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‘Placemaking’ Guide Aims to Drive Economic Development

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
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The Land Policy Institute (LPI) at Michigan State University (MSU), in collaboration with the MIplace™ Partnership Initiative, have released a guidebook titled “Placemaking as an Economic Development Tool.” The…

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Midwesterners See Challenges in ‘Placemaking’

Monday, July 14, 2014

A recent study by Michigan State University finds that “walkability” is among the top factors that influence home purchase decisions, along with safety, short commute times to jobs,…

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