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Proptech: Changing the Way Real Estate is Done Now Available

As the “internet of things” (IoT), the “cloud,” mobile devices, and, more recently, 5G have expanded the potential for innovation, market attention turned toward new applications for the untapped market of the real estate industry. Proptech: Changing the Way Real Estate is Done explores the level and profile of real estate companies’ most recent activity—within roughly the last three years—in integrating the quickly growing and changing property technology (proptech) industry.

Read the full report on ULI’s Knowledge Finder. 

A Transformative Year: Impacts of 2020 on Real Estate Now Available

A Transformative Year presents results from a spring 2021 ULI survey that took the pulse of building owners and managers about the past year’s impacts, especially the COVID-19 pandemic, on operations, finances, and DEI strategies. As the pandemic recedes in the United States, the survey results provide early insights on which changes are here to stay and which are likely to be temporary.

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ULI’s unparalleled scope of membership connects you to a vital global business network of real estate professionals. This month in July, reconnect with peers, reignite your inspiration, and rebuild with the best in real estate. Discover impactful connections at ULI local and regional events and share coffee with your next connection on us.

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Peter Ballon Appointed as ULI’s New Global Chair

Peter Ballon, global head of real estate for CPP Investments, has been appointed as the new ULI Global Chair. Ballon will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term and will provide member leadership as the Institute focuses on three new global mission priorities: decarbonization, education, and housing. Find out more.

Low-Density Rental Housing in America Now Available

Building off the Terwilliger Center’s Family Renter Housing and the Attainable Housing reports, this new report will focus on strategies and models for building purpose-built single-family or townhome – low- and mid-density rentals. There is an emerging and still undefined spectrum of innovative housing that serves a product want and need between garden apartments and traditional single-family homes.

Find the report on Knowledge Finder.

Just Launched: Podcasts

As a ULI member, you now have full access to ULI-produced podcasts from around the world on Knowledge Finder. Find out how some of the most prominent and emerging multidisciplinary industry leaders are shaping their cities and the future of the industry as they share their insights and lessons learned. Explore Podcasts.

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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.