Cities short on cash can no longer afford to build stadiums. Still, that doesn't mean the teams won't ultimately get help.
Suddenly there's fierce bidding for well-occupied, high-quality office buildings in cities like New York and Washington, DC.
With few exceptions, America’s largest homebuilders are slower than companies in other fields to act on environmental concerns.
In the New York region, transportation costs far outpaced inflation last year. Few modes escaped the trend.
Several towns oppose California's high-speed rail line because 220 mph zipping through their downtowns may cause disruptions.
To fully understand what is going on in our towns and neighborhoods — in the very structure of our cities — one needs to understand economics.
What is an oversized rendition of London's Big Ben doing near the Muslim world's holiest site?
A remarkable project in an ancient section of Aleppo, Syria, offers hope of saving buildings without displacing the poor, says Nicolai Ouroussoff.
Zappos, the online shoe retailer, is planning to move into Las Vegas City Hall, with hopes of enlivening the struggling city core.
Better to shop at Wal-Mart's suburban stores than welcome those megastores into the city, some loyal customers in New York say.
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