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urbanist, writer, real estate advisor
Member for
 6 years
 54 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

February 28, 2018, 8am PST
A proposal to connect Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland via high-speed rail service went public this month.
Seattle Transit Blog
February 26, 2018, 5am PST
Galleries and clubs ponder inevitable change and gentrification in South Atlanta as developers show interest.
Creative Loafing
February 20, 2018, 8am PST
A local nonprofit created a real estate development wing to stem the tide of displacement in San Francisco.
Next City
February 18, 2018, 11am PST
Computer vision and machine learning promise to change the way we see and understand urban life.
February 8, 2018, 2pm PST
Light rail ridership increased in 2017 in Minneapolis and St. Paul, despite a decline in bus ridership.
Star Tribune
February 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Contrary to the opinion of many, cyclists do a better job versus drivers of obeying traffic laws
February 1, 2018, 5am PST
Despite being well-known and maligned for delays and overall service, Chicago is ranked the best city for air service.
January 30, 2018, 7am PST
Despite saving tools like the low-income housing tax credit, affordable housing will still take a hit.
The New York Times
January 28, 2018, 7am PST
The North Sounder commuter rail service from Seattle to Everett could increase ridership by adding four stations in the city of Seattle.
The Urbanist
January 26, 2018, 7am PST
Moving the Red Hook Container Terminal is now a possibility, meaning the 100-acre site could be redeveloped.
Crain's New York Business