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Two industry consulting firms released new reports on the best-selling master-planned communities in the United States.
RCLCO
January 4, 2021, 11am PST
With warmer temperatures sapping the flow of water and communities clamoring for higher volumes, the Colorado River needs strict management to continue serving millions of people and farms.
Los Angeles Times
January 4, 2021, 8am PST
The three levels of care provided by hospitals: conventional, contingency, and crisis, were outlined in a letter sent to all hospitals. They must notify the state by Wednesday that they have adopted some version of crisis standards to ration care.
Los Angeles Times
December 8, 2020, 11am PST
Tony Hsieh, who achieved international fame as head both of Zappos and the Downtown Project in Las Vegas, died in November. Several articles made an account of the Downtown Project's track record.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 2, 2020, 8am PST
One candidate is seen as combative to developers during a housing crisis, and the other is a real estate agent. The race to lead a section of Reno that includes the city's oldest, most historic neighborhoods came down to 82 votes.
The Nevada Independent
November 23, 2020, 9am PST
A plan to build a high-speed rail line between Southern California and Las Vegas is on hold after the developer came up short on fundraising. Affordable housing projects in California stand to benefit from the newly available state bond funding.
Bloomberg
November 11, 2020, 8am PST
It has a long way to go to match the speed and capacity of high-speed rail technology, but at least the Hyperloop has achieved one critical benchmark: a test involving human passengers.
The Verge
October 19, 2020, 11am PDT
A golf course formerly owned by "legendary sports bettor-turned-convicted insider trader" Billy Walters finally has the residential zoning that created so much controversy in the past.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 19, 2020, 9am PDT
It seems like the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Authority expected trouble with The Boring Company, and built a contract that will impact Elon Musk's bottom line for falling short of agreed system capacity and construction timeless.
TechCrunch
September 20, 2020, 11am PDT
Democratic legislators in Nevada are considering a constitutional amendment that would allow the state to use gas tax revenues for transportation projects other than road construction, maintenance, and repair.
The Nevada Independent
August 12, 2020, 9am PDT
Among the collateral damage of a quick divorce between Brightline and Virgin Trains USA is the name for the planned high-speed connection from Las Vegas to Southern California.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 4, 2020, 9am PDT
The race to connect Southern California to Las Vegas by private passenger rail continues.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
July 27, 2020, 7am PDT
Elon Musk poked the transit planning community on social media last week with a rendering of the forthcoming Las Vegas Convention Center Loop tunnel.
Curbed
June 22, 2020, 10am PDT
The states drawing water from the Colorado River's lower basin—California, Arizona, and Nevada—used less water from the river in 2019 than any year since the mid-1980s.
Circle of Blue
May 13, 2020, 7am PDT
Putting the scale in utility-scale solar.
Greentech Media
March 24, 2020, 8am PDT
As confirmed cases of COVID-19 increase rapidly throughout the nation, governors of Delaware, Louisiana, and Ohio on Sunday issued stay-at-home orders that take effect Monday night or Tuesday to protect residents and hospitals.
Bloomberg
January 14, 2020, 6am PST
Real estate advisors RLCO released their end-of-the-year sales report for master-planned communities, completing a year of strong sales growth.
RCLCO
January 5, 2020, 11am PST
The 12-month period ending July 1, 2019, saw the lowest population growth rate, 0.5 percent, since 1918, reported the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday. Natural increase (births minus deaths) was the lowest in decades. Ten states saw population declines.
U.S. Census Bureau
December 26, 2019, 1pm PST
Light rail, bus rapid transit, subway cell service, and more.
WAMU
December 19, 2019, 1pm PST
States in the Lower Basin of the Colorado River will contribute more water in order to keep reservoirs from reaching critically low levels.
azcentral.com