic, economic and societal changes around the globe, according to a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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New ULI Report ‘Housing In America: The Baby Boomers Turn 65′ Explores Opportunities, Challenges In Housing The Nation’s Older Citizens

Aging but active baby boomers, as well as the generations before them, are creating new opportunities and challenges for the U.S. housing industry, in terms of meeting the diverse lifestyle needs of people in various phases of their senior years, according to a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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Report from ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance Suggests Progress in Reducing Carbon Emissions and Improving Energy Efficiency of Investment Properties

A just-published report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that progress is being made within the real estate industry to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions for individual properties and portfolios. …
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Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2013

EmergingTrends US 2013

The real estate recovery will continue in 2013 as modest gains in leasing, rents, and pricing will extend across U.S. markets and improve prospects for all property sectors, according to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2013 report from ULI, which named San Francisco as the top market to watch in three categories….
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