Measure S

June 20, 2019

Lack of Adequate Community Planning—Not NIMBYs—Drives Opposition to New Development

TPR revisits a timely 2017 conversation between Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Christopher Hawthorne on growth, density, and infrastructure.

October 22, 2017

Tom Gilmore: 21st Century L.A. Needs a Coherent Urbanist Vision

Ahead of the Urban Land Institute’s Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, Tom Gilmore assesses the status of L.A.'s real estate markets and the role of the private sector in contributing to an economically healthy and livable city.

July 18, 2017

Tom Safran on Why Affordable Housing is Difficult to Build in SoCal

The veteran developer and chair of Thomas Safran & Associates sits down to talk about how he has worked to build consensus over his housing developments.

April 27, 2017

Stewarding a Post-'Measure S' LA: Will City Leaders Truly Engage?

LA leaders ask: How can the city treat neighborhoods fairly while addressing citywide housing needs?

April 2, 2017

Miguel Santana: A Respected Public Servant Moves Forward

An exit interview with Miguel Santana, former Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Los Angeles, about the fiscal health of the region and his new position as president and CEO at Fairplex.

March 28, 2017

How Will The Real Estate Market, Demographics, & Affordable Housing Demands Reshape Planning?

Urban Land Institute-Los Angeles Executive Director Gail Goldberg explained past efforts to address LA's housing affordability crisis. Plus: the demographic changes reshaping the multifamily housing sector.

March 28, 2017

Ballot Box Planning in California: Results From Developers & Municipalities Turning To Citizen Initiatives

At the USC Real Estate Forum, Amy Forbes, Beverly Grossman Palmer, and Steve Sugerman provided insight on how cities, developers, and the courts have handled ballot-box land-use initiatives.

February 23, 2017

Rick Cole on City Planning: A Call To Action For Civic Leaders

At the recent VerdeXchange 2017/ULI–LA FutureBuild, Rick Cole addressed the systemic, embedded problems in LA’s current politicized planning regime.

February 23, 2017

José Huizar On Downtown Building & City Council Vote To Reform Planning In Shadow Of Measure S Vote

Councilmember José Huizar authored a motion calling for Community Plan updates to be completed every six years. He believes City Hall can establish and fund a framework for the “real work” of planning.

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