August 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new report from the New York Department of City Planning has found that storefront vacancy may not be a one-answer citywide problem. Vacancies were found to be concentrated in certain neighborhoods, and the reasons appear to be varied.
November 14, 2018, 7am PST
A thriving natural environment creates opportunity for private developers and local economies, an economist argues.
July 28, 2015, 5am PDT
Institutional projects, and the end of winter, are driving a resurgent architecture industry.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 21, 2015, 1pm PDT
The Architecture Billings Index fell for the second time this year, but so far it seems the rough winter is more responsible for the downturn that a potential double dip of the Great Recession.
American Institute of Architects
May 7, 2015, 7am PDT
Architecture Critic Mark Lamster attended the recent Congress for The New Urbanism annual conference, this year held in Dallas. One panel in particular, "How to Rebuild Architecture," proved informative.
April 30, 2012, 10am PDT
Tanya Snyder examines the various ways in which bicyclists bring increased business and added value to their local communities.
February 24, 2012, 9am PST
Jordan Royer weighs in on two major developments in the Emerald City, and why the one that flew under the radar should have taken center stage.
June 19, 2011, 5am PDT
After being hidden in plain sight for decades, Canada now emerges as the hot spot for U.S. "international" investment.
December 29, 2010, 5am PST
Cities around the world are applying business-style techniques to planning and encouraging economic development.
November 16, 2010, 1pm PST
So says William Fulton, mayor of Ventura and longtime writer on economic development issues. He says that economic growth is a "mysterious process" that can't be won by wooing a big employer to your town.
March 20, 2010, 9am PDT
Bringing economic vitality back to Cleveland requires a broad embrace of policies that encourage entrepreneurship, according to <em>Reason</em>'s Sam Staley.
March 6, 2010, 11am PST
When all business happens over the internet, does where your business still matter? Yes, says Business Insider, for all the same reasons as before.
November 5, 2009, 12pm PST
Growth is at a standstill in most western boomtowns, but not in well-planned, thriving South Jordan, UT. An expedited permitting process and good planning are given credit as catalysts for growth.
January 12, 2009, 10am PST
As U.S.-Cuba relations evolve with a new presidential administration, author Richard Louv argues that officials should be careful about relying on commerce to save the country's decaying urban areas without preserving them.
January 9, 2009, 12pm PST
A new GIS-based service promises to improve on real estate agents by using GIS data to locate promising sites to locate for business.
August 19, 2008, 6am PDT
The economic boost expected from Olympics-related tourism has fallen way short of predictions in Beijing. Many business people blame the government's stringent visa-granting policies.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 6, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels recently announced a plan to close off certain roads to cars on Sundays starting this month. Local business owners are worried that closures will keep people away.</p>
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer