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June 2014

How Can The Twin Cities Develop the Area Between Them?

Courtney Subramanian | NationalSwell  With all the reports of a lack of funding of infrastructure and transit projects nationwide, the Twin Cities have some good news to share. Last Saturday, they celebrated the opening of a third light-rail line: the Green Line. The nearly... Continue Reading →

Seattle firm buys downtown Salt Lake City’s historic Boston Building

Lisa Carricaburu | The Salt Lake Tribune A Seattle-based real estate investment company has purchased the historic Boston Building in downtown Salt Lake City for an undisclosed price. Unico Properties LLC bought the 11-story, 105,649-square-foot office building and an interest in... Continue Reading →

The Domain developer coming to East Austin: Cap Metro votes on future of Plaza Saltillo

Don Martin | CultureMap And then there was one. Competition for the redevelopment of East Austin’s Saltillo Plaza came to a somewhat stormy conclusion on Monday night with the Capital Metro Board voting to select the proposal by Endeavor Real Estate... Continue Reading →

Denver plots out strategy to kick off boom near transit stations

Jon Murray | The Denver Post A new transit station planned for 38th and Blake streets in Denver has the potential to transform the industrial area into a vibrant urban community, neighborhood and city leaders say. But there are a lot... Continue Reading →

Long Island Real-Estate Projects Are Springing Up Near Train Stations

Chelsey Dulaney | Wall Street Journal Stan Sommers was working the front desk at his Hair Above Salon in Glen Cove last week when a group of local officials and businessmen broke ground next door on the latest of Long... Continue Reading →

Huge LA Mixed-Use Project Could Change the Face of Chinatown

Bianca Barragan | LA Curbed All the crane-and-construction action in Downtown has been seeping up into Chinatown for a while now—the Jia Apartments opened recently, the Blossom Plaza complex has finally gotten underway, and the old Velvet Turtle lot has been cleared out for an undetermined... Continue Reading →

Dallas surprises New Cities Summit attendees — in ways good and bad

Jeff Mosier | Dallas News Visitors in Dallas for the international New Cities Summit found a strange place that mirrored neither the Texas cliche of cattle and oil nor expectations of a bustling new metropolis. Instead, many found an optimistic, spirited... Continue Reading →

Magic Johnson development team to host public meeting on plan for Detroit’s State Fairgrounds

David Muller | DETROIT, MI - A development team led by former NBA star Magic Johnson will update the public on plans for the 162-acre, former State Fairgrounds property in northern Detroit at a meeting June 26 at the Northwest... Continue Reading →

Which DC Metro stations are physically “walkable”?

David Alpert | Greater Greater Washington Anyone who's seen the area around a variety of Metro stations knows that some are very walkable and some are not. Is there a scientific measure of that? Metro planners crunched the numbers to find... Continue Reading →

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