Monthly Archives: August 2015

Micro Units

Thinking Bigger About Micro Units

Micro units have staying power as a housing type, according to research from ULI.

The units, which are typically larger than a one-car garage, but smaller than a double, appeal to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and proximity to downtown neighborhoods
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Urban Real Estate Investment by Henry Cisneros

Former HUD Secretary Cisneros Identifies Investment Potential of U.S. Cities in New Book

In this new book published by ULI, former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros identifies potential for real estate investment in 45 metropolitan areas that exist on a spectrum of strong, weak, and mixed prospects for economic growth.
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“Real Estate Development: Principles and Process” Textbook

Real Estate Development is written primarily for an academic audience seeking a complete look at the complex and interdisciplinary decision-making environment of real estate development. While serving as a definitive resource in the classroom, the book is also intended to be useful to experienced professionals with an interest in real estate, including developers, city planners, legislators, regulators, corporate real estate officers, land planners, lawyers specializing in real estate law, leasing agents, among many other real estate professions. Read More

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The Pressing Need for Density

The need to create successful, dense urban environments has never been greater: 54 percent of the world’s population – some 3.9 billion people – lives in urbanized areas, and the number of people living in cities around the world will increase by one billion by 2030. Read More

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New Jersey Planning Officials Offering Classes

Fall training is available through the NJ Planning Officials organization. Visit their website to find out about all the classes they are offering.
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YLs- Win a FREE Fall Meeting Registration!

Check out ULI’s Global Young Leaders Tech Challenge- which is a video competition. The winners will get free registration to the Fall Meeting!! Read More

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