Repositioning urban corridors

March 02, 2011

Arterial commercial corridors are typically overlooked as places for new market opportunities, and as a result, long-neglected corridors across the country are plagued with haphazard development patterns. While city leaders and developers have focused on improving downtowns, creating new town centers, and adding lifestyle additions to malls, the low-intensity, general commercial zoning along corridors have remained untouched—until now.

Regional and local planning agencies are turning their attention to the most challenging elements of our built communities—the main arteries—and preparing the way for a strategic response from the development community.

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