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Presentations and Reports


This archive includes links to presentations from past CSP Coordinating Committee meetings and other venues.


This archive includes links to various reports, handouts and other documents related to the Creating Sustainable Places initiative.

Recent Studies

Market Summit

"What the Numbers Tell Us: The Regional Market for Sustainable Development," November 7–8, 2012


Draft Reports:

Additional Information:

Some of the presentations and reports linked above refer to a market segmentation developed by ESRI, which classifies U.S. neighborhoods into 65 unique market segments, such as High Society, Senior Styles, Family Portraits and Solo Acts. More details about these classifications are available online:


Creating Sustainable Places: Vibrant, Connected, Green

Councilmember Jan Marcason on transforming downtown Kansas City, Mo. Filmed at the 2013 SmartGrowth America Conference held in Kansas City.

David Warm, executive director of the Mid-America Regional Council, on smart growth in the Midwest. Filmed at the 2013 SmartGrowth America Conference held in Kansas City.

Melina Duggal presentation on national trends and demand for smart growth in Kansas City:

Patrick Lynch presentation on national trends and demand for smart growth in Kansas City:

Chris Nelson presentation on Kansas City metro market trends, preferences and opportunities to 2040: