Category Archives: Housing

Member Spotlight: Andrew Frey of Tecela Highlighted as Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur Profiles are conversations with real estate development professionals who, in most cases, have recently made the leap into the industry whether as young individuals fresh out of school or as mid-career transitions. With a focus on small-scale developers often doing incremental and transformative work, these are quick and easy to read profiles to raise awareness of these professionals. By telling their stories, the Urban Land Institute hopes to inspire the next generation of small-scale entrepreneurs to transform their own communities. What did you do before you were a developer? … Read More

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There’s No single Solution for Lack of Affordable Housing

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Local governments could make building permit processes more efficient, panelists said. A complete set of public policies is more likely than a solitary solution to expand the availability of affordable housing, a director of the Urban Land Institute said during a panel presentation Wednesday in Miami. “There is no one policy tool that in and of itself is going to make a dramatic difference on this problem,” said Stockton Williams, executive director of ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing. “The good news is a number of cities are starting to put … Read More

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Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier

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Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier explores the interconnections among walking, bicycling, and real estate development. It showcases the growing synergies between real estate development and bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure investments. Across the globe, developers are seizing a competitive advantage by leveraging growing interest in biking and walking among residents and tenants. And municipalities are promoting health, equity, and sustainability by investing in active transportation infrastructure projects, such as trails and greenways – investments which can create real estate value and promote economic developments. Is “Trail-Oriented Development” the … Read More

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Condo experts say sales slowdown won’t lead to another crash in Miami

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Many of South Florida’s leading condo experts said a slowdown in sales will likely prevent some projects from breaking ground, but the long term view for Miami’s condo market remains positive and another meltdown doesn’t appear imminent. The Urban Land Institute brought the region’s leading condo builders and designers to Miami on Tuesday for a condo market symposium at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami in Brickell. Everyone acknowledged that the sales pace for new units has slowed, and it appears the strengthening of the dollar against foreign currencies is to … Read More

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Miami condo market will find its equilibrium: ULI panel

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Miami’s preconstruction condo market is still forging ahead, despite signs of canceled projects, lowered deposit requirements and foreign buyers downsizing purchases, a group of top developers said Tuesday. “This is a marathon, not a 100-meter dash. This is a long-term market,” said Carlos Rosso, president of Related Group’s condominium division, during a panel titled “Industry giants discuss the condo market” at the Urban Land Institute’s Miami Condo Market Symposium at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. Kevin Maloney, founder and principal of Property Markets Group, said he expects that many … Read More

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America in 2015

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Key Housing Findings from the America in 2015 Survey Posted on May 6, 2015 by Michelle Winters The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing is pleased to partner with the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative on the latest ULI community survey, America in 2015. This biennial national survey assesses Americans’ views on their housing, transportation, and community options. Read the Full Survey Key Housing Findings This year’s survey documents important housing-related preferences and highlights some potential trends to watch: Housing Options: While most Americans are satisfied with the range of housing … Read More

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District Council To Host 2nd Annual Miami Condo Market Symposium

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Industry-Leading Real Estate Developers, Financiers, And Investors To Discuss Key Trends Impacting The Region Miami – November 14, 2014 – The Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida / Caribbean District Council is pleased to announce its 2nd annual upcoming event, the Miami Condo Market Symposium. The event is coming up on November 14th at the Epic Residences & Hotel in Miami from 8:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. The symposium’s keynote speaker, Jonathan J. Miller, President and CEO of Miller Samuel Inc., is a nationally recognized expert in real estate valuation whose … Read More

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ULI Report Explores Resilient Housing and Extreme Weather

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A new report from the Urban Land Institute explores the connection between strengthening the resilience of housing and communities to severe weather and building for health and wellness. Housing in America: Integrating Housing, Health, and Resilience in a Changing Environment points to the need for greater emphasis on community building—including housing—that is more adaptable to changing environmental conditions. The report lists five fundamentals that are key to development practices that improve both the health and resilience of communities, and it profiles the responses of communities in Kansas, California, and Iowa … Read More

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