development

Allentown

Allentown bets big to shed its former image

Sep 11, 2014
Pennsylvania's third largest city has been dying for decades. Can it build itself back to life?
Posted In: Pennsylvania, Allentown, urban planning, development
Workforce housing-- also called a "man camp"-- in Williston, ND

A mall in the middle of (what used to be) nowhere

Jun 16, 2014
Williston, North Dakota, is in the middle of an oil boom, but it doesn't have many stores or restaurants for a growing population.
Posted In: North Dakota, development, Black Gold Boom, Malls

Heaven in Rwanda

Nov 25, 2013
Josh Roxin and his wife Alissa moved to Rwanda for health and development, but opened a restaurant instead.
Posted In: rwanda, global health, international aid, development

Breaking through in the competitive app market

Sep 30, 2013
How do you get noticed in the world of apps, where there are millions?
Posted In: apps, development, app challenge, Tech

A zombie housing development comes back to life

Jul 9, 2013
Many housing developments were mothballed when the housing bubble burst several years ago. In states like California, they're being reanimated as demand for new houses increases.
Posted In: Housing, california, development

Luring developers to rebuild on polluted land

May 16, 2013
Sometimes the government has to kick in to convince developers to reclaim "brownfield" sites. The EPA says it's developed a good partnership in Atlanta.
Posted In: Atlanta, development, Housing

For Florida town, growth at what price?

Aug 29, 2012
The mayor of Port Orange, Fla., has been a cheerleader for growth, but now has second thoughts.
Posted In: Florida, growth, development