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Multifamily development green spaces foster sense of community

Jeffrey Steele •
Forbes

Bennett Park in Chicago reflects multifamily developers’ increasing desire to provide green space for use not just by residents, but the public at large.   In this era of luxurious apartment community amenities, multifamily developers battle to top each other in devising new common-area extras, from poolside cabanas to state-of-the-art golf simulators. They’re very aware

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California authority says state’s new homes must be solar powered

Lydia O'Connor •
Huffington Post
California Authority Says State's New Homes Must Be Solar Powered

Starting in 2020, nearly all new single-family homes and low-rise apartment buildings built in California must have solar power, state authorities ruled Wednesday.  The first-of-its-kind decision by the California Energy Commission puts the state on track to meet its ambitious renewable energy targets and reach its goal of turning energy-using homes into energy producers. By

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How SurveyMonkey’s new chief people officer engages employees

Phil Albinus •
Employee Benefit News
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As the first chief people officer for SurveyMonkey, Becky Cantieri’s recent promotion from her role as senior vice president of human resources shows how seriously the firm is taking employee engagement and retention. Last October, Cantieri was named one of EBN’s Benny Award winners. The HR veteran, who before joining SurveyMonkey in 2011 worked at

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Why foundation strategy moves slowly

Kris Putnam-Walkerly •
Forbes

In grantmaking, it is always important to eliminate unnecessary steps and streamline our grant processes. Streamlining strengthens our foundations, creates more effective strategies and supports efficiencies for our grantees. But just as important as streamlining your foundation is understanding why our processes can become bogged down in the first place. Philanthropy isn’t the only field

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