ULI 2017 Annual Report
Just released: Read stories, hear from leaders, and see the progress ULI members made in Asia Pacific and beyond in our 2017 Annual Report.
As inner-city congestion increases owing to rising populations, life in cities can move at a grindingly slow place. Through their latest report, ULI and Centre for Livable Cities (CLC) set out to identify how 10 cities in APAC of varied development stages and population sizes are developing bold solutions and exciting plans to address this pressing challenge. Read more.
ULI Japan’s fall conference, which took place in Tokyo in November, marked the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Institute in Japan, so the conference opened with a look back at how the Japanese market has developed over the 20 years since ULI was established.. Read more.
This year’s investment prospect rankings reflect the growing divergence between investment strategies as buyers pursue either growth- or yield-driven approaches. Cities that are the biggest gainers in this year’s survey are those where investors seek to maximize returns via rental growth (Sydney and Melbourne), those that look for returns that are safe and low, but still higher than yields on sovereign bonds (Tokyo), or those that tap long-term secular growth in emerging markets (Vietnam). In addition, there was a resurgence in investor sentiment toward Singapore, which appears to have found a market bottom in both the office and residential sectors. Download Report.
Greenprint Report Shows Real Estate Industry Continues to Reduce Energy Consumption, Carbon Emissions, Water Use
Greenprint Performance Report Vol. 8, which tracks, benchmarks, and analyzes the performance of nearly 8,700 properties owned by Greenprint members, demonstrates a 3.4% reduction in energy consumption, 3.3% reduction in carbon emissions, and 4.3% reduction in water use between 2015- 2016. Read more.
Barrie Barton founder of research and strategy firm, Right Angle Studio, shared a thought provoking session with ULI Australia Young Leaders at the YLG Summit in Sydney earlier this month. In this session, Barton discusses how being sustainability in urban development is not enough because we have taken so much from the planet. We need to think regenerative. Read more.
ULI Global Chairman Tom Toomey: Complex Issues Need ULI’s Leadership
ULI’s Advisory Services program is one of the most effective ways ULI can lead on urban issues, Toomey noted. “Of all that ULI does, this program best demonstrates ULI’s capability as a problem solver. We want to build on this success. We want to get more of you involved,” Toomey said. Learn more about the importance of ULI Advisory Panels.
I’ve leveraged the network of mentors at ULI for unbelievable advice because they have the benefit of decades of experience.Anthony ChangVice President, Cassidy Turley