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UK Government Makes Radical Reforms of the Planning System Part of Long-term Economic Plan

August 3, 2014 - in Land Development, Planning, Projects

Local residents will have a greater say over the future development of their area, under plans announced by Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis today (31 July 2014). Radical reforms of the planning system have been made as part of the government’s…

Melbourne Makes Bold Plans to Double Downtown Residents

The Fishermans Bend urban renewal project in Melbourne is a 250 hectare development that recently won planning approval. The scale and scope of this urban…

Transit Agencies Get Creative with Real Estate Development

July 30, 2014 - in Land Development, Planning, Transit

Transit agencies in the U.S. looking to expand rail lines are getting into the real-estate-development business to raise revenue. In Atlanta, the regional…

Rancho Cucamonga Receives Esri President’s Award

July 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Modeling

Rancho Cucamonga, a Southern California city of nearly 200,000 people, was honored with the Esri President's Award for outstanding GIS work in planning and sustaining growth. The award was presented Monday, July 14, by Esri president Jack Dangermond at the…

Flatbed Trailer-mounted System Can Eliminate Hydrocarbon Contamination from Soil and Water

Reterro, Inc., an emerging green remediation leader in eliminating hydrocarbon contamination from soil and ongoing waste streams, announced today that it has introduced its pilot scale system for on-site testing and analysis. Reterro's IP-protected pilot unit…

SITEOPS Releases New Parceling/Grading Features for Single Family Residential Projects

BLUERIDGE Analytics, provider of SITEOPS, optimization software for land development site design, proudly announces the release of revolutionary new Residential Parceling/Grading features. SITEOPS users have been successfully designing non-residential and…

Landmark Information Group Signs Deal to Provide Site-Specific Environmental Risk Reports for Sites in Australia

October 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Environment, Land Development

Landmark Information Group has signed a partnership agreement with Melbourne-based Spatial Vision to provide their specialist Environmental Risk Assessment report, CheckSite, to the UK market. CheckSite, which will be available through Landmark’s Envirocheck…

Redesigning Cities: Could Urban Planning be a Catalyst for Development?

August 23, 2013 - in Land Development, Planning, Smart Cities

Urbanisation – driven both by population growth and high levels of rural-urban migration – is now happening at an unprecedented scale and pace, constituting what the World Bank describes as "the defining phenomenon of the 21st century". An estimated 3.5…