Video Resource Series

Small Scale Developers and Builders

  • UCLA Weyburn | Los Angeles, CA
    From parking lot to urban tour-de-force. #thisiscnu

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

  • Ponce City Market | Atlanta
    A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods. #thisiscnu

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

  • Storrs Center | Mansfield, CT
    A mixed-use center for town and gown. #thisiscnu

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

  • Village of Providence | Huntsville, Alabama
    Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area. #thisiscnu

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

  • South Main | Buena Vista, Colorado
    An inspiring town extension. #thisiscnu

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

This page holds informational videos on various topics to aid a small-scale developer or builder in their efforts.

Recruiting Small-Scale Developers    

Benefits and Techniques of Small-Scale Development

The Lean Scan    

A method for uncovering hidden assets and opportunities within a neighborhood, district, or town

Reshaping Metropolitan America    

Upcoming need for rental housing

The Dark Art of Developing Small Projects

Topics in this video include: role of the developer, project pro formas, project types, capital partners, deal structures, sprawl retrofit and incremental development.

Design from the Marketplace

Urban Infill Development: Lessons from Three Decades of Creating Value for Neighborhoods, for Communities and for Profit

How It Was Done - The Followers and Their Tests    

Large-Scale TND, and the Business Process

Fundamental Disconnects - The Developers

The Business Sector working in the Civic Realm

Fundamental Disconnects - The Regulators

Whatever Happened to Health, Safety, and Welfare?

A New Normal for Developers

How Shifts In What We Build Change How We Work

A New (Old) Paradigm for Regulation and Development

Planning, Regulation and Stewardship Developer, Founder, Facilitator

A New (Old) Paradigm for Building and Habitation

Production, Construction and Building, Consuming, Inhabiting, and Evolving Recap and Discussion

Build Maine, Great Falls T.V.

Topics in this video include: Municipal Governance, Tactical Urbanism, Incremental Development, and Transportation Policy