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Turning your apartment complex into a community

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/2/18 9:12 AM

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Topics: Real Estate, Multifamily

How apartments are going green

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 9/27/18 10:19 AM

For a multitude of reasons, we all need to start being a little nicer to our home. We're talking about the home we all share — Earth! We've got some tips for how you can help keep cleaner from the comfort of your very home.

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Topics: Mobility, Design, Multifamily, Smart Cities, Real Estate

LA is looking to a zero-emissions future: Could other cities do the same?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 9/25/18 9:57 AM

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LA has recently committed to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 — one of the most aggressive plans we've seen when it comes to environmental efforts. Getting serious about tackling pollution has been one of California's top priorities for years, but can these new goals finally bring about a greener tomorrow?

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Topics: Mobility, Design, Smart Cities, TDM

Bike lanes: Not one size fits all

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 9/20/18 11:33 AM

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Bike lanes change constantly around the world; size, coloring, dividers... there are more things that go into their design than most people think. Demand fluctuates from one town to the next, affecting what's being demanded and what makes sense for different areas. 

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Topics: Mobility, Bikes, Design, Smart Cities

Is the public sitting in the passenger seat of the autonomous vehicle race?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 9/19/18 1:27 PM

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It's easy to get wrapped up in potential advancements our tech world is accomplishing — cloud-based AI services, reading genetic code to foresee any detrimental health issues, and zero-carbon natural gas to name a few. What's most important about our developing technology is what it means for society: Is it a positive impact? 

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Topics: Mobility, Smart Cities, Design

How to pick the right tech for your office

Posted by Guest Blogger on 9/13/18 11:51 AM

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Office refurbishment projects are incredibly important for keeping businesses current, improving the performance of employees, and even in attracting new recruits. In fact, a fifth of current 18- to 24-year-olds admit they have rejected a potential employer due to unimpressive office design and outdated amenities.

Inspiring this younger generation often requires integrating modern technology and undertaking a refurbishment project can provide the ideal opportunity to reassess current tech and consider new additions. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Real Estate, Commercial

Could start-ups be the reason why fewer millennials are buying cars?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 9/11/18 9:51 AM

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A study published by The Ohio State University found that 58% of the millennials they surveyed said they don't have a car because they don't need one — meaning that more than half of their participants could go through their daily lives car-free.

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Topics: Mobility, Design, Bikes