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Downtown Raleigh Office Space Statistic

Neat stat: @DowntownRaleigh has lower % regional office vs competitor cities = Downtown upside, low congestion pic.twitter.com/Bb45ZhPBNV — Joe Milazzo II (@RTATriangle) October 30, 2014 Here’s something that I just had to share. I found this graph very interesting. If you can’t see the embedded tweet click here. It shows that 8.6% of office space […]


Downtown Raleigh Plan Presentation Rundown

I’m throwing this post up to kind of go over what was presented a few weeks ago at the 2014 Downtown Plan Presentation. I highly recommend watching the video but going over the high-level concepts here works too. There’s no new content in this post if you have already seen the video. Introduction At the […]


East Cabarrus Green Street Project Brings More Sidewalks, Pavers, Peacefulness

East Cabarrus Street Recently, I had the opportunity to dig into the details of the East Cabarrus Green Street Project. The city’s 2030 Comprehensive Plan includes a number of streets that have been identified as potential Green Streets and a section of Cabarrus may soon get some green upgrades. A green street, according to the […]


2014 Downtown Plan Presentation Video

Here is some good video for the upcoming weekend. It’s the 2014 Downtown Plan Presentation on the latest available draft. You can get the presentation here (pdf) and follow along. Blog posts on some of the finer details to come. If the video doesn’t work for you, see it directly here. (I recommend this as […]


Draft Downtown Plan Presentation on September 11

Raleigh’s latest Downtown Plan has been in the works for most of the year. Public input has been collected throughout the Spring and we now have an upcoming draft that will be presented on September 11. From my inbox to yours: The draft Downtown Plan presentation will highlight Raleigh’s reputation and identity as a creative, […]


City Works Through The 2014 Downtown Plan

For those that are not aware, city planning is working with a consultant group to create the next downtown Raleigh plan. This plan will consist of a vision for downtown Raleigh and what it could look like in 10 years. Key to it are achievable goals based around a heavy amount of public input. Recently, […]


Weekend Reel: Downtown Plan

Email readers: This blog post has embedded video. Read the post on the blog to see them. Downtown Plan on YouTube In the quick video above, Raleigh Planning Director Mitchell Silver introduces the ongoing Downtown Plan and why the city is undertaking this effort. In the next video, we have the presentation given by Mr. […]


Municipography, Capital Boulevard, New Convention Hotel, and The Comprehensive Plan Update

Municipography is a summary of current issues going through the Raleigh City Council and other municipal departments in the city. The point is to try to deliver any video, photos, and text associated with the discussions happening at City Hall or elsewhere. Since this is a downtown Raleigh blog, the focus is on the center […]


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