Community / Economic Development

January 22, 2004, 9am PST
New York's Nassau County economic development agencies operated as though they were exempt from financial rules, according to a county audit.
January 22, 2004, 6am PST
Some residents say big box stores offer convenience but local businesses are worried.
Times Union
January 22, 2004, 4am PST
Shanghai's approach to city development is built around massive and expensive projects.
The Economist
January 21, 2004, 2pm PST
Despite concerns, majority of McCook County residents support the idea of a new town for signers.
Mitchell Republic
January 20, 2004, 2pm PST
Metro Atlanta communities are finally planning with greenspace, pedestrians, and mixed-use in mind.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 20, 2004, 10am PST
Steven Malanga challenges Richard Florida's theory that bohemian culture as economic development strategy works.
Wall St. Journal
January 20, 2004, 9am PST
North and South Carolina are aggressively diversifying their economies to survive a devastating loss of the region's manufacturing base.
Wall St. Journal
January 20, 2004, 8am PST
Not only are U.S. cities no longer attracting the world's mobile intellectual talent, they are losing their creative class to foreign cities.
January 20, 2004, 6am PST
Saving Main Street takes patience, but it's worth it say Neal Peirce.
The Washington Post Writers Group
January 19, 2004, 12pm PST
Neighbourhood BIA Survives Suburban Flight and SARS Panic
The Toronto Star
January 18, 2004, 7am PST
Pennsylvania and California -- one old economy, one new economy. But both are seriously threatened by the dramatic changes taking place in the American economy.
Smart City
January 18, 2004, 5am PST
A quarterly survey objectively measures how Australian’s feel about a range of personal and national issues. Those results have been grouped to produce a ranking of capital cities.
Sunday Times
January 17, 2004, 7am PST
How one innovative economic development program is challenging stereotypes, and providing job training and housing rehab along the way.
Shelterforce Online
January 16, 2004, 2pm PST
Is innovation the only important factor in a successful urban strategy?
Joel Kotkin
January 15, 2004, 1pm PST
Edmonton developer has ambitious dreams to open up the central core of the city's sprawling river valley to appropriate mixed used development.
Edmonton Journal
January 15, 2004, 12pm PST
Study finds that smart growth policies are good for construction jobs.
Good Jobs First
January 15, 2004, 6am PST
Will prime minister Paul Martin honour his commitment to share federal gas taxes with Canada's cities?
January 15, 2004, 5am PST
Private industry is financing an 'Omaha By Design' effort to improve city's design standards and guidelines.
Omaha World Herald
January 14, 2004, 9am PST
St. Louis' older suburbs are copying traditional city neighborhoods in an effort to attract residents.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 13, 2004, 10am PST
Neal Peirce utilizes the arrival of Wal-mart in Plymouth, NH to illustrate how independent retailers and 'main streets' survive in the face of big-box retailing.
National League Of Cities