In this edition of On Common Ground, we explore various facets of smart growth development with a lens on the financial return to the private and public sector of development that embraces the smart growth paradigm.
In This Issue
Updating development codes to save money and boost prosperity.
Only in the game of Monopoly is there “free parking.”
There’s a sort of big bang in value that occurs when a space becomes walkable, and the numbers are seriously impressive.
Municipalities across the country are implementing energy-efficient measures in their daily operations for significant cost savings.
With a focus on sustainable living, green properties are the future of the real estate industry. In addition to health and environmental benefits, you can add higher resale value to the mix.
Parks, trails and open spaces very often bring value to development, and the data proves it. Americans want nature near their homes and workplaces.
Formerly "worthless" vacant properties are being turned into homes.
The high cost of climate adaptation and resiliency efforts and the silver lining that lies in wise government planning and spending.
Inducing high-value development across the country.
Changes in corporate tax law have hindered low-income housing efforts. The primary mechanism for financing affordable housing in the U.S. remains the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.
REALTORS® step up to address affordable housing in Bozeman.