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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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The 10 trends that will shape real estate in 2020

The Urban Land Institute’s annual look at the year ahead finds some direction within a fog of uncertainty. A market as large and dynamic as United States real estate rarely moves quickly. But the most striking narrative running throughout the…

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Focusing on Resilience: Recommendations for Disaster Recovery

Once a crisis occurs, local leaders immediately start thinking about recovery. How to you manage this process after a disaster? “There is no blueprint for this,” explained Harold Dominguez, city manager of Longmont, Colorado, after the 1,000-year flood event that destroyed 1,852…

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State of the Cities 2019

Every year, mayors across the country give state of the city speeches that, much like the State of the Union address, highlight their priorities and vision for the year and increasingly mayors are focusing on local solutions that address national challenges.…

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Smart Cities and Smart Buildings

2019 Will Be a Year of Experimentation for Smart Spaces Work has been evolving in recent years. The focus of smart spaces will be to accommodate a new way of working, with more remote work, digitally enabled work and flexible…

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