The city's affordability and edgy culture is helping turn it into a world-class high-tech center.
Why Denver's Coors Field succeeded while Phoenix's Chase Field was a bust.
A look at the 8.2 million Americans who work in manufacturing of all sorts.
Some 3.1 million people are employed in "green goods and services" jobs, but state patterns vary considerably.
Chicago artist Theaster Gates takes his neighborhood-changing projects on the road.
The recession didn't skip Seattle, but the city stuck by its downtown and reaped the rewards.
In his new book, Philip Auerswald argues the economic crisis will eventually give way to unparalleled global growth.
How the Southern city helped launch a billion-dollar business.
Researchers have proposed a number of theories over the years — from sensory overload to the economic value of time.
The geography of where in the U.S. people lack health insurance is striking.
How major industries have changed from their peak up to today.
Last year was a decent one for employment growth in large metros.
What the New York Times columnist got wrong in his recent look at the relationship between natural resources and knowledge-based development.
The company's new Seattle facility is a paragon of walkable, high-density development.
New York tops the Economist's new list of competitive cities.
Despite lower economic confidence nationwide, a majority of Americans say they are satisfied with the places they call home.
In a lot of cases, they may be the best way for metros to grow without succumbing to sprawl.
In Detroit: A Biography, journalist Scott Martelle finds the answers behind today's Motor City buried deep in its past.
Two designers imagine a vacant Los Angeles store front as a community hub.