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Team Representing Three Toronto Area Universities Wins 2021 ULI Hines Student Competition

A redevelopment plan for a Kansas City, Missouri, site presented by a team, called Fusion, comprised of students from Ryerson University, York University, and University of Toronto has taken top honors in the 2021 Urban Land Institute (ULI) / Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. This year’s competition asked students for proposals to create a thriving mixed-use, mixed-income area in the East Village neighborhood in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Read more about the winners here.

2021 Emerging Trends in Real Estate®: Global Outlook

The latest report by PwC and ULI highlights a clear global narrative of COVID-19 as an ‘accelerator of existing trends’, such as digitalisation and online shopping, while at the same time hugely reinforcing the real estate industry’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda. More companies than ever before are putting climate change and decarbonisation strategies at the heart of the way they do business as they respond to the pressures of the pandemic. Download 2021 Emerging Trends in Real Estate®: Global Outlook on Knowledge Finder.

The Pandemic and the Public Realm

Featuring more than 30 public realm innovations implemented since public health measures began in spring 2020, The Pandemic and the Public Realm: Global Innovations for Health, Social Equity, and Sustainability showcases how cities around the country and world have implemented transformative changes to the public realm to address new challenges and meet new needs during a time of crisis.

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Search within Webinars on Knowledge Finder

With over 700 hours of content available to stream, we are excited to introduce you to a new feature allowing you to search within a video or webinar by keyword or phrase on the award-winning Knowledge Finder. Imagine being able to discover the exact moments that are most relevant to you while saving yourself hours of time. Learn more.

ULI Terwilliger Center’s 2021 Home Attainability Index

How attainable are homes across the United States? The ULI Terwilliger Center’s 2021 Home Attainability Index is an easily accessible resource that can set a data-informed foundation for regional discussions of housing needs and solutions. Specifically, the Index provides a high-level snapshot of the extent to which a housing market provides a range of housing choices attainable to the regional workforce, with an intentional focus on issues related to racial, socioeconomic, and intraregional disparities and inequities. Find out more and download the Index and its associated resources on Knowledge Finder.

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Final Showdown – UrbanPlan National Competition
In 2020, ULI held its first-ever UrbanPlan National Student Competition. Ten teams of high school students who completed UrbanPlan in 2020 at school joined. They went through the UrbanPlan exercise again but responded to an additional set of criteria from the city that prompted them to consider COVID-19 and its impact on a community.