Monthly Archives: December 2014

New ULI Case Study: New York by Gehry at 8 Spruce Street


The development of New York by Gehry at 8 Spruce Street is a story about extraordinary design, perseverance, and exceptional timing. The residential apartment building, designed by Frank Gehry, became an instant landmark in New York with its rippling, undulating stainless steel façade, capturing both local and global attention and winning critical acclaim. The project might have turned out quite differently, however, if not for the dedication of the developer, Forest City Ratner, to the original concept for the project. Even at a time when many people questioned the viability … Read More

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New ULI Book: Visionaries in Urban Development


For each of the past 15 years, the prestigious J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development has recognized an individual whose career demonstrated a commitment to the highest standards of responsible urban development. While each laureate’s areas of expertise varies—from urban planning, design, and development, to teaching and governing—all are driven by a deep and passionate belief in the value of cities and the knowledge that great cities are made not of bricks and mortar, but of experiences and civic pride. The new ULI book Visionaries in Urban Development … Read More

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ULI Survey Ranks Tokyo, Jakarta, and Osaka as Top Real Estate Investment Markets in Asia

2015 Emerging Trends Asia Pacific

Japan remains a favored country for real estate activity in Asia, with Tokyo and Osaka ranked first and third, respectively, in terms of investment and development prospects for next year, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2015, a real estate forecast jointly published by the Urban Land Institute and PwC. Emerging Trends provides an outlook on Asia Pacific real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, and trends by property sector and metropolitan area. It is based on the opinions of 385 internationally … Read More

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Prepare for the Next Phase of Your Career with Real Estate School


Whether you are moving on to new areas or moving up in your career, ULI’s Real Estate School can provide you with the tools you need for a smooth transition. Covering everything from the basics to more advanced elements of real estate development and finance, each of these three-day courses is led by seasoned industry experts. The interactive nature of each allows you to engage not only with the instructors and guest speakers, but also with your peers. Set some time aside for your career advancement and join us in … Read More

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Online Learning: Best Practices in Multifamily Marketing and Leasing

Jennifer, Nevitt, 
Chief Executive Officer,
Forty-Two, LLC

This new ULI webinar will give you practical insight into making the most of your multifamily marketing dollars and functional tools for improving the performance of your onsite leasing staff. Developed over years of firsthand experience, data collection, and analyses, this program will offer concrete tools and actions to demonstrate where you should and should not be putting your resources. You will learn best practices that will not only attract, but, equally important, retain your residents. Performance metrics and management practices will help you field your most effective leasing staff … Read More

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Every Member Every Year Giving Campaign

Site Tour of Portland waterfront

100 percent of your contribution to the ULI Foundation Annual Fund enables ULI to influence land use practice and decision  making in places where it matters most. Donations to the Annual Fund support programs and initiatives in cities and communities throughout the United States. The goal of the Every Member Every Year Giving Campaign is to encourage all members of ULI to contribute to the ULI Foundation’s Annual Fund. Why do we need your support? Every contribution enables the revitalization of communities in need. Every contribution is an investment in … Read More

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