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Memphis planners permit code revisions to create a traditional neighborhood around an old farming village but backtrack a bit as market issues arise.
Developers listen and learn, and so does Douglas County. The result: a master plan with open space, clusters and a wide diversity of lot sizes.
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...
If recent trends are any indication of things to come, local planners and officials may increasingly be accountable to state and federal priorities,...
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...
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.