• In Superstar Cities, the Rich Get Richer, and They Get Amazon

    5 days ago - By NY Times

    New York and Washington are leaving the rest of the country behind. Companies like Amazon explain why.
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  • It's time to get back to what we all love-watching new calves born, fe

    6 days ago - By AG Web

    It's time to get back to what we all love-watching new calves born, feeding the first few loads of corn silage, and seeing your kids help with chores. Here are five rules of wisdom we all need to be reminded of.
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  • First Look: 2019 Housing Forecasts

    6 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    Towards the end of each year I collect some housing forecasts for the following year. This is just a beginning .
    The table below shows a few forecasts for 2019:
    From Fannie Mae: Housing Forecast: October 2018
    From Freddie Mac: Freddie Mac October Forecast: Economic Growth and Home Sales Slow as Mortgage Rates Rise
    From NAHB: Economic and Housing Forecasts
    From NAR: Economic & Housing Market Outlook November 2018
    Note: For comparison, new home sales in 2018 will probably be around 623 thousand, and total housing starts around 1.265 million.
    Housing Forecasts for 2019 New Home Sales Single...
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  • Laura Monroe shares what not to miss at Inman Connect New York

    6 days ago - By Inman

    Inman Connect New York is right around the corner, taking place at The Marriot Marquis Hotel in Times Square, January 28-February 1, 2019. With so much on the agenda for the event this time, how do you make sure you're making the best use of your time, attending the right sessions, and leveraging all the networking opportunities?
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  • Iconic NYC falafel restaurant finds spot in West Midtown

    Iconic NYC falafel restaurant finds spot in West Midtown

    6 days ago - By Biz Journals

    One of the oldest falafel shops in New York City is coming to Atlanta.
    Mamoun's Falafel plans to open a new restaurant next year between 17th Street and Northside Drive, just west of Atlantic Station.
    The restaurant said it signed a six-unit franchise deal with Kalki Patel and Parimal Patel to open locations in Atlanta and Athens. Mamoun Falafel's partners with Fransmart, a franchise development company, that backs chain brands such as Five Guys Burgers and Fries, The Halal Guys and Qdoba Mexican...
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  • Banks could face tighter scrutiny under Rep. Maxine Waters

    6 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Come January, the banking industry is going to be on Rep. Maxine Waters' time.
    With Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives, the California Democrat is expected to become chairwoman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, which oversees the nation's banking system and its regulators.
    Waters is no friend to the nation's biggest banks and Wall Street, and has been a vocal critic of President Trump and his administration. She has called for more regulation of banks, and has opposed Trump's political appointees moving to roll back regulations on banks...
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  • Amazon subtly hinted that it could have 2 HQ2s from the beginning

    Amazon subtly hinted that it could have 2 HQ2s from the beginning

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon is close to choosing two locations for its second headquarters , HQ2 - New York City and Arlington, Virginia - according to a report by The New York Times on Monday. The reported plan would be to split the workforce in two so that 25,000 employees would be housed at each of the new campuses.
    That wasn't how Amazon originally billed HQ2.
    However, Amazon allowed for some wiggle room at the bottom of it its original request for proposals in September 2017, indicating that it could choose "one or more proposals" - or none at all.
    Originally thought to be typical legal language, the...
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  • The startup behind the first lab-grown pork links let us see how their sausage gets made - and said it slashed the cost by 12x in a month

    6 days ago - By Chron

    Silicon Valley startup New Age Meats made history in September by letting journalists taste the first cell-based pork sausage made in a lab.
    Making meat without slaughter has been the primary objective of several companies since Dutch scientist Mark Post made the first "lab-grown" hamburger in 2013.
    This week, the company revealed a rough idea of how much the sausage costs to make and announced progress on nailing a formula that addresses one of the "holy grails" of clean meat.
    On a crisp fall day in San Francisco, a startup called New Age Meats let people see how its sausage gets made...
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  • Another fast-casual poke restaurant coming to Atlanta, emphasizing poke trend

    Another fast-casual poke restaurant coming to Atlanta, emphasizing poke trend

    6 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Pokéworks, a fast-casual poke restaurant based in Manhattan, plans to open a new location in Peachtree Corners by December. It will be the first Pokéworks location in Atlanta, and the franchise said it plans to open two more locations in the city under a multi-agreement contract.
    The upcoming restaurant, located at at 5160 Town Center Blvd., emphasizes a trend of poke-centric establishments in the city, as it is one of several that have opened in Atlanta. Pokéworks is known for its poke burrito,...
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  • Michelin just announced its 2019 New York City restaurant list - and 16 restaurants made the list for the first time

    Michelin just announced its 2019 New York City restaurant list - and 16 restaurants made the list for the first time

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Michelin just released its 2019 New York City restaurant list.
    In total, it features 76 starred NYC restaurants. Sixteen of those are on the list for the first time.
    Only five restaurants in New York City have the coveted three-star status. Keep reading for a look at the full list.
    Michelin just released its 2019 selection of standout New York City restaurants.
    In total, the list features 76 restaurants, 16 of which appear on the list for the first time. Beyond that, five restaurants have seen their status elevated from the 2018 ranking.
    If you're wondering what, exactly, each level means...
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