A senior urban designer focused on the opportunities and challenges facing suburbs in America, Jason has worked on large-scale comprehensive plans and civic engagement initiatives as well as neighborhood, district, and high-profile site planning
Repurposing Retail Centers: Profiles in Adaptation, Repositioning and Redevelopment
In a recent report published by NAIOP Research Foundation, through the lens of five case studies, our Jason Beske looks at how developers are transforming struggling or closed malls into new assets
Webinar Recording: Smart Suburbs
Saving our Suburbs series: On July 25 an expert panel, led by our David Dixon and Dan Baxter, discussed “future-proofing” that can help suburbs surf the wave of new tech, not drown in it (Part 3 of 3)
Webinar Recording: New Opportunities in Suburbs—And How to Seize Them
Saving our Suburbs series: On January 29 an expert panel, led by our David Dixon and Jason Beske, explored creative ways suburbs can fund the creation of walkable urbanism (Part 2 of 3)
Webinar Recording: Planning Suburbs for 21st-century Success
Saving Our Suburbs series: Chris Leinberger and Stantec’s David Dixon and Jason Beske discuss how suburbs succeed by becoming more urban (Part 1 of 3)
Published: Walkable Suburbia
Can suburbs be walkable? Our David Dixon and Jason Beske, address how to reshape the suburbs to be more walkable in this Planetizen feature article.
Suburban Remix: The Next Generation of Urban Places
In this Urban Land Magazine article, David Dixon and Jason Beske share an excerpt from their new book, Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places.
Webinar Recording: David Dixon and Jason Beske present on Suburban Remix
In partnership with APA VA and Island Press, Stantec's David Dixon and Jason Beske discussed a case study from their book, Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places.
Read a free chapter of Suburban Remix, edited by Jason Beske and David Dixon
In chapter 2, David Dixon traces the history of American suburbs from the 1850s to 20th-century sprawl and frames today's interest in compact, walkable suburbs