Commercial Property Transaction Volume on Course to Reach a Ten-Year High by 2016, Says New ULI-EY Real Estate Outlook

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A new U.S. real estate forecast based on a survey of 39 of the industry’s leading economists and analysts predicts that commercial property transaction volume will reach $430 billion by 2016, exceeding the volume of 2006. The latest multi-year outlook (covering 2014 through 2016) from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and EY projects steady growth for the U.S. economy; sustained strength from real estate capital markets; and continued improvement in both commercial real estate fundamentals and the housing sector….
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Vancouver’s Focus on Innovative Urban Design, Community Livability is Highlight of ULI’s 2014 Spring Meeting

Vancouver’s achievements in cutting-edge urban design, environmentally conscious development and community livability will be showcased at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2014 Spring Meeting, set for April 9-11 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. ULI, with nearly 32,000 members around the globe, is a research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving, healthy communities worldwide….
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ULI Announces Recipients of 2014 Resiliency Grants

Four grants totaling $80,000 have been awarded to four Urban Land Institute (ULI) district councils as part of ULI’s Resiliency Grant program. The grant money will support local projects that help advance ULI’s work in helping develop long-term urban design and real estate strategies to making cities both more resilient and adaptable to the impact of climate change….
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ULI to Work with Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell in Crafting Redevelopment Strategies, Options for Blaisdell Center

This week the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use will begin a four-day study visit of the Blaisdell Center complex. The panel of land use experts will work with Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell in developing a strategy for creating a vibrant culture and arts district that is anchored by redevelopment of the iconic performing arts and exhibition complex….
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ULI to Work with Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard on Options for Revitalizing Mass. Ave. – Brookside Industrial Corridor

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use arrives in Indianapolis this week for a four-day study visit of the Massachusetts Avenue/ Brookside Industrial Corridor area. The visiting panel will work alongside Mayor Greg Ballard and several local land use professionals to develop a replicable approach for revitalizing some of the city’s longstanding vacant and underutilized manufacturing sites with employment-based redevelopment….
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ULI Working with Portland Mayor Hales on Strategy to Enhance the Appeal of the Central Eastside District as a Twenty-First Century Employment Hub Serving a Range of Businesses

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use is in Portland this week working with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and several local public officials to initiate the creation of strategy to position the Central Eastside District (CES) as a twenty-first century business district offering sufficient flexibility to serve longtime industrial employers as well as new, emerging industries….
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Granite Properties Joins ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions across the global property industry, has announced the addition of Granite Properties as a new member….
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