Flooding is the most expensive and common natural disaster in the United States, and managing flood risk is critical to protecting homes, local and regional economies, and community well-being. On Safer Ground: Floodplain Buyouts and Community Resilience highlights how local governments across the United States are increasingly turning to buyouts as one strategy to cost effectively reduce flood risk, offer relief to residents, and potentially improve access to open space in urban areas. The report explores best practices for community resilience involving floodplain buyouts and models for partnerships with the private sector.
The theme that emerged more than any other during the Emerging Trends interviews with industry leaders was the surprising resilience of the economy and of property markets generally since the pandemic hit, inspiring greater confidence in the industry...
The 2021 Fall Issue of Urban Land is now available for ULI members. The cover topic is "Urban Living: How the Pandemic Is Shaping Cities." Other topics include: "Best Practices: Global Awards for Excellence," "Net Zero: Chicago's C40 Competition," an...