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October 2, 2019, 9am PDT
This decade is likely to produce demographic news that will shock anyone born after 1850.
Pew Research Center
December 2, 2017, 7am PST
Amazon isn't the only tech giant building a second headquarters. Google's new offices could change the way companies interact with cities for the better, if they want to.
June 1, 2016, 1pm PDT
The state of Texas is expected to double its population between 2010 and 2050. Just how, though, is worthy of more scrutiny.
The Dallas Morning News
October 15, 2015, 9am PDT
Analysis shows that Atlanta is building a lot of new rental units, but most are priced at luxury levels, while the city's supply of low cost rental units are shrinking in the neighborhoods they're needed most.
Creative Loafing
August 25, 2015, 6am PDT
Companies looking for creative class cache have begun to locate in Atlanta's Midtown and spilling over into neighboring districts.
Upstart Business Journal
April 30, 2015, 7am PDT
The average median price for home in Houston's Near Northside jumped from $49,500 in 2010 to $80,000 last year. Can these predominantly Latino neighborhoods retain their character as they change?
Houston Chronicle
August 6, 2014, 1pm PDT
An article in the Dallas News find the devil is in the details: namely, the difficulty in maintaining the little things that make a multi-modal street work—like the little push buttons (some call them "beg buttons") at crosswalks.
Dallas News
June 6, 2014, 11am PDT
According to new date from the U.S. Census, McMansions are back. In fact, the data indicates that the housing crash and recession was a temporary pause in the long-term trend of the always-expanding American home.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
March 18, 2010, 1pm PDT
Mayor Bing of Detroit has announced an intention to "right-size" the city. Ed Glaeser talks about what that might mean.
NYTimes Economix Blog