HIGH RENTAL OCCUPANCY AND HISTORICALLY LOW HOME OWNERSHIP IS THE LATEST HOUSING TREND ACROSS THE U.S. RECENT REPORTS SHOW THERE COULD BE AS MANY AS SEVEN MILLION ADDITIONAL RENTAL HOUSEHOLDS THIS DECADE.
THE BOOM IN RENTERS NOT ONLY HELPS THE LOCAL ECONOMY, BUT IT’S ALSO A GROWING SOURCE OF NEW JOBS.
HERE TO TALK ABOUT THE TREND THAT SHOWS NO SIGN OF SLOWING DOWN… IS STEPHANIE PURYEAR HELLING, PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL APARTMENT ASSOCIATION EDUCATION INSTITUTE AND SENIOR DIRECTOR AT GREYSTAR, THE LARGEST APARTMENT MANAGEMENT FIRM IN THE U.S.
Stephanie Puryear Helling- BIO
Senior Director – Operations, Real Estate Strategic Services
President; National Apartment Association’s Education Institute
Stephanie has 25 years of industry experience in leasing, marketing, resident … [Continue reading...]
Publisher/editor-in-chief/author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, the #1 self-help series
Just as millions are focusing on their physical appearance in the new year, many are looking to focus on their inner beauty. Topics such as “self-improvement”, “finding inner strength”, and “the power of forgiveness” are just a few of the useful subjects that Newmark speaks about as she passes along the real-life lessons and useful tips she has picked up from reading and editing thousands of inspirational and aspirational true stories in the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.
Newmark has been a writer, speaker, financial analyst and business executive in the worlds of finance and telecommunications for over thirty years. As publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, she … [Continue reading...]
FRANK PERDUE: ALL IN THE NAME OF CHARITY
Written by, Lorraine Cancro-Silvetz, MSW , Edited by Jim Luce
Many came from far and wide to hear Mrs. Frank Perdue or Mitzi, as she is known to so many, present her latest book on her late husband, Frank Perdue. Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Business & Life Lessons from Frank, which reached #6 on Amazon’s business biographies, brings the story of Frank’s business acumen to life through interviews with friends and foes who knew and worked with him. This is the story of how Frank Perdue built his small chicken and grain company into an international powerhouse that today employs 19,000 people and sells its products in more than 100 countries.
Quote from Sara Herbert Galloway
"I grew up eating Frank Perdue's chicken as have my children and … [Continue reading...]
Play On! Studios' mission is to make music and theater relevant for contemporary kids using innovative teaching methods. Founded by professional teaching artists Lena Moy-Borgen and Elisa Winter, Play On! Studios provides after school classes, holiday camps, and private lessons all over NYC.All of their programs are led by the best actor/musician/teaching-artists this city has to offer. In addition, they are committed to making exceptional theater and music opportunities accessible to kids of all interests and backgrounds. Play On! Studios brings a fresh burst of energy and perspective to each of their programs, creating a fun and fulfilling alternative to traditional methods. By engaging each individual child within a safe, non-competitive environment, they aim to spark a love of the arts … [Continue reading...]
Fawn's musical endeavors began at the age of 6 with classical piano lessons, continuing on throughout her adolescents. At 19, Fawn attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA where she received a merit scholarship for excellence in music, graduating with honors earning two degrees - a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. Continually playing at local coffee houses, parties, and pubs, Fawn discovered her true calling in life.
After college, her spare time was spent writing, while she worked for 2 years at PriceWaterhouse Coopers in New York City. But an artist at heart, she resigned from the corporate life and set out in pursuit of her dream..."Scrambled Reflections" was released on October 31, 2007 while Fawn was still at PwC. Her second … [Continue reading...]