ULI to Use National Survey to Help Local Leaders Better Understand Resident Preferences, Build Better Communities with $75,000 from Knight Foundation


The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to leadership in land use, is launching a new initiative to help four U.S. cities – Charlotte, N.C.; Detroit, Philadelphia and San Jose, Calif. – better understand what people value in their communities in order to build more livable, successful cities. The initiative will connect the national results of ULI’s biannual survey of consumers regarding housing, transportation and communities to local data and regional trends for each of the cities to help them plan for the future. It is funded by $75,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation….
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As the Chinese Mainland’s Real Estate Markets Slowly Recover, Investors Are Cautiously Optimistic about Investment and Development Prospects, Says ULI Survey


Investors are cautiously optimistic about investment and development prospects in the Chinese Mainland’s Tier 1 and leading Tier 2 cities as well as those located in economically prosperous coastal regions, as demand for new housing and office space rises with the country’s burgeoning high-tech industry and the expansion of high-speed rail lines and subway infrastructure, according to Chinese Mainland Real Estate Markets 2015, released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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ULI Announces Finalists in the 2015 Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award Competition

Warehouse Artist Lofts, Sacramento, California

WASHINGTON (June 24, 2015)—Today the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing announced the finalists of this year’s Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award competition, a program that honors developments that ensure housing affordability for people with a range of incomes. The winners will be announced later this year during a general session at the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco….
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Density: Drivers, Dividends and Debates

Density report cover for home page

Embracing “good” density should be a priority for cities, according to Density: Drivers, Dividends and Debates, a new report published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The report makes the case for investing in density and offers an agenda for advocacy, demonstration, and public education on density issues. This report is the first piece of work in ULI’s new density initiative, which seeks to increase knowledge of density in the real estate industry and beyond; address the potential social, economic, and environmental benefits of investing in density; and devise strategies to make density a priority for the public sector….
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ULI 2015 Global Awards for Excellence Finalists Announced

King's Cross Station in London (photo by Hufton and Crow)

Twenty-two real estate developments have been selected as finalists in the 2015 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as one of the land use industry’s most prestigious award programs. This year’s finalists represent developments from around the globe, including six in Asia, five in Europe, and eleven in North America….
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ULI Publishes Fifth Edition of Best-Selling Textbook on Real Estate Development


The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education organization dedicated to leadership in land use and creating thriving, sustainable communities, today released the fifth edition of one of its all-time best-selling titles, Real Estate Development: Principles and Process. Since the first edition was published in 1991, the book has served as one of the leading college textbooks for courses on real estate development, urban planning, architecture, and real estate financ…
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Affordable, Workforce Housing Policies of Connecticut and South Florida Selected as Finalists in National ULI Awards Competition

Small Multifamily Property in New Britain, Connecticut. Photo Credit: CT Main Street Center

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing has announced the finalists of this year’s Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award, an annual program that recognizes exemplary state and local programs, policies, and practices that support the production, rehabilitation, or preservation of affordable and workforce housing….
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