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April 10th, 2011
A Cautionary Tale of Private-sector Urbanization

When construction is completed on the first of five new urban villages to be nestled among 23,000 acres of hill country between sprawling Mumbai and the booming industrial and high-tech city of Pune, 300,000 people are expected to live here. The master plan, created by HOK of St. Louis, calls for 60,000 homes, rental apartments and retirement bungalows, half a dozen hotels, a glitzy convention center, a hospital, schools and colleges, recreational attractions, offices, shops and enclosed malls, all tied together by networks of roads, water and sewer lines, public transit and high-speed broadband connections. The total cost is expected to exceed $10 billion, virtually all of it private investment. Read More