Video Resource Series

Small Scale Developers and Builders

  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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  • A mixed-use center for town and gown
    <strong>Storrs Center</strong> <em>Mansfield, CT</em>

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  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</em>

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  • Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Trumpeting a cultural revival
    <strong>Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market</strong>&nbsp; <em>New Orleans, Louisiana</em>

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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</em>

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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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

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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