Here you will find the publications ULI has produced related to resilience.
This Advisory Services Panel report explores how Miami-Dade County can achieve a more resilient development pattern in Arch Creek Basin, a 2,800-acre multi-jurisdictional area, that has experienced repetitive flooding losses. Addressing social inequities, sea level rise, other climate vulnerabilities and “climate gentrification”, the panel formulated recommendations to seize transit oriented development opportunities, implement stormwater and floodwater mitigation techniques, and build community resilience.
This report summarizes the themes discussed at the 2015 Resilient Cities Summit, which was held at the Aspen Institute and co-hosted by the National League of Cities and the U.S. Green Building Council. The summit drew 50 attendees from city government, NGOs and the private sector, who came together to discuss what resilience means for cities today and to share resources for enhancing urban resilience. ULI, NLC and USGBC collaborated to produce the report.
This ULI Advisory Services Panel report provided St Tammany Parish with strategies for sustainable growth management, considering the growing population of the Parish and its challenges with flooding. The panel offered recommendations focused on economic development, land use, transportation and water management.
This website showcases real estate developments that incorporate resilient design measures, with positive financial, operational, and other business outcomes. Users are encouraged to suggest projects for future case studies on the site.
Case studies about developers’ and property owners’ motivation to protect buildings and sites against climate-related threats, their resilience strategies, their design and development processes, and their projects’ performance.
This ULI Advisory Services Panel report offers strategies for community resilience in Duluth, which experienced a severe rain event and subsequent flooding in 2012. The panel produced recommendations for stormwater management, economic development and new social programming.
This ULI Advisory Services Panel report explores how to enhance resilience in the communities of Georgetown and South Park, which are vulnerable to sea-level rise and increased stormwater from a changing climate. The panel also produced strategies to promote the growth of the industrial area for the regional economy and highlight the short and longer-term needs of the neighborhood residents.
This guide provides an overview to the risk assessment process. It describes six steps in a risk assessment, which can provide the basis for developing and implementing resilience-building projects. It is directed at municipal decision makers and focuses on risks related to climate change, but the process is applicable for many decision makers and many types of risk.
This paper uses the transect, a planning tool, to look at strategies to building community resilience and how they vary as one looks across the continuum from rural lands to urban core areas.
This report summarized key themes from ULI’s conference in September 2014 in San Francisco. Session summaries and speaker bios are included along with a discussion of the themes of the conference: Value Creation and Risk Mitigation; Lessons in Planning and Leadership; and Building a Resilient Energy Infrastructure.
A ULI Advisory Services Panel report for the Fort Norfolk neighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia, exploring how one of the most vulnerable communities to sea level rise on the East Coast can build resilience.
This report examines the flood insurance industry’s responses to climate change and why the real estate industry can be increasingly confident in the stability and resilience of the insurance industry as a whole.
ULI’s Boston District Council conducted a charrette to look at specific resilience solutions for four neighborhoods in the Greater Boston region.
A ULI report exploring the connection in America’s housing stock between resilience to climate change and developing healthy communities.
This Case Study looks at Arverne By the Sea – a New York development that escaped Superstorm Sandy with minimal damage due to resilience planning by the City and the Developers.
A ULI Advisory Services Panel report looking at building, financing, and leading resilience in the Front Range of Northern Colorado.
A ULI Advisory Services Panel report exploring resilience strategies for the coastal communities of Portland and South Portland, Maine.
A ULI white paper that takes the recommendations from the After Sandy report and shows how they can be applicable to communities everywhere.
A ULI panel came together in July 2013, forming 23 recommendations for how the New York/New Jersey region can build back better.
A ULI Forum on the implications of climate change for coastal real estate markets