Category Archives: ULI National

ULI House Conference Focuses on Policies for Housing-Insecure Families

A recent Urban Land Institute Housing Opportunity Conference focused much needed attention on bold policy solutions to expand housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income households across the country. Spotlighting “Investment in Opportunity,” an Enterprise Community Partners’ ambitious policy platform intended to improve the lives of housing-insecure families, a ULI panel discussed a rental crisis where more than 11 million households are paying more than half their monthly income on rent. Between rent, food, medical and utility bills, child care and car expenses, working families face perilous circumstances and difficult decisions … Read More

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Urban Land Institute Puts insight2050 in National Spotlight

An Urban Land Institute feature article focuses on central Ohio’s insight2050 initiative, a community-wide effort to engage everyone from residents to public officials in determining how our communities will evolve to accommodate future population growth that is expected to be dramatically different than the last 30 years. The goal of the effort is to create an open, productive dialogue among communities and their stakeholders that will lead to more effective long range planning to enhance quality of life and economic vitality. The narrative describes insight2050 and the collaborative efforts of … Read More

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Free Webinar for ULI Members

Free Webinar for ULI Members: Developing Multifamily Housing for Millennials This webinar will take place Wednesday, December 9 at 12 p.m. EST. The millennial generation is the largest generation in U.S. history, and today multifamily developers are crafting new properties that target this generation in a variety of ways. This webinar will focus on two projects that have positioned their multifamily offerings to appeal to young people. The Lofts of Washington University is a student housing and retail project in St. Louis, developed by Washington University, that is located in a pedestrian-friendly … Read More

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The Changing World: Global Futurist Jack Uldrich

Global futurist Jack Uldrich discusses transformational technology trends and the impact on the real estate business at the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Watch it here.  

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You Get What You Pay For

ULI’s senior resident fellows debate the correlation between high-tax states and economic vitality and explore the future of low-tax, low-investment states. How do we equalize opportunity, or are we relegating some states to a bad future? What does this mean for your business? We guarantee you will finish this video from the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver with a different perspective.  

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Where Americans Want to Live: ULI Report Explores Community Preferences

America in 2013 A new ULI report underscores the influence that growing demographic groups in the U.S.–in particular Generation Y, African Americans, and Latinos–will have on reshaping urban growth patterns by spurring more development of compact, mixed-use communities with reliable, convenient transit service. Read more about the findings in the America in 2013 report. Download key findings. Download the technical report for the 2013 survey. Download the appendix for the technical report.

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The New ULI Event App

ULI has made it easier to find and get the most out of its events, thanks to a new ULI Events mobile app for iPads, iPhones, and Android devices. The free app is designed to help ULI event attendees plan their schedules, communicate with each other instantly through Twitter—and even find nearby restaurants. ULI gathers people from around the world, face-to-face and online, to share ideas and best practices. The institute offers large-scale events such as the Fall and Spring Meetings in the United States with thousands of attendees, and annual … Read More

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Free Webinar About Creating Long-Term Strategic Plans for Cities

Thursday, March 28th 1:00-2:00 pm ET In the fall of 2010, Mayor Dave Bing launched an impressive effort to reinvent the city. The Detroit Works Project was an ambitious process of long term planning with substantial technical and civic engagement.  Over the course of 24-months, city officials managed a public process that drew upon interactions between Detroit residents, civic leaders, and technical experts to craft and refine a shared vision for Detroit’s future, and recommend specific actions for reaching that future. The Detroit Strategic Framework Plan – Detroit Future City – articulates a future … Read More

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Call for Entries

Call for Entries: Global Awards for Excellence and the Urban Open Space Award The 2013 ULI Global Awards for Excellence and the Urban Open Space Award are now accepting submissions. The deadline for both programs will be March 29, 2013. About the Awards The ULI Global Awards for Excellence define the standard for real estate development practice worldwide. In its 35th year, the program is the centerpiece of ULI’s efforts to identify and promote best practices in all types of real estate development from around the world. The awards recognize the full development … Read More

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Housing Opportunity 2013: Terwilliger Center for Housing Annual Conference

Join the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing in Seattle, Washington, for our annual housing conference! The conference—scheduled for March 20−22, 2013—will bring together housing professionals from across the country to discuss current challenges and opportunities for supporting a full spectrum of housing choices in cities and suburbs increasingly challenged by the new economy. Meet a diverse group of practitioners, including private and nonprofit real estate developers, public officials, urban and regional planners, housing advocates, smart growth and sustainability experts, architects, investors and lenders, real estate agents, and many others. Housing Opportunity … Read More

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