Urban Development

Mark Byrnes breaks down the math on this year's Super Bowl and finds the host city of Glendale, Arizona getting shortchanged.
3 hours ago   CityLab
Scott Beyer details the old real estate wisdom of "retail follows rooftops," especially as evidenced by cities like Cleveland in recent years.
7 hours ago   Governing
Big-name technology companies with retail stores, like Apple, Microsoft, and Tesla, have enabled many Class A malls to not just stay in business, but thrive. Record sales per square foot are flowing.
Yesterday   The Wall Street Journal
What will it take for Las Vegas to fulfill its ambitions to become a hub of the tech industry?
2 days ago   Las Vegas Sun
A guest column for Quartz reveals the "Starbucks Effect" on real estate values as well as the method to the coffee vendors success.
2 days ago   Quartz
The New York City Department of Transportation is moving forward with a series of pedestrian and bike infrastructure improvements in a neighborhood built in the shadow of some of the city's most highest profile transportation infrastructure.
2 days ago   StreetsBlog NYC
A guest column in the Dallas Morning News takes the Dallas political machine to task for delaying a new tree ordinance.
4 days ago   The Dallas Morning News
A columnist in St. Paul makes an argument in favor of zoning variances as a driver of incremental growth and economic development.
4 days ago   Star Tribune
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
4 days ago   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A recent spate of articles pronounced the resurrection of the suburb, so CityLab laid the false dichotomies that drive such proclamations to rest.
4 days ago   CityLab
Two proposals for library makeovers in Brooklyn tie into a larger narrative about development, and architecture, in New York City.
5 days ago   New York Times