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We Are All In This Together: Economic Development Crowdfunding

The saying “it takes a village to raise a child” can also apply for businesses and economic development projects. The rise of online donation and More...

The Higher ED Blog: Reversing the downward spiral of your downtown

This article is the second in our Downtowns: Onward and Upward series, which explores downtown revitalization issues and strategies. Municipalities have been working on downtown More...

The Higher ED Blog: Can residential development contribute to downtown revitalization?

This article is the first in our Downtowns: Onward and Upward series, which explores downtown revitalization issues and strategies. In the urban age, academics, policymakers More...

The Higher ED Blog: How would your community like $500,000,000?

If you haven’t yet considered backpacker tourism as a potential tool for economic development, maybe it’s time. The province of Victoria, Australia published in their More...

The Higher ED Blog: Want to Market Your City? Build Relationships

Bostonians were already worried about their city’s eroding tax base and the looming national recession. Then, in short order, three of the city’s iconic companies- More...

Revitalizing the suburb without giving up the car

Kaid Benfield at The Atlantic Cities explores how suburbs in the United States could be revitalized and made more sustainable without while still accommodating drivers. Benfield points More...

Urban renewal: The rebirth of Pittsburgh’s Strip District

The folks at Global Site Plans take a look at the extraordinary revitalization of Pittsburgh’s Strip District in this GOOD post. The Strip District, occupying a half-square More...

Craft breweries help transform cities across the country

Craft beer has become something of a craze lately. As the number of breweries in the United States has grown (from 92 in 1980 to More...

Detroit entrepreneurs make a case for their bankrupt city

There’s no denying Detroit has a long way to go when it comes to turning around its municipal finances and local economy, but entrepreneurs in More...

Is the future of Detroit the future of America?

As part of his series on the MBAs Across America project, Casey Gerald at GOOD argues that Detroit, while facing significant challenges, is in many ways an More...

Urban gentrification: Practical solutions for Cape Town

On June 26, 2013, The Future Cape Town Summit, entitled Gentrification: Practically Speaking took place.  The purpose of the Summit was to find practical solutions to the contentious issue More...

Urban planning: Cities find imaginative ways to use old infrastructure

Urban Planners are finding new and exciting ways to use old infrastructure in different cities.  The Boston Society of Architecture has launched a new exhibition More...