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“Open-source” Mobile Wilderness Scheme Comes to the Sheffield City Centre

October 9, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Land Development

SHEFFIELD, England, Oct. 8, 2014—A disused heart-shaped plot of land in Sheffield city centre will be transformed into a radical new eco-park filled with wildflowers and UK native plants if it wins a bid for £120,000 lottery funding through a national competition.…

Reinforced Wall Withstands Significant Tidal Fluctuations

In the spring of 2012, a massive construction project to transform Rhyl’s riverfront area broke ground, with the goal of increasing tourism and boosting…

Bentley Systems Acquires SITEOPS to Advance Site Engineering to Site Optioneering

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for…

Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plans Revitalize Older Communities

September 22, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Remediation/redevelopment

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014—Today, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) and its partners celebrate five years of working together on the Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP) program to create resilient communities that are beautiful, happy…

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…

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 of geoinformation and geospatial problem-solving. The City of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, retained Hansa Luftbild…

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…