February 14, 2007, 7am PST
<p>A measure has been passed in South Miami that places a moratorium of construction of new two-story houses -- a measure aimed at preventing development of oversized homes, or McMansions.</p>
February 13, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Through the creation of 5 new mixed-use business districts, the low density and auto-oriented Miami suburb of Hialeah is looking to create new growth and economic vibrancy.</p>
January 9, 2007, 10am PST
<p>Argentina's capital has placed a moratorium on new construction due to failing infrastructure and concerns over the pace of neighborhood change.</p>
January 3, 2007, 5am PST
<p>A broad and controversial watershed protection plan for Florida's Miami-Dade County was released recently. It calls for a time extension on the county's urban development boundary to 2025 to help protect the area's water quality.</p>
December 19, 2006, 5am PST
<p>Rene Rodriguez, the once highly lauded director of the Miami-Dade Housing Agency, stands accused of taking from the poor to serve developer interests, as well as his own.</p>
December 2, 2006, 5am PST
<p>The historic Trinity Episcopal Cathedral looks to downtown Miami residential growth as a way to fill its half-empty pews.</p>
November 24, 2006, 7am PST
<p>Despite a large gap in funding, the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County are hopeful that a downtown Miami ballpark could be built for the Florida Marlins, adding to the synergy of the new performing arts center and American Airlines Arena.</p>
November 10, 2006, 8am PST
<p>Responding to increasing cancellations and growing inventory, national home builders are being forced to slow production and lay off workers.</p>
November 1, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>With 90,000 residents and growing, Davie, Florida is struggling to move beyond its rural roots.</p>
October 16, 2006, 11am PDT
<p>Robert Taylor Homes, the largest in a wave of urban public housing projects built during the 1960s, has finally fallen victim to the wreaking ball as part of the Chicago Housing Authorities massive redevelopment plans.</p>
October 12, 2006, 2pm PDT
<p>Canyon-Johnson Urban Funds, headed by former NBA Star Magic Johnson, is investing millions of dollars into the biggest condominium development to date in the Miami working class neighborhood of Little Havana.</p>
October 10, 2006, 9am PDT
<p>Miami residents and developers alike are discovering the advantage of mixed-use development.</p>
October 1, 2006, 11am PDT
Across the country home sales are slowing and prices are dropping. The trend is causing most production home builders scale back their development plans. However, Lennar views the slowdown differently.
September 13, 2006, 5am PDT
Broward County, Florida, will take a large step Friday towards completing its plan to incorporate the county's 60 unincorporated areas by 2010. Only 14,000 people will still live in unincorporated areas, down from over 150,000 10 years ago.
August 28, 2006, 1pm PDT
To compensate for the rising cost of providing parking structures, the city is proposing to hike its impact fee to $35,000 per space.
July 29, 2006, 9am PDT
Miami's City Commission will vote today on Citisquare, a large retail development proposed for a site next to Miami's new performing arts center. Critics deem the project's Times Square like billboards to be inappropriate for the context.
July 25, 2006, 8am PDT
The Miami Herald chronicles how the nation's most ambitious public housing effort in decades has become plagued by corruption and greed.
July 19, 2006, 8am PDT
The developer of Miami's massive Midtown project says selling the project before it is built does not indicate a change in Miami's hot housing market. Some Real Estate analysts disagree.
July 6, 2006, 7am PDT
Meticulously planned down to the last cul-de-sac, Weston, Florida continues to be Miami's most sought after suburb.
June 23, 2006, 7am PDT
Developer Mark Siffin, who some believe to have a troubled past, is planning to build Citisquare Center, a two block commercial center, to compliment Miami's downtown highrise condo boom.