Urban Development

3 hours ago
The Central SoMa Plan, which sets development goals for a key swath of Downtown San Francisco, got bigger as it moved through a lengthy approval process.
San Francisco Chronicle
7 hours ago
Voters approved a $181 million municipal bond to fund public works investments around the city.
8 hours ago
Take a tour of early 20th century Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
9 hours ago
The front lines of the short-term rental wars shift to the city of Boston.
The Boston Globe
Organized by Fira de Barcelona at its Gran Via venue, the event is the largest to date, with over 840 exhibiting companies, 700 attending cities and a 31% increase regarding exhibition space, occupying two pavilions for the first time.
Cities of the Future
According to an announcement by Virginia Tech yesterday, their plans to build a $1 billion innovation campus in nearby Alexandria helped win the HQ2 prize for Northern Virginia.
A thriving natural environment creates opportunity for private developers and local economies, an economist argues.
New York Times
Experts say China has the highest vacancy rate on residential units of any country in the world. The roots of the problem lay in housing speculation, according to China's leaders.
2 days ago
The official news of Amazon's choices for its second location broke this morning, but hot takes were streaming in all day.
2 days ago
Tax increment financing (TIF) districts are common in municipalities across the country. However, the economic development tool is also poorly understood and often the target of criticism.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
2 days ago
A new report from Trulia reveals the quickly increasing number of neighborhoods in the country that have a median home price touching seven figures.
2 days ago
Driving is often marketed as fun and liberating, but millennials aren’t buying it.
Chicago Tribune
2 days ago
The reported selection of New York and Washington, D.C. as the dual winners of the Amazon HQ2 competition was officially announced this morning. Still, Amazon wasn't done with the surprises.
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After legalizing accessory dwelling units in 2016, the city of Ann Arbor hasn't added many accessory dwelling units. Some regulations designed to limit the number of ADUs developed have made the building type impossibly cost prohibitive.
2 days ago
The long-anticipated Domino Park, located in front of the former Domino Sugar refinery on the East River in Brooklyn, was designed by James Corner Field Operations (JFCO).
The Architect's Newspaper
3 days ago
An economic development professional shares three key takeaways from a recent conference focused on land baking practices.
The Port
3 days ago
The Houston region continues to grow, and local regional governance is struggling to meet residents’ needs.
Houston Public Media
3 days ago
A newly installed parklet in Chicago is part of a larger program to engage the city’s public spaces.
Next City
4 days ago
The mayor of San Diego has introduced a major parking reform initiative.
Fox 5
4 days ago
We're not sure if planners will find this game, since it's so close to real life, but maybe it will make a good recommendation for friends and family members?
Greater Greater Washington