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urbanist, writer, real estate advisor
Member for
 3 years
 18 posts
Sam is a Minneapolis-based urbanist and founder of Joe Urban, Inc., where he combines writing, real estate consulting, development, and lecturing around the United States and the world. His clients include development and planning organizations, affordable housing developers, cities, and non-profits, and his work has appeared in several real estate development and planning publications.

Recent Posts

5 hours ago
Development plans along the Expo Line need more density, affordable housing to achieve city goals
L.A. Times
There is hope that affordable housing advocates will agree that adding supply at any price point can help provide affordable housing as a result.
City Observatory
2 days ago
Bidding for the second Amazon headquarters got the creative juices flowing in Detroit, and one outcome is a new regional transit plan
Detroit Free Press
3 days ago
Traffic officials around the world are testing 3-D crosswalks in hopes of slowing traffic, and having some success
The Boston Globe
4 days ago
Residents and stakeholders in Milwaukee welcome a proposed streetcar but are wary of gentrification
Urban Milwaukee
6 days ago
Renovations of historic structures in Philly are an example of the nationwide importance of the historic tax credit.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 10, 2017, 5am PST
A long-debated plan to pedestrianize London's busiest shopping street moves ahead
City A.M.
November 9, 2017, 11am PST
Not everyone likes the proliferation of back-in angle parking in St. Louis, but the city is committed
St. Louis Riverfront Times
November 9, 2017, 8am PST
The Scajaquada Expressway in Buffalo is among a slew of potential freeway removals nationwide.
The New York Times
November 8, 2017, 2pm PST
The House tax reform bill threats to drastically reduce the number of affordable housing units developed.