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Reinventing malls: Fewer shops, more off...

GWINNETT COUNTY, Georgia – From boomtowns to ghost towns, the fall of major malls in Georgia and malls across the country has been dramatic. About a dozen malls are struggling in metro Atlanta, from the Mall of Georgia to Crossroads Mall in Conyers. But, there are efforts to reinvigorate Georgia’s once mighty malls and you […]

Tiruchy Corporation Finance Chairs, Plan...

TIRUCHY: T Muthuselvam and EM Dharmaraj were elected chairpersons of the municipality’s tax and finance and town planning standing committees on Friday, respectively. Despite the local public holiday due to the Srirangam Temple Car Festival, members of the two committees who were elected at a council meeting the previous day attended by election officials unanimously […]

Sunday Journal – Nantucket Short Term Re

Latest titles Sunday Diary – Efforts to recover boards from the sandwich boardwalk Sandwich Town Assistant Manager Heather Harper and the Friends of the Sandwich Boardwalk Steering Committee… Sunday Newspaper – Marine Debris with the Center for Coastal Studies We had the pleasure of welcoming the Director of the Marine and Plastic Debris Program from […]

Juneau Reintegration Program Helps Those...

Angel Muñoz sits in his apartment in Juneau, Alaska on April 28, 2022. He was able to secure the apartment thanks to a reintegration program run by JAMHI Health & Wellness. (Photo by Lyndsey Brollini/KTOO) A Juneau mental health organization helps people formerly involved in the justice system find housing, and the program is working. […]

Scriba Planning Board Conducts Citizen S...

As part of its comprehensive plan update, the City of Scriba is conducting a citizen survey from May 9-19 to gather residents’ feedback and opinions on the future development of the city. The theme of the survey is: Help shape the future of Scriba. Be heard. To be counted. As part of its comprehensive plan […]

Why Building Control Professionals Need ...

The Building Security Act is currently being passed by Parliament and Royal Assent is expected in 2022. So what does this mean for the building control profession and what should every surveyor do in building control now to prepare? These are the questions LABC CEO Lorna Stimpson has a simple answer for. “Prove you’re competent,” […]

Fairfield reviewing Unquowa Road Afforda...

FAIRRFIELD – The public will soon have the chance to ring the bell at a planned apartment block for Unquowa Road near Fairfield station. The application, made by developer 15 Unquowa Road, LLC, requests permission to build a 63-unit multi-family development at the address it is named for. The Planning and Zoning Commission has unanimously […]

The housing projects proposed in Montpel...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Several major housing project proposals in Montpellier aim to provide a mix of affordable housing. As in the rest of Vermont, housing in the capital is tight, but local officials hope new efforts underway will change that. Ask anyone in Montpellier and they’ll tell you the need for affordable housing is […]

Planner/Senior Planner job at Spruce Tow...

Spruce Town Planning is a planning consultancy based in Eastleigh, Hampshire. We are looking for a part-time or full-time planner to join the team. The ideal candidate will have a degree in town planning or a related subject and at least 3 years experience in development management and/or planning policy within a local authority or […]

kochi: the planning department will use ...

KOCHI: As Kochi becomes more and more populated, the Department of Land and City Planning and the Kochi Corporation plan to make maximum use of the free spaces available in the city. A meeting, convened by the local body and attended by planning and land use officials, decided on Tuesday to convene a meeting of […]

Pamplin Media Group – Retrospective: The

Was it only 25 years ago that Madras started its downtown improvement project? 100 YEARS AGO April 27, 1922 Madras was visited on Wednesday afternoon by Lane W. Goodell, commander of the Oregon State Department of the American Legion. Commander Goodell was making the trip through central Oregon for the combined benefit of his insurance […]

Public hearing scheduled for Bunn Hill h...

VESTAL, NY — A contentious housing development project in Vestal will face another public hearing on Wednesday evening. After the hearing, council may elect to vote again on rezoning a tract of land along Bunn Hill Road from rural residential to a planned development district. Landmark Properties of Atlanta wants to create The Retreat at […]

How cities are changing shape and adopti...

The pandemic has changed the way we work, travel and interact – and cities must change too to avoid becoming ghost towns. Dr. David Cleevely, President of the Cambridge in front The NECE project discusses new research that examines how the city can experiment with new principles of urban design and transportation Two years of […]

How urban design can promote social equi...

Ishita Gaur describes how urban design can facilitate social services and improve equity in cities. “There are great inequalities in the distribution of health care, housing assistance, accessibility to food and educational opportunities, among others. While access to this social infrastructure is in a largely politically determined, some spatial challenges exacerbate the situation, but they […]

April 26 – Great Housing Potential in De

AUBURN — It’s no mystery Northeast Indiana is facing a housing shortage. A recent survey attempted to examine just how serious this shortage is. DeKalb County has the potential to fill 1,450 new homes of all types per year. The Northeast Indiana market potential is much larger at 15,000. Heather Presley-Cowen, CEO of Housing Resource […]

OPINION Ina’s Insights The Sawyer Family

If you venture into Old Town Marblehead, you’ll see charming colonial reproductions along Elm and Pond streets. These communities were designed and developed by builder Warren Curtis Sawyer in the mid-1960s. The architecture and clustering of neighborhoods create an interior view of early America and feel like part of history. The Sawyer family may be […]

Our farmland is rapidly disappearing. A...

Bangladesh’s food security is at risk as cultivated land continues to shrink due to the unplanned expansion of rural settlements. The Business Standard recently spoke with Dr. Akter Mahmud, a professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Jahangirnagar University, to discuss getting out of this precarious situation. April 25, 2022, 11:05 a.m. […]

Elizabeth Milias: Ready for life in APCH...

Ours is the oldest and largest mountain resort workforce housing program in North America. According to its own description, “APCHA is an independent, multi-jurisdictional housing authority designed to oversee the housing of low, middle and middle income people who are permanent residents and work full-time in the city and county.” But we all know it’s […]

Net zero affordable housing unveiled in ...

EASTON, Md- 9 new zero-carbon affordable housing units were unveiled Saturday afternoon in Cambridge, with each unit costing around $1,100 a month in rent per household. Homes take advantage of insulation, special windows, and efficient design to help passively heat and cool homes in addition to traditional HVAC and heating. The units are installed on […]

Glastonbury could build hundreds of affo...

Demand for affordable housing is strong, in Glastonbury and across the state. Connecticut is short of about 85,000 affordable housing units for very low-income renters, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition estimates. Multi-family rental properties in Glastonbury have been “functionally nil” in recent years, Guszkowski said, while the current waiting list for properties […]

Home prices in Alexandria have risen nea...

Placeholder while loading article actions There’s a question that keeps coming up when new affordable housing projects are presented to homeowners in cities like Alexandria: how will it affect home prices? The common assumption, according to elected officials, is that new public or subsidized housing will cause the value of nearby homes to depreciate. But […]

High standards of professionalism for bu...

ICW Group, with offices in London, Belfast and South Shields, operates across the UK, providing high quality building warranties and building control services The company has earned an enviable reputation as a reliable partner for builders, developers, brokers and owners. In addition to providing Level A warranties, ICW offers CICAIR Approved Building Control services to […]

Urban celebration for National Indigenou...

Community planner Paige Hundt said in her submitted report that the event aims to celebrate the culture and contributions of Canada’s Indigenous peoples. “The celebration would be held downtown for a full day of excitement and education,” she said. The cost of the project will be approximately $15,000. The city’s portion of the funding would […]

City seeks to expand housing options

The Town of Strathmore is exploring options to expand housing options within the community through the potential use of secondary suites, garden units and garages. Megan Williams of the Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) brought up the subject at the Committee of the Whole meeting on April 13 to discuss options. The presentation detailed for council […]

The ULBs gain access to the urban planni...

Bhubaneshwar: The state government has decided to delegate the urban planning mission to the Collectivités Locales d’Urbanisme (ULB), an official said during the orientation workshop for municipal engineers on the approval of construction plans held here Thursday. The 74th law amending the Constitution provides for the delegation of the town planning function to the ULBs. […]

Planning Commission adopts new regulatio...

After an hour of closed session to open its monthly April evening meeting, the Warren County Board of Supervisors convened its open session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19. Business” to consider as the meeting’s final talking points or action items produced a surprise on the agenda for those remaining when the meeting adjourned […]

Requirements, Loan Limits, and Rates for...

An FHA loan is a government-backed mortgage loan that has fewer financial restrictions. An FHA loan may be available with debt or a poor credit score. Even with a bankruptcy or other financial difficulty, you may be able to acquire an FHA loan. This post will examine FHA loans, their restrictions, and if they’re good […]

Building Control Surveyor job at Northum...

2 shifts of 37 hours 1 shift of 18.5 hours Do you want a challenging and rewarding career with real opportunities to change the lives of people in Northumberland? if you are dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic, we want to hear from you. Who is CNC? Renowned worldwide as a tourist destination, Northumberland is also the […]

£10million housing development for Bolto

Plans have been unveiled for a 58-unit, £10million housing development on a former car park in Bolton. The town center scheme will be carried out by Birchwood-based Your Housing Group, with local company Forshaw Construction named as the contractor. The St George’s Row development will provide 58 affordable homes, including a mix of two-, three- […]

Skagway officials assess future of city ...

Skagway’s assembly seeks to discuss the future of its community-run medical clinic. Thursday night, they will vote on whether or not to allow the borough executive to negotiate a sale price with the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium before submitting that deal to voters for final approval. They will also look at multiple ways to […]

Rice Development Corp. donated $50,000 ...

Content of the article A non-committal donation of $50,000 from Rice Development Corp. will contribute to a housing reserve fund set up by the city last fall to help create affordable housing in Saugeen Shores, the fastest growing community in Bruce County which has a rental vacancy rate of zero %. rate and an average […]

Concerns have been raised over the 800 h...

Residents of Peterhead have expressed concern over plans to build 800 homes on the outskirts of the town, saying the development is “ridiculous” and would “overwhelm” Inverugie. Homebuilder Claymore Homes has asked Aberdeenshire Council for plans for the proposed major mixed-use development in South Ugie. The new homes would be built next to community facilities, […]

“Another Layer of Help”: Inauguration of

Excavation of a new supportive housing complex in the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta is set to begin on Wednesday, after a long and bumpy road for the group responsible. Initiated by the Changing Horses NFP Society, the facility will be located behind the shelter in Moses Lake, Alberta, a community adjacent to the town […]

Guilderland residents briefed on town pl...

GUILDERLAND – Residents received updates on a number of planning issues in Guilderland during an April 12 morning meeting with planner Kenneth Kovalchik. Kovalchik discussed topics ranging from water and open space to city home building projects. The meeting was recorded and posted online by resident Gerd Beckmann. Water consumption was discussed and framed in […]

Berlin weighs new housing development | ...

BERLIN – A new housing development could be in the works in Berlin, adding to the city’s already busy list of residential development projects. At its regular meeting on Monday, the Berlin City Council held an upcoming public hearing to seek feedback from nearby residents and landowners regarding “Berlin Acres”, a four-home development project which, […]

Application grading window opens for Ass...

The application process for the BPSC recruitment campaign, which aims to fill 107 vacancies, began in March this year Representative image. PTI The application grading process for the post of Deputy Town Planning Supervisor was launched by the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) today 19th April. The deadline for requesting correction of application forms is […]

Only 17,000 homes delivered under Naya P...

ISLAMABAD: So far, only 17,000 homes have been delivered across the country under the previous government’s Naya Pakistan housing initiative. The number of housing units delivered so far is not even one percent of what was promised by the former government – five million housing units. Interestingly, the Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority has […]

One of Ireland’s most successful housing

Sophia, a national homeless housing and service provider, began celebrating its 25th anniversary this year by paying tribute to the role religious congregations have played in helping Ukrainian homeless people and refugees. Sophia’s founder, Sr Jean Quinn, said she had helped hundreds of people, including families, to come out of homelessness, but “it could not […]

Application Deadline Today for the 107 A...

Today is the deadline to apply online for the recruitment of 107 vacancies for the position of Deputy Town Planning Supervisor advertised by the Bihar Civil Service Commission (BPSC). Candidates can now apply through the official website bpsc.bih.nic.in. The recruitment drive is underway to fill a total of 107 vacancies. Eligibility criteria Age limit: 21 […]

BPSC recruitment 2022: Deadline to apply...

The application process to fill 107 vacant Assistant Planning Supervisor positions will close on April 18. Interested candidates who have not yet applied can apply online through the official website of BPSC at bpsc.bih.nic.in. The recruitment campaign aims to fill a total of 107 vacant positions. Here is the direct link to complete the application […]

Affordable housing projects in Westford ...

Affordable housing projects in Westford and Fitchburg are among 15 projects across Massachusetts that share $63 million in state funding announced Thursday. The Department of Housing and Community Development awards will result in the creation or preservation of 697 rental units, including 479 for low-income households and another 150 for those with very low incomes […]

Life in the notorious housing estate in ...

Tourists visiting Betty’s Tea Rooms or strolling along the Stray will never have heard of Harrogate’s Jennyfields estate, let alone visit it. “You only know this place exists if you live here,” says Sarah Dinsdale, who runs a café right in the heart of the estate. While visitors to the spa town would have no […]

The Chicago alderman has softened his st...

CHICAGO (WLS) — Several tenants of Atrium Village in Old Town said they felt let down by the 27th Ward Ald. Walter Burnett. A Better Government Association survey revealed several developments made to the developer of the apartment, Onni Group, which had a negative impact on long-time residents. These residents said they had been swept […]

District Court Summons NMC Planning Depa...

Nagpur: The District Court has summoned the Town Planning Department of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) to make its statement in the Wathoda TDR case. One of the two recipients of Transferable Development Rights (TDRs) – Bharat Patel – has alleged various flaws in the investigation report submitted by the Divisional Commissioner and also questioned […]

Southington officials face challenges to...

SOUTHINGTON – As apartment rents and housing prices rise, local authorities are facing the challenges that come with trying to increase the supply of affordable housing in the city. In this first installment of a series of surveys on affordable housing in Southington, we’ll explain what’s considered affordable by the state, local authority concerns, and […]

Planning Commission Reviewing Servitas H...

A perfect storm. Read the first part A daily post reader sent me a link yesterday, to a thoughtful op-ed by real estate commentator John Wake in Forbes magazine, titled “The Real Reason Home Prices Are Skyrocketing: What the Real Estate Industry Won’t Tell You.” You can read the article here. I’m always interested in […]

City of Lyme: Affordable Housing Commiss...

April 11, 2022 On Monday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom, the Affordable Housing Commission (AHC) will host a virtual community meeting to present a draft Lyme Affordable Housing Plan. Under a state mandate (CGS Section 8-30j), every municipality in Connecticut must prepare and adopt an affordable housing plan by June 1, 2022. All […]

🌱More land is being preserved in Haddam

Good day, neighbors! It’s me again, Karena Garrity, your host of the Haddams-Killingworth Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather sunny and windy. High: 66 Low: 51. Here are today’s top stories in The Haddams-Killingworth: A new 50-acre parcel of land has been added to the Haddam Land Trust property list. Called the Deforest Preserve, the […]

Urban Planning Consultant – Senior or Pr

HOLIDAYS REF: AK18866 The Opportunity Kingsley acts for a niche and highly experienced planning consultancy based in the North West of England with national coverage. Working across all asset classes, including commercial, residential, educational and more, an experienced Master or Principal Planner should join a busy and ambitious team. The role The successful candidate can […]

Planning Commission Reviewing Servitas H...

Read the first part The first item to be discussed, at the Tuesday, April 12, planning committee meeting, was the proposal to use approximately one-third of South Pagosa Park as the site for a 28-unit apartment building… which could, or no, look something like the photo above. Whatever the building looks like…it might or might […]

The Recorder – Housing projects draw ang

Published: 04/13/2022 16:00:54 Modified: 04/13/2022 15:59:44 MONTAGUE — Landlord Chris Couture clashed with the Planning Board over the potential implementation of mixed-use housing on First Street during the council’s “Smart Growth Overlay District” public hearing on Tuesday. Couture said he owns a parcel at “the grassy end of First Street” in one of two areas […]

Lecturer in Urban Design (teaching and r...

This appointment is for a permanent lecturer to deliver and develop our teaching and research in the field of urban planning within the Department of Environmental Planning and Management of the School of Environment, education and development. We welcome applications from individuals committed to high-quality teaching and research in urban design. The appointee is expected […]

Planning Commission Reviews Servitas Hou...

Read the first part The planning commission meeting last April 12, at Pagosa Springs City Hall, drew a decent audience, many of whom rose to their feet at the start of the meeting to publicly cheer for the creation – thanks to government attendance. – more housing for the workforce. What turned out to be […]

Moraga encourages residents to participa...

Posted on April 13, 2022 Moraga encourages residents to participate in housing element decisions with the Balancing Act tool By Vera Kochan Example of multi-family dwelling Photo provided California municipalities are poised to enter the 6th cycle housing element between 2023 and 2031. The Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) for Moraga, as determined by the […]

East Spencer is enjoying a long-sought r...

EAST SPENCER, NC (WBTV) — The small town of East Spencer in Rowan County is experiencing a construction boom. After going ten years without a single new home being built and sold, there are now 15 new homes in various stages of completion with plans for more on the way. Jerry McLellan and his wife […]

Planning Commission Reviewing Servitas H...

If a person were cynical, they might be tempted to make the following observation: “Workforce housing is like the weather. Everyone talks about it, but no one does anything. » In fact, however, the community of Pagosa Springs seems poised to do a lot about the labor housing crisis here. On April 5, for example, […]

Offer to demolish Falmouth pub and repla...

Plans to demolish an empty pub and replace it with up to 10 new homes have been rejected by councillors. Planning permission has been sought to replace the Boslowick Inn in Falmouth with the new accommodation. However, when the plans were presented to the Cornwall Council Sub-Area Central Planning Committee this morning, the request was […]

UT Austin students win national urban de...

AUSTIN, Texas — A multidisciplinary team of students from the University of Texas at Austin won the 20e Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald Hines Annual Student Competition. Made up of students from the School of Architecture and the McCombs School of Business, the team received $50,000 for its prospective redevelopment plan for a mixed-use site […]

Katherine faces a housing “crisis”. Adv

Residents of some of the most remote communities in the Northern Territory who are forced to travel for hours to access critical hospital and surgical treatment in Katherine are sleeping rough in parks and on the banks of the river, said Peter McMillan , Managing Director of NT Shelter. Key points: People from remote communities […]

Letter to the editor: Supporting legisla...

Editor’s note: The author’s hometown has been blacked out to protect her safety and that of her child. Moving to Maine, I never could have imagined how much the housing crisis would affect my life. The lack of affordable housing is a nightmare for too many families in Maine, a nightmare that my young child […]

Townhouse sales will bring affordable ho...

CINCINNATI — Like many parts of the country, Cincinnati has seen a real estate boom in recent years. With low interest rates and limited housing supply, prices have skyrocketed. What do you want to know The Port purchased vacant properties in Mount Auburn in order to build new homes at market prices in the neighborhood; […]

Gandhinagar: planning officer, aide deta...

The Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested the Gandhinagar town planning officer and his accomplice for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 15 lakh on Friday. According to ACB officials, Planning Officer (1st year) Nayan Natwarlal Mehta and Planning Assistant (3rd year) Sanjay Hathila – both associated with the Planning Department of the Urban Development Authority […]

The Edsel of Urban Design – Architecture

Saturday 09 April 2022 Will Morgan, architecture critic The ill-conceived and unambitious plan for plot 2 in the Bailiwick of Commission 195 will apparently go ahead. Even so, we can express our regret at the limited vision behind it and express our concern about its deleterious effects in the future. (If the Urbanica solution is […]

Southold Town Planning Council Meeting –

The Southold Town Planning Board business session will be held on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. at the Southold Town Meeting Hall, 53095 NYS Route 25, Southold, NY. This meeting is public; however, this is not a public hearing. Public testimony may not be solicited or received. The public meeting of the Southold […]

Sac State students struggle to find acco...

Priscilla Garcia Pargas Sac State psychology student Roza Mahzabin sits in her dorm at American River Courtyard Thursday, March 17, 2022. Mahzabin left Los Angeles to attend Sacramento State and said she had to turn to Facebook to find accommodation for the next semester. Under the “Sac State Housing” search on Facebook, there are many […]

Housing is crucial to creating wealth in...

On the West Side in North Lawndale, community organizers have ambitious plans to build hundreds of affordable homes but are struggling to secure low-cost building loans. A partnership between United Power for Action & Justice, Lawndale Christian Development Corp. and Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives raised $12.5 million to begin construction, but needs to double that amount […]

Developers advance plan to turn Alexandr...

Fairstead, Mill Creek Residential and The communities group have submitted a Concept 1 plan with the city of Alexandria to a proposal to transform Samuel Madden Public Housing site in a new mixed-use community. Located at 401 Wythe Street in Alexandria, Virginia, the property was built in 1945. The plan, in partnership with the owner […]

New housing complex for the elderly in A...

ASHTABULA – A new seniors’ apartment complex is coming to Ashtabula. City Council on Monday evening approved an order authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Incentive Agreement with Ashtabula Senior Housing to 50% for 10 years for the construction and operation of Chestnut Village Apartments. Construction is expected to […]

JHMR employee housing project to start t...

TETON VILLAGE, Wyo.– Phase two of the Powderhorn employee housing project will begin this month, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) announced yesterday. Three four-storey buildings will be constructed, adding 30 employee housing units, totaling 90 beds. The project will be located on the same property as the current JHMR employee accommodation on Powderhorn Lane opposite […]

Westchester celebrates April as National...

WESTCHESTER – In recognition of April as National Fair Housing Month, the County Government of Westchester is highlighting the work of the Human Rights Commission (HRC) to implement and enforce the Fair Housing Act of county in Westchester. Fair housing is a right for every person in every city, town, and village, and the county’s […]

“Legal battle on Tafelberg site, proof o

Ndifuna Ukwazi Law Center attorney Jonty Cogger chats with breakfast host Refilwe Moloto. Activist group Ndifuna Ukwazi have launched a campaign urging Prime Minister Alan Winde to free up the Tafelberg site for affordable housing The organization’s Jonty Cogger says there is nothing stopping the Western Cape Government from developing social housing on the property […]

Building Control Registration and Regula...

What are we going to do? We are improving professional standards and introducing regulatory oversight of all inspectors and building control agencies. We are reforming building control in England by introducing a new framework for registration and regulatory oversight of the profession. This new framework will establish new requirements and standards that will apply to […]

Legrand’s Building Control Systems divis

Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division today announced that its Vantage brand has now formed an alliance with Colorbeam Lighting. The alliance combines Vantage’s customizable lighting controls with Colorbeam’s low-voltage fixtures and its linear and landscape lighting products. Specializing in true tunability, RGBWW and wellness-specific products, the Colorbeam-Vantage combo solution will effectively control high-quality lighting […]

🌱 Round Rock at Austin MotoGP+ cause hig

Happy Tuesday neighbours! Here’s everything happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunshine. High: 93 Low: 62. Here are today’s top three stories at Round Rock: A Round Rock-based company will play a vital role in Austin’s MotoGP this weekend. Volcon ePowersports, an all-electric off-road powersports company, will offer a fleet of motorcycles for […]

Conway Point housing program will help W...

One Vision Housing’s new development, Conway Point Housing Scheme, will offer 46 Rent to Buy apartments in Wirral Located two minutes from Birkenhead town centre, the Conway Point housing project will provide essential and affordable apartments to rent for local residents. One Vision HousingThe new development of was made possible by £1.7million in funding from […]

It’s Exploding, Part 3: The Urban Design

Rarely does a city have the opportunity to transform hundreds of hectares just minutes from its city center and airport. Especially along an existing light rail line. Salt Lake City has invested significantly — tens of millions — in the Utah Transit Authority’s Airport (Green) line, improving not only the five TRAX stations along North […]

Planning law needs review: PM – FBC News

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said there was a need to review the planning law. [Source: World Atlas] Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said there was a need to review the planning law. Speaking on the i-Taukei Case’s Nai Lalakai program on Radio Fiji One, Bainimarama said the law came into effect in 1946 and no longer […]

0403 Chronicle of the Week in Review: Ro...

Some of the most popular stories of the week pharmacist B&W Rexall Drug owner and pharmacist Ken Heiman works with patient Fran Krug on Tuesday March 22 at his pharmacy in Inverness. Heiman now incorporates a Test and Treat program where he can assess, test and prescribe medications for common ailments. Matthew Beck / Chronicle […]

Mallacoota housing crisis worsens two ye...

Only 15 of the 120 homes in Mallacoota flattened in the devastating 2019 bushfires have been rebuilt, leaving many of the city’s essential workers unable to find housing. Kate Cowden of Mallacoota and District Recovery Association says building a home would normally take two to three years if not for the additional delays caused by […]

The city is working on a plan to guide g...

At a community meeting on March 31 to educate residents on the housing component, staff presented a list of potential housing sites, demonstrated a simulation tool for housing site assignment and collected public comments. This marks the next step in creating the housing element for Los Gatos, which serves as a model for the growth […]

GHMC’s planning revenue grows by 73%

GMMC Logo Hyderabad: The Urban Planning Wing of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has witnessed a massive growth of 73% in its revenue collection for the year 2021-22. The Town Planning wing raked in Rs Rs.1,144.08 crore from Rs 661 crore in 2020-21. This fiscal year, the civic body issued 17,572 building permits and […]

The Day – Waterford revises its affordab

Waterford — The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission met virtually on Tuesday to review the draft affordable housing plan which will be presented to residents at a public hearing on May 10. Municipalities have until June 1 to adopt a plan required by the state under Public Law 17-170. The plan, which must be updated […]

municipal corporation of greater hyderab...

Hyderabad: Greater Hyderabad Muncipal Corporation (GHMC) Urban Planning Wing has seen its revenue increase by 73%. This was due to the rise in the real estate scenario during the 2021-2022 fiscal year after the Covid lockdown. Official data shows that the wing issued 17,572 construction permits and earned revenue of 1,144 crore in 2021-22, while […]

GHMC Urban Planning Revenue Up 73% in FY...

Hyderabad: The planning wing of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) in the financial year 2021-22 sanctioned 17,572 building permits and issued 1,550 certificates of occupancy. It received Rs 1,144.08 crore as revenue for building permit fees and charges, compared to 11,538 building permits, 1,574 occupancy certificates and Rs 661 crore collected in 2020-21. Thus, […]

Pushing to make CBD in 2050 a place for ...

Sydney will be transformed by three public squares in the heart of the city, wider pathways and harbor pools as part of a City of Sydney plan to provide more urban spaces for residents by 2050. The council’s long-term strategy for what post-pandemic Sydney might look like in 30 years includes better connections to culture, […]

73% increase in GHMC planning revenue

Published: Updated – 10:58 PM, Fri – 1 Apr 22 Hyderabad: Ignoring the pandemic hangover, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) urban planning wing recorded a 73% increase in revenue this financial year compared to the previous year. The total revenue generated this year was Rs 1,144.08 crore compared to Rs 661 crore in 2020-21. […]

Selective living groups to receive on-ca...

Lucky members of Duke’s Select Life Groups will now get prime real estate on campus, right in the Krzyzewskiville tents. After announcing that they would expel all SLGs from campus in 2023, the university administration changed course, something it had never done before in its smooth rollout of QuadEx. “You see, we really care about […]