What’s Next? – The Dynamics of The Future: Gain Insights Into Latest Real Estate Industry Trends at ULI’s Asia Pacific Summit May 20-22 in Hong Kong

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The impact of technology, innovation, and the global economy on cities and real estate, will be the core theme discussed by over 500 global industry leaders at the third annual ULI Asia Pacific Summit later this month. Entitled “What’s Next? – The Dynamics of the Future”, this year’s summit will take place between 20-22 May at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong….
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Parks in Columbus, Tulsa, Dallas, Santa Fe and Cincinnati are Finalists for the ULI 2014 Urban Open Space Award

2014 Urban Open Space Award Finalist: Railyard Park + Plaza in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Five finalists have been announced for this year’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award, an annual competition that recognizes outstanding examples of successful large- and small-scale public spaces that have socially enriched and revitalized the economy of their surrounding communities….
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New ULI Publication Documents the Economic Benefits of Developing Healthy Places

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The economic benefits of building healthy places are outlined in a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) – Building for Wellness: The Business Case. Released this week at the ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, the report examines the investment payback on incorporating amenities that promote health and wellness, how developers have pursued this objective, and the resulting market response….
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Canadian Cities Take the Top Spots in Grosvenor’s Resilient Cities Research; US Cities Rank Top in Adaptability

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A report released today by Grosvenor’s research team suggests that Canadian cities could be the best bet for long-term real estate investment, with Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary taking the first, second and third spots respectively. The research ranks 50 of the world’s top cities according to their resilience: a product of their environmental and social vulnerability and adaptive capacity, which covers community, infrastructure, resources, environmental and climatic factors….
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Quality of Infrastructure is a Top Deal Maker or Breaker for Real Estate Investment and Development Decisions, Says Infrastructure 2014 Report from ULI and EY

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The quality of infrastructure systems – including transportation, utilities, and telecommunications – is a top factor influencing real estate investment and development decisions in cities around the world, sharing a high ranking with consumer demand in terms of importance, according to a survey of public- and private-sector leaders conducted by the Urban Land Institute and EY. The findings are included in the Infrastructure 2014: Shaping the Competitive City report, released this week at ULI’s 2014 Spring Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia….
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ULI Announces Recipients of 2014 Apgar Urban Land Award

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced joint recipients of the 2014 ULI Apgar Urban Land Award, which recognizes industry articles of practical value published in Urban Land magazine, ULI’s flagship publication. The winners are being recognized this week at ULI’s Spring Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia….
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University of Maryland Team Wins ULI Hines Student Urban Design Competition with Plan to Redevelop Nashville’s Sulphur Dell as a Healthy Community

A team from the University of Maryland won the 2014 Hines Competition.  From left are Andrew Casavant, Matthew Miller, Rameez Munawar, David Ensor and Amina Mohamed.

A team of graduate students representing the University of Maryland has taken top honors at the 2014 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Student Urban Design Competition with its winning plan to redevelop Nashville’s Sulphur Dell neighborhood as a healthy community. The University of Maryland team edged out teams from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and the University of Texas at Austin in the twelfth annual competition….
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