Perspective

Shift! From Planning Paralysis to Complete, Connected Communities

In September 2014 I had the pleasure of providing one Keynote for the 2014 Hawaii Congress of Planning Officials – a...

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2014 ULI Small Scale Developers Forum

Austin was the venue for this year’s Small Scale Developers Forum. My opening presentation combined many themes from previous research,...

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Closing Thoughts on ULI Mixed Use Study Tour

In early February I  conducted a study tour for ULI – Mixed Use for the New Economy. Organized as a...

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2013 UrbanGreen Index®

The Fall 2013 UrbanGreen Index® focused upon value, sustainability and locational choice. There was no doubt among all age groups...

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Defining Mixed Use: What? Why? …. (How??)

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Evolution of the Planned Community

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Evolution of the Planned Community:  Infill or Greenfield? Can we do Greenfield better? Learn the six universal truths about planned...

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Presidio School of Management Interview

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Thoughts to warm up the conversation before my interview with Ralph Becker, Mayor of Salt Lake City.

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Reinventing Real Estate

While the real estate recession drug on, the industry had a chance to rethink what it does and how important...

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The Evolution of the Planned Community

After an eight month industry dicussion, some surprising conclusions about the future of the planned community... and its role in...

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UrbanGreen® Index

Have we turned the corner on green in the mainstream? Some surprising findings from this national, industry-wide survey on...

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