Creative Alliances Can Stand the Test of Time

Creative Alliances Can Stand the Test of Time

Ten years ago, the Urban Land Institute published Ten Principles for Successful Public/Private Partnerships.  That publication set forth core principles essential for the successful accomplishment of joint development by the public and private sectors, benefiting both, that neither could achieve independently.  Those ten principles remain as applicable today as they were then, but the challenges facing urban development have changed dramatically.  by Deb Sydenham, FAICP

 

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RMLUI 2017 - Creating Inclusive Communities

RMLUI 2017 - Creating Inclusive Communities

 Some things stand out for me at this conference.  First, this is a conference at a law school, so there is more of a legal, real estate and development take.  I also think the conference always does an excellent job trying to address water in the West which does not happen very often at planning conferences. by Brandon Cammarata, AICP

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26th Annual Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Western Places/Western Spaces Focusing on Creating Inclusive Communities

26th Annual Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute  Western Places/Western Spaces Focusing on Creating Inclusive Communities

If you have a limited time and budget and want to earn lots of AICP CM credits, then RMLUI is the venue for you! It is truly impressive what you can learn and who you can network with over two full days with 40 concurrent panels in six tracks, three plenaries, two lunches and an evening reception. by Dan Pava, AICP

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Washington State: 25 Years of Growth Management

Washington State: 25 Years of Growth Management

The 25th anniversary of Washington State’s Growth Management Act (GMA) was celebrate in late 2015. Adopted in 1990, the Growth Management Act has helped guide development in Washington’s cities, counties, and other jurisdictions.  Twenty-nine Washington counties containing 177 cities are required to use the principles of Growth Management.

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Land trusts in the WP region: An impressive but uneven record

Land trusts in the WP region: An impressive but uneven record

Land trusts are non-governmental organizations with a mission to protect key private land from subdivision and development. A review of land trusts’ varied success in the Western Planner region. by Dr. John B. Wright

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Federal Lands in the West: A few facts and figures

Federal Lands in the West: A few facts and figures

Article examines why the West retains such a high percentage of federal lands and provides updated figures and locations of federal lands.  by Candace H. Stowell, AICP

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40 years on the Oregon land use trail & still working

40 years on the Oregon land use trail & still working

This article gives in-depth coverage of the 40 year evolution of Oregon’s statewide land use program, created in 1973. by James B. Knight

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Wasatch Front residents find a better way to grow

Wasatch Front residents find a better way to grow

Val John Halford takes a look at how Utah, the fourth fastest growing state, looks to change business as usual approach to land planning.

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