Denser, more populous cities are more energy efficient than their smaller counterparts.
Worldwide, the retail giant's stores cover as much land as Miami.
America's metro areas generate 80 percent of the country's GDP. But so far, that economic reality has not generated a proportional amount of political clout.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Collectively, America's cities contribute more to global GDP than the rest of the world's cities combined.
Some metropolitan areas emit much more CO2 than others.
Are the electronic retailer's latest closures a shift away from the giant strip mall model?
At events all over the country, neighbors who want their money to stay local are swarming mom-and-pop shops.
Most smaller commercial buildings can't afford energy retrofits on their own. But what if they banded together?
When one (or two, or four) condiment options just aren't enough.
New research suggests that stores like Walmart may undermine the social capital of communities.
The most important cities for the ultra-rich, and what it might cost those places.
Unique offerings make cities attractive to residents and tourists alike.
Tennessee reaps a $638 million yearly benefit from its urban trees – and an $80 billion loss if they disappeared.
It may only be a small office, but the deal is a high profile win for entrepreneur Dan Gilbert.
Over the last year, wages increased in all but three of the largest 20 metros.
Where we live dictates an awful lot about the type of work available to us.
There are signs that the U.S. housing market is finally bouncing off its bottom.
By 2025, these cities will account for 60 percent of global GDP.