Monthly Archives: June 2014

ULI Senior Fellow Michelle McDonough speaks at the Tri-County Housing Summit

“Homeownership is still an important component of what people see as “living the American dream,” according to Michelle Winters, a senior visiting fellow at the Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing. But the housing landscape in America is changing, she said.” …Read the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s article on the Summit, here.  By Ashley Barker abarker@scbiznews.com Published June 16, 2014 (Photo/Ashley Barker)

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New from ULI Case Studies: The Rise in Vancouver

In this new Case Study from ULI, The Rise is an exemplary model of transit-oriented, central-city development that successfully mixes large-format retail uses with smaller shops and housing in a well-resolved mid-rise form. The Rise is an urban infill, residential-over-retail building located next to downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. The site was originally occupied by a car dealership, but international developer Grosvenor saw the potential for the company to expand into a dynamic, rapidly growing urban market. Its primary retail tenants are three large-format stores: Home Depot, Save-On-Foods, and Winners/HomeSense. Above … Read More

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Save on ULI’s Public/Private Partnerships Conference

At Public/Private Partnerships: Best Practices and New Opportunities, you will hear from experts in the public and private sectors who combined their strengths and resources to complete development projects that would have been impossible using more traditional methods of economic development. Hear from opening keynote speaker Dan Gilbert of Rock Ventures LLC and Quicken Loans Inc., who has invested more than $1.3 billion to purchase and renovate 50 commercial properties in Detroit’s urban core, creating thousands of jobs. Dan will share his vision for Detroit and reveal why he has … Read More

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