Is there a happy medium between the run-down liquor store and
the gourmet shop?
What is the best form of Main Street retail, as people move
back to the city and re-emergent neighborhoods acquire shops and services that
were once lacking?
Nov 15, 2009 By
Builders John Wieland Homes & Neighborhoods, hit hard by the downturn, is meeting consumer price points by creating compact home designs instead of the 4,700 sq. ft. homes that were their bread and butter.
Nov 15, 2009 The Wall St. Journal
The 2005 Supreme Court decision on Kelo v. New London was a landmark in eminent domain law, paving the way for Pfizer to develop there. Four years later, Pfizer is pulling up stakes.
Nov 13, 2009 The Hartford Courant
Urban time shares get a boost as Hilton gets in on the action. A new NYC property is gaining attention and, surprisingly enough, selling units.
Nov 13, 2009 The New York Times
Developers and locals in Las Vegas are pinning hopes onto the new CityCenter development to bring walkability to the desert city.
Nov 12, 2009 MSNBC
A former Beirut resident returns to the Lebanese city to find a vibrant and emerging tourist destination, but with many of the quirks of a developing country.
Nov 12, 2009 The Guardian
This past Saturday, I had the honour of joining a group of invited urbanists and sustainability experts, in a special dialogue put on by The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment, and Vancouver's Simon Fraser University. Among other things, the event was to launch a new partnership between these two innovative organizations around research and curriculum for sustainable urbanism. Opinion
Nov 10, 2009 By
Kaid Benfield reads ULI's latest 'Emerging Trends' report, and finds, amidst the doom and gloom, significant support for infill and smart growth.
Nov 10, 2009 NRDC Blog
Chinese officials have decided to expand Beijing's Central Business District, clearing out nearly four square kilometers with 10,000 homes on it in the process.
Nov 10, 2009 The Infrastructurist
An ex-pat American returns home to Milwaukee, and is overwhelmed by the extensive auto-oriented infrastructure needed to support the U.S. lifestyle, very different from his life in Almeria, Spain.
Nov 9, 2009 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel