Posts Categorized: Zoning

Are Vertical Villages the Future of Real Estate?

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There are mixed-use projects sprouting up all over the country, but so far at least, there is nothing quite like Crosstown Concourse in Memphis, Tenn. It is designed to be a self-contained community — “a vertical urban village” — in a single high-rise building a few blocks north of downtown. Within the 14 stories of… Read more »

Cities, Real Estate, and Parking Spaces

Why do cities need so many parking spaces? Andrew Sullivan at The Dish reports: Michael Manville of UCLA studied a liberalization of parking regulations in one section of Los Angeles and found that deregulation leads to the construction of more housing units and fewer parking spaces. Conversely, tighter regulation leads to a lack of affordable… Read more »