Study: Detroit CBO Is Not Quite There Yet

An academic paper looks at the Detroit Community Benefits Ordinance, or CBO. Conclusions? It’s had mixed success. We can get beyond this if we stop thinking about public policy in the simplistic terms of “pro” or “anti” development.

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Dennis Kefallinos Owes Half A Million Dollars In Water Bills.

DURING MY BRIEF, 45-MINUTE STINT WORKING IN THE DETROIT BUILDING DEPARTMENT, I remember a day when a slick, older gentleman

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Save The Office: Costs And Spatial Well-Being in the Work-From-Home Economy

Working from home has its benefits, but not everyone wants to work from home. What degree of input should employers be soliciting from staff before deciding to permanently make the monumental work-from-home leap? What should we be thinking about as the economy retools to support work-from-home economy?

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Detroit Park City #3: Dog Walks In Morounville

The other day (awhile ago, sorry about the delay), I deviated from my morning routine and took the hound down

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Energy And The Onus of Design Standards For Publicly Funded Projects

As the Michigan legislature debates– and will invariably pass- a bill that will open the floodgates for massive public expenditure on

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