Relive the 2014 Fall Meeting with videos and Urban Land articles:
The sustained performance of the U.S. commercial real estate industry is expected to continue in 2015, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2015, co-published by ULI and PwC US.
In an address that concluded this year’s ULI Fall Meeting, author and journalist Walter Isaacson extolled the importance of the urban built space in fostering creativity and technological progress.
Around the world, commercial real estate investors are tired of sky-high prices and low investor yields—but they keep on paying, said panelists at a Capital Markets keynote at the ULI Fall Meeting.
The competition recognizes the best and brightest young land use professionals from around the globe as determined by a jury of leading ULI members.
In an appearance at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City, the head of the nation’s biggest bank talked about resilience—both the U.S. economy’s and his own, in the face of a bout with cancer.
Rob Speyer, president and co-chief executive officer of Tishman Speyer, shares an international developer’s view on what is driving the resurgence in global cities.
Panelists at the opening session of the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting predicted that the next wave of change has the potential to reverse troubling current trends, from climate change and economic inequality to the personal isolation caused by overuse of electronic gadgetry.
Thirteen real estate developments from around the globe, including six in North America, four in Europe, and three in Asia, have been selected as winners in the 2014 ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition.
Klyde Warren Park, a 5.2-acre (2.1 ha) deck park built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas, has received national recognition as the winner of the 2014 ULI Urban Open Space Award.
The “fear of missing out” is a major motivator for today’s most affluent millennials who want every travel moment to be memorable—and tweetable.
The nascent, fast-growing phenomenon of crowdfunding in real estate financing hasn’t yet scratched the surface of its potential, according to participants in a panel at ULI’s 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City.
Aggregation and analysis of open data—that is, information that is freely available via the internet—are revolutionizing fields such as science and government, said panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting, but it is still anathema to many in the real estate industry.
Over the past century, New York City has transformed itself through public infrastructure and private development into today’s global capital of commerce and finance. A panel of three leading experts discuss how the city has reinvented itself and the opportunities and challenges it faces in maintaining its leadership position in the decades ahead.
The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing has announced the winners of this year’s housing awards, a program that celebrates and promotes the exemplary efforts of real estate and public policy leaders from across the country who are working to expand affordable and workforce housing opportunities.
Dr. Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, the Institute’s highest honor.
Fall 2014 ULI Chairman’s Report by Lynn Thurber
ULI Chairman Lynn Thurber of LaSalle Investment Management introduces the winners of Urban Land magazine’s inaugural 40 Under 40 competition.
Fall 2014 ULI Foundation Report by Geoffrey Stack and Michael Hayde
ULI Foundation Chairman Geoffrey L. Stack of Sares Regis Group and Annual Fund Chairman Michael Hayde of the Western National Group present the 2014 ULI Foundation report.
2014 Fall Meeting Welcoming Remarks by Robert Lieber
Robert C. Lieber, chairman of ULI New York and executive managing director of C-III Capital Partners, talks about the local work of ULI’s District Councils.
Escalating climate change poses a paradoxical dilemma when it comes to water, according to speakers in a panel on the subject at the ULI Fall Meeting.
It isn’t every day that emerging leaders in the global real estate industry get to mingle with a baker’s dozen of established leaders—including ULI trustees, governors, and other senior members—and maybe even find a lifelong mentor.
Sixteen grants totaling $320,000 have been awarded to Urban Land Institute district and national councils through ULI’s Urban Innovation Grants program.
Today’s renters and homeowners want to live in bustling neighborhoods with good access to amenities and mass transit.
Master-planned communities and suburban models that once dominated homebuilding are shifting to include walkable, compact town centers.
While commercial real estate has occasionally lagged behind other business sectors in use of emerging technologies such as three-dimensional virtual reality environments and real-time data mining, panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting said such advances promise to reshape how developers and property managers function.
At the beginning of a panel discussion at the ULI Fall Meeting in New York City, a moderator asked the audience to raise their hands if they thought the apartment business was headed for a bust. At the end of the session, the moderator asked the question again—and the number had doubled.
How do you create built environments that actually improve health? Panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting said that successes in improving health need to be shared while meeting financial and investment objectives. “Once you see these principles at work, it makes such an impact that there’s no going back,” said Susan Powers, president, Urban Ventures LLC.
On the day that Target announced free shipping for all online orders placed during the 2014 holiday season, a 2014 ULI Fall Meeting panel discussed who is “really winning” market share in retail: brick-and-mortar or online stores? According to research presented by the panelists, the current situation is a win-win for both camps.
America’s golden age for parks is translating into gilded surroundings, according to panelists at a concurrent session at the ULI Fall Meeting.
Being a good leader often comes down to good communication: Strong leaders listen to their teams and—sometimes—change their strategies in response.
Every company needs good succession planning, said panelists at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting, but real estate is one of the worst sectors at practicing it.
At the ULI Fall Meeting, panelists discussed the shifting role of food and beverage offerings at retail centers. With more and more purchases occurring online, panelists explained how food has emerged as the big draw from Australia to New York City.
As panelists demonstrated at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting, owners and developers are generating new demand for office space by repositioning entire neighborhoods and developing new mixed-use buildings to meet the needs of office users.
Prevailing modes of workplace organization have and continue to be upended by new enterprises, designers, and clients, according to panelists at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City.
Panelists advocated for policies leading to healthier lives, built on a platform of affordable, green, and community-oriented housing at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City.
Panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting session discussed what’s selling in master-planned communities and how to attract buyers with healthy and hip amenities that create a unique sense of character and place.
By the end of 2014, the writers and editors of Condé Nast will finish moving into the publishing company’s new 1.25 million-square-foot (116,000 sq m) headquarters in lower Manhattan. That’s just the latest good news from that part of Manhattan, which is once again one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the world, despite surviving a hurricane, the global financial crisis, and the 9/11 attacks.
Speakers at a concurrent session on the creative reuse of aging infrastructure added three case studies to the growing list of success stories, including Chicago’s MetraMarket, Buffalo’s Erie Canal, and Hollywood Park in Los Angeles.
Developers and architects discussed how they are breathing new life into three very different obsolete retail venues, all developed originally by the Rouse Company of Columbia, Maryland.
Resorts and vacation homes—always the last real estate sector to recover from an economic downturn—are seeing increased activity, but developers are looking toward the future.
The borough’s notoriety may obscure the very practical origin of the borough’s resurgence, observed panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting. As Kathryn Wylde, president of the Partnership for New York City, commented, its cachet has been sudden, but the “roots have been decades in the making.”