Niche Neighborhoods & Economic Diversity Drive Austin to Top in Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2017

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Niche neighborhoods and economic diversity are driving forces behind the strong showing of this year’s top ten U.S. cities, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2017, released today by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Austin, Texas wins “Top City,” thanks to its authentic, niche neighborhoods and depth of economic diversity, from manufacturing to education, health care and technology. Construction labor shortages and the rapid spread of digitization throughout the industry are also playing key roles in fueling 2017 real estate trends, along with “Optionality,” the multi-purposing of in-demand spaces. …
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Commercial Real Estate Industry Continues to Make Progress in Reducing Energy Consumption, Carbon Emissions and Water Usage, Says New Analysis from ULI’s Greenprint Center

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A new report from the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance shows that many of the world’s leading commercial real estate owners and managers are making significant progress in reducing energy consumption, carbon emissions and water usage in their buildings….
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Real Estate Economists Expect Continued Declines in Real Estate Growth Rates, According to a New ULI Semi-Annual Real Estate Market Survey

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Following six years of growth, commercial property transaction volume is expected to decline over the next three years to $428 billion in 2018, according to a new three-year economic forecast from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate….
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Women, Immigrants, Younger and Older Workers, Retirees: Reshaping Community Building for the Next Ten Years, Says New ULI Report

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Rising numbers of female executives, affluent immigrants, younger and older workers, and retirees will have a profound influence on community building in the U.S. over the next ten years, according to a new Urban Land Institute (ULI) report, Demographic Strategies for Real Estate….
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Get The Latest Real Estate Development Trends and Industry Forecasts at ULI’s 2016 Fall Meeting in Dallas

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Get the latest real estate trends, insights and forecasts at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2016 Fall Meeting, set for October 24-27 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The meeting will highlight successful business strategies used by rising stars and experienced professionals to thrive in the rapidly changing industry; and it will include programming highlighting Dallas as highly livable, sustainable and globally competitive city….
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ULI Receives Grant from the Leichtag Foundation to Support Institute’s Food and Real Estate Program

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving communities worldwide, has been awarded a $115,000 grant from the Leichtag Foundation to support the institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative’s focus on food and real estate….
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Residential Sector Drives Recovery of China Real Estate Market, Says ULI Survey

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Chinese mainland real estate made a strong recovery in the past year as a result of the government’s loose monetary policy and favorable policies for the housing market, according to a new report released today from the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Chinese Mainland Real Estate Markets 2016 notes that the current housing sector recovery has seen new home prices increase 8.9 percent on average across the Tier 1-3 cities in the survey for a 12-month period ending June, 2016. The four Tier 1 cities continue to occupy the top four places in the rankings for development and investment prospects, led by Shanghai at the top….
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Real Estate Industry Must Address Climate Change to Maintain Competitiveness, Says New Research From ULI

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As world leaders gather at the United Nations this week to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change, a new paper released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) argues that many real estate organizations are not adequately prepared for the implications of the agreement, which was made at last year’s 21st annual Conference of the Parties in Paris (COP-21)….
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