The hate for cities has gone too far

The suburbs are mistakenly having a moment as Cities have become the patsy for the Covid-19 pandemic. Lazy, surface level views of the pandemic have duped cities as the enemy while some are even making major life changes as a result. Yes, cities represent areas of greater density and population. Cities also represent commerce, economicContinue reading “The hate for cities has gone too far”

Parking – The Ultimate Demand Repellent

In the retail and service industries, parking is always a concern. The consensus of the general population will make this statement as an argument for more parking the majority of the time, leaving the maximum side of the spectrum wide open. However, providing too much parking can have adverse effects on demand, not to mentionContinue reading “Parking – The Ultimate Demand Repellent”

Quantifying the Effects of Suburban Living

Just about one year ago, I wrote an article about “Sprawl”.  Yes, the word that just a few days ago that I said that should not be used. (See The Polarizing Buzz Words of Development) It was interesting to look back on the article a year later to see that my feelings have not changed.Continue reading “Quantifying the Effects of Suburban Living”