Category Archives: Affordability

ULI panel discusses benefits, challenges to infill projects

Daily Transcript Staff Report Wednesday, June 14, 2017   While the city weighs the benefits of massive developments like SoccerCity, a contingent of small-scale developers continues to stitch smaller additions to the urban fabric in the form of infill projects. A trio of developers spoke Tuesday about the opportunities and challenges associated with small-scale, infill development at a breakfast panel hosted by the Urban Land Institute San Diego-Tijuana chapter. “Everybody’s talking about SoccerCity recently, but the things that impact the communities that we live in and could potentially… address our … Read More

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Downtowns Matter

  By Edward T. McMahon Edward T. McMahon is the Chairman of the NMSC Board of Directors. He also holds the Charles Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and is a Senior Resident Fellow at the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C., where he leads the organization’s worldwide efforts to conduct research and educational activities related to environmentally sensitive develop- ment policies and practices. He is also a senior staff adviser for ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative, and is a sought- after speaker and thinker on land use and economic development trends. McMahon is the … Read More

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Housing in the Evolving U.S. Suburbs

By Trisha Riggs December 5, 2016 U.S. suburban housing markets are well positioned to remain preferred places to live and work over the coming decades, even as many urban cores and downtown neighborhoods continue to attract new residents and businesses, says a new report from the ULI Terwilliger Center. Suburbs are not monolithic, according to the report, titled Housing in the Evolving American Suburb, which is based on a new analytic framework for classifying suburbs developed by RCLCO. The report classifies and compares suburbs in the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the … Read More

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