Down through the eons, the architecture profession has justifiably won numberless plaudits for breakthrough designs and head-turning skylines. But many within the industry believe too little emphasis has been placed on business growth. It wasn’t until October 1972 that U.S. architects were permitted to submit competitive bids and advertise. Architects in the UK were hamstrung
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Zephyr18 | iStock | Getty Images During the pandemic, rents across the country dropped – but they’re quickly bouncing back. That means many tenants, especially those who nabbed a place at a discounted rate in the last year or two, will be in store for an unpleasant surprise come lease renewal time. “Unfortunately, many renters
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Catherine Wood, chief executive officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cathie Wood — known for her innovation ETFs that garnered billions in inflows during the pandemic — said Ark Invest is internally
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Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd.’s City Plaza development under construction in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Chinese real estate developer Kaisa announced Thursday plans for paying back investors, temporarily alleviating concerns about a default as China’s property sector continues to face pressure. Kaisa’s Hong Kong-listed
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In a recent article we looked at the poverty rates across all 50 U.S. states. Now, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 and 2014 American Community Survey, Five-Year Estimates, we’ve analyzed all major American cities (those with populations of at least 100,000) in terms of the percentage of their populations living below the
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In this article TSLA AAPL Closely watched money manager Cathie Wood told CNBC on Wednesday that Apple could have owned the driverless vehicle market by purchasing Tesla when given the chance during the electric vehicle maker’s troubled Model 3 ramp-up. “We’ve been watching Apple very carefully for years now. Because what is an autonomous vehicle?
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A Gap store in New York, August 2, 2020. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Gap, Nordstrom — Shares of Gap and Nordstrom plummeted after the companies reported disappointing quarterly results late Tuesday citing rising labor costs, inventory issues, shopping costs and factory closures as challenges. Gap shares dropped
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Germany’s central bank warned Thursday about skewed valuations in the housing market, calling it a “specific vulnerability” as property prices continue to soar. “We have basically seen all indicators — prices, credit — those indicators kept increasing in Germany and you don’t really see a big effect of the pandemic,” Claudia Buch, vice-president at the
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell attends the House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 30, 2021. Al Drago | Reuters Expect more tough talk from the Federal Reserve, as it may consider winding down its bond program sooner than expected. Based on comments from a number of Fed officials, market
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Commercial real estate financing structures often include not only mortgage loans but also mezzanine loans. These latter loans are secured by pledges of ownership interests in the mortgage borrower. If the mezzanine loan defaults, the mezzanine lender can foreclose on the ownership interests in the mortgage borrower. Through that foreclosure, the mezzanine lender, or sometimes
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