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The Making of Successful Cities

It’s All About the Vision The very first step of any successful city transformation, no matter how small or large, is to create a clearly defined “Vision” of what the city wants to be known for. The end goal is…

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Celebrating Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, we would like to highlight the great success Genia Baker, Project Manager for The City of West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and former resident of the Historic Northwest Community, is accomplishing for this…

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The happy city experiment | TEDxVancouver

Charles Montgomery explores what happens when you take an abandon city space in NYC and populate it with urban social experiments. The outcomes are unexpected as city dwellers explore this public space, interact with each other, and change their attitudes…

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Retail Therapy: Health Conscious Consumers Drive the Market

By Lynn Dehlinger, Sr. Economic Development Manager/Broker Associate/ICSC P3 Florida Chair, Private Sector (10/31/2018) As everyday consumers push the health-and-wellness movement from the earthy-crunchy margins to the mainstream, retailers are going beyond just selling Fitbit wellness trackers and organic, gluten-free…

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How Cities Are Rethinking (and Saving) Recycling

The city of Kirkwood, Missouri, recently announced that it would continue curbside recycling for residents. This may not seem like big news, but the decision comes after a month of speculation that the service would need to be terminated —…

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