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Palm Beach County Establishes First-Ever Partnership Between Business and K-20 Educators

West Palm Beach, October 21 – In an unprecedented partnership between industry and education, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County created the Academic More...

Hedge Funds Swarm Into Palm Beach

The City of Palm Beach and neighboring West Palm Beach are becoming ever more attractive to alternative asset managers. Some firms that have long been More...

New York City’s Lowline to be world’s first underground park

Instead of talking about the marvelous skyscrapers in New York City, they may soon be able to marvel at the Lowline, the world’s first underground More...

Parks not just amenities, but also economic development tools

Every city seems to want more parks. Not only do city parks and greenspaces provide much-sought-after amenities for members of the community, but they also More...

The Higher ED Blog: Advice for starting a rural transit service

Elon Musk, the infamous founder of Tesla, recently released a Master Plan detailing his vision for the future of transportation. His goals include overhauling public More...

The Higher ED Blog: Back to basics on public engagement

We know that engaging the public in economic development activities and initiatives is important, but let’s be frank: it’s difficult and takes skill to do More...

The first Little Free Pantry pops up in Arkansas inspired by Little Free Libraries

Riffing on the thriving Little Free Library movement, one woman in Fayetteville, Arkansas has started the first Little Free Pantry. Jessica McClard’s idea is simple: More...

Urban beekeeping takes off as plight of the honeybee wins public attention

A sure sign of spring at Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel is the arrival of Alexandre McLean. But he’s not your average guest; and his luggage is More...

Canadian income study: rich stay rich, poor stay poor

Daniel Tencer from Huff Post looks at a new study that shows it’s getting harder for Canadians to move up the income ladder. Read full More...

How families protect the financial health of cities

The growing financial insecurities of families around the globe have been fast becoming a chronic issue for many communities. As the cost of living continues More...

Why gender parity could be a massive boost to the GDP

Lydia Dishman from Fast Company looks at how gender equality could add trillions to the worldwide economy and why we are holding back. Read the More...

Urban forests yield high returns

Mannheim, Germany just raised the bar for urban planners as a new car-free neighbourhood is set to be developed by design firm, MVRDV. The urban More...