Mega-Projects

Feature
4 days ago
A few ideas about what to watch in the world of planning in 2019. We only use the word Trump once.
James Brasuell
January 9, 2019, 6am PST
The city of Atlanta approved its largest development project since the 1960s back in November, but still needed the school district to sign off on a funding plan to help for the $1.9 billion in public subsidies that will support the project.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 23, 2018, 5am PST
A mixed-use project planned for 35 acres in the city of Newport, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, is ready to break ground after ten years of planning.
Cincinnati Business Courier
November 8, 2018, 9am PST
The city of Atlanta has approved its largest development project since the 1960s.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
"There’s a dramatic difference, Cityfront Center shows, between real estate success and building a great city."
Chicago Tribune
September 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The 760-acre North Branch Industrial Corridor could be a game changer for the North Side, but the Chicago Tribune wants to make sure that quality of life is considered along visions of economic development.
The Chicago Tribune
July 26, 2018, 8am PDT
A 178-acre parcel of land, a trio of powerful foundations as owners, and looming planning approvals—it's time to take a close look at Hazelwood Green.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 27, 2018, 9am PDT
A mega-project adding 2,402 units of housing, including 1,201 affordable units, is on a fast track to approval in Cupertino, California, thanks to a 2017 state law.
The San Francisco Chcronicle
December 9, 2017, 11am PST
A new sports and entertainment district in East Austin, the former site of the Travis County Exposition Center, has attracted starchitect design talent and is likely to run up a world-class price tag.
Austin American-Statesman
July 5, 2017, 1pm PDT
Dallas suburbs continue their development boom. The latest example comes from Frisco.
The Dallas Morning News
November 17, 2015, 1pm PST
A mega-project in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood is exciting for its size an prize tag—and remarkable for the income levels that define "affordable" in San Francisco these days.
San Francisco Business Times
June 11, 2015, 9am PDT
The Cincinnati State viaduct, as Urban Cincy calls the project, would reconstruct a series of ramps and interchanges where I-74 and I-75 meet near Mill Creek.
UrbanCincy
September 18, 2013, 12pm PDT
To substantiate their big budgets, big projects promise big results. But the inherent time, complexity, and deal-making required to complete such projects is fertile ground for incompetence and corruption; or isn't it? A new study investigates.
The Atlantic Cities