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Real Estate Giant: Suburban Office Parks Increasingly Obsolete
"The old-school office park does 'not offer the experience most of today’s tenants are seeking,' according to NGKF."
office.space  suburbs  suburbia 
january 2016 by taestell
Vancouver office tower boom hurts suburban growth, mayors say
“With the increase in office space in downtown Vancouver it’s going to suck up the aspirations of suburban communities to build up office space and create jobs.”
urban.development  vancouver  vancouver.bc  suburbs 
december 2015 by taestell
Homebuilders talk about why Homearama 2015 was canceled
"But a number of custom home builders told me they couldn’t find buyers for homes for this year’s show and the builders weren’t willing or able to construct speculative homes. According to the builders, not one home was pre-sold for this year’s Homearama, and the HBA could not get five home builders to put up spec houses, the number the organization likes to have for a Homearama."
homearama  cincinnati  suburbia  suburbs 
april 2015 by taestell
CiNCiNNaTi sign is not a myth
Cincinnati suburbanite questions whether iconic "Cincinnati" sign actually exists.
suburbs  cincinnati 
june 2014 by taestell
Why Sprawl Goes Broke, but Cities Rebound
The American Conservative acknowledges the financial unsustainability of suburban development.
suburbs  conservatism  development  cities 
june 2014 by taestell
Once booming now shrinking Mason schools
"It’s a stark turnaround for the district. After a historic growth spurt from 2000 to 2010, the district’s enrollment topped out at 11,000 last year, and projections call for it to drop to about 9,800 by 2019."
greater.cincinnati  southwest.ohio  schools  suburbs  suburbia 
april 2014 by taestell
Is America seeing 'The End of The Suburbs'?
"Rather, the housing crisis only concealed something deeper and more profound happening to what we have come to know as American suburbia. Simply speaking, more and more Americans don’t want to live there anymore."
housing  suburbs  suburbia  urban.living 
october 2013 by taestell
The Growth Ponzi Scheme
"What we have found is that the underlying financing mechanisms of the suburban era — our post-World War II pattern of development — operates like a classic Ponzi scheme, with ever-increasing rates of growth necessary to sustain long-term liabilities."
strong.towns  chuck.marohn  suburbs  suburbia  sprawl  cities  urbanism  urban.development  from instapaper
june 2013 by taestell
Dewey's, Graeter's to anchor new West Side retail development
Neyer Properties calls this a "pedestrian-friendly development" that's "totally different than anything currently on the West Side." Except that it's neither pedestrian-friendly nor unique. It's a suburban strip mall.
cincinnati  suburbs  suburbia  sprawl  development  strip.mall  retail  green.township  from instapaper
june 2013 by taestell
Census Finds Record Low Growth in Outlying Suburbs
"'Suburban housing prices may not recover in our lifetime,' Shiller said, calling the development of suburbs since 1950 'unusual,' enabled only by the rise of the automobile and the nation's highway system."
housing  economy  cities  suburbs 
april 2012 by taestell
Making Over the Mall With Parks and Sermons
Turning suburban malls into "the downtowns that the suburbs never had"
urbanism  shopping  malls  retail  suburbs  from instapaper
march 2012 by taestell
In NJ, proximity to rail becomes alluring
"Businesses are beginning to recognize that many employees care less about living in sprawling estates and more about living in diverse areas with restaurants and entertainment within walking distance."
urbanism  transit  new.jersey  new.york  suburbs  nyc 
june 2011 by taestell
Are the Millennials Driving Downtown Corporate Relocations?
"Highly-educated young workers, the life’s blood of many industries, have been flocking to center cities in recent years... They are voting with their feet for a hip, high-density walkable lifestyle and a reverse commute to the ‘burbs is not in the cards for most of them."
urbanism  millennials  generation.gap  suburbs 
june 2011 by taestell

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