Shenzhen and Pudong (near Hong Kong and Shanghai respectively) were developed as Special Economic Zones (SEZs). Now India's plans to fast-tract and focus such development into designated areas have run into opposition from diverse sectors like India's left.
Oct 10, 2006 BBC News
Recent data released by the National Association of Realtors shows existing home prices falling for the fifth consecutive month in August.
Sep 26, 2006 The Washington Post
The Chicago Transit Authority is to go through final public approval process before announcing the new Circle Line -- a peripheral transit system common in many large transit networks around the world.
Sep 26, 2006 The Chicago Tribune
After the recent death of previous mayor Bob O’Connor, Luke Ravenstahl has found himself to be the youngest mayor of any major city in the Country.
Sep 11, 2006 The New York Times
Recent ruling by a Florida court says that the annexed property is not contiguous to the city, thus halting the proposed development plan.
Sep 7, 2006 The Orlando Sentinel
Some of the recent incentives to woo homebuyers in a slowing housing market sound more like automobile ads.
Aug 27, 2006 The Baltimore Sun
A two and a half year low in sales of existing homes and buyers' holding out for better deals are just a few signs of the accelerating tumble in housing markets.
Aug 25, 2006 The Baltimore Sun
Senior researchers at the Centre for Cities discuss whether the UK should look towards Europe or the US when making urban policy.
Aug 23, 2006 BBC News
Bluffton, Indiana, is one of many small cities across the country making renewed efforts towards creating racial harmony in hopes of spurring economic development.
Aug 7, 2006 USA Today
Earth-sheltered houses save some residents of Longmont, CO from excessive heat and cold while cutting energy bills.
Aug 3, 2006 Daily Times-Call