Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Colorado-based land planner predicts an epidemic of anti-growth ballot initiatives unless the housing industry changes its ways.
Aside from being costly to the point that most TNDs become uneconomic, the realities of current comprehensive planning laws have the practical effect of limiting TND as a widespread planning option.
The Braemar Group's unique new mixed-use community puts 98 single family detached homes on top of retail shops and a parking structure.
If recent trends are any indication of things to come, local planners and officials may increasingly be accountable to state and federal priorities, but actually do more of the planning work
As the volume of small-package delivery dramatically rises, there will be more cooperation among competing package delivery organizations to share distribution costs. And as this need for efficient distribution grows, land planning will be impacted in ...
Maryland Governor Paris N. Glendening is putting more political chips into the Smart Growth kitty.
How a development team educated the first town in America about Smart Growth and landed a 3000-acre master plan approval in the process.
Finding and acquiring land has always been key for a successful home builder. But increasingly, the skills that help builders and developers become more profitable than their competitors are those that improve the process of obtaining necessary zoning ...
It is no secret that a growing number of regulatory obstacles have constricted the supply of land for home building -- particularly in fast-growing areas of the country. The question has been how best to fight the trend.
Minnesota builder improves upon new urbanism by offering a home with a view, that still has a sense of privacy.