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LaHood Joins the Board of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

January 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Land Development

From Former US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, a leading advocate for infrastructure investment as co-chair of Building America's Future, and Mimi Brown, until last year the Commissioner of Rating and Valuation for the Government of Hong Kong, have joined…

Fountain Valley Manufacturing Facility Includes Stormwater Management for Low Impact

Fountain Valley California is the site of the first U.S. manufacturing plant for probiotic drink manufacturer Yakult. The facility consists of three buildings,…

Oceano Opts for Green Solutions for Water and Energy to Reduce their Impact

Woodland Hills, California - Built in 2012, Oceano apartments is a 244 unit, 5.8 acre community located in Woodland Hills, Calif., featuring outstanding…

ULI and the National League of Cities Form Partnership to Jointly Guide the Rose Center for Public Leadership

November 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2014—The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National League of Cities (NLC), which collectively represent the world’s foremost real estate professionals and the nation’s most distinguished municipal leaders, have signed a partnership…

Longmont, Colorado, Is Live with Accela Civic Platform to Modernize Operations across City

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014—Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, today announced the City of Longmont, Colorado, is now live with Land Management and Licensing and Case Management solutions on the Accela Civic…

High Speed 2 Coming to England with BIM Leading the Way #YII2014

We heard today from Prof. Andrew McNaughton, the technology director of the High Speed 2 (HS2) project at Bentley's Year in Infrastructure Conference.  HS2 is betting big on BIM, and will stretch the technology through this 42 billion GBP ($80B) project.…

LandWorks Adds Digital Parcel Polygon Data to Online Offerings

HOUSTON, Tx., Oct. 27, 2014 – LandWorks Inc., a developer of innovative land management solutions, has added individual parcel polygons to its cloud-based offering of GIS-ready map products. Clients may now search, purchase and download digital parcel data…

LakeSim Helps Merge Urban Design with Scientific Analysis for Chicago Lakeside Development

October 10, 2014 - in Land Development, Modeling, Planning, Projects

A hundred years ago, one out of every five people lived in urban areas. By 2050, that number will balloon to over four out of five. This rapid urbanization presents significant problems to the world. Even a modest annual population growth of three or five…

Rivers Recover Natural Conditions Quickly Following Dam Removal

CORVALLIS, Ore., Oct. 8, 2014—A study of the removal of two dams in Oregon suggests that rivers can return surprisingly fast to a condition close to their natural state, both physically and biologically, and that the biological recovery might outpace the…

“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.…