Community / Economic Development

June 15, 2003, 9am PDT
How does a community developing a distinct identity and sense of place for itself?
June 14, 2003, 1pm PDT
Seeing opportunities to purchase cheap properties amid a renaissance in many downtowns, many companies are moving from the suburbs to downtown.
Wall St. Journal
June 13, 2003, 10am PDT
New York's most potent economic development program appears to be a failure, according to this four-part series in the Buffalo News.
The Buffalo News
June 13, 2003, 6am PDT
The Times offes a rundown of the most important criteria in deciding the value of real estate in the UK.
The Times
June 11, 2003, 12pm PDT
A nonprofit urban housing developer is rebuilding dilapidated but historic homes into apartments for low-income working families in downtown Albany, NY neighborhood.
Times Union
June 11, 2003, 10am PDT
20-year plans finalized by cities of the Phoenix Valley Area emphasize vibrant downtowns and the economy.
The Arizona Republic
June 11, 2003, 5am PDT
Some want the 'Paris of the East' restored; others want its future to reflect the horrors of war.
The Christian Science Monitor
June 10, 2003, 12pm PDT
Innovative project links housing quality with farm worker health.
The Los Angeles Times
June 10, 2003, 6am PDT
Cincinnati's young adults are growing up and moving out at alarming rates,and the city has shifted its approach to lure and keep the young.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
June 6, 2003, 9am PDT
Development rules in Austin, TX, change focus from Smart Growth to economics.
Austin American-Statesmen
June 6, 2003, 5am PDT
Cincinnati face 'grave challenges' as it seeks to transform itself into a "market-performing" city.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
June 5, 2003, 7am PDT
This four-part series explores Wal-Mart's social and economic impact.
National Public Radio
June 4, 2003, 7am PDT
A town plans to brighten its economic future by painting buildings in bold, attention-grabbing colors.
The New York Times
June 3, 2003, 5am PDT
An 85-acre, $150-million sports center in Carson, CA, is a new concept in sports center entertainment.
The Los Angeles Times
June 2, 2003, 12pm PDT
What do you do when the worst and largest substandard housing development in the region sits on sovereign Indian land, and has become commercial.
The Los Angeles Times
June 1, 2003, 11am PDT
Anaheim has come of age -- and in many respects epitomizes the transformation of southern California.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 28, 2003, 2pm PDT
A new study by William Bogart examines the link between communitydevelopment organizations and thevitality of community development itself.
The Brookings Institution
May 28, 2003, 12pm PDT
Hawaii's Kaanapali Beach topped this year's list of America's Best Beaches.
Yahoo! Newswire
May 26, 2003, 5am PDT
When the Escalara family added a second story to their house they received a $22,000 home-improvement rebate. Welcome to Commerce, CA.
The Los Angeles Times
May 24, 2003, 5am PDT
Sometimes the appearance of success in a city masks problems bubbling right below the surface. Smart City investigates.
Smart City