A proposed clean tech corridor along the L.A. River east of downtown is another twist in the ongoing battle between competing interests for residential development and the preservation of industrial space.
Oct 7, 2010 The Planning Report
West Oakland's days as an industrial center are long gone, but city officials have a vision of rebuilding it as a clean energy mecca. Problem is, many locals have their own vision of upscaling the neighborhood with local eateries and condos.
Mar 5, 2010 The Wall St. Journal
As offshoring becomes more expensive due to the higher costs of shipping an international infrastructure, more companies are making plans to expand their manufacturing operations at home.
Jan 25, 2010 AreaDevelopment Online
In Singapore, where land is precious, new concepts in building are being proposed to create shared resources for different industries in the same space.
Jan 9, 2010 AsiaOne
My classmate was up in front of everyone, flapping and
flailing, pleading his case and getting shot down at every turn. It was a bit
like watching a train wreck in slow motion.
It was also kind of like looking in the mirror.
Nov 9, 2009 By
By enlisting the help of concerned local citizens, researchers are getting better documentation of the locations of potentially polluting industrial land uses near residential areas.
Sep 9, 2008 The Los Angeles Times
A new round of zoning changes in NYC could mean the loss of over 20% of industrial-zoned land in the city.
Aug 28, 2008 NY Daily News
With the success of livability efforts in Minneapolis, efforts are underway to do the same for the Hiawatha light rail corridor. But active industry and historically significant grain silos create a challenge for new development.
Aug 24, 2008 MinnPost
Manufacturing still matters, and what manufacturers want hasn't changed much. The question is whether a "new economy" state like California can compete in the old economy.
Aug 14, 2008 California Planning and Development Report
<p>A $300 million mixed-use development is bringing new life to a long-neglected industrial district of Providence, RI.</p>
Aug 1, 2008 The New York Times