February 3, 2003, 11am PST
Chinese developers market American-style subdivisions with California themes.
The New York Times
February 2, 2003, 10am PST
The "burden" of providing housing and services to low income residents is shifting to Prince George's County as DC remodels various projects with HOPE VI monies.
Gazette Extra
February 2, 2003, 9am PST
The old real estate maxim "location, location, location" is being replaced with the mantra "water, water, water."
The Rocky Mountain News
February 1, 2003, 11am PST
An economic boom enjoyed by Glasgow and Edinburgh will stagnate unless planning officials address transport infrastructure, abandoned land and rising house prices.
The Scotsman
January 31, 2003, 11am PST
USC Law Professor and former chair of the city and county planning commissions, George Lefcoe, argues against the use of tax-increment financing for LA's Staples Center development.
The Planning Report
January 30, 2003, 8am PST
This paper probes the definition and use of Dillon's rule and finds that it neither prohibits nor hinders action to limit sprawl.
The Brookings Institution
January 29, 2003, 11am PST
Quebec Square at the former Stapleton airport is a high-profile new urbanist project that some critics say ignores new urbanist principles.
The Rocky Mountain News
January 28, 2003, 11am PST
In New York City, over 100,000 units of affordable housing developed in the 60's and 70's now get the chance to experiment with privatization.
The New York Times
January 28, 2003, 5am PST
Neighbors are tired of living next door to boarded-up houses. Philadelphia considers a bill requiring boards to be replaced with windows and doors.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 27, 2003, 10am PST
Jerry Scharlin, the outgoing administrator of Los Angeles' redevelopment agency, reflects on the agency and problems with redevelopment.
The Planning Report
January 27, 2003, 5am PST
Mixed-Use developments are lifting downtrodden Boston neighborhoods.
The Boston Globe
January 24, 2003, 2pm PST
The popularity of urban "infill" developments demonstrates that more people would like to live, work, and shop in close proximity. But developers say financial and regulatory obstacles make "infill" projects expensive.
The Washington Post
January 24, 2003, 10am PST
Scottsdale, AZ bought the 13-acre grocery site in 2001 expressly to control its development.
The Arizona Republic
January 23, 2003, 11am PST
Even as business at Las Vegas casinos slows down, Steve Wynn, the architect of modern Las Vegas, is making his comeback with a new hotel.
Wall St. Journal
January 22, 2003, 12pm PST
The health risks of mold in buildingsmake scientists nervous — but not because they think mold is toxic.
Building Operating Management
January 20, 2003, 6am PST
Professional Builder Magazine gives, then withdraws, award to APA for its Growing Smart Project.
American Planning Association
January 16, 2003, 12pm PST
The suburbs of major metropolitan areas are aging faster than the nation as a whole.
The Brookings Institution
January 15, 2003, 1pm PST
The Tucson City Council will impose a fee to connect new homes to the water system to make new development to pay for excess capacity.
Arizona Daily Star
January 14, 2003, 7am PST
D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams wants to increase the District's population by 100,000 over the next decade.
The Washington Post
January 13, 2003, 1pm PST
Denver is experiencing a housing glut, with downtown lofts, condos, and apartments all coming on the market at the same time.
The Rocky Mountain News