Franchell Abdalla is the principal of BE GOOD DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS, a real estate development firm specializing in the acquisition, financial structuring, community engagement and execution of real estate projects. BE GOOD's development consulting services enable their clients to achieve their full development goals. For municipal governments and public housing … [Read more...] about Be Good Development.
Working from anywhere is the new normal. So we're glad to see Small Change's work-from-home policy covered in this article by The Fintech Times. It's true that you can miss face-to-face banter. But days in the office, industry events and of course, those dreaded Zoom meetings, keep us socialized. … [Read more...] about Working from anywhere.
Crowdfunding can take many forms -- from donation-based to investment-based, supporting small and large businesses or bricks and mortar and even civic projects. We’ve always loved Spacehive, the earliest civic crowdfunding platform to emerge, founded by Chris Gourlay in London. Spacehive helps locals and communities bring their ideas to life through crowdfunding. As the … [Read more...] about Local Spaces. Crowdfunded.￼
Charles Marohn, known as “Chuck” to friends and colleagues, is the founder and president of Strong Towns. He is a land use planner and civil engineer with decades of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning, both from the University of Minnesota. Marohn is the author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to … [Read more...] about Strong Towns
Canada has opened its arms to immigrants. We tried to build a wall. This is how that decision plays out. Drive just 5 hours directly north from Pittsburgh, and weave around the Great Lakes a little, and you’ll be in Toronto, perhaps the most multicultural and multi-racial city in the world. With the foreign-born population in Toronto now over 50%, New York City is in the … [Read more...] about Toronto