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Baby Boomers: Home Is Where The Heart Is

Baby Boomers: Home Is Where The Heart Is | real estate | Scoop.it
Within the next five years, Baby Boomers are projected to have the largest household growth of any other generation during that same time period, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard. Let’s take a look at why…

In Merrill Lynch’s latest study, “Home in Retiremen

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Hugely underserved market group here.

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Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's curator insight, March 25, 2015 1:08 PM

 we need to take care of the #heart

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Does Innovation Always Lead to Gentrification?

Does Innovation Always Lead to Gentrification? | real estate | Scoop.it
A new study makes the development of innovation districts sound like a win-win for all parties involved.
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To Manage Innovation, Manage Failure Better

To Manage Innovation, Manage Failure Better | real estate | Scoop.it
Re-boot your mindset and your leadership to help new ideas flourish.

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Demetrio Migliorati's curator insight, January 20, 2015 5:58 AM
"separate innovation and core business so neither is hampered and so new efforts aren’t competing with legacy interests."
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Beautiful Pictures sur Twitter

Beautiful Pictures sur Twitter | real estate | Scoop.it
Positano, #Italy. Beautiful place and beautiful architecture. pic.twitter.com/vCOSttriyP
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Innovate ... or Become Irrelevant: Three Ways to Drive Creativity

Innovate ... or Become Irrelevant: Three Ways to Drive Creativity | real estate | Scoop.it
Every week CEOs contact me for brain-based techniques to increase their innovation momentum, to expedite product and service development, to streamline customer input in...

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The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses: Eric Ries: 9780307887894: Books - Amazon.ca

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Innovating A New Innovation Model - Forbes

Innovating A New Innovation Model - Forbes | real estate | Scoop.it
The $120 million Energy Storage hub at Argonne National Laboratory is not only innovating batteries. It's also creating a new model for how government labs can engage the market.
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Hotel Assets New Darling of Chinese Investors

Hotel Assets New Darling of Chinese Investors | real estate | Scoop.it
Hotel assets are becoming the new darling of Chinese outbound real estate investors this year, as firms look to tap demand from the rising numbers of Chinese tourists venturing abroad, as well as to diversify from a slowing market at home.

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Joe X. Tran's curator insight, December 13, 2014 11:29 PM

China Super Buyers love Hotel Projects.  Chinese investors can't get enough of Hotel Development in the US.

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Water Woes: Lush lawns take toll - Denton Record Chronicle

Water Woes: Lush lawns take toll - Denton Record Chronicle | real estate | Scoop.it
Denton Record Chronicle Water Woes: Lush lawns take toll Denton Record Chronicle In Dallas County (population 2.5 million), where 950,000 homes and 436 parks, football fields and baseball diamonds are spread across 871 square miles, 340 million...
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How You Can Use Infographics to Tell a Story | Social Media Club

How You Can Use Infographics to Tell a Story | Social Media Club | real estate | Scoop.it

Defined as “graphic visual representation of data, knowledge or information,” Infographics are being used in a variety of ways to tell a story.

 

Like everything on the web, the ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Infographics are all too apparent. Whether you use software such as Adobe Illustrator or use free infographic creator tools, knowing the do’s and don’ts of Infographic design is key.

 

Here are some suggestions on how to design your information to be heard, felt, seen and acted on:

1, Define your goals.

2. Research your data and provide fair and balanced information.

3. Sketch your page so the information provides unity, variety and hierarchy.

4. Choose your colors and fonts wisely.

5. Match your graphic or visual element to the purpose of your content.

6. Make your content sharable.

 

Read the full article to find out more about these suggestions and additional links to infographic information and resources.


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22 Modern Shipping Container Homes Around the World

22 Modern Shipping Container Homes Around the World | real estate | Scoop.it

With a little bit of imagination (and a lot work), some talented architects have succeeded in designing dwellings made of shipping containers, ranging from off-the-grid guest homes to full time single family homes.


Shipping Container homes have their pros and cons: they are durable and eco-friendly, usually more cost-effective to build than conventional construction, and pre-fab modules can be easily transported by truck. But they also must be well insulated and sealed, as the steel conducts heat and can easily rust.


Here are 22 of the best modern shipping container houses built around the world to consider...


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Michelle Poulter's comment, April 18, 2014 6:10 AM
This is a great idea for technologies curriculum Ellie. I think it definitely demonstrate how technology, architecture and sustainability mixes in todays society. A great scoop. Regards Michelle
François Lanthier's curator insight, April 30, 2014 10:42 AM

Really cool reuse of shipping containers... they are now a permanent part of our landscape!

Chantell Saddler.'s comment, June 5, 2014 8:52 PM
I love your Scoop.it collection Ellie. This one is excellent!