Month: December 2019

“Facades are where the public is directly exposed to architecture.” Getty What if there was a conference series from coast to coast about new building exteriors? Facades+ is that series. The goal is to provide a focal point on next-generation facades. To do so, Facades+ convenes building professionals to share insights about design, materials, fabrication,
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Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) should get a new lease on life in 2020 due to a heavy push for affordable housing perfectly timed with state regulation and advancements in construction technology. The ADU housing approach is a fast and creative way to address affordable housing. ADUs, which have been around for years, go by a
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Natalie Diaz, chief of staff at Time Equities Inc. LMS Entertainment The chief of staff at Time Equities Inc. is working to effect change for women throughout the real estate industry, starting with inside her firm. The developer was founded in 1966 and 31.1 million square feet of residential and commercial property in its portfolio, in
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Skyline of Miami, Florida, USA around Sunset. Getty Here’s the 2020’s update on the luxury residential market. Look to Millennials to give the luxury segment a boost over the next decade as their wealth increases along with the desire to own luxury real estate. According to coldwellbankerluxury.com’s, A Look At Wealth 2019: Millennial Millionaires, “By 2030,
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Billionaire candidate Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign may not be taking money from some of the most influential Democratic donors on Wall Street, but he is working hard to convince them he has a path to win the nomination. Bloomberg and his team made their pitch Dec. 19 to at least 90 attendees, including many New
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Aerial view of Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail in northern Nebraska, on a trestle over Long Pine … [+] Creek, along the preferred route of the Great American Rail-Trail Getty Twelve months after announcing the Great American Rail-Trail initiative, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) shared news this month that nearly $13 million has been secured for
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The U.S. housing shortage may be frustrating consumers, but the housing market is in a “very healthy state” compared with a decade ago, Marcus & Millichap CEO Hessam Nadji said Friday. “The lack of speculation now being applied versus other expansions by the developers … not only is that not happening because of lenders being
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This post is part of CoinDesk’s 2019 Year in Review, a collection of 100 op-eds, interviews and takes on the state of blockchain and the world. Alex McDougall in the co-founder Bicameral Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on blockchain, interoperability, data and identity self-sovereignty, personalized AI, and Web 3.0. Striking it rich. The phrase
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China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), the country’s financial watchdog, has recently received an application for listing an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that will track blockchain-related stocks as underlying assets. Dubbed Penghua Shenzhen Stocks Blockchain ETF, the application was filed by Shenzhen-based asset management firm Penghua Fund and was accepted by the CSRC on Dec. 24, according
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Huobi Indonesia will institute a fiat gateway for trading 250 cryptocurrencies in the country. Announced Dec. 27 in a press release, the Indonesian wing of Huobi Group looks to facilitate cryptocurrency trading in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.  According to the firm, Huobi Indonesia boasts 50,000 registered users, of which approximately 10 percent are active in
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On today’s holiday episode, we’ll define and demystify the blockchain concepts of “Hot Wallets” and “Cold Storage” Disclosure Read More The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency
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Texas state government issuers will sell about $4.68 billion in new money bonds, commercial paper and variable rate notes during fiscal year 2020, a projected increase of $284.6 million or 6.5% over fiscal year 2019, according to the Texas Bond Review Board. The board’s 2019 report, published this month, covers the previous fiscal year, which
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The Dayton International Airport didn’t meet its goal to add one new flight in 2019. But airport officials say they hope to add air service to one additional market in 2020, and the Sunshine State is high on their wish list. “We’re looking at some areas such as the panhandle, the Florida markets, different things
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Federal Reserve projections show no interest-rate changes next year, but the annual rotation among voters could still influence policy as incoming members include an outspoken dove while two hawks depart. Minneapolis Fed chief Neel Kashkari, who called vocally for rate cuts during 2019, is the clear dove among the four new voters. He joins alongside
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The Virgin Islands Senate and governor voted to give $6 million to the islands’ Water and Power Authority Friday, at last temporarily averting an islands-wide power outage. The Senate voted 11-0 with 3 absences to reapportion $6 million from the current fiscal year budget to pay Vitol, its propane supplier. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan
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Dealmakers outside the US cast an envious eye towards their American counterparts in 2019. As cross-border mergers and acquisitions plummeted to their lowest level since 2013, US companies struck big transactions at home, accounting for 15 out of the year’s biggest 20 deals. Nearly half of the $3.9tn in global M&A recorded this year involved
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