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Shrinking Footprint

Amenities-rich offices become retention and recruitment tools. By Beth Mattson-Teig | The big topic of conversation across metros these days is that office space needs are shrinking as companies embrace mobile working and increase efficiency. Yet even as companies are downsizing footprints, they have bigger expectations when it comes to building décor, infrastructure, and amenities. […]

An Alternative Use for our Aging Malls?

REAL ESTATE Dead Mall Space Could Spur Warehouse, E-Commerce Deals Excess parking facilities and underused retail space could be redeveloped into small-scale last-mile delivery or pickup facilities, Fitch Ratings said. An Amazon pop-up kiosk in the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream in Long Island on July 9, 2016.  PHOTO: RICHARD B. LEVINE/ZUMA PRESS By […]

Excellent Article by GBIC

Vermont’s Opportunity Last month in an op-ed we sounded the alarm: our state is on the brink of losing an entire generation of young Vermonters. For far too many in our state, workforce skills do not match the opportunities with employers, and the socioeconomic, legal, and medical challenges many face are so entrenched that we […]