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    September

  • 09-01-15

    SFpark: Solving Parking and Traffic Problems with Pricing

    The primary goal of SFpark—a major initiative for the city of San Francisco—is to make it easy to find a parking space. The rationale behind the initiative is a belief that drivers unable to find a space on the street will cruise around or double-park, adding to congestion and making matters worse for everyone.

  • August

  • 08-31-15

    For-Profit Developers Bring Expertise to Affordable Housing

    A few developers, such as New York City–based Jonathan Rose Companies (JRCo) and St. Louis–based McCormack Baron Salazar, start with a mission-driven approach to create vibrant communities that give more people a safe and engaging place to call home—and then make sure that the developments also fit with their profit motivation.

  • 08-31-15

    In Shanghai, a New Model for the Waterfront

    Hushan North Bund transforms a former commercial dock into a vibrant mixed-use development.

  • 08-31-15

    ULX: 10 Radical Repurposings

    The following ten projects, all completed during the past five years, reconstruct historic buildings to serve completely different purposes.

  • 08-31-15

    Industry City: Developer Jamestown’s Billion-Dollar Mixed-Use Revival in Brooklyn

    A crumbling industrial site on the fringe of Brooklyn’s real estate boom is becoming a magnet for innovative businesses. Industry City has drawn Fortune 500 companies, technology startups, a professional sports training facility, an ice cream maker, and visual artists to a complex of 15 giant, century-old factory buildings on the Brooklyn waterfront.

  • 08-31-15

    REITs Down on China-Related Concerns

    U.S. stock markets turned dramatically lower during much of the past week, but markets ended the six-day downturn by surging ahead on Wednesday and posting additional gains on Thursday. Positive economic news on U.S. second-quarter gross domestic product, consumer confidence, and home sales indicated that the domestic economy should be able to withstand the slowdown in China. Plus, interest rate survey data from Trepp.

  • 08-31-15

    Video: Explaining the Benefits of a “Road Diet”

    Jeff Speck, planning expert and author of Walkable City and coauthor of Suburban Nation , has created a series of videos that illustrate how cities are reducing on-street parking and better utilizing their existing roads to create calmer traffic patterns, wider sidewalks, and dedicated bike lanes.

  • 08-25-15

    Special Section: Northeast

    Recovery is still on across the Northeast, including Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Expansion in the life sciences and technology sectors, as well as increased transit-oriented development (TOD), is spurring real estate in Boston.

  • 08-24-15

    Video: Here Come the Married Millennial Homebuyers

    According to forecasting firm Demographic Intelligence, a wave of millennial marriages and parents is on its way.

  • 08-24-15

    Food Markets Nourishing Development

    Though they pose unique development challenges, authentic, locally focused food vendors create unique experiences.