Density: Drivers, Dividends and Debates

LONDON (23 June 2015) — Embracing “good” density should be a priority for cities, according to Density: Drivers, Dividends and Debates, a new report published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The report makes the case for investing in density and offers an agenda for advocacy, demonstration, and public education on density issues. This report is the first piece of work in ULI’s new density initiative, which seeks to increase knowledge of density in the real estate industry and beyond; address the potential social, economic, and environmental benefits of investing in density; and devise strategies to make density a priority for the public sector….
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Urban Land Institute 2015 Global Awards for Excellence Finalists Announced

Twenty-two real estate developments have been selected as finalists in the 2015 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as one of the land use industry’s most prestigious award programmes. This year’s finalists represent developments from around the globe, including six in Asia, five in Europe, and 11 in North America….
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Bob van der Zande Appointed as Chair of ULI Netherlands, Plans to Make the Human Perspective of Land Use Issues a Priority

AMSTERDAM (3 June 2015)—Bob van der Zande, Director of Residential Markets for the City of Amsterdam, has been appointed as the next Chair of ULI Netherlands. Van der Zande will officially begin his term on 1st July 2015 and will serve on a voluntary basis for the next two years….
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