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.
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)?
Dallas Hall at Southern Methodist University

The Future of Suburbia – Southern Methodist University

October 26, 2017 – Southern Methodist University hosts Joel Kotkin, Henry Cicneros, Alan Berger and others for a discussion about The Future of Suburbia: Millennials, Immgrants and Minorities.
Texas Southern University

The Future of Suburbia – Texas Southern University

October 25, 2017 – Texas Southern University hosts Joel Kotkin, Henry Cicneros, Anne Snyder and others for a discussion about The Future of Suburbia: Millennials, Immgrants and Minorities.
Wendell Cox

The Institute for New Suburbanism Hosts Wendell Cox

July 12, 2017 – The INS, in partnership with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI), is proud to present a lecture and discussion with Wendell Cox.
Flint, Michigan

The New American Heartland

May 18, 2017 – Join us for a discussion on the economic opportunities and challenges facing America's heartland, to be moderated by Joel Kotkin, Executive Director of the Center for Opportunity Urbanism.
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Texas Urbanism: The Affordable Silicon Valley Alternative

November 10, 2016 – COU's Joel Kotkin unveils his research and identify areas of economic vitality as part of a statewide initiative.

Alamo Area Growth Summit

November 9, 2016 – San Antonio Business Journal hosts the Alamo Area Growth Summit. Joel Kotkin speaks about the growing economic vitality of Texas.
Texas Urbanism

Texas Urbanism

November 3, 2016 – Dallas, Texas: Texas Business Journals partners with Center for Opportunity Urbanism to share new research on the growing economic vitality in Texas.