Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Sustainability and Bending the Cost Curve
It's the perfect storm. Great buildings and historic neighborhoods are resources worthy of preservation. But low values and high costs make that work more challenging; and, the lower the property values in certain areas, the harder the challenges are to overcome.
As part of the effort to create a sustainable St. Louis, planners, architects, contractors, developers, and government are tasked with finding ways to bend the cost curve into a more affordable range.
Do you have ideas on how to do it? Now would be a good time to start offering those ideas.