Matthew Petty of the Infill Group and the Incremental Development Alliance recently gave an illuminating presentation at the University of Central Arkansas.
Watch this video to learn how to become a small developer, why small development is important and how community leaders can advocate for better development in their communities.
Is a desire for local character your jam? If so, fight for missing-middle commercial space in your neighborhood. Fight for the corner bar and the corner store. We need an approach that is much more flexible, more true to what humans want from cities, and messier.
Why all these new storefronts are sitting vacant.
Because it shouldn’t be this hard.