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Investing in downtowns pays off for cities, regions

Cities and regions can generate profound lasting benefits through investment in downtowns and center cities, according to The Value of U.S. Downtowns and Center Cities: Second Edition report by the International Downtown Association (IDA)......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 11th, 2019

Google to spend $13 billion in U.S. cities

California tech giant Google is investing $13 billion into expanding across the U.S. this year. Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced Feb. 13 in a company blog post that the tech company will expand its existing Madison and Chicago offices, and op.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Report: Buffalo among top cities for millennial homebuyers

If mortgage requests are any indication, the Buffalo metropolitan area is among the most popular regions in the United States for millennial homebuyers. According to a LendingTree report, between Jan. 1 and Nov. 25 nearly half of all new purchase mortg.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 21st, 2018

Birth center construction booms at Twin Cities hospitals

Health systems across the Twin Cities have renovated birth centers or opened new ones over the past five years, and Regions Hospital recently broke ground on the largest project yet......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

Global luxury brands again chase China"s young, rich and spendthrift

Global luxury brands from Prada to LVMH are investing in China for the first time since a crackdown on conspicuous spending five years ago, focusing on smaller, less developed cities even as the world's second-largest economy slows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2018

DFW company triples manufacturing footprint, adds offices in three major cities

Ultravision, a Farmers Branch-based manufacturer of LED video displays and lighting, is investing $4 million to triple its manufacturing footprint in North Texas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018

Atlanta is becoming the high-tech hub other cities dream about

Atlanta’s transformation into a high-tech hub for fintech has helped foster its development, say top executives with Regions Securities. Business is booming for financial technology companies; nearly one-third of the country’s high-growth com.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

Housing Chaos In 30 Chinese Cities, Crackdown Coming In Second-Half

Via Investing In Chinese Stocks blog, There has been a steady drumbeat of articles warning about stricter housing regulations coming in the second-half of 2018. Seven ministries met in June to discuss the housing market's refusal to.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 19th, 2018

Why It Pays to Start Investing as Soon as You Can

The investors' biggest advantage is time.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 29th, 2018

Phoenix teams with tech heavy hitters for voice assistant hackathon

The city of Phoenix,  the Institute for Digital Progress, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), Cox Communications Inc., and the Center for Smart Cities and Regions are partnering to find the top technologists in the greater Phoenix region for the  Voice A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2018

Amazon"s HQ2 competition is pushing "loser" cities to become the next Silicon Valley — but some experts say it’s a dangerous plan

Elaine Thompson/AP Several American cities that did not make the shortlist for Amazon's second headquarters, HQ2, are investing heavily into IT education programs, groups that fund local tech companies, and workforce development progr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2018

The 10 places housing prices have climbed the most since the crisis

New data compiled by Sharestates, an online real-estate investing platform, show the increase of home prices in Silicon Valley more than triples the growth in other large American cities. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 29th, 2018

The Best Renewable Energy Stock You"ve Never Heard Of (And It Pays a 3.3% Dividend)

This utility is retiring coal plants ahead of schedule and investing billions in renewables, which could supply 45% of its power by 2027......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 10th, 2018

Cities where commuting is out of control

Lack of affordable housing and sub-par mass transit are boosting the ranks of “super commuters” in some regions outside of pricey metros......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 28th, 2018

Hall County cities revitalizing their downtowns

Main Street is on the rise again as downtowns attract a growing number of people and businesses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2018

Vibrant downtown core the key for urban multifamily development

For suburban cities looking to attract multifamily development to their downtowns, finding ways to make those areas vibra.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 25th, 2018

Amazon"s HQ2 bidding war: "You can"t give away $5 billion. You just can"t," says Boston mayor

Amazon hasn't approached Boston officials about incentives for its planned second headquarters, Mayor Marty Walsh said this week, as other regions and cities on the list of finalists keep engaging in a nationwide bidding war for the online retail g.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

Amazon"s HQ2 bidding war: "You can"t give away $5 billion. You just can"t," says Boston mayor.

Amazon hasn't approached Boston officials about incentives for its planned second headquarters, Mayor Marty Walsh said this week, as other regions and cities on the list of finalists keep engaging in a nationwide bidding war for the online retail g.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) ?

Investing in small cap stocks has historically been a way to outperform the market, as small cap companies typically grow faster on average t.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkey1 hr. 26 min. ago

America"s tech hubs dominate, but some smaller cities are rising

Despite established urban tech hubs, some smaller cities are attracting high-tech jobs with lower living costs, unique talent pools, and geographic diversity......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral1 hr. 42 min. ago

America"s tech hubs dominate, but some smaller cities are rising

Despite established urban tech hubs, some smaller cities are attracting high-tech jobs with lower living costs, unique talent pools, and geographic diversity......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral1 hr. 42 min. ago