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2017 Local Hines Competition Review

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A former industrial manufacturing site, adjacent to the North Branch of the Chicago River and not far from other Chicago staples such as Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, and Goose Island, served as the case study and inspiration for this year’s ULI Hines Student Competition, the urban design and development challenge for graduate students now in its 15th year. ULI Columbus is pleased to share a comprehensive review of the four multidisciplinary teams that participated earlier this Spring at The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture provided by Ben Siembida, … Read More

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Ohio State to Present: Richard Florida The New Urban Crisis

The Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecturer Program presents:           Richard Florida The New Urban Crisis Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Mershon Auditorium 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Book signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase. Register here  

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Harvard Housing Expert Predicts Baby Boomers Will Have Greatest Impact on Housing Trends

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  Baby Boomers are expected to have the most dramatic impact on housing over the next 20 years because of their increased longevity and sheer size, said Christopher Herbert, Ph.D., managing director of the highly-acclaimed Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University. Herbert presented JCHS’s recent findings at the annual Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio 2017 program sponsored by the Columbus District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Columbus). JCHS’s study, “Projections and Implications for Housing a Growing Population: Older Households 2015-2035” provides insights into what the housing … Read More

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2017 ULI Hines Competition Mentors

Thanks to the following 2017 ULI Hines Competition Mentors for donating their time, talent and energy to help mentor graduate students at The Ohio State University competing in the annual ULI Hines Student Urban Design Competition: Brian Barrett | Wagenbrenner Development Bhakti Bania | | BBCO Design Brian Bernstein | NBBJ Jay DeVore | DEV Aaron Domini | OHM Advisors John Eymann | M+A Architects Justin Goodwin | MKSK Dan Gore | The Pizzuti Companies Chris Herman | MKSK Russ Hunter | Crawford Hoying Justin Leyda | Steiner + Associates … Read More

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Evolving U.S. Suburbs Continue to Shape Residential Demand and Development

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Evolving U.S. Suburbs Continue to Shape Residential Demand and Development Suburban housing markets across the United States are evolving rapidly and overall remain well positioned to maintain their relevance for the foreseeable future as preferred places to live and work, even as many urban cores and downtown neighborhoods continue to attract new residents and businesses, according to a new publication from ULI. The report, Housing in the Evolving American Suburb, describes different kinds of suburbs based on the key factors that define and determine their housing markets. The report classifies and compares suburbs … Read More

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