January 17, 2012, 10am PST
Urban Land explores examples of recent projects where historic assets serve as unlikely catalysts for master-planned community development and economic growth
January 10, 2012, 10am PST
Energy efficiency has become as compelling as "the new granite countertop" for home sales and rentals.
November 28, 2011, 7am PST
Edward T. McMahon of ULI looks back at the 85 years since the Euclid vs. Ambler decision created zoning as we know it. Ed says zoning is still an essential tool.
September 14, 2011, 6am PDT
William Frey with the Brookings Institution explains that 1/3rd of the largest cities in the U.S. have seen significant losses of kids under 15, while babies are booming in the Southwest, Utah and Idaho.
August 8, 2011, 12pm PDT
With digital cinematography replacing location shooting and huge soundstages, the entertainment industry is becoming a lucrative, sought-after tenant in downtowns and urban areas.
June 17, 2011, 11am PDT
As federal transportation funding grows increasingly uncertain, cities across the country are trying new approaches to generate funds for their planned streetcar projects.
April 20, 2011, 1pm PDT
Grocery stores are having a renaissance, with new, smaller stores being built in urban areas and new ideas in store layout and design to attract pedestrians, not just drivers.
March 15, 2011, 10am PDT
Three economists with an understanding of the industry say that construction has finally hit bottom across the board (retail, housing, office) and is poised to come back with double-digit growth in 2011.
October 19, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Emerging trends in five European cities suggest what could be ahead for the U.S. development environment, observes author Michael Mehaffy.</p>
October 19, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Toronto is positioning itself to become a world model for sustainable waterfront development and has now completed the design phase of a 30 year effort. Urban planner Mary Vogel sets out to explore whether they are meeting their mark.</p>
November 17, 2006, 9am PST
<p>Can we green our streets and still preserve urbanism? Seattle and Portland may show us the way.</p>
November 17, 2006, 8am PST
<p>Well planned urban landscapes can do more than beautify a city, they can provide ecological stability and protect urban areas from threats.</p>