Urban Land Institute

With inspiration from JC Nichols, ULI leaders discuss the 18-hour city

With inspiration from JC Nichols, ULI leaders discuss the 18-hour city

Leaders from across the globe descended upon Kansas City this week for The Nichols Forum, a two-day event exploring the opportunities and challenges in middle-tier cities and celebrating the legacy of legendary commercial and residential real estate developer and Kansas Citian J.C. Nichols.

Incentivizing Development: The experts weigh in

Incentivizing Development: The experts weigh in

"Developers know that they’re going to make use of this tool or tools elsewhere to get money, and who can blame them? If you’ve got a fiduciary responsibility to your shareholders, you go get the best deal you can. But I wish our city leaders would stop being suckers about who they give money to."
--Patrick Tuohey, The Show-Me Institute

Perusing streetcar development opportunities

Perusing streetcar development opportunities

The Urban Land Institute herded roughly 60 real estate development professionals aboard the Kansas City streetcar Wednesday morning to investigate just how many development opportunities currently exist along the streetcar route.  The answer? A lot.