Parks in Oklahoma City and Foshan, China Selected as Winners of the 2015 ULI Urban Open Space Award

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Two urban parks—one in Oklahoma City, the other in Foshan, China—have been selected as winners of this year’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award. Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City and Thousand Lantern Lake Park System in Foshan, Guangdong, China were honored today at the ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco….
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New ULI Report, Bay Area In 2015, Suggests Bay Area at Risk of Losing Millennials Due to High Housing Costs, Quality of Life Concerns

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A new report from the Urban Land Institute, Bay Area in 2015, suggests that the San Francisco metropolitan region is at risk of losing Millennials in the years ahead, as high housing costs are making them increasingly skeptical about their ability to eventually move into homes in neighborhoods with the high livability attributes they desire….
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New Report From ULI Highlights Financial Returns for Real Estate Developers and Owners Who Invest in Climate Resiliency Measures

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As climate change poses greater financial risks to real estate in the form of near-term extreme weather events and longer-term impacts like sea-level rise, developers and owners are increasingly investing in new infrastructure and technologies, innovative design and construction methods as well as other resiliency strategies to not only protect their properties, but to create value for their developments, according to Returns on Resilience: The Business Case, released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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Acceleration of Small Business Job Growth is Altering U.S. Commercial Real Estate Industry, Says New PwC US and ULI Forecast

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The commercial real estate industry is increasingly focused on the needs of small firms employing fewer than 50 people where job growth is outpacing larger firms by nearly five to one, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2016, co-published by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

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ULI Names 2015 Global Awards for Excellence Winners

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SAN FRANCISCO (October 6, 2015)—Ten real estate developments have been selected as winners of the 2015 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as one of the land use industry’s most prestigious award programs. This year’s winners—five in North America, three in Europe, and two in Asia—were honored today at the ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco….
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New Report from ULI Recommends Strategies to Spur Advancement of Women to Top-Level Positions in the U.S. Real Estate Industry

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A new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Women in Leadership in the Real Estate and Land Use Industry, recommends strategies to help women advance to executive-level positions within the real estate industry and overcome the still-existent challenge of gender inequality….
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San Francisco’s Benchmarking Ordinance Requiring Commercial Buildings To Disclose Energy Data Shows Major Reduction In Energy Use And An Opportunity To Save Millions in Energy Costs

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Energy consumption by commercial properties in San Francisco has declined significantly since 2011 after the implementation of San Francisco’s Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance, according to a new report released today from the Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center for Building Performance (Greenprint). The report is the result of a collaboration between Greenprint and the San Francisco Department of the Environment….
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New ULI Semi-Annual Forecast for Real Estate Market Less Bullish, But Still Foresees Continued Economic Expansion Through 2017

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The real estate market is projected to continue expanding at healthy and fairly steady levels for 2015 through 2017, according to a new three-year economic forecast from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate. The latest ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast, a semi-annual outlook, is based on a survey of 49 of the industry’s top economists and analysts representing 36 of the country’s leading real estate investment, advisory, and research firms and organizations….
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Leading Global Real Estate Companies Mark Sixth Year of Improved Sustainability

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Over the past year, global real estate firms have reduced energy consumption in buildings by the equivalent of almost 280,000 barrels of oil and cut carbon emissions by the equivalent of removing 25,000 cars from the road, according to a new report, Greenprint Performance Report: Volume 6, released by the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance. The annual report, which measures the performance of properties owned or managed by Greenprint members, shows that some of the world’s leading real estate firms are on track to reach Greenprint’s overall goal of reducing building emissions and energy consumption by 50 percent by 2030….
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Solaria Corporation and Stem, Inc. Join ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance as Innovation Partners

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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 Solaria Corporation and Stem, Inc. as its newest innovation partners….
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