Monthly Archives: September 2015

Engaging the Strengths of the Generations

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Join Dr. Jillian Darwish for an interactive workshop where participants will explore current research on the generations, appreciate the opportunities within each, and make plans to leverage the possibilities for working effectively across all the generations. The workshop will take place on October 1, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. including a networking happy hour following the program. This event, presented by United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Garydon Head and Design Impact, will be held at BOOST, 538 Reading Road, Loft 300 in Cincinnati. Seating is limited, RSVP to … Read More

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DTZ and Cushman & Wakefield Close on Merger

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Commercial real estate giants DTZ and Cushman & Wakefield closed on their $2 billion merger on September 2, 2015, creating a firm that has 43,000 employees worldwide. The combined company will operate as Cushman & Wakefield and be owned by an investor group backed by Fort Worth, Texas-based TPG, Asian-based PAG and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. The deal brings another name change to DTZ, Cincinnati’s second-largest commercial real estate firm, which was known as Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services until March 2015. “This is a game-changing event in … Read More

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The Pressing Need for Density

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The need to create successful, dense urban environments has never been greater: 54 percent of the world’s population – some 3.9 billion people – lives in urbanized areas, and the number of people living in cities around the world will increase by one billion by 2030. Solving this challenge presented by an increasingly crowded planet requires effective management of rapid urbanization to create livable, prosperous cities. Density is an important tool in this respect, but comes in different forms than we have seen in the past. This presents two key … Read More

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