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Ethereum Is An Emergent Structure

Ethereum is an Emergent Structure “Emergence occurs when a system of interconnected parts is observed to have properties that its component-parts do not have on their own. Emergent properties are the result of the interactions of individual parts, but also the result of the interactions of the interactions of individual parts. Emergent properties result from…

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Friday Economic Update | 2.12.2021

Friday Economic Update | 2.12.21 Data Updates: 2/8 to 2/12: NFIB small business optimism, nonfarm job openings, nonfarm hires, STLFSI, weekly unemployment claims, total vehicle sales, and University of Michigan consumer sentiment. 2/1 to 2/5: NACM credit managers’ index, ISM manufacturing, ISM services, STLFSI, weekly unemployment claims, temporary employment, and yield curve; 1/25 to 1/29:…

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Virtual Best Ever Conference 2021

Virtual Best Ever Conference 2021 Want to know why the Best Ever brand stands as the “The Best” and what makes us unique? It’s because the Best Ever Conference is the event that keeps on giving the minute you sign up. This year, we’re introducing something special that no other REI conference has even considered.…

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Teacher Housing Plan Moves Ahead in Palo Alto

Teacher Housing Plan Moves Ahead in Palo Alto “As Palo Alto continues to lag in its effort to build affordable housing, Santa Clara County is advancing its own plan to create an apartment complex for teachers in neighborhood that is already undergoing a dramatic transformation. The county’s plan, which the City Council will get its…

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Construction Starts On Downtown Austin Project Focused on Lower-Cost ‘Workforce Housing’

Construction Starts on Downtown Austin Project Focused on Lower-Cost ‘Workforce Housing’ “An Austin developer says her company has started construction downtown on a project designed to provide moderately priced “workforce housing,” potentially for up to 90 people. Weaver Buildings, a real estate development firm owned by Jen Weaver, is constructing the 45,000-square-foot mixed-use project, called…

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Pandemic Shows Trend of More Multi-Generational Families Moving Under One Roof

Pandemic Shows Trend of More Multi-Generational Families Moving Under One Roof “ABC 33/40 has continued coverage about ongoing housing trends. On top of the issue of low housing inventory, COVID-19 has sparked the trend of several generations of families living under one roof. While quite a few people are shopping for homes with extra space…

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Friday Economic Update | 2.05.2021

Friday Economic Update | 2.05.21 Data Updates: 2/1 to 2/5: NACM credit managers’ index, ISM manufacturing, ISM services, STLFSI, weekly unemployment claims, temporary employment, and yield curve; 1/25 to 1/29: CFNAI, weekly unemployment claims, STLFSI, consumer sentiment (month end), and total vehicle sale; 1/18 to 1/22: Private building permits, STLFSI, weekly unemployment claims, and existing…

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Workforce Housing is the Next Frontier of PropTech

Workforce Housing is the Next Frontier of PropTech “However, despite increased focus and investment in Class A housing, Class B and C buildings (commonly known as “workforce housing”) have had lower vacancy rates since as far back as 2016. The increased need for affordable housing across the country, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, in which…

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The Rise of ZoomTowns

The Rise of ZoomTowns “After a solid decade of urban revitalization, marked in part by excitement over density, rediscovery of urban cores, and disparagement of sprawl, the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with some key demographic and financial factors, may be sending California back to the 1950s. Ever since cities locked down in order to reduce transmission…

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Matrix Multi-Family National Outlook

Matrix Multi-Family National Outlook “Many investors remain bullish on the prospects for multifamily demand. With a national long- term shortage of reasonably priced housing, demand for multifamily is projected to remain strong, especially in the Renter-by-Necessity and affordable segments. Investors see multifamily as a highly appealing investment product. Apartments typically produce 4-6% dividend yields, which…

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