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Georgia and Armenia. Two former Soviet republics. Two very different outcomes … so far.

I had the pleasure of traveling to Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, this past weekend with friends. 867 more words


America’s 10 greenest cities

Silvia Ascarelli | MarketWatch

10. Jersey City

Score: 55

“Maybe it’s a surprise to some people,” Mayor Fulop says about being his city being on the list. 176 more words


PA lawmakers set to approve changes to law supporting transit oriented districts

Jim Saksa | NewsWorks

A bill aiming to revamp a barely used state law promoting transit oriented development passed the state Senate unanimously Monday.

The bill, SB 385, overhauls the Transit Revitalization Investment District (TRID) Act of 2004. 122 more words


UTC Building & Industrial Systems Joins Smart Skyscrapers Summit as Gold Sponsor

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2015 – The Smart Skyscrapers Summit proudly welcomes UTC Building & Industrial Systems as Gold Sponsor of the 2015 edition of the event, to be held on 11-12 May 2015 at Sofitel The Palm Resort and Spa, Dubai, UAE. 676 more words


Density is the key to sustainable cities

Alisha Newton | Vanderbilt Orbis

Macau, China is one of the world’s densest cities, with 44,183 people per square mile. Nearly half of the families in Macau live in dwellings that have an average of 180 square feet per person, which is about the size of a large bedroom. 221 more words


Report highlights positive growth in Center City Philadelphia

Ayana Jones | The Philadelphia Tribune

The Center City District has released the “State of Center City, 2015” report, which provides a detailed look at the diverse sectors that make Center City Philadelphia the largest employment center in the region. 134 more words


Concord picks two finalists for $6 billion naval base development project

Roland Li | San Francisco Business Times

The Concord City Council has selected Lennar Urban and Catellus Development Corp. as the two finalists to redevelop the city’s former naval base into up to 12,000 units of housing and over six million square feet of commercial space, though developers may choose to build less than that. 243 more words