April 15, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>After years of decline, Youngstown Ohio has an aggressive plan to bulldoze abandoned properties and pare back on services and infrastructure.</p>
March 29, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>While housing markets in the rest of the country reel from the mortgage crisis, Irvine, the city that was once home to 18 subprime lenders, is seeing its local economy suffer as the effects of high profile bankruptcies ripples to other businesses.</p>
March 28, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>A new report from the U.S. Census shows that the Sunbelt continues to lead the nation in population growth, with Dallas-Fort Worth showing the greatest gains.</p>
March 7, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>For the first time since 1945, home equity rates in the U.S. have dropped to below 50% -- figures that could worsen if home prices continue to drop.</p>
February 7, 2008, 10am PST
<p>The U.S. Census Bureau's Report on Vacancies and Homeownership shows that homeownership rates are declining while inventories of available housing are increasing.</p>
August 1, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>IBM announced the development of a new traffic prediction tool that could help cities maximize their existing infrastructure investments.</p>
July 8, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>AECom -- the Los Angeles based parent company of planning and design firm EDAW and a host of other development and engineering firms -- is continuing its consolidation.</p>
June 21, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Moscow is the world's most expensive city, at 35% more expensive than living in new York. Asuncion in Paraguay is the least expensive city for the fifth year running.</p>
May 17, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Some markets have experienced a dramatic increase in housing listings, according to a report by ZipRealty, a California real estate broker.</p>
August 23, 2006, 2pm PDT
A new study indicates that hybrid car buyers can break even financially, though government tax breaks and not just fuel savings help make up for the more expensive price tag.
May 11, 2006, 6am PDT
In the face of skyrocketing house prices, some lenders are offering unprecedented 50-year mortgages.
December 22, 2005, 12pm PST
CNN Money publishes its list of the fastest-growing states in the US. And for the 19th straight year, Nevada leads the list.
November 4, 2005, 9am PST
The House passes a bill that would prevent private development of land seized through eminent domain. A similar measure is introduced in the Senate.
October 31, 2005, 9am PST
Wal-Mart's CEO recognizes that zoninig laws will becoming increasingly less friendly to supercenters, and so plans to ramp up expansion with plans to open between 550-600 stores in the upcoming year.