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  • 03-01-10

    Encouraging Architectural Continuity in Cities

    Miami’s new code, known as Miami 21, marks the first time a form-based code has been adopted for an entire major U.S. city, and it is likely to accelerate the trend.

  • 03-01-10

    Climate Positive

    The Clinton Climate Initiative’s Climate Positive Development Program intends to demonstrate workable solutions for sustainable urban growth through pilot projects in ten countries on six continents.

  • 03-01-10

    New Tools Activate the Urban Environment

    As cities embrace promising new technologies, innovative ideas have prompted an exploration of the potential of virtual architecture.

  • 03-01-10

    Replanning Small-City Downtowns

    Given the demographic and behavioral shifts, as well as the supply competition, expected to continue after the economic recovery, what steps should small cities take to boost their downtowns?

  • 03-01-10

    Boston: Growth Game

    Well positioned for near-term recovery, Boston is starting to address impediments to development and the city’s high cost of living in order to facilitate longer-term growth.

  • 03-01-10

    Insitutional Investors Commit New Capital

    Institutional investors will not be abandoning real estate as an asset class in 2010. Instead, they will be retrenching, rethinking, and carefully dipping their toes back into the water.

  • 03-01-10

    A Glimpse into the Postcrash Environment

    The future looks a lot more female for residential developments that correlate with income and educational attainment.

  • 03-01-10

    Finding Ways to Make Housing Projects

    A focus on affordable living considers both housing costs and commuting costs, an element the federal government now says it is serious about using as a benchmark.

  • January

  • 01-01-10

    As Developers Default, Receiverships Multiply

    Along with the increased volume of distressed properties going into receivership come changes in the scope of work receivers perform.

  • 01-01-10

    Meeting the Lender

    The first meeting between lender and borrower is critical. This is an opportunity not only for the two parties to get to know one another, but also for the borrower to demonstrate competence and the ability to identify and manage any difficulties facing the building. The borrower’s goal is for the lender to walk away from the meeting with an understanding of the problems and the knowledge that the owner recognizes those issues and want to works with the lender to resolve them favorably for the benefit of both parties.