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Redevelopment

March 10, 2020, 7am PDT
The Upper Harbor Terminal project is set to transform an area north of downtown, but residents are concerned about the long-term impacts and outcomes.
Minnesota Public Radio
February 9, 2020, 7am PST
The city has reinvented itself in many ways, but its residents are not reaping those benefits equally.
Atlanta
February 5, 2020, 8am PST
Plans for numerous large-scale developments in the region mean thousands of housing units should be on the way, but constant delays and setbacks have left projects nowhere near completion.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 22, 2020, 8am PST
The $6 billion redevelopment project at the Concord Naval Weapons Station has stalled over labor issues.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 17, 2020, 8am PST
The 25-acre site will be vacant after the National Guard relocates, and a new report says a public development authority should manage the property.
The Urbanist
January 12, 2020, 7am PST
The A’s want to build a new stadium, housing, and office space on waterfront property in Oakland. However, the project would involve massive corporate handouts and threaten the jobs and housing of African-American residents.
The Mercury News
November 21, 2019, 10am PST
Bill Witte, CEO and chairman of Related California, discusses how state and local governments ought to respond to the state’s challenges with housing affordability, growth in homelessness, and 'missing middle' housing supply.
The Planning Report
November 19, 2019, 5am PST
A large affordable housing development will be built on the former site of a hospital in the Rockaway Peninsula neighborhood of Queens.
Crain's New York Business
November 18, 2019, 10am PST
A city on the northern edge of San Diego County has approved a controversial redevelopment. Supporters tout that agricultural components of the project. Opponents of the project say developers shouldn't be breaking ground in an agricultural area.
ABC 10 News San Diego
October 8, 2019, 11am PDT
In addition to Uber announcing a major expansion to the Deep Ellum neighborhood in Dallas, other projects are popping up all over the East Side of Dallas, including an entirely new community of 40 homes.
The Dallas Morning News
October 3, 2019, 9am PDT
The city’s Northgate Link extension has spurred development around the new stations, and one neighborhood is poised to change dramatically.
The Urbanist
September 28, 2019, 7am PDT
A Curbed feature details the ongoing transformation of a formerly inaccessible and inhospitable corner of New York City.
Curbed New York
September 18, 2019, 11am PDT
In the aftermath of a battle around preservation of a Denver diner, local officials are considering changes to the city’s historic landmark law.
The Denver Post
September 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
Vermont enabled tax increment financing (TIF) for the city of Burlington in 1985, in keeping with a nationwide trend at the time. TIF is still a major player in the state's redevelopment efforts to this day.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
September 4, 2019, 6am PDT
Opportunity zones are so far only benefitting the moneyed interests of the real estate industry.
The New York Times
August 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities in flyover country are facing new redevelopment challenges as companies relocate from costly coastal cities. In St. Louis, downtown revitalization has also brought plans to tackle blight, and the consequences for residents could be immense.
CityLab
August 3, 2019, 7am PDT
The sage over The Gulch development project—soon to be renamed Centennial Yards—will continue after project opponents filed an appeal of a June court decision upholding public financing for the project.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 9, 2019, 8am PDT
A $5 billion redevelopment project in Atlanta, named Centennial Yards, will receive substantial public support.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 2, 2019, 7am PDT
Even though they often occupy valuable real estate, some Boston properties have sat vacant in various states of limbo for years.
The Boston Globe
May 29, 2019, 10am PDT
Diners are part of social and cultural landscape of New York City, but many are closing as owners contend with increasing development pressures.
The New York Times