Community / Economic Development

April 20, 2003, 9am PDT
Luring suburban residents back to the city is at the heart of the St. Louis effort to rejuvenate downtown.
National Real Estate Investor
April 20, 2003, 5am PDT
Cities whose cultures support creative people are those most likely to succeed in our evolving economy.
Smart City
April 20, 2003, 3am PDT
A city bisected by the Polish-German border faces the challenges of a reunion.
The New York Times
April 18, 2003, 2pm PDT
The American Planning Association has adopted a policy guide on how planners can play a significant role in reducing homelessness.
American Planning Association
April 18, 2003, 12pm PDT
Focusing resources on key neighborhoods will increase the effectiveness of revitalization efforts, but the city must ensure all residents share in the benefits.
The Brookings Institution
April 18, 2003, 7am PDT
Rockwall County near Dallas boasts nation's highest population growth while almost half of the state's counties have lost population.
Dallas News
April 17, 2003, 1pm PDT
Real estate agents promote the area's racial and ethnic diversity as an inclusiveness campaign helps increase property values.
The New York Times
April 14, 2003, 11am PDT
A retired businessman has become a celebrity as he buys up land in Tuscumbia, Alabama to return the town to the busy place he remembers.
The New York Times
April 14, 2003, 10am PDT
Can Boston's Boylston Street ever become the city's Champs Elysees? No, but it might become a sophisticated mixed-use boulevard.
The Boston Globe
April 13, 2003, 11am PDT
The SBA agrees to evaluate environmental and growth impacts of its loans as part of a lawsuit settlement.
Smart Growth Online
April 12, 2003, 9am PDT
Livable Places offers a fact sheet showing how the financial burden of owning a car may preclude homeownership.
Livable Places
April 10, 2003, 5am PDT
Proposed Arizona legislation to limit eminent domain would protect property rights but force cities to find other ways of acquiring land.
The Arizona Republic
April 9, 2003, 12pm PDT
The northern New Jersey suburb of Englewood provides a case study of how redevelopment has succeeded.
The New York Times
April 9, 2003, 10am PDT
Three years after Pacific Bell Park opened, the surrounding neighborhood is still trying to build a solid economic foothold.
The San Francisco Chronicle
April 9, 2003, 6am PDT
A new report examines the relationship between cities' decisions regardingland redevelopment and their underlying fiscal structures.
The Brookings Institution
April 8, 2003, 7am PDT
This new study reports on the results of an extensive survey of state legislative and program initiatives that can boost cities' to redevelop vacant and abandoned properties.
The Brookings Institution
April 8, 2003, 6am PDT
Neal Peirce says that youth can help in the search for regional solutions.
Citistates Group
April 7, 2003, 2pm PDT
Rome rekindles the economic potential of the river Tiber.
The Independent
April 7, 2003, 11am PDT
Approximately 1,000 members of Los Angeles' burgeoning system of neighborhood councils met for their twice-yearly congress.
The Los Angeles Times
April 7, 2003, 9am PDT
In a rare study that uses specific employment data, researchers in Ohio found that economic development incentives have very little effect on job creation.
Journal Of Regional Science