Urban Development

14 hours 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
17 hours 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
21 hours ago
Questions of mayoral power verses council prerogative were the subject of conversation in New York earlier this month.
Crain's New York Business
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
3 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
4 days ago
This is a strange one.
4 days ago
New details of an ambitious infill project in Des Moines were released at the end of 2017.
Des Moines Register
4 days ago
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
4 days ago
Population growth creates a collision course in the American West.
Voice of San Diego
5 days ago
At 100,000 square feet, the Esports Stadium Arlington will become the largest eSports stadium in the country.
Guide Live
5 days ago
The proposed property tax exemption in Portland would be from the "carrot" school of affordable housing incentives.
The Oregonian
5 days ago
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.
6 days ago
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.
6 days ago
One writer argues that cost, versatility and visual appeal makes this new building material exactly what the state will need if planned regulatory changes go through.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 13, 2018, 2pm PDT
Public concern boiled over last week at a town hall meeting intended to discuss the proposed development of a stadium to house Temple University's football team in North Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
March 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Rutgers professor restores natural processes to help shorelines adapt to rising sea levels.
The Harvard Gazette
March 13, 2018, 11am PDT
The state's widespread practice of supplying unlimited untreated water to homes may be part of the reason it has to spend billions on a new pipeline and dam.
Water Deeply
March 13, 2018, 5am PDT
The city of Detroit is setting affordable housing as the cornerstone of its growth strategy.
Detroit Free Press
March 12, 2018, 9am PDT
A new report from the California Housing Partnership "revealed a wide gap between state support for homeowners and renters."
Los Angeles Times
March 12, 2018, 5am PDT
If the rezoning of single-family neighborhoods succeeds in Minneapolis as part of its ongoing Comprehensive Plan process, we could be looking at one of the most ambitious pro-development zoning schemes in the country.
Minneapolis Star Tribune