Agora Partners leads, curates and participates in published discourse about urban planning and development. 

(all link to pdf documents - scroll down for book reviews)

Entrepreneurial Planning

Entrepreneurial Planning, Real Estate Review, Spring 2015


Tech revolution, Institutional Real Estate Americas, December 2016.

West View and the Urban Redevelopment Triple Crown, Real Estate Review, Fall 2014

Kansas City Uses Culture to Transform Its DowntownMuseums, Libraries and Urban Vitality: A Handbook, Roger L. Kemp and Marcia Trotta (editors), 2008

Transforming ShorelinesUrban Land, October 2008

Game On, Game OffUrban Land, September 2007

1100 Wilshire: The View Never SleepsLos Angeles Downtown News, February 26, 2007

High-Rise Living Above LALos Angeles Business Journal, August 21, 2006

From Mall to Mixed-Use HavenUrban Land, September 2005

Stafford's StandoutUrban Land, April 2005

Three Rivers RisingUrban Land, July 2002

Going SoLoUrban Land, April 2002

Times Square's TimeUrban Land, February 2002


Leveraging Tech to Improve Civic Services, Urban Land, December 2015

Tech Cities: From Silicon Valley to Silicon PrairieUrban Land, October 2015

Ready AboutUrban Land, January/February 2012

Happier Hotels AheadUrban Land, July/August 2010

Retreat, Retrench, or ReboundUrban Land, February 2009

Defying the OddsCalifornia Builder, March/April 2008

Refining Mixed UseUrban Land, February 2005

Open Space

Understanding the Value of Urban Open SpaceTransformative Open Space: ULI Urban Open Space Award, 2010-2015, October 2015

Public Open Space: Public and Private BenefitReal Estate Review, Summer 2013

The Payoff from ParksUrban Land, July/August 2012

California Wastes Its Public SpaceNew Geography, August 14, 2009

Bryant BrillianceLocal Government News (UK), January 2004

Clean SlateUrban Land, May 2001

Urban Policy

Industrial Ascendance: A Commentary and Report, Real Estate Review, Winter 2014

BRT is ERP (or, Bus Rapid Transit is Enlightened Responsible Planning)New Geography, July 23,2010

Developing for GoodThe San Diego Union-Tribune, February 27, 2010

A BIDs PrimerThe Next American City, Issue Eleven/2006

Young pros use learning process to serve publicLos Angeles Times, May 16, 2006

Urban Finance

Modifying Loans and the Decision-MakersNew Geography, October 11, 2010

Financing Mixed UseMultifamily Trends, Fall 2003

Spotlight On: Resort Development

Resort Towns Becoming Neo-Company TownsNew Geography, August 1, 2010

Resort DevelopmentWharton Real Estate Review, Fall 2009

Ten Trends Affecting Mountain ResortsUrban Land, April 2006

New from the Montana Slopes...Urban Land, August 2003

Controlling GrowthUrban Land, August 2000

Spotlight On: The Olympics

The Windy City Reaches for Its RingsUrban Land, March 2007

L.A. Goes for the GoldUrban Land, March 2007

Slaying the Olympic ElephantsUrban Land, February 2007

Sydney's DarlingUrban Land, November/December 2001

Sydney 2000 and BeyondUrban Land, February 2001