Britain's opposition Labour Party is promising to tackle the country's housing crisis as a centerpiece of its next election campaign. A proposed “use it or lose it” law aimed at forcing developers to build on fallow land is causing controversy.
Oct 8, 2013 Next City
Alby Gallun looks at Chicago's downtown apartment boom, which is supposed to add 4,700 units to the market by the end of 2014. Will lenders allow the bubble to burst?
Feb 8, 2013 Chicago Real Estate Daily
Former adversaries - developers along with labor and the construction industry - have formed "an unusual alliance" to push the Bloomberg administration to consider more expansive development rights for the area around Grand Central Terminal.
Feb 1, 2013 The New York Times
Mary E. Morrison reports on a precipitous drop in the percentage of renters leasing parking spaces in new downtown Chicago residential buildings, causing developers to rethink the way they build and market their buildings.
Mar 30, 2012 Crain's Chicago Business
Despite depressed home prices around the U.S., Toronto's condo market is still so hot that the city government is considering getting a piece of the action.
Dec 5, 2011 The Globe and Mail
A group of McGill University planners have released a report on municipal funding highlighting untapped sources of revenue. The most glaring of them: fees levied on developers to pay for city services.
Dec 2, 2011 The Gazette
An interview with architect and developer Marcel Wisznia on why architects should develop their own projects.
Oct 7, 2011 AIA
Changes to the planning system in England have locals and environmental groups up in arms.
Sep 1, 2011 Guardian
"The secret of Disney is doing things you don't need, and doing them
well, and realizing that you needed them all along...Walt Disney was
ahead of everyone, always."
-Isaac Asimov, interviewed by Leonard Maltin
Jul 7, 2011 By
Greg O'Connell has been called that, for his community-developing strategies that helped transform Red Hook. His new target: the small town of Mount Morris in upstate New York.
Mar 22, 2011 The New York Times