How Residential and Commercial Property Values Rise in Transit Sheds

Resource Link: The Real Estate Mantra – Locate Near Public Transportation by the American Public Transportation Association

This study reveals that it is getting increasingly expensive to live near public transit. As more and more cities invest in mixed-use developments, house prices and rents within a half-mile of transit facilities are increasing at a faster rate than those in neighborhoods farther away.

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Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities: An IFC Analysis

Report link: Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities: An IFC Analysis
In late 2018, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) published the fourth report in its series on climate investment opportunities in developing regions across the globe. This year’s report addresses the opportunities available in urban markets, home to half the world’s population and producers of 70% of global carbon emissions.

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Communities are Embracing Development near Transit

Report link: Communities are Embracing Development near Transit
A 2017 AARP report provides a snapshot of the policy and planning supports employed by state, regional, and local actors to support transit oriented development (TOD) from 2015 to 2016 and suggests that the number and variety of TOD programs and policies at all levels of government have grown significantly.

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Four Communities Share Key Lessons Learned from Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties

Report link: Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties: Lessons Learned from Four Cities
Center for Community Progress, with Metris Arts Consulting, shows how creative placemaking can be used as a critical tool to support equitable revitalization.

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School-Age Children in Rental Units in New Jersey: Results from a Survey of Developers and Property Managers

Report link: School-Age Children in Rental Units in New Jersey: Results from a Survey of Developers and Property Managers
A study completed in July 2018 by the Rutgers Center for Real Estate estimates the number of school-age children associated with recent constructed New Jersey market-rate and affordable rental units.

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