Urban Fold

Recession

The residents of Atlantic City are chomping at the bit for a chance to prove their resilience. Investors are also game.
Jul 1, 2015   Philadelphia Inquirer
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The headline prior to the commencement of the APA National Conference on April 18 in Seattle, Washington was that the event would draw 6,200 attendees. Blog Post
Apr 19, 2015   By James Brasuell
A recent post by Richard Florida, working in partnership with the Martin Prosperity Institute, examines where (and how much) income inequality grew in U.S. metros between 2006 and 2012.
Aug 5, 2014   CityLab
Rachel Dovey details a new report that finds boom-era trends of gentrification persisted in urban areas throughout the effects of the post-2007 recession.
Jul 21, 2014   Next City
The same minority groups hit hardest by the housing bust are benefiting least during recovery.
Mar 17, 2014   MetroTrends Blog
Forget swing states, Richard Florida says, suburbs are today’s political battlegrounds.
Dec 2, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Analysis by The Wall Street Journal shows that even as other sectors of the economy fight their way back from the Great Recession, municipal finances lag far behind.
Nov 2, 2013   The Wall Street Journal
Rising property tax revenues, tax hikes, and the broader economic recovery are driving the longest municipal government hiring streak in the United States since 2008. However, many jobs eliminated during the recession won't be returning.
Jul 30, 2013   The Wall Street Journal
A new study conducted by the Center for Neighborhood Technology shows that homes in close proximity to transit stations lost much less of their value during the collapse of the housing market, reports Tanya Snyder.
Mar 24, 2013   DC.Streetsblog
While the housing market showed signs of improvement last year, economists are now confident that a recovery is underway. Housing currently adds 13 percent to the nation's economic growth, but is this a good thing?
Feb 1, 2013   Urban Land Institute
The old cool: Sealing yourself inside suburban air conditioning. The new cool? According to Howard Blackson, it's the joy to be found outside, connecting with one another and the world we share.
Jan 22, 2013   PlaceShakers