Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Experience at the U.N. Climate Change Conference

By Helen Gurfel- This post marks my first time at COP (Conference of Parties). COP21 is the 21st conference since the United Nations started hosting an annual convening of world leaders to coordinate a cooperative effort to tackle climate change. Many participants have expressed hope that a new universal agreement on climate change will be signed and enforced by all nations by 2020. Read More

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ULI Endorses Formation of Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction to Help Reduce Carbon Footprint of Real Estate Industry Worldwide

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is endorsing the formation of a Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) to advance the real estate industry’s efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change and reduce the industry’s carbon footprint on a worldwide scale. In pledging its support, ULI joins more than 20 other global organizations seeking to position real estate as contributing to solutions regarding climate change and protecting the environment. Read More

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Doing Well by Doing Good: Innovative Financing Vehicles Preserving Workforce and Affordable Housing

A growing number of real estate financing vehicles are balancing profit and purpose as they preserve the affordability of workforce and affordable apartments, while delivering significant returns to investors. Innovative firms at the forefront of this trend are profiled in a report by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing and NeighborWorks America. Read More

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Top 10 Emerging Trends to Watch in Real Estate

PwC US and ULI reveal the trends to watch in the coming year in their new report, Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2016. Read the full report for more details and their prediction for the top five markets of 2016. Read More

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Dec. 11th- Land Use & Sustainable Development Conference

Attend on December 11th, Land Use Law Center’s annual Land Use & Sustainable Development Conference. This year’s theme: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future: Celebrating 100 years of Zoning. Read More

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