Posts tagged with 'Real Estate Development'
Photo by Prerna Mehta/WRI India
Real Estate Regulation Act: A Potential Opportunity for Transit-Oriented Development
The real estate sector is one of the largest contributors to India’s GDP, and it is expected to grow by 30 percent over the next decade. However, it is also considered the “most ambiguous sector to transact under,” with insufficient ...
As a result of pedestrianization, Madero Street in the Historic Center of Mexico City, increased its land value significantly. Photo by Reskiebak / Flickr
As Mexico City Writes Its Constitution, Why Should the City Embrace Land Value Capture?
In 2017, Mexico City will have its own constitution for the first time—the next step in a process that will make the city more autonomous and function like a federal state of Mexico. Beyond highlighting residents’ cherished rights and freedoms, ...
Mexico City has been experiencing a rise in its bicycle culture. Photo by Dani Simons.
TheCityFix Picks, October 28: Cycling in Mexico City, Aggressive Driving, Integrated Mobility Sharing
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
Research Recap, July 18: Urban Green Fields, Transit Station Priorities, U.S. Parking Prices
Research Recap, July 18: Urban Green Fields, Transit Station Priorities, U.S. Parking Prices
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Urban Green Field Potential The potential and best measures for converting underutilized commercial real estate to ...
Evidence of land development impacts of BRT has been noted in other countries (like around Bogota's Transmilenio, above); now we know that BRT can boost property values here in the U.S. as well.  Photo: pattoncito.
Boosting Property Values Near BRT
Many transit advocates agree that bus rapid transit (BRT) can provide high-quality, efficient transportation at a fraction of the cost of rail. However, a common concern about BRT is that routes are not as permanent as tracks – in theory, ...
Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation is helping to re-build energy efficient homes in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans. Photo via makeitrightnola.org.
CGI Live Blogging: Brad Pitt and Bill Clinton “Make It Right”
Let’s be honest. Brad Pitt was a big draw for tonight’s special session on infrastructure, called “Building a Better Future – A Progress Report on Making It Right in New Orleans.” But once you realize what his Make It Right ...
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