A proliferation of 99-cent stores in the Woodhaven neighborhood in Queens has strangled the commercial offerings in the neighborhood. But can residents or the local business improvement district do anything about the trend?
May 4, 2015 TimesLedger
New data show the resilience of walkable commercial areas through the recent recession. Parking minimums, however, prevent new projects from taking advantage of the strengths of such development patterns.
Apr 8, 2015 Vox
In some places, it might be hard to imagine even considering a cap on the development of commercial development. Palo Alto, home to Stanford University and a hot bed of California's tech industry, did just that in City Council earlier this week.
Mar 4, 2015 Palo Alto Weekly
A big picture explanation, with case studies, of why New York's newest wave of commercial businesses won't leave their mark on the city like it might have in the past.
Dec 23, 2014 New York YIMBY
Charles Marohn assesses some of the economic benefits of traditional commercial development as compared to those of auto-oriented commercial development.
Nov 8, 2014 The American Conservative
After noting the heated rhetoric that surrounds development in Santa Monica, especially during election season, Jason Islas reveals claims of the city's overdevelopment to be true—if we're talking about cars.
Nov 5, 2014 Santa Monica Next
Owners of a 173-acre office campus in Simsbury, Connecticut are hoping that by adopting a form-based code as a guide for potential redevelopment of the site, potential buyers have more reason to pull the trigger on a deal.
Aug 10, 2014 Hartford Business Journal
The need to update aging facilities, as well as competition coming from once-dormant urban rivals, is compelling many suburban office parks to invest in the trappings of more urban settings.
Jul 29, 2014 The Boston Globe
The city of Anchorage, Alaska has a number of new developments in the pipeline—some of which are located adjacent to residential neighborhoods. Can new development respect the values of native culture?
Mar 10, 2014 Arctic Urbanophile
Streetcars are undergoing a striking renaissance in America. Many U.S. cities are building or planning lines—even systems. An increasing number of these extend well beyond downtown business districts, the conventional environments of latter-day streetcar lines. Blog Post
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