July 23, 2003, 7am PDT
Officials are calling the Staples Center in Los Angeles a 'triumph,' given that cities across the country have built sports arenas that have 'wound up costing taxpayers money.'
The Los Angeles Times
July 22, 2003, 7am PDT
In a stunning move, Newhall Land Company, one of California's largest land owners, agrees to be acquired by Miami-based Lennar Corp., the nation's third-largest homebuilder.
The Los Angeles Times
July 22, 2003, 5am PDT
As anchor department stores in urban malls fail, big discounters are moving in -- a cheap way to enter urban and suburban markets.
Business Week
July 21, 2003, 1pm PDT
Columnist Joe Guzzardi examines the development and growth in Lodi, CA, and concludes that it's not smart.
Lodi News-Sentinel
July 20, 2003, 11am PDT
Michigan's Thumb region, long overlooked as either a residential or vacation area, is starting to grow as Metro Detroiters migrate towards it.
The Detroit Free Press
July 20, 2003, 9am PDT
A list of 10 zip codes, in each of the eight largest metro regions in the U.S., with the biggest median 5-year housing price increases.
July 18, 2003, 11am PDT
A renovated subway terminal asks this question to pedestrian-challenged downtown Los Angeles.
The Slatin Report
July 18, 2003, 9am PDT
Driven by health concerns and a 'neighborhood feel', smart growth concepts are permeating Colorado's Front Range communities.
The Denver Post
July 18, 2003, 6am PDT
Pending Congressional approval of the President's budget, the potential reduction in 184,000 households assisted would primarily affect low-income working families and elderly and disabled people.
Center On Budget And Policy Priorities
July 16, 2003, 2pm PDT
Policies that require developers to include low-income units as part of development projects results in more affordable housing.
The Los Angeles Times
July 16, 2003, 5am PDT
The sprawling 420,000-square-foot shopping destination known as Geneva Commons is the latest prototype of the lifestyle center.
July 15, 2003, 12pm PDT
Slated Westgate retail megaplex near the new Glendale, AZ hockey arena is expected to be the city's panacea.
The Arizona Republic
July 14, 2003, 4am PDT
The U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago hopes to benefit from the redevelopment efforts occuring in its vicinity.
The Chicago Tribune
July 12, 2003, 5am PDT
Massachusetts "anti-snob" zoning law continues to foreground tension over the need for affordable housing and how many units communities are willing to accept.
The Boston Globe
July 11, 2003, 10am PDT
Toronto's public transit, housing, and social services, sidewalks, streets, and parks are in trouble.
The Toronto Star
July 11, 2003, 8am PDT
While the population is many older industrial cities is declining, this community is growing faster than Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego.
July 10, 2003, 8am PDT
Recent plans for an ark-shaped aquarium and other tourism-oriented strategies have sparked debate over the best way to revitalize Atlanta.
The Christian Science Monitor
July 8, 2003, 10am PDT
Residents of Tenleytown have perfected a self-defense technique to fight development and re-development proposals.
Washington City Paper
July 7, 2003, 1pm PDT
Eighty trailers serve as "a bastion of individuality and creativity" on a corner of the UC Irvine campus. They are scheduled for demolition.
The Los Angeles Times
July 7, 2003, 12pm PDT
Vancouver, the city awarded the 2010 Winter Olympics, is a world model for urban design and quality of life. it is envied for its ability to develop attractive high-density downtown residential neighborhoods.
The Ottawa Citizen