Monthly Archives: June 2012

TOD Advocacy Keeps Chugging Along

Once a shiny, exciting new concept, transit oriented development is easing into the mainstream like a train approaching a station–in thought, if not yet on the ground. Yesterday’s Transit Oriented Development Summit, sponsored by the LA chapter of the Urban Land Institute and held at the University of Southern California, attempted to lay the track for a long, prosperous ride — rather than a dead-end. Read More

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ULI Members save $50 @ MFH Trends Conference

Join us for the 10th Annual Multifamily Trends Conference at PCBC in San Francisco. Whether you design, develop, own or invest in multifamily housing, the next few years present great opportunities–and more than a few challenges as well. The Multifamily Trends Conference, held in conjunction with PCBC’s annual tradeshow, is a two-day summit of the leading analysts and operators in for-rent and for-sale multifamily housing. You’ll get expert perspectives and straight talk on the economy, supply and demand, capital markets, investment strategies, development trends and macro/regional market conditions. The Multifamily Trends Conference … Read More

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ULI Offers 3rd Annual TOD Summit Next Week

by Damien Newton, la.streetsblog.org Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) has been a hot topic in Los Angeles, with planners noting that most of the city’s development will be around transit nodes in the coming decades.  Last week, Streetsblog featured a three-part series from Joel Epstein.  Next week, the Urban Land Institute and University of Southern California offer a symposium entitled “Staying on Track and Moving Forward” on how TOD continues to impact Los Angeles. In a way, TOD has been at the heart of the debate between Metro and Beverly Hills over subway routing. … Read More

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