Land banks are all the rage in combating urban decay and sparking redevelopment, provided the work as advertised.
8990 Holdings Inc., the largest builder of affordable homes in the Philippines, targets to boost profit by 45 percent this year amid a shortage of houses in the Southeast Asian nation.
Milwaukee, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Washington and even Leipzig, Germany, show that bankrupt Detroit isn’t hopeless -- although using hope and Detroit in the same sentence requires a leap of faith.
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd. plans to convert some oil-palm plantations surrounding Kuala Lumpur’s main air terminal into attractions such as theme parks, concert halls and golf courses to lure businesses and visitors.