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April 5, 2021, 6am PDT
The transit agency must renew its search for an appropriate facility for an expanded trolley barn as part of its plan to modernize its aging fleet.
WHYY
March 31, 2021, 6am PDT
As e-commerce giants like Amazon build more and more facilities, advocates say a regional approach is needed to prevent sprawl and look beyond local benefits.
NJ Spotlight
January 27, 2021, 7am PST
Traffic from the area's booming distribution centers is damaging local roads and causing concern among residents.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 8, 2020, 8am PST
Amazon is moving more moving more products than ever, and the company is expanding its physical footprint to keep up with the trends.
The Boston Globe
March 15, 2020, 9am PDT
Chicago warehouses were once built with architectural flair, but today’s industrial structures don’t come close.
Chicago Tribune
January 5, 2020, 5am PST
A Kentucky town welcomed Amazon’s arrival, but the economic outcomes over the last two decades have been lackluster.
The New York Times
December 13, 2018, 10am PST
Stores are an integral part of the cityscape. So how will online shopping change what we see in the coming years?
The Boston Globe
November 24, 2018, 7am PST
The e-commerce behemoth has its hand in everything from warehouse development to renewable energy.
Curbed
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
December 22, 2017, 12pm PST
While warehousing and ecommerce jobs are steadily increasing in most parts of the country, rural areas are particularly hard hit by the struggles of the retail sector.
Indeed Hiring Lab
November 3, 2017, 9am PDT
Some residents are holding out as warehouse developers scope out their property. Others have already accepted offers well above market value.
KPCC
September 6, 2017, 9am PDT
A 50-acre complex called Pullman Crossings could bring new jobs numbering in the thousands to the South Side of Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
December 6, 2016, 11am PST
Lax code enforcement is one of the concerns being raised by the devastating fire that occurred during a rave-style party, Artists had taken up residence in the building, which was not permitted for either general assembly events or residences.
Los Angeles Times
August 30, 2016, 6am PDT
Online shopping and gentrification is fueling a bona fide building boom of warehouse spaces in Chicago.
Crain's Chicago Business
August 21, 2009, 7am PDT
This video from <em>Reuters</em> looks at a new rooftop garden in Brooklyn. Covering 6,000 square feet, the flourishing garden provides fresh produce to local restaurants.
Reuters (on-line)