Building Healthy Places Initiative

Around the world, communities face pressing health challenges related to the built environment. For many years, ULI and its members have been active players in discussions and projects that make the link between human health and development; we know that health is a core component of thriving communities.

The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is building on that work with a multifaceted program—including research and publications, convenings, and advisory activities—to leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.

Projects and Resources

Active Transportation

Creative Placemaking

Food and Real Estate

Healthy Corridors

Healthy Housing

Healthy Places ToolkitVia6

Building Healthy Places Updates

To Woo Millennials, Atlanta Considers Covering Highways with Parks

To Woo Millennials, Atlanta Considers Covering Highways with Parks

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Randall Lewis/Building Healthy Places Forum at the Spring Meeting in Nashville

The ninth in the series of Building Healthy Places Forums will be held in conjunction with ULI's Spring…

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News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: December 2018

News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: December 2018

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News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: November 2018

News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: November 2018

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The Case for Open Space: Why the Real Estate Industry Should Invest in Parks and Open Spaces

This publication outlines four compelling cases for developers to invest in open space. Each case is supported by…

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News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: October 2018

News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: October 2018

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News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: September 2018

News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: September 2018

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2018 ULI Health Leaders Network Participants

The Building Healthy Places Initiative is delighted to announce the 2018 participants in the ULI Health Leaders Network,…

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Pedestrian Perspective: What Can You Learn by Taking a Walk Around Your Neighborhood?

By taking a walk near their homes and offices, ULI Health Leaders experienced the disconnects in transportation networks,…

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About the Building Healthy Places Initiative

The Building Healthy Places Initiative leverages the power of ULI's global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities. Learn more.

Contact us at health@uli.org.