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Trend Alert (2): new issues for destination management

A brief by Elise Baudelet, junior expert in territorial marketing at CAAC

The first noteworthy trend in the way of “consuming” tourism is the Millenials… 410 more words

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On the rise: Tech firms gobbling up real estate in New Jersey

Joshua Burd | NJ Biz

Robert Cortright has built three technology firms in the past 15 years — all focused on the finance sector — and the key ingredients haven’t changed much in that time. 195 more words


Green incentives a must for developers, says report

Carlito Pablo | Vancouver Online

Not surprisingly, residents in areas well served by public transit drive less. Driving less means fewer greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, which is good for a warming planet. 155 more words


Beefed-Up Transit Essential for Booming Brooklyn

Tobias Salinger | Commercial Observer

With Brooklyn’s stature in the city’s real estate industry no longer just an emerging trend, top policy makers and power brokers drew attention to transportation issues as critical to continuing real estate development in the world’s hottest borough today at the annual… 270 more words


Seattle weighing new tax on builders for affordable housing

Sanjay Bhatt | Seattle Times

Frustrated with skyrocketing rents that price out modest-wage workers, the Seattle City Council could consider a tax on all new commercial and apartment projects in the city’s denser areas to pay for more affordable housing. 95 more words


MetroRail is Coming to LAX and the Westside - Time to Focus on Station Design

Ken Alpern | City Watch

After talking, listening, debating and arguing about how best to get the expanding MetroRail system to LAX, the Westside and South Bay, we’re now budgeted and en route to building a north-south light rail line to connect the east-west Crenshaw and Green Lines, as well as a tentative LAX People Mover connection to the airport central terminals.  145 more words


Mesa names downtown vision committee

Eric Jay Toll | Phoenix Business Journal

Mesa Mayor Alex Finter and the city council are taking leadership seriously as the city shakes off the recession and starts planning the future of Mesa. 141 more words