Alan Mallach’s blog post, "Hung Up on Gentrification? Don’t Be" [...]
Does retail development lead to residential change or the other way around? In this chapter we evaluate data on changing neighborhoods which suggests that retail revitalization can actually help prevent gentrification.
Coffee shops perk up streets; SAN FRANCISCO; Cafes revitalize neighborhoods [...]
This report provides an overview of the process that community activists have used to attract new fresh food retailers into disinvested urban communities.
This toolkit developed for the Public Health Institute's Land Use and Health Program is designed to provide an overview of Economic Development and Redevelopment issues for health advocates seeking new food stores in low income communities.
This one-day workshop/discussion brought together local government staff, community advocates, economic development practitioners, and others who are working to bring healthy food retailers to underserved, low-income, urban, or rural communities.
This hands on guidebook is filled with detailed direction that will provide practitioners with a starting point for organizing comprehensive commercial district revitalization efforts.
This guide is designed to assist CDCs in becoming educated consumers as they think about, plan and become partners in joint ventures with for-profit developers.
Mayor Newsom Announces Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative Unique program targets public, [...]
I developed this series of day long and multi-day workshops to help community development corporations and local governments understand the unique challenges associated with neighborhood retail development.