Monthly Archives: March 2015

May 20, 2015 State of the Industry: Hospitality

Save the Date!  Join us for a discussion panel with industry leaders, David Carey III, President & CEO, Outrigger Enterprises Group, Harry Frampton, Managing Partner, East West Partners, Patrick Fitzgerald, CEO, Hualalai Resort, Edward L. Divita, Partner, Discovery Land Company (invited). What are the latest trends locally, nationally, internationally in the hospitality industry? Stay for pupus, drinks and mingling with these industry leaders. Kahala Hotel and Resort, 5/20/2015, 4pm – 7pm. Registration information coming soon.

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How Housing Matters – A New Resource

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), with the support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, has launched How Housing Matters, an interdisciplinary online portal focused on housing’s role in individual and neighborhood well-being. The portal offers up-to-date, easily searchable research and news connecting housing with a broad range of topics. The new knowledge-sharing tool emphasizes the connection between housing and better educational opportunities and outcomes for children; stronger foundations for family and community economic stability; and healthier, more productive individuals and neighborhoods. Related: Welcome to How Housing Matters The portal … Read More

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When Employers Help With Housing, Winners Emerge

When it comes to jobs and economic opportunities, where a person lives can be pivotal. After all, if an employer is located in high-cost area, the talent pool of available hires shrinks — or productivity declines as workers face long commutes. Indeed, potentially valuable employees may lose a great advancement opportunity and pursue work elsewhere if housing costs are too high. That’s the ultimate lose-lose scenario. One way to tackle this challenge, which affects American cities large and small, is through employer-assisted housing, a model that is receiving increased attention as … Read More

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