New construction in Texas

Houston Land Use Event, 2nd in Tech Growth, and Republican Voters Moving to Texas

by Tory Gattis — First, I'll be covering some of Houston's land use and zoning history as well as what other cities can learn from Houston in an online event this Tuesday. Second, demographic information post-pandemic indicates that it may be frustrated Republican (R) voters leaving Democratic states and moving to R states...
Houston Market Urbanism Meetup

Houston Market Urbanism Meetup

Scott Beyer from the Market Urbanism Report, and Charles Blain and Tory Gattis from the Urban Reform Institute - A Center for Opportunity Urbanism are holding a Houston meetup 6pm this Thursday, May 13th at The Pit Room.
Post-pandemic Housing Reality webinar

The Post-Pandemic Housing Reality

Join the discussion on a new policy agenda for home ownership and opportunity in our post-pandemic economy. Hosted by Urban Reform Institute, the event takes place from 11:30AM — 1:00PM CST on December 4, 2020.
Middle Class Survival Strategies

Virtual Town Hall — Middle Class Survival Strategies

Join us October 17th for a live interactive webinar on how the middle class can survive and thrive during this time of social and economic uncertainty.

Virtual Town Hall: California Feudalism – Addressing California’s Inequality Crisis

Join a presentation on Kotkin and Toplanksky's research brief —California Feudalism: A Strategy to Restore California's Middle Class— discussing California's inequality crisis and how to restore our state’s dream.
Future of Real Estate: Virtual Town Hall June 2

Virtual Town Hall: The Future of Residential and Commercial Real Estate

What is the future of real estate after Covid-19? Listen to Richard Florida, Joel Kotkin, Marshall Toplansky and other leading experts discuss where the real estate market is going.
Virtual Town Hall: The Future of Communication on June 8

Media and the Future of Communication in the COVID-19 Era

Chapman University’s Vice President for Research, Thomas Piechota and Jennifer Waldeck, Associate Dean of Academic Programs and faculty Development, co-host the next Ask the Experts Research Town Hall on Tuesday, June 8, 2020, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. The topic: the Future of Communication.
Future of Real Estate: Virtual Town Hall June 2

The Future of Residential and Commercial Real Estate

What is the future of real estate after Covid-19? Please join Richard Florida, Joel Kotkin, Marshall Toplansky and other leading experts to see where the real estate market is going.
Houston Downtown

Policies to Promote Inclusive Urban Growth

URI's Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox discussed urban growth policy at a symposium on more equitable urban growth hosted by George W. Bush Presidential Center.
BTI Affordable Housing Debate

Breakthrough Debate: Affordable Housing

Tory Gattis and Kim Cutler debate the key issue around affordable housing: should we build up (within city limits) or out (beyond existing urban lines)?