When Less Is More: New Research from ULI Looks at the Growing Appeal of Micro Units as a More Affordable Option in Sought-After Urban Locations

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New research from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) suggests that micro units – typically larger than a one-car garage, smaller than a double – have staying power as a housing type that appeals to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and proximity to downtown neighborhoods….
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Searchable District Council Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) Library Now Available

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We understand that communities around the country may be facing similar challenges. In an effort to connect these communities, we created a TAPs library where District Councils can see which programs have helped other District Councils tackle challenges similar to theirs. The library can be found here. We hope the library can serve as a database of resources that our members can turn to when identifying possible solutions. The library currently features over 200 TAPs, over 13 years, across over 25 District Councils. …
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Agilis Energy Joins ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance as an Innovation Partner

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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 Agilis Energy as its newest innovation partner….
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ULI to Advise City of Norfolk on Strategies to Redevelop and Improve the Resilience of Fort Norfolk Neighborhood

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A group of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts has been convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to make recommendations to the City of Norfolk on improving the resilience of the Fort Norfolk neighborhood, which is strategically important in the City’s plans for economic vitality as well as climate change preparedness….
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ULI to Offer Recommendations on Reuses for NRG Astrodome

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A group of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts has been convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to make recommendations regarding the redevelopment and reuse of the NRG Astrodome to the Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation (HCSCC). ULI is a global, multidisciplinary research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use….
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