Community / Economic Development

November 10, 2003, 10am PST
Is a "green" property developer an oxymoron?
November 9, 2003, 1pm PST
Community development professionals debate over the direction community development is headed, and how it should be done.
The Baltimore Sun
November 8, 2003, 1pm PST
Voters in Lakewood, OH rejected the use of public funds for a project involving a controversial use of eminent domain.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
November 7, 2003, 7am PST
A new study conducts a 'literacy profile' of America's 64 largest cities.
University Of Wisconsin, Whitewater
November 7, 2003, 6am PST
A Baltimore County plan would reward developers that substantially incorporate community suggestions into their plans.
The Baltimore Sun
November 4, 2003, 11am PST
Withouth Portland, Oregon would be a conservative, rural Western state. But now, Portland is in trouble.
The Oregonian
November 4, 2003, 8am PST
A dramatic tranformation in Oregon is redrawing the state map into nine diverse regions with different futures.
The Oregonian
November 3, 2003, 11am PST
The new Disney Hall should not be expected to save a downtown that, in many ways, already has a lot going for it. But is arts the cure-all for what is percieved to be an ailing downtown?
The Los Angeles Times
November 3, 2003, 5am PST
Eight members of the so-called "creative class" discuss their work and their reasons for living in Cleveland.
The Cleveland Free Times
October 31, 2003, 1pm PST
Do government housing projects undermine economic development efforts?
Planning and Markets
October 31, 2003, 10am PST
As Americans head to New Zealand for cheap land and beautiful scenery, locals debate the impact of growth.
The Los Angeles Times
October 24, 2003, 12pm PDT
Eminent domain has been a tool used by governmental authorities to advance the public good or for public use, but who decides what is in the public's interest? This story highlights problems inherent to wielding such power.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 24, 2003, 10am PDT
A study analyzes why talent is leaving the Greater Boston area and what can be done to retain the dynamic labor force.
Greater Boston Chamber Of Commerce
October 24, 2003, 7am PDT
Canada's Globe and Mail covers author Richard Florida's talk at the Creative Places + Spaces conference.
The Globe and Mail
October 20, 2003, 1pm PDT
A new report examines inclusionary zoning successes from around the country.
Policy Link
October 19, 2003, 9am PDT
A heroic effort sparks ongoing revival of once-dead neighborhood.
Michigan Land Use Institute
October 18, 2003, 7am PDT
Robert Putnam's follow-up to "Bowling Alone" lacks the statistical evidence featured in his earlier work.
New York Press
October 17, 2003, 2pm PDT
City officials have invested millions of dollars in downtown St. Paul through public-private partnerships, but there’s little to show for it.
City Pages (Twin Cities)
October 17, 2003, 12pm PDT
Atlanta councilmembers believe that closing bars earlier will make the streets of Buckhead safer, but what will the overall impact be?
Creative Loafing Atlanta
October 17, 2003, 10am PDT
Downtown outdoor movies are growing in popularity nationwide, helping to spark economic revitalization efforts.
The Los Angeles Times