Urban Development

Haiti's weak government and heavy foreign aid presence has led some to refer to it as the "Republic of NGOs." Satellite explored how this dynamic plays out in the small city of Fort-Liberté, which has been shaken by recent protests over electricity.
5 hours ago   Satellite Magazine
On June 29, the California Strategic Growth Council awarded $121.9 million in Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds to help build 28 affordable housing developments on major transit lines. Funding originates from proceeds of the cap-and-trade market.
Jul 6, 2015   PR Newswire
2014-15 was a banner fiscal year for development in the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee.
Jul 3, 2015   Nashville Business Journal
Memphis' Beale Street is famous as a home of the blues and one of the city's biggest tourist attractions. Even so, been it's mismanaged and is often empty. With some conflicts settled, the city hopes to realize the street's value as a civic asset.
Jul 2, 2015   New York Times
The Phoenix region, as a relatively young metropolitan area, has sprawled as it's grown and for much of its expansion has overlooked placemaking considerations. A recent feature in The Arizona Republic highlights the places that standout.
Jul 2, 2015   The Arizona Republic
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The headline asks one of the big questions prompted by Planetizen’s interview with Denver Pla Blog Post
Jul 1, 2015   By Dean Saitta
A new development that will "emphasize the urban setting" is on the way in Washington D.C. along a Capitol Riverfront with a lot of projects in the development pipeline.
Jul 1, 2015   Urban Turf
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
The latest installment of a series titled "Field Notes from Gentrified Places," written by Vinson Cunningham, focuses on the city of San Francisco.
Jun 30, 2015   McSweeny's
CBRE and Maastricht University 2015 edition of an index measuring the adoption of the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program and the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED standard.
Jun 30, 2015   Minneapolis Star Tribune
Chinese and Indian cities have been quick to welcome housing developments modeled on North American suburbs, including "Orange County" and "Vancouver Forest" in Beijing. This globalized sprawl perpetuates all the ills of our own.
Jun 30, 2015   The City Fix