ULI Announces Winners of 2014 National Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing has announced the winners of this year’s housing awards, a program that celebrates and promotes the exemplary efforts of real estate and public policy leaders from across the country who are working to expand affordable and workforce housing opportunities. Winners for both the Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award and the Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award, selected by the ULI Terwilliger Center’s national advisory board, were recognized today during the general session at the ULI Fall Meeting in New York City….
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ULI Announces Winners for the 2014 Global Awards for Excellence Competition

2014 Winner: Tamar Development Project, Hong Kong, China

Thirteen real estate developments from around the globe, including six in North America, four in Europe, and three in Asia, have been selected as winners in the 2014 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. The projects were honored today during a ceremony at the ULI Fall Meeting in New York City….
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Improving Fundamentals and Robust Investor Appetite Fuels Sustained Performance of U.S. Commercial Real Estate Industry, According to PwC US and ULI’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Forecast

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The sustained performance of the U.S. commercial real estate industry is expected to continue in 2015, fueled by improving fundamentals and robust investor appetite – both domestic and foreign, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2015, co-published by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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Celebrating the World’s Best and Brightest Young Land Use Professionals, ULI’s Urban Land Magazine Recognizes Winners of First-Ever 40 Under 40 Competition

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Urban Land magazine, the flagship publication of the Urban Land Institute, has announced the winners of its first-ever 40 Under 40 competition, which recognizes the best and brightest young land use professionals from around the globe as determined by a jury of leading ULI members….
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Dallas’s Klyde Warren Park Selected as 2014 Winner of ULI Urban Open Space Award

2014 Urban Open Space Award Winner: Klyde Warren Park, Dallas, Texas

Klyde Warren Park, a 5.2-acre deck park built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas, Texas, has received national recognition as the winner of the 2014 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award. The announcement of the award selection, an annual tribute of successful large- and small-scale public spaces that have socially enriched and revitalized the economy of their surrounding communities, was made today at the ULI Fall Meeting in New York City….
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ULI Announces Recipients of 2014 Urban Innovation Grants

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Sixteen grants totaling $320,000 have been awarded to Urban Land Institute (ULI) district and national councils through ULI’s Urban Innovation Grant program. Only ULI district and national councils are eligible to apply for grants, with awards ranging between $10,000 and $25,000. The recipients were announced today at ULI’s Fall Meeting in New York City….
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ULI Receives $250,000 Grant From The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation To Support Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and sustainable community building, has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support the Institute’s Building Healthy Places initiative. Through the initiative, ULI seeks to help shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities….
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Honoring Excellence in Community Building: Dr. Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, is the 2014 Recipient of the ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

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Dr. Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation, has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, which is the institute’s highest honor. Dr. Rodin will be honored at a celebratory luncheon October 23 during ULI’s Fall Meeting in New York City….
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ULI-EY Survey: Real Estate Economists/Analysts More Optimistic on Commercial Transaction Volume and Prices, Multifamily Sector Fundamentals

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The latest three-year outlook from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and EY predicts continued strengthening in the real estate capital markets and commercial real estate fundamentals despite slightly less optimistic forecasts for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) issuance, housing starts, and house price growth. The new U.S. real estate forecast – covering 2014 through 2016 – is based on a survey of 43 of the industry’s top economists and analysts representing 32 of the country’s leading real estate investment, advisory, and research firms and organizations….
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