Tag Archives: 2014

Fulton Center featured in New Urban Land Magazine Article

Fulton Center featured in New Urban Land Magazine Article Originally published in UrbanLand By Bendix Anderson Any day now, New York City will open a grand public space at the middle of a web of subway lines in Manhattan, a few blocks away from both the World Trade Center and Wall Street. We look forward to opening what is sure to become New York City’s next landmark destination,” said Michael Horodniceanu, president of Metropolitan Transit Authority Capital Construction, in a statement on the project. READ MORE HERE.

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Ten Principles for Urban Regeneration: Making Shanghai a Better City

Establishing a long-term vision, conserving the city’s cultural heritage, optimizing land use and integrating economic development are among some of the recommendations in a new ULI report on the future urban regeneration of Shanghai. Entitled Ten Principles for Urban Regeneration: Making Shanghai a Better City, the report combines the results of a two-day workshop in Shanghai on urban regeneration with 60 industry leaders drawn from a variety of disciplines, the findings of two further seminars in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and additional research from ULI members. The report outlines ten principles for the … Read More

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Reducing Buildings’ Energy Consumption and Emissions

The latest report published by the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance demonstrates that some of the world’s leading real estate investors are making significant progress in reducing energy consumption, carbon emissions, and water usage in their existing buildings. The Greenprint Performance Report measures and tracks the performance of 4,001 buildings owned by Greenprint’s 34 members and affiliated partners, who constitute an alliance of the world’s leading real estate owners, investors, and financial institutions committed to improving environmental performance across the global property industry. Volume 5 of the report, which … Read More

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Join ULI in Honoring Michael Fascitelli

On the evening of Monday, October 20, ULI will be hosting an exclusive VIP gala dinner for leaders in the real estate and land use industry. The venue for the dinner will be the incomparable American Museum of Natural History, located at Central Park West at 79th Street. ULI is excited to announce that the honoree at this year’s gala dinner is Michael Fascitelli. A respected and deeply accomplished advocate for sound urban-centric development and investment for many years, Fascitelli exemplifies the Institute’s commitment to the practice of responsible land … Read More

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10 Principles for a New Era of Multifamily Rental Housing

10 Principles for a New Era of Multifamily Rental Housing On January 16, 2014, the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, in partnership with the American Planning Association and the National Multifamily Housing Council, held the first annual ULI/Carolyn and Preston Butcher Forum on Multifamily Housing. Attended by over 50 industry leaders, the event provided a forum to discuss the changing multifamily residential landscape and led to the development of a series of “big ideas” for expanding the availability of rental housing nationwide. The ten principles presented here are a summary of the ideas … Read More

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Building Healthy Places at the ULI Fall Meeting

Building Healthy Places at the ULI Fall Meeting ULI’s 2014 Fall Meeting, to be held here in New York City from October 21–23 and will feature rich content about how to create healthy places and communities. Can’t-miss sessions on Wednesday, October 22, include: Housing and Health: From Research to Real Deals Growing Food, Neighborhoods, and Profits Building Healthy Places: Development Strategies That Work for Health and the Bottom Line Thursday, October 23, will start with an 8:00 AM “Pop-up Café” highlighting the new WELL Building Standard, where meeting attendees will have the chance to … Read More

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New ULI Report on Housing, Health, and Resilience

New ULI Report on Housing, Health, and Resilience A new ULI report, Housing in America: Integrating Health, Housing, and Resilience in a Changing Environment, explores the links between housing, community health, and resilience to extreme weather. The report—the latest in the Housing in America series—was prepared by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing and the Building Healthy Places Initiative. It will be released at ULI’s Building the Resilient City conference in San Francisco next week, and available for download here by September 5. 

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Last Chance: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship

Last Chance: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship A free registration to the 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City could be yours! Apply by August 29 to one of ULI’s two scholarship programs: The Wells Fargo ULI Student Scholarship Program awards scholarships to undergraduate students and students obtaining a master’s degree in real estate. Special interest will be placed on those participating or interested in green building practice. The Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship supports the professional development of ULI women members. Scholarships will be awarded in recognition of a member’s contributions to ULI and demonstrated commitment … Read More

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CBCNY Releases Second Report on Affordable Housing

CBCNY Releases Second Report on Affordable Housing The Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) just released its second in a four-part series of policy briefs exploring housing affordability versus location affordability in New York City.  Entitled “The Rent’s Too Damn High! But the Metrocard Is a Pretty Good Deal,” the report finds that the city’s low transpiration costs and high incomes make New York a far less expensive location compared to other American cities. Read the complete report here.

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Abby Hamlin Credited with Brooklyn Townhouse Boom

Abby Hamlin, Credited with Brooklyn Townhouse Boom The New York Times Real Estate section explains how Abby Hamlin, president of Hamlin Ventures, is credited with the recent boom in townhouse building in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. Read the full article here.

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