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Land-use, zoning and subdivision guidelines that alter the pattern of home building as we know it.
Planning officials in Issaquah, Wash., changed the rules so that a neotraditional community could be included within its growth boundary.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Minnesota builder improves upon new urbanism by offering a home with a view, that still has a sense of privacy.
A conference at the Urban Land Institute in Atlanta tackled the large issue of Smart Growth and how builders can get their arms around the concept.
Colorado firm helps identify smart growth solutions through its user-friendly poster.
Two U.S. Supreme Court rulings could have dramatic effects on land use and growth.
For seven years builders and developers operating in a huge, five-county swath of Southern California have submitted to costly mitigation efforts to help save a federally listed bird species.
It is a term that strikes fear in hearts no matter what its name -- anti-growth or no growth -- but if you ask any builder, there’s nothing 'smart' about what might soon change the face of home...
To avoid risk of developing land on their own, three Florida builders formed a partnership to buy a 223-acre Sarasota site.