William P. Macht is a professor of urban planning and development at the Center for Real Estate at Portland State University in Oregon and a development consultant. (Comments about projects profiled, as well as proposals for future profiles, should be directed to the author at email@example.com)
A fast-growing urban university partners with an equity REIT to add student housing—along with academic and retail space.
A new public/private, mixed-use Uptown project unites celebrated but disparate institutions in Cleveland’s University Circle district.
A newly incorporated suburb near Salt Lake City takes on the challenge of becoming master developer of its new urban heart.
A compact new Denver IKEA uses geothermal and solar energy, coupled with parking ramp conveyors, to create a more land- and energy-efficient alternative to sprawling big-box stores.
Contiguous underground, shared parking can be a critical stimulus for horizontal mixed-use density.