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Revamping land use restrictions

Local policymakers are beginning to reassess land use and zone restrictions to see how big box retail “greyzones” can be reimagined as denser mixed-use developments that residents and city managers want. Benefits of mixed-use zoning include lower infrastructure costs, increased tax revenue, and operating budget savings. One such example is the Greenline development in Calgary, which is a mash-up of residential and commercial.

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