Real Estate

January 18, 2012

Under Construction: Diversity in Commercial Real Estate

by Yahya E. B. Henry “Commercial real estate is perhaps the most compelling investment opportunity in the United States right now, it is a $5 trillion business where one percent is minority.” Quinton Primo III of Capri Capital Partners L.L.C. “  ~ from Black Enterprise …

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August 20, 2010

Rebuilding Haiti: Innovation & Sustainability

Andres Duany, famed architect for the firm DPZ and co-founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), is becoming part of the solution to the crisis in Haiti.  He has designed a basic cabin concept that can be pre-fabricated and built within days to house Haitians …

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December 16, 2009

Crisis, Sustainability, Values and “American Exceptionalism”

by Timothy Hughes The current economic crisis offers a chance for a paradigm shift. We should not waste this opportunity by returning to the status quo that existed before the downturn or even pining for that unsustainable state. Instead, we should embrace rethinking our economy, …

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November 11, 2009

Land Use Change an Overlooked Cause of Global Warming

Copenhagen is fast approaching and little conversation has been given to the role land use has in reducing greenhouse emissions. A Georgia Tech Professor makes a strong argument that land use policy needs to be a top priority. From Science Daily | Reducing Greenhouse Gases …

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