Urban Land Institute

Urban Land Institute
The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI is an independent global nonprofit supported by members representing the entire spectrum of real estate development and land use disciplines.

Building Healthy Places Toolkit 
This toolkit outlines opportunities to enhance health through changes in approaches to buildings and projects. Developers, owners, property managers, designers, investors, and others involved in real estate decision making can use these strategies and tactics to create places that contribute to healthier people and communities and to enhance and preserve value.

The Toolkit provides 21 evidence-based recommendations that are supported by action-oriented evidence-based and best practice strategies. The report also includes seven schematics that illustrate how the recommendations can be applied across real estate product sectors.

American in 2015: A ULI Survey of Views on Housing, Transportation and Community
America is a diverse nation and our story is ever evolving. How we feel and what we value about the communities we live in is changing too. With the second edition of ULI’s community survey, America in 2015, the Urban Land Institute takes the pulse of our country. ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative and Terwilliger Center for Housing conduct the survey to illuminate a core question for every American: what do we want in our communities? More…

Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier
This report explores the interconnections among walking, bicycling, and real estate. Developers, owners, property managers, designers, investors, public officials, and others involved in real estate decision making can learn from the case studies described in this report to create places that both support and leverage investments in active transportation infrastructure, such as bike lanes and trails. In the process, they can create real estate value and promote economic, environmental, and public health goals.