The Neighborhood City

By Starling Childs on October 03, 2017

Local Intelligence to improve cities.


Decisions about where and when to build buildings, open businesses and invest in public infrastructure are big decisions that have profound impacts on cities at the neighborhood scale. Gone are the days when decisions were based solely on top-down, macro considerations of environmental, economic and social factors. Today’s decision makers recognize the importance of understanding neighborhood dynamics and the authentic characteristics of a place. They realize that local intelligence about a neighborhood provides competitive advantages for economic development, and they look for better ways to collect it and analyze it.

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Topics: city planning, real estate development, urban tech, urban design, cities, city building

Measuring the Performance of Place

By Starling Childs on September 25, 2017

How we quantify place-based qualities.


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Topics: smart cities, Neighborhood Knowledge, real estate

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