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  • The Woodlandsby Roger Galatas; James Barlow

    Urban Land Institute 2004; US$ 34.95

    Get a behind-the-scenes look into The Woodlands, an innovative new town that was built from the ground up near Houston, Texas. This is the story of the people who were instrumental in developing it and the experiences and challenges they had in creating a better, "new" hometown. more...

  • Growing Coolerby Reid Ewing; Keith Bartholomew; Steve Winkelman; Jerry Walters; Don Chen

    Urban Land Institute 2008; US$ 44.95

    Based on a comprehensive study review by leading urban planning researchers, this investigative document demonstrates how urban development is both a key contributor to climate change and an essential factor in combating it?by reducing vehicle greenhouse gas emissions. more...

  • Keepers of the Castleby William J. Ferguson

    Urban Land Institute 2009; US$ 26.99

    Examining what has always been America's largest industry, this helpful handbook analyzes the recent transformation of real estate investment and identifies the leadership attributes necessary for executives and board chairs as they guide their businesses through profound change. more...

  • The Inside Track to Careers in Real Estateby Stan Ross; James Carberry

    Urban Land Institute 2006; US$ 19.95

    Addressing the lucrative real estate industry, this book helps determine whether a career in real estate is the right choice and reveals how to get started in the field. more...

  • Finance for Real Estate Developmentby Charles Long

    Urban Land Institute 2011; US$ 94.99

    Explaining how finances drive each decision in the real estate development process, this helpful industry guide recognizes the complexities and significant risks of each project and illustrates how to reconcile conflicting elements to ultimately achieve success. A 36-year real estate development veteran, author Charles Long shares the practical information... more...

  • Retrofitting Office Buildings to Be Green and Energy-Efficientby Leanne Tobias

    Urban Land Institute 2010; US$ 89.95

    Aimed at real estate industry professionals, developers, and investors, this guidebook fully explains the best practices and methods for retrofitting an existing office building to be greenincreasing the efficiency of resource use while reducing building impacts on human health and the environment. Covering numerous eco-friendly systems, this reference... more...

  • The Power of Ideasby Douglas R. Porter; Paul Goldberger; Terry Lassar

    Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 34.99

    This book profiles five fascinating visionaries who exemplify outstanding leadership, a passion for their work, cutting-edge ideas, and a commitment to quality. All winners of the prestigious J. C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, they include Joseph Riley, mayor of Charleston, South Carolina; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan; Gerald... more...

  • Conservation Communitiesby Ed McMahon

    Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 49.99

    Practical how-to information for conservation-minded urban-planning professionals is provided in this invaluable guide. The importance of natural lands or open space in master-planned communitieseither in the suburbs or on the edge of existing citiesis thoroughly explained and coupled with examples of conservation-oriented housing developments that... more...

  • Business Improvement Districtsby Lawrence O. Houstoun; Howard Kozloff

    Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 49.99

    This practical guide covers the best practices for planning, organizing, and financing BIDs; the services they provide; and how they are operated and managed. Includes case study examples. more...

  • Trammell Crowby Willam Bragg Jr. Ewald

    Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 34.99

    Based on interviews with colleagues, friends, and enemies, this biography tells the story of how a man without money, experience, or connections became a real estate legend. A visionary and risk taker, Trammell Crow is presented in the book as the pioneer of speculative real estate development, noted for spawning a generation of industry leaders. more...