December 2, 2002, 4am PST
Wal-Mart's expansion, despite the recession, shows little sign of slowing. How can smaller retailers survive? Business Week reports.
November 30, 2002, 12pm PST
An "escalator for shopping carts" heralds a new trend -- the entry of large retailers into dense urban shopping areas.
November 29, 2002, 8am PST
For almost ten years, Los Angeles hasn't had much of a housing policy. Now it has a $100 million housing trust fund.
November 28, 2002, 12pm PST
Las Vegas' Paradise Blvd (aka 'The Strip') is an example of the prototypical American City as it will be in 2035.
November 27, 2002, 8am PST
Regionalists have a lot of mountains to climb -- starting with daily newspaper, the very voice they'd expect to champion their cause, writes Neal Peirce in his weblog.
November 26, 2002, 3pm PST
Upper Wacker Drive in Chicago was reopened after a two-year, $200 million reconstruction project.
November 26, 2002, 12pm PST
There has been plenty of discussion in the international development community about low-cost housing. Now a new concept emerges -- low cost cities.
November 24, 2002, 1pm PST
A Washington, D.C. couple searches across 350 metro areas for the perfect community -- and finds it in Tampa, Florida.
November 22, 2002, 12pm PST
A development project in Clarksburg, MD, looks different from traditional subdivisions.
November 18, 2002, 12pm PST
The British government is questioning the rapid expansion of big retailers, such as Ikea, because they generate too much traffic and undermine established town centers.
November 17, 2002, 7am PST
The City of Fort Lauderdale is asking State and County officials for approval to increase downtown housing.
November 16, 2002, 11am PST
The world would be a better place if everyone had a porch, says author Michael Dolan.
November 16, 2002, 7am PST
Home buyers are demanding mobility and convenience, so developers are building luxury subdivisions next to major highway interchanges.
November 14, 2002, 12pm PST
Israel seriously considers a string of artificial islands on the Mediterranean coast as a solution to housing and tourism problems.
November 13, 2002, 1pm PST
As real-estate investment trusts wind up their second year of deteriorating markets and dwindling rents, investors are asking: How much more financial stress can REITs withstand?
November 13, 2002, 9am PST
California is home to the greatest, and least well-known garden in the world. The 400-mile-long Central Valley supplies fully one-quarter of the food America eats.
November 13, 2002, 6am PST
A developer proposes a mixed-use 90-story tower a block from Ground Zero. If built, it would be New York's second largest skyscraper.
November 11, 2002, 1pm PST
ULI's 2002 Awards for Excellence were presented to 10 outstanding real estate development entries during the institute's annual fall meeting in Las Vegas.
November 10, 2002, 9am PST
Does single ownership mean better planning for downtown San Jose Santana Row?
November 10, 2002, 5am PST
Many "New Urbanist" communities are little more than marketing. River Ranch, outside of Baton Rouge is the real thing -- and a huge commercial success.