Real Estate

Capturing the value of location

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This month, Building Better Communities with Transit is all about value capture. We chat with Professor Deborah Salon of Arizona State University her research on the topic and how institutional structure, entrepreneurship, and creativity play into successfully using value capture.

Aligning Transit and Real Estate: An Integrated Financial Strategy

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This paper points to two evolutionary steps that can promote economically viable and more livable transit oriented communities – (1) coordinating transit and real estate development in one sequential process and (2) advancing TOD goals beyond vertical real estate development to encompass community “Livability Benefits” that are often required of developers and typically mandated by … Continued

Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier

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Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier explores the interconnections among walking, bicycling, and real estate development. It showcases the growing synergies between real estate development and bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure investments.

Parking Policy for Transit-Oriented Development: Lessons for Cities,Transit Agencies, and Developers

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Parking policy is an important element of transit-oriented development (TOD). It shapes travel behavior, community design, and development economics; it can improve the performance of both rail transit and TOD. This article is based on the study of residential TODs, office TODs, and joint development of transit agency station parking in California. The research includes … Continued

Replacement Parking for Joint Development: An Access Policy Methodology

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This report suggests a method for developing access and replacement parking strategies for BART’s Joint Development Program. It summarizes the context for this issue, identifies problems associated with current replacement parking practice, proposes general principles for access/replacement parking, and recommends an access/replacement parking methodology.