Businesses

April 28, 2016, 5am PDT
City Observatory illustrates a key contributor to a vibrant urban environment by mapping all of the businesses in the urban cores of the nation's 51 largest cities.
City Observatory
August 12, 2011, 11am PDT
In downtown Vancouver, where bike lanes have replaced parking spots on some strips, shop owners have complained that they are bad for business. A new study disproves the theory - kinda.
The Vancouver Sun
June 2, 2011, 2pm PDT
Suburban areas were once strongholds of corporate campuses and office parks. But there's a shift underway that's drawing companies back to cities.
Grist
January 24, 2011, 10am PST
There are 12 community benefit districts in San Francisco, which raise their own taxes to create funds for various local projects. But some argue they favor big businesses.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 29, 2010, 10am PDT
The suburbanization of business headquarters may be coming to an end.
Harvard Business Review
March 20, 2010, 7am PDT
With small businesses closing shop and empty stores lining its main street, the British borough of North Tyneside is creating fake storefronts to create the appearance of a lively shopping area.
BBC
August 11, 2009, 3am PDT
Local businesses on a busy Vancouver street that had been hosting weekly car-free events this summer have protested and effectively cancelled the event.
CBC