Jason Beske

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

    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

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  • Webinar Recording: Smart Suburbs

    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)

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  • Webinar Recording: New Opportunities in Suburbs—And How to Seize Them

    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)

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  • Webinar Recording: Planning Suburbs for 21st-century Success

    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)

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  • Published: Walkable Suburbia

    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.

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  • Suburban Remix: The Next Generation of Urban Places

    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.

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  • Webinar Recording: David Dixon and Jason Beske present on Suburban Remix

    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.

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  • Read a free chapter of Suburban Remix, edited by Jason Beske and David Dixon

    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

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