Texas, the Bellwether State
With its rapid economic growth, dynamic cities, and increasingly diverse population, Texas could offer a model for the future of the United States.
Japan's Rental Housing Market Defined by Land Scarcity, Earthquakes, Demographic Shifts
The island nation's housing market faces a discrepancy between existing stock and rapidly changing demographics.
A Frank Discussion About Struggling Suburbs
Many suburban areas outside thriving urban cores are struggling to deliver vital services and maintain property values as job and population growth stagnates. It's time to confront the realities of those communities, according to this article.
Private Golf Courses Closing in Chicago's Suburbs
Failing golf courses pose a choice for cities that can use tax dollars to turn them public or put the land to use in other ways.
The 'Suburban Decline' Narrative Is Overstated
While suburbs are changing, that doesn't mean they are declining, according to recently published research.
Get Ready, Suburbia: Apartments Are Coming
From high-rises to townhouses, the suburban multi-family market is growing fast.
Mourning the Loss of the Dairy Queen in Rural Texas
As populations shrink, small towns are losing an important place to get together,,
Prices Pushing Home Buyers to Suburbs
Unlike previous generations that fled cities, in part over of fears of crime, today people leave many cities because they can't afford them.
By 2040, Detroit will be bigger, more urban, older, and whiter predicts a report from the New Urban Institute that looks at trends, challenges, and assets of the Michigan city.
Leaving Chicago's South Shore
Middle class African Americans are leaving Chicago, and that leaves neighborhoods like the city's South Shore reeling.
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