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2014-04-10 12:24:14

Report Profiles Thirteen Developments Around the Globe VANCOUVER, British Columbia , April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The economic benefits of building healthy places are outlined in a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) - Building for Wellness: The Business Case. Released this week at the ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver, the report examines the investment payback on incorporating amenities that promote health and wellness, how developers have pursued this objective,...

2014-04-09 12:20:23

Report Cites Findings from Global Survey of Public Officials and Real Estate Professionals on Infrastructure Needs VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The quality of infrastructure systems - including transportation, utilities, and telecommunications - is a top factor influencing real estate investment and development decisions in cities around the world, sharing a high ranking with consumer demand in terms of importance, according to a survey of public- and...

2014-03-04 16:23:44

HONOLULU, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use will begin a four-day study visit of the Blaisdell Center complex. The panel of land use experts will work with Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell in developing a strategy for creating a vibrant culture and arts district that is anchored by redevelopment of the iconic performing arts and exhibition complex....

2014-02-24 12:28:14

Former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut Among Expert Panelist Visiting This Week INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use arrives in Indianapolis this week for a four-day study visit of the Massachusetts Avenue/Brookside Industrial Corridor area. The visiting panel will work alongside Mayor Greg Ballard and several local land use professionals to develop a replicable approach for...

2014-02-20 12:30:13

Graduate Student Teams Representing Georgia Tech University, Harvard University, University of Maryland, and the University of Texas, Austin Make the Final Cut WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has released the short list of finalist teams in the twelfth annual ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The four graduate-level student teams - representing Georgia Tech University, Harvard University, University of Maryland, and the...

2014-01-23 23:02:16

Gabe Klein, the former transportation chief for the cities of Chicago and Washington, D.C. who is known for making cities less car-centric and more people-friendly, has been named a senior visiting fellow for the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Gabe Klein, the former transportation chief for the cities of Chicago and Washington, D.C. who is known for making cities less car-centric and more people-friendly, has been named a senior visiting fellow for...

2014-01-13 23:01:37

Student Teams Challenged To Demonstrate Building for Health, Flood Resiliency in Master Plan Design Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Student Teams Challenged To Demonstrate Building for Health, Flood Resiliency in Master Plan Design For more information, contact Robert Krueger at 202-624-7051; rkrueger(at)uli(dot)org. Nashville’s historic Sulphur Dell neighborhood has been chosen as the site for the twelfth annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design...

2013-12-13 16:24:06

Non-profit Land-use Group Offers 4-Pronged Tools & Strategies to Promote Economic Development, Build Affordable Housing SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco District Council of the Urban Land Institute, in conjunction with the ULI district councils in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Orange County and San Diego, today issued a 22-page report recommending a comprehensive set of tools to promote economic development and build sustainable...

2013-11-06 12:24:12

CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The role of land use in creating communities that encourage healthy living choices is explored in two new publications from the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places and Intersections: Health and the Built Environment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100310/ULILOGO) The reports mark the start of a two-year body of work ULI is devoting to its Building Healthy Places Initiative, which will examine how...

2013-10-09 12:21:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The reality of climate change will forever change community building, with planning and development decisions increasingly based on strengthening community resilience through what is built, and where and how it is built, according to a new report released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100310/ULILOGO) Leading up to the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, ULI has prepared After Sandy:...