Development

Code reform and light rail, plus a key development, are helping to transform the center of Mesa, Arizona.
Even a small waterfront site can turn into a social and economic draw for a city or town.
The Wheeler District is shaping up as one of Oklahoma City’s landmark neighborhoods.
A ton of people and a well-designed public realm combine in the alchemy of a happy place in LA.
Tech billionaire Marc Lore hired starchitect Bjarke Ingels for a new urban design of a city that would be based upon community ownership of land.
Continuing care retirement communities are a huge industry, planned in the suburban model, often with excess land that could be better utilized in a walkable, mixed-use form.
A development in Edina, a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis, hits a lot of metrics of sustainable planning. Nolan Mains was built on a 2.8-acre site that was previously nearly 100 percent impervious surface—mainly surface parking lots—in a commercial...
We need a major rethink of gentrification and affordability challenges if we’re going to get anywhere. “Quality In My Back Yard” may offer a path.
Tornagrain in Scotland sets a British example of planning the “15-minute city.” Designed in 2006 and delayed by the 2008 worldwide recession, Tornagrain has been in vertical construction for the last six years near Inverness, the largest city in the...
Frisco Square has doubled the size of a historic downtown as the city prepares for regional transit.
In cities across the country, small buildings are demonstrating a big effect on economic development and municipal finance.
After more than a decade of sporadic advancements, the factory-built cottage idea may finally have arrived. This development could make a difference in quality affordable housing across the US.