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Urban Reform Institute releases new report on Issues Relating to the Potential Municipal Incorporation of The Woodlands Township. The Woodlands Township is considering setting an election that would allow residents to vote in favor of or in opposition to incorporating The Woodlands Township into a city.
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by Tory Gattis — Join us Wednesday evening June 16th: Building a 'Be Someone' City: Houston and the Rise of Opportunity Urbanism. We will discuss how to develop a market-centered, ‘people-oriented’ approach to urban policy, planning, and development.
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by Tory Gattis — Could the Astrodome be repurposed as the world’s largest climate-controlled park with a focus on weekend festivals? Having an activated park full of activities and festivals on weekends that is always protected from heat and rain would be a very popular spot for Houstonians.
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by Tory Gattis — Four drivers of Texas' rapid growth: a light touch on zoning, high standard of living, and family friendly housing prices in good school districts make for opportunity cities.
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by Tory Gattis — Going beyond all the usual reasons given for Texas' high growth, here's the technical overlooked one that I think is a big key: Texas does not allow unincorporated counties to regulate land use (i.e. create zoning), which creates pretty much a totally free market in development just outside cities.
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by Tory Gattis — Bloomberg Businessweek's makes "The Case for Moving to Houston" in a story on high-tech workers leaving the big expensive coastal cities.
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by Tory Gattis — In 2018, New Zealand sent delegates to the USA to study urban development, with a focus on revenue bonds and municipal utility districts (MUDs) in Texas.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, Kyle Harper join hosts Joel and Marshall to talk about infectious disease as part of the destruction of Rome.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, Fred & Harry Siegel join hosts Joel and Marshall to cover the future trends of cities, the workforce, and Manhattan.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, Jay Garner join hosts Joel and Marshall to explore site selection and how COVID is shifting corporate location strategy.
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