The theory ignores existing real estate data and the potential for change within the sector.
The more cities grow, the more productive and prosperous they become.
Coal is not West Virginia's future. But what will take its place?
Selling air rights above public facilities would create financial windfalls for city governments, and encourage more efficient land use.
The agencies were sewers of waste and abuse. So why are state lawmakers trying to revive them?
Texas' "Big 4" have rivalries in food, sports and economic development. But which of them is the best place to live?
It would involve adding housing, mixed uses, and improved street activation.
Unlike a lot of U.S. metros, different cities across greater Miami are building densely along the waterfront.
One metro is among America's fastest-growing, while the other is effectively stagnant. What are the reasons?
Clearing out blight has its benefits, but it can also erase crucial assets.
A look at the chicken-and-egg question, as it pertains to Dallas.
Detroit's core area has become walkable - and is growing more so - thanks to Dan Gilbert's real estate ambitions.
An in-depth look at why N. Howard Street - a crucial one in Baltimore - is not functioning at its optimum level.
As one of America's largest developers, the church is a key player in the urbanist conversation.
Post-war deindustrialization is one thing. But why has Detroit continued to decline for the last 4 decades?
Brickell embodies a market-oriented model that has long been proposed for cities by fiscal conservatives yet seldom tried.
Why wouldn't Inland Empire housing be the same price, say, as in Phoenix?
Post-World War II federal urban renewal is today widely viewed as a failure. Yet cities are repeating the mistake with tax increment financing.
Canadian transplants have been a huge economic boost in the Valley of the Sun.
This extended essay describes five things that U.S. airports must do to mirror the great airports of Europe.
But burdensome federal regulations are getting in the way.
New Markets Tax Credits, a federal program better known for restoring cities, is actually subsidizing rural America.
Medical institutions are supporting urban development as a way to improve health outcomes.