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2012-11-05 08:35:17

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avenue, a mixed-use development in Washington, D.C., by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects has won a Global Award of Excellence from the Urban Land Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121105/NE03996 ) Widely recognized as the land use industry's most prestigious awards program, the competition rewards real estate developments for best practices in design, construction, economics, planning and management. Earlier this year, ULI...

2012-10-22 19:20:45

DENVER, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Birmingham's Railroad Park, a 19-acre green space in the city's downtown that integrates the train experience with open space activity, has received national recognition as the 2012 winner of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award. The selection of Railroad Park was announced at ULI's Fall Meeting in Denver. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-10-22 07:31:52

LONDON, October 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning Ridgeford Properties, the renowned London-based property company and Manhattan Loft Corporation won the ULI Global Award for Excellence at the prestigious 2012 Urban Land Institute Awards in Denver, Colorado. Fitzrovia Apartments, an innovative project by Ridgeford Properties and Manhattan Loft Corporation, was selected as a winner from 29 global finalists displaying a broad mix of exemplary projects. The ULI...

2012-10-18 15:20:57

DENVER, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Urban "micro" apartments with only 300 square feet of living space. Suburban McMansions rented by several unrelated adults. Mall retail space serving primarily as a place to view products for online purchase and delivery. These are but a few indicators of coming shifts in real estate development that reflect major demographic, economic and societal changes around the globe, according to a new publication from the Urban Land Institute. (Logo:...

2012-10-17 19:20:32

DENVER, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aging but active baby boomers, as well as the generations before them, are creating new opportunities and challenges for the U.S. housing industry, in terms of meeting the diverse lifestyle needs of people in various phases of their senior years, according to a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100310/ULILOGO ) Housing in America - The Baby Boomers Turn 65 explores the housing...

2012-10-17 15:20:51

DENVER, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A just-published report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that progress is being made within the real estate industry to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions for individual properties and portfolios. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100310/ULILOGO ) Volume 3 of the Greenprint Performance Report(TM), released today at ULI's Fall Meeting in Denver, includes...

2012-10-01 06:28:09

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The importance of lively, appealing public space as a component of thriving communities is being recognized with this year's Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. World renowned landscape architect Peter Walker, founder of PWP Landscape Architecture in Berkeley, Calif., has been chosen as the 2012 recipient of the prize, which is the institute's highest honor. Walker will be honored during ULI's...

2012-06-18 02:29:47

LONDON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitzrovia Apartments, developed by London-based property firm Ridgeford Properties [http://www.ridgeford.com ] in Joint Venture with Manhattan Lofts, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Urban Land Institute Global Awards for Excellence. Selected from over 200 global awards entries, Fitzrovia Apartments has been recognised for a high standard of design, construction, economics, planning and management. The...

2012-05-23 06:28:56

Lincoln Institute president Gregory K. Ingram at National Building Museum, Washington D.C. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the Sixth World Urban Forum in Naples in September, coordinated by UN-Habitat, the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. will host a series of dialogues organized by a diverse network of U.S. urban policy stakeholders. The first dialogue, on Thursday May 24, 2012 at the National Building Museum will be moderated by...

2012-05-09 06:21:47

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Constrained public budgets and a growing recognition at the local level of the importance of infrastructure-- combined with lack of action at the federal level--are causing states, regions and cities across the U.S. to seek innovative infrastructure approaches and solutions. Local governments are utilizing a range of strategies, including ballot measures taken directly to the public, increased utilization of technology and...