Design rendering of Walmart now under construction in Washington’s Fort Totten neighborhood. Graphic courtesy of JBG Companies.

Walmart Stores Go Small and Urban

…ft. 1982 Neighborhood Market 38,000 sq. ft. 1998 Express Store 15,000 sq. ft. 2011 College Store Under 5,000 sq. ft. 2013   Times have changed. The country’s largest retailers have oversaturated rural and suburban communities….

Fast Food Restuarant

All Development Is Not Created Equal

…Land Institute in Washington, DC. McMahon is a frequent speaker at conferences on planning and land development. Over the past 21 years, we’ve been pleased to have published more than two dozen articles by McMahon

cartoon illustration of the earth with houses set amid green countryside

Environmentally Sensitive Development

…at conferences on planning and land development. Over the past 21 years, we’ve been pleased to have published more than two dozen articles by McMahon in the Planning Commissioners Journal, and now on PlannersWeb.com. Notes:…

stop sign with words "It is Time to Be Smart"

Stopping Sprawl by Growing Smarter

…DC. McMahon is a frequent speaker at conferences on planning and land development. Over the past 21 years, we’ve been pleased to have published more than two dozen articles by McMahon in the Planning Commissioners…

school boy looking at fleet of school buses.

School Sprawl

…Resident Fellow at the Urban Land Institute in Washington, DC. McMahon is a frequent speaker at conferences on planning and land development. Over the past 21 years, we’ve been pleased to have published more than…

Illustration of commercial strip development by Paul Hoffman for PlannersWeb

The End of the Strip?

…the Charles Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and is a Senior Resident Fellow at the Urban Land Institute in Washington, DC. McMahon is a frequent speaker at conferences on planning and land development. Over the…