Building the New America: Report on trends shaping the migration of people and jobs

Report: Building the New America

How do we build a new urban model for America — one that is better aligned with the aspirations of most Americans? This newly released report examines the housing trends that are driving today's migration of people and jobs.
The Future of Cities Event, February 9th, 2023

Future of Cities Event: Speaker Panel February 9

The Texas Triangle is a distinctive model for 21st century urbanism, even after the pandemic. What is it that policy leaders can learn from the success of Texas cities? Please join us as this panel discusses their recent release, The Future of Cities, and how urban areas can reshape themselves in a post-COVID-19 world.

Webinar: RCLCO and Urban Reform Institute Discuss Next American Cities

On Thursday, April 28th, join the webinar as RCLCO and Urban Reform Institute discuss the Next American Cities, emerging cities that reflect a new kind of suburbanization.
March 8, 2022 - The Case for Suburbia Webinar

Webinar: The Case for Suburbia

The seeming success of compact cities and the supposed dangers of sprawl to the climate have led to pushback against sprawling, car-dominated cities. Join us as we discuss the environmental case for suburbia.
New construction in Texas

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

by Tory Gattis — 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. Plus, what demographic trends are emerging post-pandemic?
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.