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The Incubator Boom – Part I

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The Incubator Boom (Part I) By Chloe Gulati, Cornell University Since their creation in the late 1950s, business incubators have been helping entrepreneurs and small startup companies through their initial development stage.  Initially providing affordable office space and business support…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for June 13-19: Five Ways Cities Must Prepare for Tomorrow: Bloomberg explores how demographic, environmental, real estate, economic, and other trends will influence urban living in the future. It won’t be easy, the article predicts. NAI Special Report:…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensches of the Week: Representatives Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Joe Crowley (D-NY) Today is going…

Philadelphia: New Ideas for an Old City

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Philadelphia is one of America’s oldest cities, and is the second-largest of the nation’s Colonial-era metropolises. Like New York City, like Boston and Baltimore and a few other historic cities in the U.S., Philadelphia has a rich history and a lot…

Forest City and the REIT Pipeline

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Diversified commercial real estate owner and developer Forest City is certainly a well-known name in the industry. Some of the company’s most-regarded and valuable projects are in places like New York City and Boston. Particularly high profile is the work of…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: Washington, D.C. Since the Energy Star program is the province of…