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Smart Code, due out this spring from Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co. and Municipal Code Corp., will provide a basis from which smarter zoning codes can be adopted by local officials.
If your liability insurance policy has come up for renewal recently, you've probably learned a hard lesson: Insurance companies don't like you anymore.
When you face this, don't be surprised if you come a little unglued.
The liability insurance crisis is not new.
Faced with the current hard insurance market and no real confidence that it will soften soon, many builders are following the Franklin Roosevelt policy - try something, anything.
The first thing is to start thinking about liability insurance, and do it today.
The most popular discussion today about home prices is one-dimensional and incomplete for it focuses only on demand.
During the mid-1990s, when job growth in Atlanta ran at a 100,000 annual clip, the supply of single-family lots in the 15-county region flowed like water.
New York City stops at the Hudson River, but its urbanized land pattern straddles the water and radiates across northern New Jersey, enveloping cities such as Newark and Paterson as well as once-...
The greater Raleigh-Durham and Chapel Hill, N.C., area has several attributes that builders like to see.
Single-family home building in Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo counties, which form the San Francisco metropolitan statistical area (MSA), is slowing to a trickle.
Aiming to assist municipal clients that desire New Urbanist developments, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co. launched a real estate development company in November.
In one instance, a state created a program that helps municipal officials understand the effects of future growth by providing forecasting tools and technical assistance.
A few months ago I got a call from John, a small remodeler with a 10-year track record and a respectable reputation.
The best parcels never make it to market. Developers know from experience that deals for choice land often start as solutions brought to landowners who initially have no intention of selling
A set of CD-ROMs with state-by-state maps of the entire country from the U.S. Geological Survey can be a handy tool for residential land buyers.
One the biggest challenges facing advocates of New Urbanism is how to keep vehicles moving through narrow, pedestrian-oriented streets and alleys.