Sep 3, 2015

After being battered by Dutch elm disease and then emerald ash borers, Kevin Sayers says the number of trees in metro Detroit and Michigan's other urban centers has nowhere to go but up.


Sep 2, 2015

In addition, many potential residential-development sites are either difficult to reach because of lack of adequate infrastructure or in need of expensive environmental remediation. The mayor's housing plan addresses these constraints with some ...


Aug 26, 2015

James Erdman, an associate with Ben Dyer Associates Inc. in La Plata, said residents of St. Charles' neighborhoods live in planned unit development zoning, so that will have residential and commercial units in their neighborhoods. “St. Charles built St.


Aug 26, 2015

Wimmer Communities came before the town of Brookfield Plan Commission once again Tuesday evening for a public hearing pertaining to its request for an urban form Planned Unit Development (PUD) Conditional Use Permit. Wimmer is planning to build ...


Aug 18, 2015

In a new report, the watchdog for the Department of Housing and Urban Development describes these and more than 25,000 other “over income” families earning more than the maximum income for government-subsidized housing as an “egregious” abuse of ...


Aug 18, 2015

And Wendy has a background in urban development, so we thought she would be a good fit." Goetz said that any one of the 10 candidates the board considered to fill the two vacancies would have made an excellent choice, but that Stallings and Carran ...


Jul 7, 2015

“When we are able to eat, sleep and work in our driverless cars, [travel time] will become longer, creating a burst of urban sprawl with its associated increases in energy consumption and adverse impacts on the land,” wrote two transportation ...


Jul 7, 2015

Members of Keep Wheat Ridge Local last week turned in 1,922 signatures for the Tax Increment Financing Reform petition to the city clerk's office.


Jul 7, 2015

The town will build sustainable infrastructure in the future, but isn't planning to build green streets, More said. “When I'm thinking of infrastructure, I'm thinking of washes and trails,” More said.


Jul 7, 2015

“Most towns continue to grow with open spaces allocated for both housing and commercial purposes, while more piles of waste dumps complement the growing urban sprawl. “Though cities are traditionally engines of social transformation, economic growth ...



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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