Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak recently proposed on Innovation Zones program that will allow tech companies to form separate governments.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Could the approval of a massive redevelopment plan for Google property in the city of Mountain View pave the way for a new development-friendly approach to planning in the Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area?
The Mercury News
NASA Ames wants to add a lot of housing to a 45-acre site at Moffett Field in the Silicon Valley. The new housing would give NASA employees more housing options in an expensive and impacted market.
The Mercury News
The company town seems like a relic of a previous era of American industry, but Amazon and Seattle are redefining the concept.
The Seattle Times
Unlike the earlier iteration, today's full-amenity tech campuses provide their well-paid engineers with Millennial-friendly upper middle class comforts. But is that enough?
A provocative argument or a cautionary tale—an op-ed illustrates the level of conversation surrounding San Francisco's ongoing housing crises and controversies.
San Francisco Chronicle
Last week, Facebook announced that it is working with a local developer to build a 394-unit housing complex adjacent to its campus in Menlo Park, California.
The Wall Street Journal
While the company town model hasn't been taken seriously in the West in decades, they're cropping up today in countries like China and India.
While developers in the U.K. have fallen prey to the recession, Tesco supermarkets have been extremely successful. Now the company is planning several new developments of their own with homes and shops centered around the grocery store.
The Guardian U.K.