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Developers of a ski town in Utah are expanding the weekend tech conference into a village with permanent residents.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 7, 2020, 5am PST
Among a package of bills that died in the pocket of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney at the beginning of the New Yer was a bill intended to ensure that developers contribute to communities.
PlanPhilly
January 2, 2020, 8am PST
In Golden, Colorado, residents want to keep a parcel of land as open space, but it could come with a hefty price tag.
The Denver Post
December 27, 2019, 9am PST
Development that depends on subsidies is not fostering true growth and instead is a financial house of cards.
Marketwatch
July 19, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Renaissance Revival building that houses New York City's beloved Strand Bookstore is under consideration by the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission. The case has provoked debate between rival advocates.
Pacific Standard
July 18, 2019, 2pm PDT
A proposal to dissolve the groups has led to a debate about their purpose and who really benefits from them.
Oregon Live
May 30, 2019, 12pm PDT
The city is experiencing significant growth and development, but it has a complicated history of booms and lags and its civic future is uncertain.
Places Journal
March 4, 2019, 1pm PST
Failed investments and buildings with no tenants sit on the outskirts of Beijing and Shanghai.
CityLab
March 3, 2019, 11am PST
A new study quantifies just how much of the city of Phoenix is parking.
Streetsblog USA
June 15, 2018, 8am PDT
Private developers are building parks around New York to satisfy zoning laws.
The New York Times
June 11, 2018, 8am PDT
All that empty acreage means that these big, rapidly developing cities don’t really have to sprawl.
CommercialCafe
May 28, 2018, 9am PDT
A coalition of researchers have identified one area near the 101 and other near I-15 that would help keep the big cats alive and healthy.
Los Angeles Times
April 23, 2018, 2pm PDT
Even before the bill was defeated, it exposed a major generational divide between anti-development environmentalists and their pro-density, pro-housing heirs.
San Francisco Magazine
April 9, 2018, 7am PDT
For decades the arid state has required most new construction projects to demonstrate adequate water supply, but at the edge of the next dry spell, two lawmakers are trying to get rid of the rules.
The Arizona Republic
November 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The first phase of Washington D.C.'s The Wharf is now open, bringing glitz to a formerly quiet section of waterfront.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 20, 2017, 2pm PDT
FivePoint Holdings will pay $25 million for environmental preservation, in exchange for access to the undeveloped L.A. County land.
Los Angeles Times
October 6, 2017, 1pm PDT
Following Hurricane Harvey, Houston's City Hall became flooded with four feet of water, rendering the building's electrical and mechanical equipment useless. Restoring power back to City Hall quickly was crucial in aiding the recovery efforts.
Doggerel
May 30, 2017, 11am PDT
Chris Otten says change doesn't come from "being nice to decision makers," so he's comfortable being confrontational with developers and City Council members he sees as taking advantage of the poor.
The Washington Post
May 1, 2017, 10am PDT
Reconciling accessibility and safety with costs and innovation in the Golden State.
The Bay City Beacon
March 14, 2017, 10am PDT
Portland has built many new apartments in the city's core, and that seems to be slowing down rent growth in the area.
The Oregonian