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Online options and oversaturation in some markets are leading to continued declines in physical storefronts around the country.
June 6, 2017, 5am PDT
For decades the size of the average American house has trended upward. 2017 saw that trend slow and reverse.
May 22, 2017, 5am PDT
Housing prices may fall 10 percent on average nationwide, according to a preliminary estimate commissioned by the National Association of Realtors, if the Trump Administration's tac code reform package becomes law.
May 15, 2017, 7am PDT
Sidewalk Labs is preparing to launch a big experiment on the smart cities concept.
May 8, 2017, 1pm PDT
While some cities become more and more expensive, most of the country's housing prices still haven't recovered from the great recession.
March 25, 2017, 9am PDT
The foreclosure crisis and the Great Recession have paved the way for a steady decline in homeownership. Many cities will never be the same.
February 13, 2017, 6am PST
A symbol of urbanist affluence is getting its first reality check. 2017 has not been kind to brock and mortar retailers.
December 29, 2016, 1pm PST
China will spend $503 billion on high-speed rail by the beginning of the next decade.
December 27, 2016, 1pm PST
The constantly moving legal lines between regulators and short-term rental companies like Airbnb have taken on some distinctly noir activities.
December 11, 2016, 9am PST
In the ongoing and contentious debate about whether market-rate development is a cure or a disease, another writer comes down on the side of more supply, no matter the cost.
December 9, 2016, 10am PST
Less than half of the $7 billion that Brazil's development bank committed since 2009 has been disbursed. As it withdraws from foreign projects, BNDES is beset by scandal.
October 27, 2016, 8am PDT
New data reveal the U.S. housing industry's preference for garages for cars over apartments for people.
October 13, 2016, 6am PDT
L. A. company Turf Terminators promised low impact lawns in exchange for city rebates, but delivered shoddy work and hot rocks.
October 9, 2016, 1pm PDT
According to a recent ranking by Bloomberg, Miami is the most unequal city in America.
September 16, 2016, 1pm PDT
Tesla just won a competitive bid to supply utility-scale power in Southern California—providing security in the event of a catastrophe like the Porter Ranch methane leak.
August 12, 2016, 9am PDT
As more constraints are put on cash outflows by the Chinese government, Chinese investors are slowing their spending spree on U.S. real estate.
August 2, 2016, 2pm PDT
After a period of modernization and urban growth unrivaled in human history, several forces promise a slump, or at least a slowing. Maybe it's time to improve existing cities, not keep building new ones.
July 29, 2016, 2pm PDT
A confluence of economic and demographic factors means fewer Americans own homes than at any time since 1965.
June 29, 2016, 7am PDT
There's no shortage of ambition from Silicon Valley startup accelerator and investment firm Y Combinator—which recently announced its intentions to build a prototype city.
June 28, 2016, 5am PDT
A Chinese company has sent a dramatic signal about the evolution of New York, moving forward with a plan to convert most of the rooms in the famous Waldorf Astoria into condominiums.