Investors Turn to Recovering Markets, Regional Cities and Secondary Property as the Competition for Prime European Real Estate Assets Increases

The competition for prime assets in Europe’s major real estate markets is leading investors to turn to recovering markets such as Ireland and Spain, regional cities and secondary property in search of returns, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2014, a forecast published jointly by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC….
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Skanska Joins ULI Greenprint Center as an Innovation Partner

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions across the global property industry, has announced the addition of Skanska as its newest innovation partner….
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ULI Working with Memphis Mayor Wharton on Proposal to Create Innovation Business District within the City’s Medical District

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use is working this week with Memphis Mayor A. C. Wharton, Jr. and several local officials representing the city and Shelby County to initiate the creation of an innovation business district within and adjacent to the Memphis Medical Center….
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Nashville’s Sulphur Dell Neighborhood Selected as Study Area for 2014 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

Nashville’s historic Sulphur Dell neighborhood has been chosen as the site for the twelfth annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The ideas competition will allow multidisciplinary graduate student teams the opportunity to devise a development vision for Sulphur Dell, which must be comprehensively designed and operated with all the elements necessary to promote healthy living for its residents….
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ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing Executive Director Lynn Ross Appointed to Advisory Boards of Housing Policy Debate and National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities

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Lynn Ross, executive director of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing, has been named to the national editorial advisory board of Housing Policy Debate, edited by the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and published by Routledge; and to the national advisory committee for the recently launched National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC), which is based in the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Schools of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University….
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ULI Receives $800,000 Grant from the Kresge Foundation to Support Institute’s Community Resiliency Program

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and sustainable community building, has been awarded an $800,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation to support the institute’s pursuit of urban design and development practices that are more resilient and adaptable to the impact of climate change….
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Strong Real Estate Fundamentals Seen for Asia in 2014, Says Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2014; Japan Regains Status As A Magnet For Investment And Development

Real estate fundamentals are expected to remain strong in markets throughout Asia in 2014, with stiff competition for conventional assets in prime markets boosting the popularity of niche property sectors and secondary markets for investments, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2014, a real estate forecast jointly published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC….
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