Community / Economic Development

April 9, 2004, 9am PDT
Tuesday's ballot-box defeat in Inglewood was not the end of the retailer's attempt to bring its supercenters to Southern California.
The Los Angeles Times
April 9, 2004, 7am PDT
'Always low prices' are no longer always enough for a retail giant to build more stores.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 9, 2004, 5am PDT
Smart growth advocates are not taking seriously the impact of failing urban schools on sprawl.
Ascribe
April 8, 2004, 2pm PDT
Central Kansas towns give away free land to attract residents.
The Washington Post
April 8, 2004, 10am PDT
Lifecycle planning is being used in the development of large master-planned communities as developers incorporate a variety of housing types and lot sizes.
The Courier Mail
April 7, 2004, 11am PDT
With its warm weather, low costs, and varied demographics, Tampa is a great place to start a restaurant.
The Tampa Tribune
April 7, 2004, 8am PDT
In a small coastal community, the boundaries of eminent domain are being tested.
The New York Times
April 7, 2004, 12am PDT
Wal-Mart's attempt to bypass unsympathetic elected officials and directly go to the community with plans for a "supercenter" was defeated by Inglewood voters.
The Sacramento Bee
April 6, 2004, 12pm PDT
Residents hope that the construction of a new credit union headquarters will boost a sagging neighborhood
The Tampa Tribune
April 6, 2004, 7am PDT
The Denver Post follows mall consultant Beth Jenkins as she diagnoses a dying mall in Aurora, Colorado.
The Denver Post
April 5, 2004, 7am PDT
Though smart growth and new urbanism have different origins, constituencies, and tactics, the leaders of these movements must identify how they complement one another.
Planetizen
April 3, 2004, 5am PST
Answer: In both places you can't get to a medical specialist when you need one.
eMediaWire
April 2, 2004, 8am PST
A new San Diego baseball stadium appears to live up to its economic development promises.
Slate
April 1, 2004, 7am PST
Wal-Mart abandons mega-stores in favor of locally-owned, downtown shops and embraces sustainable development.
Project For Public Spaces
March 31, 2004, 11am PST
A new stadium in downtown San Diego has spurred a massive building boom.
Press-Enterprise
March 31, 2004, 7am PST
The Haddonfield business district is an example of how aggressive downtown revitalization efforts can pay off.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
March 30, 2004, 7am PST
Formerly primarily a retirement community, Naples now attracts young professionals who find the strong economy and sunshine a powerful draw.
The Los Angeles Times
March 29, 2004, 1pm PST
Alameda County, California, might have spoken too soon in passing a big box ban.
The Oakland Tribune
March 29, 2004, 12pm PST
By banning chain stores in a four block area, planners may attempt to keep gentrification in check around popular and super-hip Hayes Valley.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 29, 2004, 9am PST
What happens to a rural town when the largest employer outsources all the jobs overseas?
The Los Angeles Times