Developers

February 22, 2019, 6am PST
Sidewalk Labs, the subsidiary company of Google parent company Alphabet, has designs for development potential far beyond the Quayside neighborhood where it's partnering with Waterfront Toronto to test new smart city technology.
Toronto Star
January 11, 2019, 2pm PST
Markets for residential property income of East Asia's most expensive cities are slowing down. The U.S.-China trade war is one factor, along with local controls and a mainland Chinese economy applying the brakes.
The Vancouver Sun
January 9, 2019, 8am PST
Live music, skating rinks, and artificial beaches are now part of developments that want to go beyond just simple shopping and dining.
The Washington Post
December 26, 2018, 5am PST
Sunnyside Yard, a 180-acre railroad yard in Queens, is in the initial stages of a planning process that may eventually bring development surpassing the scale of Hudson Yards. This time, it is hoped, there will be greater focus on affordability.
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
December 3, 2018, 6am PST
Examining Portland and Seattle's much-talked-about systems, the authors highlight the importance of treating streetcars as a viable transport option, rather than just a means to stimulate development.
The Washington Post
October 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
Charles Wolfe calls attention to similarities between contemporary urbanism and yesterday's debunked utopias. The two may differ in substance, but both tend toward a certain level of dogma that isn't necessarily helpful on the ground.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
October 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
Beginning this week, the city of Boston will ask developers how they plan to include women and minorities as workers and investors when putting city-owned real estate out for bid.
The Boston Globe
October 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
Despite the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, builders and buyers alike are sustaining a market for new construction on land likely to get flooded again.
The Houston Chronicle
July 7, 2018, 1pm PDT
Under the new guidelines, developers will need to implement specific community engagement strategies, at times based on a neighborhood's demographics.
The Urbanist
June 18, 2018, 12pm PDT
Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill that requires developers to consider rising seas in all environmental impact studies.
Next City
June 7, 2018, 7am PDT
Mixed-use developments still often operate better in theory than in reality.
Strong Towns
June 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
The local developer is accused of inflating property values and defrauding a program meant to spur investment in distressed areas.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 25, 2018, 2pm PDT
In 1997, Milwaukee Road Depot in central Minneapolis was filled with parking lots and little else. Today, it's a mix of shops, housing, offices, and entertainment venues.
MinnPost
March 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Boston is in the midst of a housing boom, and the city is considering asking developers to set aside a larger number of their units for affordable housing.
The Boston Globe
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