/ Category / Land Development

LandWorks Adds Linear Project Routing to Online Property Mapping Service

September 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

LandWorks Inc., a developer of innovative land management solutions, has added linear project mapping capabilities to its online Web AutoMapper service, which converts land legal descriptions into GIS-ready map polygons. At just $2/parcel, Web AutoMapper clients…

Amtrak Hosts ‘Civic Conversation’ in Memphis About Rail Station Redevelopment and Restoration

  To assist communities looking for ways to build, improve, redevelop or restore train stations and meet the growing demand for passenger rail service,…

Hansa Luftbild Provides Addis Ababa with a Modern Land Information System

September 11, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Land Development, Planning

A member of the Bentley Developer Network, the Hansa Luftbild Group, Muenster, Germany, offers public- and private-sector clients expertise in the areas…

Developer of One Vanderbilt in NYC to Contribute $200 million of Transit Improvements

One Vanderbilt, the office tower being developed by SL Green and designed by Kohn Pederson Fox, will be New York City's second tallest building once it rises a block west of Grand Central Terminal. And with it will come $200 million of transit infrastructure…

CW Solutions Announces Upgraded, Improved, More Powerful GIS Capabilities

September 8, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

CW Solutions, a national real estate services firm specializing in right-of-way, title research, and site acquisition, announced an upgrade to the company’s in-house geographic information systems technologies. The newly enhanced systems will allow the company…

Wolfson Economics Prize Awarded to URBED Vision for Garden Cities

David Rudlin was announced as the winner of the 2014 Wolfson Economics Prize at a special gala dinner in London on Wednesday 3 September 2014. Five finalists competed for the top £250,000 prize. The shortlisted entries, though all very different from each…

Forest City Publishes 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, Including Water Usage

September 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development

Forest City Enterprises, Inc., (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) today announced the release of its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, which details the company's environmental, social and economic performance and governance strategy. The 2013 report highlights…

Airport Commission Fails to Shortlist Thames Hub Airport

Although the Airports Commission found no insurmountable obstacles to the development of a new four-runway, 24 hour hub airport in the Thames Estuary, it has not shortlisted the proposals put forward by Foster + Partners. These proposals are supported by a…

GSA Seeks Ideas for First-Of-Its-Kind Redevelopment of Volpe Center

Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking creative ideas from the real estate development community to redevelop the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) property in…

The Chicago Riverwalk Expansion Requires Underwater Welding

August 26, 2014 - in Construction, Land Development

Building land on water isn't an everyday job, and the $100 million project to extend the Chicago Riverwalk requires more than getting toes wet. Just ask Randy Howland, who heads a team of divers in the welding and carpentry trades. The divers are in the water…