Urban Development

11 hours ago
Chicago-based Foxtrot looks to expand their new convenience store concept with a nationwide roll-out.
Modern Cities
16 hours ago
The real estate market in Manhattan is pushing towers to new heights and new dimensions.
The B1M
Two major grocery store companies announced bankruptcy this week, sparking fears that the "retail apocalypse" has expanded to food retailers.
The Washington Post
Though a handful of recent articles predicted "peak Silicon Valley," new numbers show the region is still producing lots of good jobs and attracting plenty of venture capital.
Bloomberg View
A recent debate in Washington, D.C. echoed common concerns about the planning process in cities around the country.
Greater Greater Washington
2 days ago
The former CEO of Uber, a highly controversial figure in urbanism circles, is still trying to influence the future of the built environment in a new post as CEO of a real estate investment startup.
2 days ago
The D.C. Zoning Commission will revisit a proposed text amendment to the District Zoning Code in April.
Greater Greater Washington
3 days ago
In response to Sen. Scott Wiener's SB 827, former Los Angeles County Supervisor and former City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky provides his opinions on the unintended consequences of the bill on Southern California's landscape.
The Planning Report
3 days ago
Conor Dougherty, a Bay Area-based New York Times economics reporter, and Brad Plumer, a Times climate reporter, team-up to tackle the controversy surrounding SB 827 that has hit a raw nerve with groups that purport to support the bill's goals.
The New York Times
3 days ago
Questions of mayoral power verses council prerogative were the subject of conversation in New York earlier this month.
Crain's New York Business
4 days ago
The Angus Shops development is a model of urban adaptive reuse, but the residents who moved in the the initial development don't want any more housing added to the neighborhood.
The Globe and Mail
6 days ago
An advocacy organization in the Tri-State area (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana) is raising awareness about the region's 116,000 acres of preserved greenspace.
Cincinnati Business Courier
March 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
This is a strange one.
March 16, 2018, 11am PDT
New details of an ambitious infill project in Des Moines were released at the end of 2017.
Des Moines Register
March 16, 2018, 9am PDT
Australia's housing market has built steadily at market rates but housing affordability has remained steady. What if building waves of new supply isn't enough to improve affordable housing options for those in need?
The Conversation
March 16, 2018, 7am PDT
Population growth creates a collision course in the American West.
Voice of San Diego
March 15, 2018, 10am PDT
At 100,000 square feet, the Esports Stadium Arlington will become the largest eSports stadium in the country.
Guide Live
March 15, 2018, 9am PDT
The proposed property tax exemption in Portland would be from the "carrot" school of affordable housing incentives.
The Oregonian
March 15, 2018, 7am PDT
Toys R Us will shut down all its remaining stores in the final blow of a process that began with bankruptcy filing in September 2017.
March 14, 2018, 11am PDT
A Berkeley parking lot is the site of the state's first implementation of a controversial landmark law that allows eligible developments with affordable housing to bypass the normal channels for approval if they conform to local zoning laws.