November 12, 2016, 5am PST
L.A. County Planner Clement Lau issues his annual list of his favorite conferences for urban design professionals in the upcoming year.
November 7, 2016, 11am PST
Climate change is the new reality, and building owners and developers that want to remain in business need to adapt. So says a recent Urban Land Institute (ULI) report that calls last year's Paris agreement "a potential game changer."
November 26, 2015, 7am PST
Ten key conferences in 2016 for planners, architects, and urban design professionals, summarized by Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County planner.
October 30, 2015, 6am PDT
A ULI-led symposium in Cleveland is looking at how an update of the cit'’s outdated zoning code could revive some neighborhoods in the city.
October 11, 2015, 11am PDT
Millennials in the Bay Area are feeling priced out, and may bolt if they can't find housing they can afford.
February 21, 2014, 8am PST
Portland is a city that's often better known by the representations of it—like the television show Portlandia—than as an actual working city.
January 21, 2014, 7am PST
With occupancy rates rising faster in urban than suburban locations, some suburbs are remaking themselves into mixed-use communities with hi-rise office and residential towers; Tysons Corner, Va. and Research Triangle Park, N.C. among them.
The Wall Street Journal - U.S.
November 16, 2013, 1pm PST
At last week's fall meeting in Chicago, experts with the Urban Land Institute peered into their crystal ball to predict the trends that will guide the recovery of the real estate market over the next year.
June 8, 2013, 7am PDT
The Urban Land Institute has announced the five finalists for its annual Urban Open Space Award, which recognizes 'an outstanding example of a public destination that has enriched and revitalized its surrounding community.'
The Architect's Newspaper Blog
May 16, 2013, 5am PDT
'America 2013', a report released this week by the Urban Land Institute, presents the results of a nationwide survey on housing, transportation, and community preferences. Demographic trends indicate a continued demand for city living.
March 6, 2013, 8am PST
Over the next two decades, we’re going to experience the most dramatic changes in American neighborhoods since the post-WWII era. Ben Brown looks at the changes on the horizon for the housing market, and the role planners will play in meeting them.
March 2, 2013, 11am PST
From an initial list of 200 candidates, Medellín, Colombia has been selected as the winner of The Wall Street Journal and Citi's “City of the Year” competition.
February 12, 2013, 12pm PST
A new report from the Urban Land Institute highlights successful strategies for adapting the infrastructure of America's suburbs to accommodate a densification of development.
January 25, 2013, 11am PST
Armed with lessons learned from Singapore’s successful urbanization experience, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) has published a new report that identifies ten principles for creating liveable high density cities.
May 2, 2012, 11am PDT
Robert Steuteville looks at a recent report on the Golden State's supply and demand imbalance in the housing market. It's not what the <em>The Wall Street Journal</em> has led you to believe.
March 1, 2012, 1pm PST
Lloyd Alter weighs in on the debate over the shrinking, or growing, size of American homes, seeing the influence of affluent homebuyers as driving an increase in size.
February 15, 2012, 10am PST
Building in the New Economy isn't business as usual. Howard Blackson lays out policy, planning, land assembly and financing tools to help us with our task at hand.
January 21, 2012, 11am PST
In announcing a new initiative led by ULI and the Greenprint Foundation, Ed McMahon looks at the disconnect between politicians and the marketplace in the debate around climate change and U.S. energy policy.
December 21, 2011, 8am PST
As utilities and energy companies move towards distributed power, building owners, businesses, and developers are seeing the possibilities.
August 30, 2010, 9am PDT
Patrick L. Phillips, CEO of the Urban Land Institute, reflects on the state of rebuilding efforts in New Orleans on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. He sees an impressive level of planning, momentum and cooperation among stakeholders.