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Kapolei, HI Mixed-Use Development, Designed by SVA Architects, Brings Retail and Homes to West Oahu’s Central Business District

Located at 1020 Wakea St., the three-acre Kulana Hale is bordered by Haumea, Wakea, Alohikea and Ala Kahawai Streets.  The $130 million mixed-use project will consist of three components developed in three phases.  Phase one will be a 13-story tower with 154 affordable senior rental units and ground floor retail space.  Phase two will add another 13-story tower with 143 family affordable units, as well as additional retail.  Phase three will add a one-story retail building.  Phase one of the project is expected to be complete by early 2020. 

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“A Bridge Home” project to assist transition to long-term housing in Los Angeles

ULI held intensive charrettes with three architecture firms (DLR Group, Studio One Eleven and JFAK Architects) and with three landscape architecture firms (EPT Design, Relm and SWA).  The teams focused on solving three site challenges: a 50-bed site; a 100-bed site; and a 150-bed site. In addition, ULI Los Angeles is collaborating with CBRE and Gensler to identify sites for the 50/100/150 bed needs and a list of all sites in each City Council district which are owned by the Federal, State, County or City governments. ULI will then work with the City Council members (at their request) to determine the best sites in their districts.

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Mandarina, a Sustainable Development in Mexico

At Mandarina, the design stems from a detailed site analysis, investigating the geology, climate, views, and the availability of local materials, to name a few of the elements that go in to building climate responsive architecture. To understand how the site influenced previous lifestyles, the team looked at how people have lived in this area over time.

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Ford acquires Michigan Central Station with plans to transform it into new campus in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood

Michigan Central Station, shuttered 30 years ago, will be redeveloped over the next three to four years into a magnet for high-tech talent and a regional destination with modern work spaces, retail, restaurants, residential living and more. The new Corktown campus will be a hub where Ford and its partners will work on autonomous and electric vehicles, and design urban mobility services and solutions that includes smart, connected vehicles, roads, parking and public transit.   

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