Three ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership Fellows Selected as Winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge

Three Urban Land Institute (ULI) Rose Center for Public Leadership fellows were among the five winners in the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge. The mayors of Houston, Texas (Mayor Annise Parker) and Philadelphia, Pa. (Mayor Michael Nutter) were awarded innovation prizes while Providence, RI. (Mayor Angel Taveras) took top honors by receiving the Mayors Challenge Grand Prize for Innovation….
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ULI to Advise on Building Healthy Living Environments in Three Colorado Communities; First Assignment Set for Arvada March 18-22

Three panels of nationally renowned land use and community development experts convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will be recommending strategies for creating healthy living environments in three Colorado communities this spring, starting with an assignment next week in Arvada….
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ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — March 2013


Industrial and retail property sectors gathered steam as absorption vaulted; retail rents reversed their 4.5-year slide. Commercial property transactions settled down following an impressive end-of-year spike, but buyer appetite otherwise showed strength: prices are at, and CMBS issuance is near, post-recession highs. Apartment rents reached an all-time high. Distress sales continue to drag down existing home prices, but foreclosures are now at 6-year lows….
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