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Employment in Pontiac has risen 14.2 percent since 2010, the city is fiscally sound, and development investments continue.
The Detroit News
November 28, 2019, 7am PST
The new home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Charger is almost ready for prime time. The mayor's economic development dreams are on the line as much as any championship.
The Daily Breeze
June 21, 2019, 7am PDT
The Port Covington plan was already in line to receive massive subsidies from the city of Baltimore. Now the plan will be the beneficiary of the new federal Opportunity Zone program as well.
ProPublica
October 16, 2018, 6am PDT
Over ten years after the Big Dig finally completed construction, more and more people in Boston are willing to say the project was worth all the trouble.
Bisnow Boston
September 26, 2018, 8am PDT
In exchange for generous public subsidies, Illitch Holdings, owner and developer of the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, promised large-scale economic development.
Detroit Free Press
June 8, 2018, 6am PDT
The size and scale of Hudson Yards in the skyline of Manhattan will match the size and scale of public and private investment in the project. The project's effect in the city's economy will be just as conspicuous.
Crain's New York Business
October 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
What should a local elected leader do when he or she disagrees with a high-profile expenditure with support from on high?
Paterson Press
December 31, 2016, 7am PST
A dive into the reach of the Cincinnati Bell Connector's influence on a revitalizing urban neighborhood.
Cincinnati Business Courier
June 15, 2016, 11am PDT
Crain's New York Business surveys the development investments that have followed the Domino Sugar Refinery redevelopment to the Williamsburg waterfront.
Crain's New York Business
April 19, 2016, 6am PDT
The success stories about Detroit leave out big pieces of the puzzle, including some just outside of city limits. The Detroit News looks at the ongoing struggles of one of the forgotten neighborhoods in the suburb of South Warren.
The Detroit News
February 2, 2016, 12pm PST
Developers are predicting that the new $627.5 million arena to house the Detroit Red Wings, paid for with both private and public money, will spur another $596 million of investment in the neighborhood.
Detroit Free Press
December 15, 2015, 1pm PST
The Lawrence Avenue corridor in Chicago is poised to evolve into "New Lawrence," but as development proposals follow a streetscape improvement project, the community is still sorting out what exactly "new" should mean.
DNAinfo Chicago
November 13, 2015, 12pm PST
The Viaduct Rail Park could one day become a version of the High Line in Philadelphia's Center City.
Philadelphia Inquirer
September 21, 2015, 10am PDT
A group of business students completed an analysis finding reasons to support a proposal to build an NFL stadium on the riverfront in St. Louis.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 7, 2014, 11am PDT
After past attempts to redevelop the downtown of Michigan's third largest city failed, Warren's mayor believes that the city's downtown and civic center is ready to transform into a bustling urban environment. What will it take to make that happen?
Detroit Free Press