River District Megadevelopment Moving Forward in New Orleans
The project, led by Gensler, will span 39 acres of residential units, retail, and cultural attractions.
Revealed: $2.2 Billion Redevelopment Plan for Philadelphia's Waterfront
The city of Philadelphia has a new, highly anticipated plan for a valuable site on the Delaware River waterfront.
A Development Bonanza in Philadelphia
The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the real estate interests with designs on remaking the Penn's Landing site on the Delaware River in Philadelphia. But the team's vision for the waterfront reaches far beyond a single parcel.
A Giant in an Era of Mega-Developments
In-depth reporting on the history and present of Related Cos., the developer of several of the largest mega-developments in the United States.
Another Mega-Project Coming to Downtown Toronto
Developers are betting on the continued shift of office work from the suburbs to downtown in Toronto, as the city experiences a building boom to support brisk business in the technology and financial-services industries.
Mega-Project Trades Trail Funding for Extra Height
In Philadelphia, the Liberty on the River development will transform the Delaware River waterfront.
Hudson Yards as a Cautionary Tale
As the city of Philadelphia considers the prospect of building a massive private development called Schuylkill Yards, lessons from New York City's Hudson Yards are considered.
How Mega-Project Financing Tools Gerrymander Distressed Communities
The developers of Hudson Yards received $1.2 billion in financing from the EB-5 program, all made possible by a map that gerrymandered the project into the same neighborhood as Harlem public housing.
Mayoral Election Likely to Have Consequences for Chicago Mega-Development
The most recent citywide election in Chicago was considered a referendum on the old way of operating the city. The $6 billion Lincoln Yards project, on the brink of approval, could be included in that referendum.
Proposed Mega-Development Would Expand Chicago's Skyline
The One Central development would transform 34 acres over Metro tracks near Soldier Field.
Review: The Hudson Yards Mega-Development, Open to the Public Today
Curbed Architecture Critic Alexandra Lange provides everything you need to know about the $25 billion, "city within the city" that opened to the public in Manhattan today. Also, the review isn't exactly positive.
Chicago's Largest-Ever Tax Increment Financing District Approved for Lincoln Yards Development
The new TIF is expected to generate $900 million. Opponents wanted to wait until a new mayor is elected to decide on the TIF.
Mega-Project Moves Forward in Hollywood
The Crossroads Hollywood project overcame local opposition and ongoing scandal at City Hall to win approval from the Los Angeles City Council.
$4 Billion Mixed-Use Development Opens in Miami
The Miami Worldcenter mega-development is entering the delivery phase.
Google, Apple Expanding Around the Country, Spending Billions Along the Way
Both Apple and Google have announced expansions in recent days that required a ten-figure total to describe.
Plans Released for New $200 Million MLS Stadium in Cincinnati
The Major League Soccer Team FC Cincinnati is planning on building a stadium, along with attached mixed-use development, in the West End neighborhood of its hometown.
Skyline Redefining Mega-Project Approved in Atlanta
The city of Atlanta has approved its largest development project since the 1960s.
Details Emerging of Tampa's $3 Billion Waterfront Mega-Project
New renderings of two "New York-style" office towers give shape to the $3 billion Water Street Tampa project.
Opponents Want Less Development at S. Paul's Mega-Redevelopment Plan for the Ford Site
A master plan for the redevelopment of Ford's former Twin Cities Assembly Plant, set on 122 acres along the Mississippi River in St. Paul, is challenged by controversy.
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