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New Ways to Bring Healthier Food to Underserved Places

Philadelphia is proud of its food culture and has a great restaurant scene in Center City. But outside the center, the city of 1.6 million has a 26 percent poverty rate and a need for affordable healthy food.

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The Staying Power of Crowdfunding in Real Estate

Since Congress legalized crowdfunding for real estate projects in 2012, the internet-based financing source has grown dramatically, from $396.4 million in 2013 to $2.5 billion in 2015, according to the Los Angeles–based research and advisory firm Massolutions.

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Emerging Urban Districts in Washington and Boston

Everyone’s talking about “what’s next” in terms of emerging urban neighborhoods, where property values can surge very rapidly. But why do some districts emerge seemingly out of nowhere? How can developers and investors find the next one?

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In an Industry Known for Long Timeframes, Working with the “Instant Gratification” Economy

When Americans are increasingly growing accustomed to ordering paper towels on Amazon Prime instead of going to Costco and summoning Uber rides on their phones rather than hailing cabs, on-demand services and instant gratification are quickly becoming the new normal.

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