Housing Trends Update—December 2012

The housing market continues on its road to recovery, as prices of existing single-family homes continue to rise and housing starts for single-family and multifamily homes are at four-year highs, this according to the December release of the ULI Real Estate Business Barometer­—a monthly online resource that tracks key economic and financial trends, published by the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate. …
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A New ULI Publication, Shifting Suburbs, Examines Creative Use And Adaptation Of Infrastructure To Support Compact Development In America’s Suburbs

Successful strategies for creatively using and adapting infrastructure to support more dense development in America’s suburbs are highlighted in Shifting Suburbs: Reinventing Infrastructure for Compact Development, a new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — December 2012

Barometer Dec. 2012

Apartment fundamentals are shining even brighter as low vacancy rates drop further and rents continue hitting new highs; completions are at a three-year high. Buyer appetite for commercial property continues unabated as prices closed in on four-year highs, cap rate compression continued, and transaction volume remained above the long-term monthly average. Economic indicators pointed to sustained moderate growth except retail sales; sales slowed even as retail employment soared. …
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Ron Terwilliger Receives Empire Award for Leadership in Affordable Housing


J. Ronald Terwilliger, founder and chairman of the ULI – Terwilliger Center for Housing, was honored yesterday in New York City at the 39th Annual Awards Program hosted jointly by the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) and the National Housing Conference (NHC). Terwilliger was awarded the Empire Award for Leadership in Affordable Housing. …
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Resources Available: ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing’s October Roundtable Luncheon

Over 100 ULI Fall Meeting attendees participated in a roundtable discussion luncheon hosted by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing. The luncheon, held October 18, 2012 in Denver, CO, featured opening remarks from the Center’s executive director Lynn Ross and 10 facilitated discussions at tables hosted by a mix of ULI staff and partner organizations. …
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