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Tri-state Wins ULI Urban Innovation Grant

ULI Northern New Jersey, ULI Westchester/Fairfiled and ULI New York have won a $20,000 Urban Innovation Grant to convene a forum for public officials in planning, transportation, and economic development to explore key regional land use issues and to find opportunities for collaborative solutions. The grant was announced at the ULI Fall meeting in San Franscisco. Read More

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Micro Units

Thinking Bigger About Micro Units

Micro units have staying power as a housing type, according to research from ULI.

The units, which are typically larger than a one-car garage, but smaller than a double, appeal to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and proximity to downtown neighborhoods Read More

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“Real Estate Development: Principles and Process” Textbook

Real Estate Development is written primarily for an academic audience seeking a complete look at the complex and interdisciplinary decision-making environment of real estate development. While serving as a definitive resource in the classroom, the book is also intended to be useful to experienced professionals with an interest in real estate, including developers, city planners, legislators, regulators, corporate real estate officers, land planners, lawyers specializing in real estate law, leasing agents, among many other real estate professions. Read More

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Luisi named “40 under 40”

The Business Council of Westchester on Tuesday announced its 2015 class of “Rising Stars,” representing 40 of Westchester County’s up-and-coming business leaders. ULI WCF member, Anthony P. Luisi of CUDDY & FEDER LLP was named among them! Read More

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Members from Across The Northeast Corridor Attended “The Growing Power of Urban Retail”

The day-long event explored ways in which urban retail has changed over the past decade—its effect on the urban core, the changing retailer experience, and an increasingly sophisticated demand for “authenticity.” The day began with breakfast and a panel discussion on the transformation of Center City Philadelphia. Read More

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On Time-Lapse Rocket Ride to Trade Center’s Top, Glimpse of Doomed Tower

An imposingly realistic vision of the old 1 World Trade Center, the ultimately doomed north tower, will begin appearing next month in a most unlikely place: the five special elevators servicing the observatory atop the new 1 World Trade Center. WATCH THE VIDEO! Read More

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View: If Westchester builds it, Millennials will come

The authors, Marissa Brett, the president of the Westchester County Association and the other Mara Winokur, director of the Westchester/Fairfield Urban Land Institute, argue for streamlined development approvals to assure Westchester’s continued growth. READ THEIR PERSPECTIVE! Read More

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U.S. Office Occupancy at Seven-Year High

According to a new report from CBRE Research, annual tenant demand, as measured by net absorption, totaled 52.7 million square feet (4.9 million sq m) in 2014—the highest annual amount since 2007. Read More

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The Growing Separation of People and Jobs in Metropolitan America

Between 2000 and 2012, the number of jobs within the typical commute distance for residents in a major metro area fell by 7 percent. Read More

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13 Urban Trends to Watch

The contours of an urban renaissance—long in the making—are quickly coming into focus. Massive societal and economic changes are converging to create a new urban reality, a transformation of importance to the millions of Americans in the nation’s metropolitan areas. Read More

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