Articles

The movement in urban revitalization and redevelopment is reflected in the articles below, some specifically related to Preface, and some thought-provoking industry insights. We believe we are a part of one of the most exciting industries in the world: planning urban communities.

Preface Media Articles

Long Beach Church Sells Land to Developer, and Begins a New Chapter
Press Telegram

 

O.C. Developer Plans New, and Rare, Housing
Project in East Long Beach

Orange County Register

 

Richmond: Former Warehouse to Become New Housing
East Bay Times

 

Tragic Past, Uncertain Present, Bright Future of Cleveland Elementary
Mission Times Courier

 

Richmond: Hearing to Discuss Planned Residential Development
Contra Costa Times

 

With Property Prices Hitting New Peaks, Where Do Brokers See Investment Opportunities?
CoStar

 

Infill Projects Keep Big and Small Builders Busy
Orange County Business Journal

 

Creative High Density Detached Urban Infill
John Burns Real Estate Consulting

 

District’s Sale of San Carlos Land
Puts Charter School In Limbo

Mission Times Courier

 

Spate Of New Development Marks Richmond’s Growth
Bay Area Newsgroup

 

Costa Mesa Gets Its Ocean View
OC Register

 

Westside Development gets OK
Daily Pilot

 

Divide & Conquer
DDC Journal

 

Stanton Building on Pride
OC Register

 

Houses Approved for Stanton
The Garden Grove Journal

 

Lofty Project for Westside
CEO e-Briefing

 

Condo Sales Prompt Struggle
Daily Pilot

 

Vision of Art
Daily Pilot

 

Rezoning Would Allow Townhouse Development
Daily Pilot

 

Stonesthrow
Orange County Business Council

 

Housing Development Approved Despite Skepticism
Daily Pilot

 

A Sea Change to the Area’s Housing Market
Daily Pilot

 

Innovative Home Concept Arrives
Daily News

 

Joint Venture Between Isles Ranch Partners, LLC and Castlelake, L.P. Surpasses $325 Million in Acquisitions

Industry Articles

Bucking Trends Boutique Hotels with Food and Beverage
Hospitality Net

 

Is 1800 Terry’s ‘Component Construction’ Future of Seattle High-Rise Development?
Curbed Seattle

 

Here’s Why Co-Living Could Be the Next Big Hospitality Trend
Skift

 

Big Companies Start Buying Into WeWork Offices
Bloomberg

 

How Predictive Analytics Can Change Commercial Real Estate Brokerage
View The Space

 

The Man Behind the Ace Hotel Empire
New York Times

 

Book Review: Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change
California Planning & Development Report

 

In Community Gardens, a New Weed?
New York Times

 

Green Walls Benefits
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

 

Welcome to Nerdopolis
The University of Chicago

 

Engineering Serendipity
The Aspen Institute

 

Urban World: Mapping the Economic Power of Cities
McKinsey Global Institute

 

Making Way for Makers
American Planning Association

 

Costa Mesa Most ‘Walkable’ City in O.C.
OC Register

 

Turning Brownfields into Parks
American Planning Association

 

A Physicist Solves the City
New York Times

 

Essential Elements of Sustainable Design
American Planning Association

 

Slim Pickings: The Rise of Skinny Skyscrapers
Wall Street Journal

 

Life on Foot Planning
American Planning Association

 

Invention
Entrepreneur Magazine

 

Welcome to Walkable Suburbia
Realtor Magazine

 

As land use planning changes, ‘zoning’ is no longer appropriate
Washington Post

 

Breaking Down the Freelance Economy
Harvard Business Review

 

In Urban L.A., Developers are Building Trendy Homes on Tiny Lots
Los Angeles Times