Urban Areas

Jason Roberts Builds Better Neighborhoods, One Block at a Time

By Leah Shafer / January 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Much has been written about community activist, urban planning enthusiast, and Oak Cliff resident Jason Roberts. His energy is infectious as he spreads the gospel of urban revitalization around the world: building better neighborhoods by transforming vacant and underused properties into vibrant, thriving blocks abuzz with business, activity, and local participation. His Better Block concept started […]

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ULI’s What’s Next: Real Estate in the New Economy — It’s Global, Baby, and Yet Oh So Local

By Candy Evans / March 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

Valets at the W Hotel were scrambling this morning at 7:30 a.m. when a rush of sleek cars and black suited commercial real estate types descended. The Urban Land Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate development, planning and research group was in town talking about the markets and what we can expect in the […]

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