The Urban Land Institute named Boston in its top ten real estate markets to watch next year, in its Emerging Trends Real Estate 2009 report released October 21, 2008.
The Emerging Trends Real Estate 2009 report stated:
The report is based on the insights and predictions of real estate experts nationwide. The top five markets named in the 2009 ULI report after Seattle were San Francisco, Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles.
Other top 10 markets were Denver, Houston, Boston, Dallas and Chicago.
The 30-year-old Emerging Trends report is the oldest industry outlook for real estate and land use in the nation, according to the ULI. The land group collaborates with accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP on the study, and polls more than 600 real estate experts across the country. Those experts include investors, developers, lenders, brokers and consultants.