Infill Development

Accessory Dwelling Units

Denver Struggling to Unlock the Potential of Accessory Dwelling Units

Why doesn’t Denver build more ADUs? It’s complicated.

August 3, 2022 - The Denver Post

Brooklyn, New York City

What Is Redevelopment?

Redevelopment includes all development projects that build new structures and land uses on a previously developed site. Understanding the nuances of redevelopment is critical for understanding the ways cities and communities change.

July 29, 2022 - James Brasuell

A conceptual rendering of a three story condominium development.

‘Emergency’ Historic District Alters, But Does Not Prevent, Boise Condo Project

No historic buildings were harmed to create the Residences at 132 Main.

June 23, 2022 - Boise Dev

Silicon Valley

Developer Plans To Build Over 500 Housing Units on San Jose Parking Lot

A surface parking lot in San Jose could be redeveloped into a mixed-use development with housing, offices, and retail.

May 12, 2022 - Mercury News

San Diego skyline and apartment buildings

San Diego County Development Turns Inward

Formerly a bastion of sprawling suburban developments, the San Diego region is experiencing a renaissance of urban infill development and higher-density, mixed use construction projects.

April 10, 2022 - Urban Land Institute

Mountain Lion

Opinion: Conservation and Affordable Housing Can Coexist

Encouraging denser development in urbanized areas is an effective way to protect sensitive flora and fauna from human encroachment.

March 15, 2022 - Ventura County Star

Exurban Construction

Opinion: Spokane Needs 'Missing Middle Housing'

With demand for housing in Eastern Washington rising steeply, the region could benefit from zoning reform that encourages small and mid-sized multifamily developments.

March 14, 2022 - The Pacific Northwest Inlander

California Wildfire

Judge Denies Proposed Development in Fire-Prone Area

The decision could signal a new reluctance to allow development in wildland areas at high risk for fires.

February 23, 2022 - Daily Press

Town Homes

Report Links Housing Growth and Climate Resilience

Data from three U.S. metro areas show a failure to address land use and sprawl as a key factor driving climate change.

December 26, 2021 - The Brookings Institution

Prince George's County, Maryland

Assessing Prince George's County's Climate Action Plan

The Prince George's County draft Climate Action Plan includes ambitious goals and timetables, but falls short of recommended targets for emissions reductions in the transportation sector.

December 8, 2021 - Greater Greater Washington

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