Richard Blackwell examines the foundations of Canada's housing "affordability crisis," in which prices have doubled over the last decade due to low rates and easy mortgage terms.
Jan 2, 2013 The Globe and Mail
After a decade-long construction arms race at the nation's institutions of higher education, The New York Times looks at what happens when the creditors come calling.
Dec 15, 2012 The New York Times
Nearly 10 years in the works, a connector between Oakland International Airport and the BART transit system is taking shape.
Jan 8, 2012 The Contra Costa Times
This piece from <em>Domus</em> goes on a tour of Athens with local architect Andreas Angelidakis, who reflects on the city's lasting and negative impacts from hosting the Olympics.
Jun 14, 2011 domus
California's redevelopment agencies have almost as much if not more debt than what they pull in from tax revenues, according to this investigation by <em>The Wall Street Journal</em>.
Apr 12, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
After nearly collapsing under the pressure of a free-wheeling building boom, Dubai is on the rebound. A new internal accounting effort is trying to explore what went wrong and how to avoid those mistakes in the future.
Sep 30, 2010 Reuters
Municipal debt is on the rise, as state and local borrowing has grown to nearly one-quarter of the U.S. GDP.
Jun 23, 2010 The Wall Street Journal
The Olympics have ended in Vancouver, but their costs live on.
Feb 28, 2010 The New York Times
The economic recession is pushing many municipalities towards declaring bankruptcy.
Feb 22, 2010 The Wall Street Journal
Banks and financial institutions are making the foreclosure crisis worse, as lobbying efforts seek to block bankruptcy courts from gaining more power to reduce debt, according to this article from <em>Der Spiegel</em>.
Feb 17, 2009 Der Spiegel