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Tampa Bay Moves Forward With High-Speed Rail Plans

The Brightline will connect Orlando to Tampa and reach speeds of up to 150 miles per hour.

March 17, 2022 - St. Pete Catalyst

Downtown Tampa skyline

Tampa Rejects Rent Control, Citing Legal Concerns

The city council failed to move on a proposal that would have implemented rent stabilization, opting instead to explore other avenues for preventing evictions and improving the cost of housing.

March 1, 2022 - Creative Loafing Tampa Bay

A SunRunner bus

Double First: The First Station on Tampa Bay's First BRT Line Complete

The first of 15 bus rapid transit stations in St. Petersburg was unveiled last week.

December 8, 2021 - St. Pete Catalyst

TECO Line Streetcar System

These Tampa Projects Could Benefit From the Federal Infrastructure Bill

The city's aging streetcar line and historic Cass Street Bridge are among projects that could receive federal funding if Congress passes the current infrastructure package.

August 31, 2021 - Fox 13

Mt. Rainier

2020 Population Growth Rates for the 50 Biggest U.S. Cities

The Census Bureau released new data on May 27 that includes the first four months of the pandemic. Seattle tops the growth rate at 2.2% from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020, while Baltimore and San Francisco land at the bottom with -1.4%.

June 4, 2021 - The Seattle Times

West Palm Beach, Florida

Deadline for Brightline Plan Comes With Strings Attached

Officials from Brightline recently signed an agreement that dictates terms for the study of an extension of the private rail system between Orlando and Tampa.

March 10, 2021 - Orlando Sentinel

Centro Ybor

State Grant Gives Tampa Streetcar a Big Cash Infusion

Next stop: A bigger, better Tampa Streetcar.

December 27, 2020 - Tampa Patch

Florida

From Vacant to Catalytic: Tampa to Upgrade City-Owned Property

West Tampa, among the Hillsborough River, is already gaining development momentum, and new plans to develop a city-owned property on the river could add fuel to the fire.

November 12, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

Space X

Tampa Area Spending $1 Million to Study the Hyperloop

Another regional transit authority isn't as skeptical about the Hyperloop as many critics in the transit and technology press.

September 29, 2020 - Naples Daily News

Vancouver Al Fresco

How Zoning Reform Can Help Businesses Transition to Outdoor Operations

A trend toward allowing restaurants and retailers to expand operations to the public realm outside their brick and mortar confines is quickly gaining steam.

May 15, 2020 - The Hill

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

Affordable Housing: Principles for Changing Domestic and Global Markets

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

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