Monthly Archives: November 2017

In Atlanta, A Program For The Region’s Public Officials Advances ULI’s Mission

“The best class I have ever taken as an elected official,” is how East Point Councilmember Thomas Calloway describes ULI’s UrbanPlan for Public Officials (“UP4PO”).  In the spirit of advancing ULI’s mission to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide, ULI Atlanta embarked on its first UP4PO workshop on Friday, October 20.  The event, held at City Hall in East Point, Georgia, included 15 public officials, including 13 elected officials from throughout the metro Atlanta region.  Participating officials hailed from Decatur, … Read More

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Atlanta a top city for starting families?

In research speak this is called household formation. The age at which an individual gets married and has children. There are other types of household formations as well, like students graduating from college and into their first apartment, or a couple going through a divorce. Relative to families, household formation is often a life stage met with the purchase of a home. Nationally, household formations are outpacing new supply by a rate of 3.5 million formed households, according to findings in a joint study produced by ULI and PWC called … Read More

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