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Growing Lasting Wealth in Cobb County

Growing Lasting Wealth in Cobb County

Communities like Cobb County must address the problems that have plagued them from the outset by encouraging the style of development that produces true value per acre.

The Dollars and Sense of Annexation

The Dollars and Sense of Annexation

When a city annexes surrounding land, it’s usually touted as a benefit for residents and municipal budgets. This could not be further from the truth. Here’s the data to prove it.

Seeing the Forest Without the Trees

Seeing the Forest Without the Trees

The scale and value of what we’ve sacrificed in order to build parking lots and highways is staggering. Only by understanding that loss can we figure out how to build stronger towns.

When a Farm Isn’t Really a Farm

When a Farm Isn’t Really a Farm

Now, the story of a wealthy family who sold their farm and the developer who exploited an agricultural tax subsidy to keep it all together.

The Other Affordable Housing Option

The Other Affordable Housing Option

In Minnesota, two cities made entirely of trailer homes show us a different model for affordable housing — one that’s been successfully operating for decades.