Juergensmeyer & Co-Authors Argue for Expanded Impact Analysis in Market Demand-Based Planning and Permitting

Four prominent land-use and planning professors introduced their new book, Market Demand-Based Planning and Permitting, at Georgia State University College of Law in November.

Professor Julian Juergensmeyer introduced his co-authors and thesis of their work: that new real estate development should be approved only when there is a demonstrated market demand for… more »

Warsaw Partnership Celebrates First Graduates from Center for American Law Studies

More than 85 Warsaw law students received the certificates issued by the three cosponsoring universities: University of Warsaw, Georgia State University and Emory University during the recent graduation ceremony. Students with the highest grades have an opportunity to take part in internships at American law offices based in Warsaw, as well as in the Miami… more »

From Atlanta to Hong Kong: Professors Explore Research Collaborations

The challenges facing cities around the world are not unique and different. Every city grapples with balancing urban growth issues such as affordable housing, equitable transport, social and economic exclusion, and climate change. The examples of city leaders working collaboratively across the globe and sharing strategies are numerous. Much can be learned through travel, collaborations… more »

Juergensmeyer Updates Land Use Treatise

Law professor Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer has released a third edition of Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law as part of West Publishing Co.’s  Practitioner Treatise Series. Co-writer Thomas E. Roberts is a professor of law at the Wake Forest University School of Law.

The updated book provides an overview of urban and… more »

Juergensmeyer Co-Writes TDR Handbook

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law Professor Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer has co-written the first handbook on the Transfer of Development Rights programs.

TDR programs are an innovative planning tool, enabling the preservation of open spaces, historical sites or buildings, and farmland by shifting the development rights on those parcels to other parcels… more »

Juergensmeyer Works to Save Wetlands

ATLANTA – Julian Juergensmeyer has spent a lifetime studying land use planning law and when the chance came up to help save a bog in a remote part of Poland, he jumped in – literally.

Juergensmeyer, professor and the Ben F. Johnson chair in the College of Law, led a multi-year law project to help create awareness… more »

Juergensmeyer Publishes Book on Impact Fees

When a local government is trying to find revenue to fund the construction and improvement of public infrastructure, it often turns to impact fees levied on new development, using the money to offset the cost of the services required by that development.

But what effect do the fees, which may be ultimately passed on to… more »