The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is leveraging the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.
Member Spotlight: Jeremy Hudson from Specialized Real Estate Group
As part of an ongoing series highlighting the work and expertise of ULI members working at the intersection of health and the built environment, Jeremy Hudson, partner and CEO of Fayetteville, Arkansas–based development firm Specialized Real Estate Group, discusses how health is incorporated into his development projects and what the real estate industry can do to increase its focus on health. Learn more.
ULI San Diego–Tijuana Honors Winners of Inaugural Healthy Places Awards
The ULI San Diego–Tijuana District Council on May 11 honored seven winners and three merit winners of the area’s first Healthy Places Awards. The 2016 winners embody the principles of the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative and have helped raise the bar in the San Diego–Tijuana region for building healthy and thriving communities. Learn more.
What’s New from Urban Land
- Creative Placemaking’s Positive Impact on Community Development—Michael Hoban
- Improving Economic Outcomes for Residents in Mixed-Income Developments—Archana Pyati
- Many U.S. Suburbs Dodging Issue of More Affordable Housing—Michael Hoban
- White House, New ULI Website Spotlight Building for Resilience—Trisha Riggs
From Our Network: Center for Active Design Announces New Certification Standard and Extends Submissions for Awards Program
The Center for Active Design (CfAD) recently announced the launch of the Fitwel certification standard, a unique low-cost, high-impact workplace certification standard that improves building-occupant health and productivity through better workplace design and policies. Learn more.
Nominations for CfAD’s annual Excellence Awards are being accepting through Friday, June 10, at midnight EDT. The Excellence Awards recognize projects and places where the design of the built environment has played a role in enhancing health and the quality of life. Learn more.