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Community in the office: Actually, the verdict isn’t in yet, but the way I’m hoping to
Do you know your neighbors?: There are seventy or so people who live in my building (image
Where is that elusive sense of community?: It’s something many of us secretly ask ourselves, and there’s even a
Investing in A&E CoolTowns: Here’s the experience arts & entertainment vision an investment collaborative will be
The economy of an A&E CoolTown: As usual, business-related decisions come down to money and economics. So how
It’s all about the tenants: A wise man* once told me that the key to building a
How do you build a great music scene?: In my opinion, this is one of the most important elements in
How important is arts & entertainment in a CoolTown?: It’s like peanut butter & jelly in a PB&J sandwich – what
Yes, CoolTown transportation is very affordable: Since the price of shoes today is typically over $100, maybe not
CoolTowns have lots of free entertainment venues: I always held the opinion that the best forms of entertainment were
How to create affordable office space in a CoolTown: 1. Preserve old buildings and walkable neighborhoods (less parking costs). Outdated, inflated
How do ‘starving artists’ live in the most expensive cities?: It is fundamental to understand that cities often prosper because of artists.