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.
June 16, 2016, 2pm PDT
There might still be such a thing as too much infrastructure spending, however.
May 5, 2016, 9am PDT
Cities and fire departments around the country are struggling with the sudden explosion of start-ups promising to make your life easier by delivering gasoline straight to your vehicle.
April 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
Some of the nation's new clean energy capacity is being built on land that formerly grew crops. The sun, quite literally, is worth more than peanuts.
June 8, 2015, 6am PDT
According to this article, the market forces behind large home construction are alive and well. In a process of suburban gentrification, developers purchase older, smaller homes and build "McMansions" in their place.
February 3, 2015, 11am PST
Big news on the automated vehicle front yesterday, as Google and Uber now seem destined to become competitors in the battle for the future of transportation.
January 11, 2015, 5am PST
Buried in the Port Authority's recent report on the future its financing and operations, was a plan to move forward with a project to increase transit capacity across the Hudson River.