From ecologist to impact investment guru, Dr. Stephanie Gripne has had a singular career arc. Originally trained in wildlife management and conservation, she went on to work on issues surrounding the built environment, in conservation real estate, environmental markets, and in the wonky world of financing strategies and historic tax credits. At the same time she was working as … [Read more...] about The impact accelerator.
Michael H. Shuman – economist, attorney, author, entrepreneur and a go-to person on local and community economics. Local, local, local. In everything he does Michael is focused on the little guy (or girl). And he firmly believes that a robust economy would not be so robust without all of those little main street businesses and startups. Over the past 30 years, … [Read more...] about Totally backwards.
"The Placemaking Podcast is meant for the developer looking to continually improve their craft and provide others with wonderful spaces within their communities." Matt Loos. Matt Loos believes that "placemaking" is the art of capitalizing on a local community’s assets, inspiration and potential, to create good public spaces that promote people’s health, happiness, and … [Read more...] about The Placemaking Podcast.
"The mother who made a community garden, the professor who dedicated his life to parking, the architect who studied the nuances of a public bench - these are the people who make our places, well, human." Stig Terrebonne. Through the words of leaders, thinkers, designers and simply doers, this podcast series, hosted by Stig Terrebonne, investigates what makes our bursting … [Read more...] about Human City.
PreserveCast is powered by Preservation Maryland, a non-profit organization that believes the future is richer when it understands the past. In weekly episodes, Nicholas Redding delves into stories that show the value, relevance, and importance of history in our lives. As a preservationist, his interest was sparked by Small Change, a real estate crowdfunding investment … [Read more...] about PreserveCast.