Sarasota County, Florida finds that one mixed use building generates 36 times the property taxes per acre as the region's largest high end mall. Mary Newsom reports that "evidence is piling up to show the benefits of compact, in-town development."
Jul 15, 2010 Citiwire
Tax revenue-per-acre figures for big box developments are only slightly higher than residential developments, and not as high as mixed use project, according to this column from Mary Newsom.
Jul 13, 2010 Citiwire
<em>Smart Planet</em> talks with transportation researcher Reid Ewing about a new study he co-authored about how different development patterns can reduce auto use.
Jun 23, 2010 Smart Planet
A proposed hotel, apartment and retail complex right across from Chicago's Wrigley Field has many in the city up in arms about what they fear will be just another shopping mall ruining the area's urban feel. But those fears are unfounded.
May 26, 2010 Chicago Tribune
Scandinavian countries are often praised for the forward-looking planning practices associated with social democracy. Opinion
May 24, 2010 By
Developers in Egypt are looking to bring mixed-use developments to Cairo's sprawling suburbs.
May 2, 2010 Zawya
Google's headquarters in Mountain View, CA is not unlike many suburban office parks, but now the search giant is advocating for mixed-use development around their campus.
Feb 19, 2010 TechCrunch
A decade or so ago, after reading some of Jane
I became aware of the distinction between mixed-use and single-use
neighborhoods. In those days, I imagined
that in a well-functioning urban neighborhood, every non-polluting use
would be Opinion
Feb 10, 2010 By
A recent event organized by Good Magazine, Sheridan/Hawkes Collaborative and The Public Studio brought together about 30 civic-minded designers, planners and architects to come up with some ways to improve the urban environment of Los Angeles. It was a big question to tackle in one afternoon, with a huge array of possible solutions. The crowd was split up into five separate groups and surprisingly, each came up with a similar answer: taco trucks. OK, not taco trucks specifically, but the essence of taco trucks and what they bring to the city.
Dec 10, 2009 By
<em>Cool Town Studios</em> offers this list of 19 development types for the creative class.
Nov 9, 2009 Cool Town Studios