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A study that made the rounds as a working paper at the beginning of 2019 has now been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
The Review of Economics and Statistics
April 25, 2021, 5am PDT
The vision proposed by the groundbreaking Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan is taking shape as zoning amendments move toward adoption.
The Minnesota Daily
December 18, 2020, 6am PST
Philadelphia's city council passed the city's first-ever residential development impact tax, a plan that could boost the city budget by $9 million a year.
WHYY
November 1, 2020, 5am PST
New details have emerged on a project the Chicago Tribune is calling this one of Chicago's most ambitious development proposals in decades.
Chicago Tribune
September 29, 2020, 12pm PDT
The past decade saw more old commercial buildings transformed into residential buildings than any decade previous.
RentCafé
September 22, 2020, 12pm PDT
Peter Calthorpe's case study of El Camino Real in the Silicon Valley shows the potential for affordable housing development in the land surrounding side right-of-ways.
CNU Public Square
August 12, 2020, 6am PDT
Minneapolis developers are agitating against the requirements of mixed-use zoning, saying that it's impossible to find a good tenant for ground floor retail these days.
Star Tribune
April 28, 2020, 10am PDT
A trendy new Downtown Los Angels skyscraper would be home to a 160-room hotel and 319 condominium units if an Australian developer moves forward with plans.
Los Angeles Times
January 23, 2020, 8am PST
Real estate and investment experts see more and more urban parking lots as attractive locations for redevelopment—usually for multi-family residential buildings.
The Investor
March 18, 2019, 2pm PDT
An explosion of upscale multifamily development in Texas cities reflects trends in the national housing market.
Curbed
February 21, 2019, 10am PST
In the past ten years, Downtown Seattle has built more housing than all of San Francisco.
Seattle Times
July 5, 2018, 11am PDT
Los Angeles is hoping that changes to the Cornfield Arroyo Seco Specific Plan will finally yield new residential developments.
Urbanize LA
June 25, 2018, 11am PDT
New residents to formerly agricultural area are trying to shut down a hog-feeding operation, but so far without much success.
WHYY
May 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
Revisiting one day in 2012, a reporter finds that many of the Dallas-Fort Worth areas affected by the storms were barely inhabited 20 years ago.
The Texas Tribune
April 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
Construction is wrapping up on a new high-rise residential tower cleverly dubbed Catalyst, signifying a shift in urban living in the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
Feature
June 8, 2017, 6am PDT
More trouble in River City, as Portland and Oregon struggle with rising housing costs and come up with a puzzling solution.
Michael Mehaffy
December 16, 2016, 1pm PST
Facing an affordability crisis, Seattle is betting on dense, walkable development. The transition away from guaranteed parking promises to be no easier here than elsewhere.
The Seattle Times
July 8, 2016, 6am PDT
The ups and downs of the oil market are having an effect on the future skyline of the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
June 14, 2016, 10am PDT
A package of bills making their way through the New York State Legislature could usher in an era of new height in parts of New York City.
New York Magazine
January 5, 2016, 6am PST
A preliminary picture of the new Detroit is coming into focus, while much of the city still struggles with vacancies and blight and downtown anticipates a wave of development and new residents.
Detroit Free Press