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TOD in Central Florida can help create a smarter city as it grows

Posted by Guest Blogger on 12/13/18 12:33 PM

Central Florida is a quickly growing region. In fact, it’s growing so quickly that meeting its
housing needs would require the equivalent of a new 330-unit multifamily building each week.
As part of its growth, it also has one of the country’s newest passenger rail lines – SunRail, a
47-mile commuter rail line that traverses exurban, suburban, and downtown areas. It adds a
transportation option for thousands and opens up opportunities for Central Florida to have true
transit-oriented development (TOD) to address our housing issues as well.

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Topics: Mobility, Commercial, Retail, Real Estate, Multifamily, Smart Cities, Real-Time Information, TDM

Back to HQ2: Housing unraveled in New York

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 12/4/18 12:49 PM

We hopped on the HQ2 train recently and wrote about how Amazon's new homes could benefit the public transit systems for both Queens and Crystal City (which was recently renamed National Landing). There are many moving parts outside of public transportation — traffic mitigation, local shops, and affordable housing, to name a few. One of the bigger questions looming over these two towns is: What will Amazon mean for the housing market?

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Topics: Smart Cities, Real Estate, Multifamily

How to decorate your property for the holidays

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 11/15/18 11:42 AM

It's the most wonderful time of the year, right? Ignoring the cold gusts of air and random freezing rain showers, I think most of us would agree. What's great about this time of the year for property managers is that you can show your residents, tenants, or guests that you care about creating a community — and we know just how you can do it!

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Commercial, Real Estate, Multifamily

Shop til' you drop: Improving curb space could boost foot traffic for retailers

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/23/18 1:07 PM

                      Photo by Artyom Sklyarov on Unsplash

Urban development has been structuring itself around a new concept lately: mobility. Mobility isn't just about how easy it is to get out of your neighborhood, but also about what's in your neighborhood. Can you walk out of your home and walk to a grocery store, a shop, or a bar? 

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Topics: Mobility, Design, Bikes, Retail, Commercial, Real Estate, Smart Cities

Turning your apartment complex into a community

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

                       Photo by Victor Garcia on Unsplash

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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

How to pick the right tech for your office

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

                      Photo by Fancycrave on Unsplash

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