Category Archives: Press Releases

New ULI Case Study: Masonvale in Virginia

George Mason University always faces a faculty and staff housing need in northern Virginia’s expensive housing market, especially for employees moving from different parts of the country with lower housing costs. It can be hard for new employees to find housing quickly in a desirable location and price range. Read More

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Last Chance to Nominate for 40 Under 40 Competition

ULI members have until June 1 to nominate outstanding leaders in real estate and land use for Urban Land magazine’s 40 Under 40 competition. Winners will be recognized at the 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City. Read More

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More Building Healthy Places Resources

ULI released Building for Wellness: The Business Case at the Spring Meeting in Vancouver. Read More

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Kresge Foundation Awards $800,000 to ULI Community Resiliency Program

ULI’s community resiliency program explores how issues related to climate change are affecting the real estate industry and reshaping urban growth patterns. Through the $800,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation, ULI will leverage the substantial expertise of its members to provide guidance on community building in a way that responds to inevitable climate change and sea level rise, and helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a high quality of life. Learn more. Related “After Sandy” video

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New ULI Case Study: Community’s Health Amenities Pay Dividends

A master-planned community in Virginia is setting itself apart with its working farm and other health-oriented amenities.  Willowsford is a 4,125-acre master-planned community that includes a range of luxury single-family housing and a wealth of amenities, many related to fostering healthy lifestyles, including a working farm and a farm-to-table focus. The project consists of four noncontiguous villages linked thematically and with shared amenities. A total of 2,195 homes are planned. Read the new ULI Case Study.  

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Four Awards, One Deadline: Apply Today

We make it easy for you to be recognized by one of ULI’s prestigious awards programs in 2014: Global Awards for Excellence Urban Open Space Award Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards Submissions are due Feb. 14, 2014. Apply today.

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Making an Impact in Your Hometown

How does the Annual Fund support ULI’s mission at the local level? Find out how your donation contributes to a grant for programs that recognize or launch innovative public/private partnerships and advance the responsible use of land in building healthy, thriving communities worldwide. Support the Urban Innovation Grants.

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What will 2014 bring?

The U.S. real estate recovery is set to continue into 2014, with investors increasingly looking beyond some of the traditionally popular markets to secondary markets in search of higher yields, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2014, co-published by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). For more information. To read the Report.

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Videos of ULI Fall Meeting Sessions

Missed the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago?  Attended but want to share what you heard with colleagues?  Be sure to  check out this valuable resource that ULI has put together.   It will be time well spent hearing from all the experts. Visit this page on the ULI website to catch the best of the best!

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After Sandy: A New ULI Report

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). Leading up to the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, ULI has prepared After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability, which offers guidance on community building in a way that responds to inevitable climate change and sea level rise, and helps preserve the environment, boost … Read More

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