February 27, 2018, 2pm PST
Developer Samuel Leung is facing shocking counts of conspiracy, money laundering, and bribery.
Los Angeles Times
January 30, 2018, 5am PST
Exploring the surprising origins of the American suburbs.
Building Suburban Power
January 29, 2018, 6am PST
A piecemeal, reactive approach to historic preservation in the capital may burden the future with too many buildings of "middling merit."
Greater Greater Washington
December 22, 2017, 9am PST
Earlier this month, the Hartford Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously on a revised zoning code that lets builders forgo parking citywide.
Streetsblog USA
November 20, 2017, 11am PST
It's an unprecedented move, but developer Champion Real Estate hopes to be "part of the solution" for pricey Los Angeles.
Curbed LA
November 19, 2017, 9am PST
It's an idea that has already had some success in Philadelphia: give developers a tax abatement on projects that achieve some desired end, in this case fewer surface parking lots.
The Spokesman-Review
November 7, 2017, 8am PST
San Diego's Affordable Homes Bonus Program (AHBP), launched in mid-2016, increases incentives for projects that incorporate more affordable units. Developers are taking notice.
Next City
November 2, 2017, 5am PDT
Now open for public comment, a proposed rewrite to the county's zoning code embraces green buildings, lower parking minimums, and increased public engagement by developers.
Greater Greater Washington
October 25, 2017, 9am PDT
Being able to get groceries without a car can be a big draw in walkable, mixed use neighborhoods. Many Boston grocers and developers are taking that to heart.
The Boston Globe
October 13, 2017, 10am PDT
The product of a single developer, San Jose's Santana Row is a pocket of urbanism in a sea of sprawl. But can it influence development patterns beyond its bounds, and should it?
Public Square
September 17, 2017, 5am PDT
As Philadelphia's Breeze Point gets more expensive, a market-rate developer is claiming that an affordable housing development's surface parking lot is taking up land that could be homes.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 13, 2017, 11am PDT
Tree-huggers many of them are not, but there's consensus among Long Island developers that storm resilience is an investment worth making.
September 5, 2017, 12pm PDT
With the media rightfully pointing to Houston's sprawling urban development patterns that exacerbated the epic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, Paul Krugman also finds fault with cities where urban development is too tightly regulated.
The New York Times - Opinion
August 19, 2017, 11am PDT
Forty years ago, the Bronx was burning. But now gentrification is well underway, and one big developer is encountering pushback. Holding a "Bronx is burning" promo event probably didn't help.
NPR Cities Project
June 26, 2017, 5am PDT
An in-depth feature in Architect magazine surveys the affordable housing landscape and finds architects, planners, and developers trying to find a better way through an inefficient system.
May 16, 2017, 5am PDT
Churchgoing in Washington, D.C. is on the decline, and neighborhood churches are finding it hard to pay the bills. One solution is to go mixed-use and share space with new development.
April 19, 2017, 12pm PDT
Opponents of development often cast themselves as opponents of developers, whom they see as greedy and exploitative. But demonization does no good when developers—profit and all—are a crucial part of city-building.
California Planning & Development Report
April 15, 2017, 7am PDT
Homeowners groups use their influence to extract payments and concessions in Los Angeles.
LA Weekly
April 7, 2017, 6am PDT
The Center for Urban Pedagogy's latest tool provides an easy and fun way to explain a difficult but critical concept: floor area ratio.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 31, 2017, 10am PDT
Developers have a lot of opinions about how to fix New York's housing market (probably not a surprise) and not all of them consider themselves to be evil (maybe a little bit of a surprise).
City Limits