The index covers 131 major established and emerging markets and tracks a broad range of factors to identify cities that have the strongest short-term socio-economic and commercial real estate momentum, and those that have the future-proofing capacity for longer-term success.
The 2018 international construction market survey brings together data and experience from 46 markets around the world, to provide an insight into the current state and direction of travel of the global construction industry.
Catastrophic population losses in the urban core cities, especially 1970 through 1990 have slowed down or stopped completely in many areas. Sadly, some of the cities that have experienced the most significant turnarounds appear not to have learned important lessons of their previous declines.
The Olympia planning commission has proposed a massive overhaul of its zoning laws to allow and encourage “missing middle” housing — a name for any of the slightly denser housing types that fall in between a single-family house and an apartment building.
The developer of a project to replace the mostly vacant Vallco Mall in Cupertino, less than a mile from Apple’s spaceship campus, won a key approval from the city as it aims to start construction in September.
Bedford is a gated community in Corona, CA, with plans for approximately 1,620 homes and direct access to a new toll lane on I-15. It is the first residential development of this scale to be introduced in Corona in more than 15 years.
Matthew State, MD, PhD, chair of UCSF’s Department of Psychiatry, is playing a key role in an ambitious effort to tackle San Francisco’s dire homelessness problem. He answers some tough questions about the challenge.
‘Impervious surface’ – is often related with the green movement. It’s also associated with ‘costly.’ Before introducing an affordable (easy), and cheaper (possibly free) solution, we must understand what it means and why typical solutions fail to perform.