Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
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.
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
The Braemar Group's unique new mixed-use community puts 98 single family detached homes on top of retail shops and a parking structure.
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 ...
How a development team educated the first town in America about Smart Growth and landed a 3000-acre master plan approval in the process.
Maryland Governor Paris N. Glendening is putting more political chips into the Smart Growth kitty.
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.
California court ruling may signal a renewed start to mulitfamily construction.