January 15, 2020, 9am PST
Proposition E, a ballot initiative up for vote in San Francisco in May, is one of the most radical planning positions in recent years, attempting to reduce housing costs by limiting housing demand.
January 2, 2020, 7am PST
The public-private partnership is a massive expansion of the city’s entertainment district.
October 13, 2018, 11am PDT
A sizable former AT&T campus in suburban Chicago will be redeveloped into mixed-use, despite "sluggish" local leasing activity and the potential closure of Sears' nearby headquarters.
May 5, 2017, 9am PDT
With so much attention paid to the nation's housing crisis, it's still important to keep an eye on other kinds of uses. The office market is full of surprises, like cheap office build out costs in a city infamous for residential gentrification.
November 9, 2016, 10am PST
Industries over leased and developers over built. The city of Houston's office market has gone from boom to bust in only a few years.
July 24, 2016, 9am PDT
The market for office space has more and more companies looking to lease, according to an industry report.
December 9, 2015, 7am PST
London is the stage for one of the problems that arises when encountered with a dearth of accommodations for housing and offices.
August 27, 2013, 6am PDT
With major new developments underway, corporate cutbacks and 'hot-desking' are driving Sydney's commercial landlords to convert surplus office space to residential apartments. Carolyn Cummins and Stephen Nicholls consider the long term implications.
March 23, 2012, 11am PDT
It's unlikely to surprise anyone to learn that Times Square is an invaluable asset to New York City's economy, but as Patrick McGeehan points out, it has as much to do with offices as with hotels and entertainment.
New York Times - City Room Blog
September 2, 2011, 5am PDT
More and more businesses in suburban Detroit are packing up an moving into the center of the city.
March 24, 2011, 10am PDT
Through a rule that allows landlords to financially benefit from allowing charities and non-profits to use their spaces, empty office buildings in the UK are being utilized by groups for a variety of projects, including an art exhibition.
February 7, 2011, 11am PST
A new poll of real estate experts reveals that businesses seeking office space are increasingly seeking buildings built with sustainability in mind.
January 24, 2011, 11am PST
With many scratching to make a living in a badly damaged economy, coworking is springing up to meet the needs of independent workers.
December 14, 2010, 2pm PST
Motivated by factors such as municipal incentive packages and the changing preferences of younger workers, many companies are relocating to central business districts, reversing a post-war trend that based the American workplace in the suburbs.
June 3, 2009, 1pm PDT
A tour examining 'the future of work' looks at several 'coworking communities' around Manhattan, where freelancers and small businesses have pooled resources into one location.
May 7, 2009, 10am PDT
In a policy shift, the Vancouver City Council voted to limit the number of new condos being built downtown in order to preserve room for office space.
May 7, 2009, 6am PDT
Once the economy bounces back, new office space development will allow for time-sharing and flexibility, said experts at a recent forum hosted by ULI.
February 24, 2009, 12pm PST
The 2008 Summer Olympics brought a boom of construction to host city Beijing. But now, six months later, much of the office space built in the lead up to the games sits empty -- and likely will for years.
August 24, 2008, 7am PDT
A new interest in urbanism and public transit is attracting businesses to downtown. One proponent says, 'I can't remember a time since the early 1980s that we had a bigger year for downtown Dallas.'
June 11, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Planners in Vancouver are moving to curb booming residential growth to expand commercial development downtown. 'It's all good to walk and bike to work, but if you don't have offices for people to go to, that makes things rather difficult.'</p>