Tuesday, November 28, 2023

real estate development

ParkingReal EstateUrban Planning

Why Parking Minimums Are Bad.

We can build cities for people, or we can build them for cars. Eliminating parking minimums, which require that off-street parking spaces be included in every development project, is a great way to move us toward the former after decades of moving toward the latter.

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HousingReal EstateUrban Planning

Hubbard Farms Gets Serious About Density

Far from the haunted basements of my own portfolio with SDBA, Southwest Detroit is rocking a few new real estate development projects these days, including one that local residents should know about.

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Economic DevelopmentEventsUrban Planning

Better Cities Film Festival and YIMBY in Detroit

YIMBY enthusiasts from Columbus, North Carolina, California, Flint, and beyond converged on Detroit yesterday evening to see a new film featuring M. Nolan Gray, Research Director of California YIMBY.

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HousingUrban Planning

Pattern Zoning: What Is It? Is It Good?

The Michigan Municipal League thinks that a modern take on pattern zoning might actually help encourage better infill and planned development.

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HousingMobilityReal EstateUrban Planning

Greenways, The Ultimate High-Density Corridor Development Tool?

Nat compares the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis to the Joe Louis Greenway in Detroit, which broke ground this past week.

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DetroitUrban Planning

Awake, East Warren! Dreaming Mixed-Use in Detroit’s Farthest-Flung Corridor

A new, mid-density development project on Detroit’s far east side is materializing, heralding a new dawn for a corridor that has struggled with autocentric, low density and disinvestment for decades.

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Real EstateUrban Planning

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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