Monthly Archives: December 2016

Downtown Matters

Travel teaches you many things, not the least of which is that downtowns matter. Downtowns are the heart and soul of our communities. They are also an indicator of larger social and economic trends. For many years, the decline of America’s downtowns was an indicator of a larger trend of people and jobs leaving cities for our far flung suburbs. Now, our downtowns are coming back to life and they are a harbinger of larger social, economic, demographic and technological trends. Read the new report by ULI senior Fellow Ed … Read More

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Evolving U.S. Suburbs Continue to Shape Residential Demand and Development

Suburban housing markets across the United States are evolving rapidly and overall remain well positioned to maintain their relevance for the foreseeable future as preferred places to live and work, even as many urban cores and downtown neighborhoods continue to attract new residents and businesses, according to a new publication from ULI. The report, Housing in the Evolving American Suburb, describes different kinds of suburbs based on the key factors that define and determine their housing markets. The report classifies and compares suburbs in the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States—shown … Read More

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Building Healthy Corridors: Strategies for Transforming Urban and Suburban Arterials into Thriving Places

ULI Idaho’s own Bob Taunton will be a featured speaker at this webinar on January 11th. Free to all ULI members. For more information: Building Healthy Corridors: Strategies for Transforming Urban and Suburban Arterials into Thriving Places

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