Retail in Underserved Communities

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Retail in Underserved Communities, co-authored by ULI Senior Resident Fellow Maureen McAvey and Bridget Lane, director of Business Districts Inc. in Evanston, Ill., focuses primarily on urban underserved markets, includes case studies of the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh; Union Market in Washington, D.C.; and Old Spanish Trail in Houston and explores how retail development sparked revitalization efforts that are ongoing in each of these areas….
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Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2014

Emerging Trends Europe 2014

Europe’s real estate industry expects more and better in 2014. Europe’s economy is growing, and political uncertainty over its future declining. Ireland is seen to be improving; Southern Europe is thought to be past the worst. Equity is flowing in, and debt is becoming easier to find – though how much easier depends on where and for what….
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Emerging Trends in Real Estate Americas 2014

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The U.S. real estate recovery is set to continue into 2014, with investors increasingly looking beyond some of the traditionally popular markets to secondary markets in search of higher yields, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2014, co-published by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — April 2013

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Total commercial property transactions jumped after last month’s drop; multifamily transactions vaulted even as all other sectors declined. Buyer appetite showed overall strength with prices at or near postrecession highs, CMBS issuance close to recent monthly highs, and cap rates remaining low and stable. Permits and starts of all types of housing continue to climb. Prices of new single-family homes are just shy of all-time highs and condominium price increases were strong. The stall in employment growth and decline in unemployment raise many questions….
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ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — March 2013

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Industrial and retail property sectors gathered steam as absorption vaulted; retail rents reversed their 4.5-year slide. Commercial property transactions settled down following an impressive end-of-year spike, but buyer appetite otherwise showed strength: prices are at, and CMBS issuance is near, post-recession highs. Apartment rents reached an all-time high. Distress sales continue to drag down existing home prices, but foreclosures are now at 6-year lows….
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ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — February 2013

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Buyer appetite for commercial property softened a bit, with prices just off their nearly four-year high. Cap rates fluctuated above recent lows and transaction volumes were down, although they remain above their long-term monthly average. The upward trajectory of permits and starts of all types of housing continues unabated, and prices for new single-family homes have returned to their peak. Economic indicators continue to reflect sustained moderate growth. …
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ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — January 2013

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Buyer appetite for commercial property softened a bit, with prices just off their nearly four-year high. Cap rates fluctuated above recent lows and transaction volumes were down, although they remain above their long-term monthly average. The upward trajectory of permits and starts of all types of housing continues unabated, and prices for new single-family homes have returned to their peak. Economic indicators continue to reflect sustained moderate growth. …
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