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3 days ago
A new real estate investment fund wants to help music venue owners buy their properties and stay in business as the pandemic and market forces decimate their earnings.
Next City
4 days ago
An analysis of housing affordability shows rising costs in America's smaller cities.
Bloomberg Opinion
April 28, 2021, 11am PDT
Adaptive reuse is a hot concept, but regulatory and financial hurdles have made it slow to catch on in practice.
Slate
April 12, 2021, 11am PDT
In an overwhelmingly white industry, Black developers find it harder to access investment, equity, and opportunities.
The Washington Post
February 15, 2021, 9am PST
One Atlanta neighborhood is experimenting with an ownership model that lets residents buy shares in a community-owned property.
Next City
January 15, 2021, 8am PST
Remote workers are flocking to small, amenity-rich towns in the West, changing their social and economic landscape.
High Country News
December 14, 2020, 10am PST
A community land trust in San Francisco is buying up properties with the goal of preserving affordable spaces for arts and culture.
NextCity
July 10, 2020, 6am PDT
The president of Hudson Companies and The Planning Report’s first editor, David Kramer, discusses New York City’s COVID response and recovery and its likely impact on multifamily housing development going forward.
The Planning Report
May 13, 2020, 10am PDT
Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) International Director Carl Muhlstein offers his outlook for what lies ahead in real estate and shares insight on the political tug-of-war between landlords and renters in the struggle for relief and protection.
The Planning Report
February 21, 2019, 10am PST
In the past ten years, Downtown Seattle has built more housing than all of San Francisco.
Seattle Times
January 11, 2019, 2pm PST
Markets for residential property income of East Asia's most expensive cities are slowing down. The U.S.-China trade war is one factor, along with local controls and a mainland Chinese economy applying the brakes.
The Vancouver Sun
December 19, 2018, 12pm PST
Tech companies that use algorithms to make rapid offers on a large scale are growing players in the U.S. housing market.
Los Angeles Times
December 3, 2018, 7am PST
According to a study, residential segregation and anti-black bias combine to devalue properties in majority-black neighborhoods by an average of $48,000 per home.
Curbed
December 3, 2018, 6am PST
Examining Portland and Seattle's much-talked-about systems, the authors highlight the importance of treating streetcars as a viable transport option, rather than just a means to stimulate development.
The Washington Post
November 1, 2018, 10am PDT
Nico Larco presents a TEDx Talk on the impacts AVs will have on cities, including impacts on land use, land valuation, and the environment. AVs are more than just a transportation issue, and planners need to prepare for the coming changes.
TEDx Talk
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.
The Chicago Tribune
October 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
Beginning this week, the city of Boston will ask developers how they plan to include women and minorities as workers and investors when putting city-owned real estate out for bid.
The Boston Globe
October 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
Despite the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, builders and buyers alike are sustaining a market for new construction on land likely to get flooded again.
The Houston Chronicle
October 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.
Curbed
September 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Amherst Holdings, a large-scale single family landlord, has rolled out a subsidiary to buy and renovate houses for resale.
Bloomberg