Property Lines is a column by Curbed senior reporter Patrick Sisson that spotlights real estate trends and hot housing markets across the country.
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In Eagle, Colorado, a new whitewater park aims to spur development and create a new destination.
In-demand amenities for a competitive market tout food, fitness, and community.
In central Florida, sprawl, supercommuters, and seniors fuel growth.
Civic-minded techies are finding ways to digitize, demystify, and improve local government.
"Everybody has a rooftop grilling area or a dog park," but renters want app-centric convenience and a bond with their neighbors.
As Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, and Slack finalize plans to go public, real estate braces for impact
With a new network of rural tech hubs, the Rural Innovation Initiative wants to kickstart small downtowns
The $6 billion plan to revitalize an old industrial district raises question about who benefits from such big projects.
Restaurants-turned-offices, pop-up retail, and shared kitchens underscore demand for flexible space.
EBay believes its e-commerce boot camp can help boost beleaguered storefronts.
Plans to increase urban density may foreshadow how cities respond to efforts to cut emissions.
Here’s what a plan to tackle climate change, density, and affordability looks like
A sobering study shows how life in the Golden State continues to get too expensive.
Cambridge’s Kendall Square, a global center for biotech and tech firms, faces housing and transit challenges.
A development expert says small cities and towns can be catalysts for lagging rural counties.
A 300-year-old capital of Latinx culture on the cusp of change.
In former factory districts, postindustrial authenticity comes with potential for hidden pollution
How the Great Recession and sites like Airbnb unleashed the profit potential of second homes.
Adaptive reuse of breweries, bakeries, and warehouses have brought new life to Bluff City.
From planning for walkable neighborhoods to autonomous transit, how some U.S. cities plan to upgrade public transit.
Entrepreneurship and enlightened self-interest have changed how schools invest in urban real estate.
Chicago and other major metros face black Americans’ departure for the suburbs and the South.
Legal weed is a land-hungry business, and with predictions it might be a $75 billion business by 2030, there are plenty of opportunities in real estate.
Advocates and planners wrestle with the challenge of pairing new urban amenities with equitable development.
Like 1984, plans call for using existing structures. But will the games supercharge an already hot real estate market?
Right 2 Root, a community-created plan, offers a blueprint for pushing back against displacement and disinvestment
Families need right-sized housing, accessible parks, and affordable childcare
As its skyline evolves, Canada’s largest city seeks more transit-oriented development.