In an effort to stabilize neighborhoods and reduce the glut of foreclosures in the marketplace, Fannie Mae is beginning to sell foreclosed properties in bulk to investors to test the market for rental homes, write Alan Zibel and Nick Timiraos.
Feb 28, 2012 The Wall Street Journal - Developments Blog
A new guidebook has been released that's aimed at helping planners and city officials to know which types of green infrastructure are worth investment.
Aug 18, 2011 Landscape Architecture Foundation
The cities hosting the 2014 World Cup in Brazil have been awarded an infusion of $6 billion from the Inter-American Development Bank to fund urban mobility and other efforts ahead of the event.
Jul 13, 2011 The City Fix
After being hidden in plain sight for decades, Canada now emerges as the hot spot for U.S. "international" investment.
Jun 19, 2011 Retail Traffic
More than $200 billion worth of projects are either planned or underway in Qatar, and nearly half of them are infrastructure.
Feb 4, 2011 Gulf Times
The demand for air travel may seem to be on the decline, but it's actually rising -- and playing a major role in determining which places are more economically successful.
Feb 3, 2011 The New York Times
Amid talk of downsizing and abandonment, a new surge of young investors has been moving into Detroit and revitalizing its economy.
Jan 11, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
A new Brookings Institute report points to urban centers as key for growing a "new" American economy.
Oct 26, 2010 International Business Times
In this podcast, <em>Next American City</em> talks with Robert Puentes of the Brookings Institution about the future of transportation in America.
Oct 15, 2010 Next American City
A group in Detroit has begun an effort to sell of one-inch parcels of land in the city for $1.
Oct 13, 2010 Boing Boing