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  • "2018 in review: What mattered for affordable housing in WNC" - MountainX.com"With apologies to Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a resident of Western North Carolina in possession of little fortune must be in want of affordable housing. In 2018, governments and organizations throughout the area tried to tackle the problem with a range of creative solutions... Asheville officials considered putting up the city’s own land as an inducement for developers to create affordable rental units. At City Council’s Dec. 11 meeting, Council directed staff to continue plans for properties on Biltmore Avenue and South Charlotte Street, with next steps in come in January..."
  • "Downtown Greenville's wealth is in apartments, and there's room for even more" - GreenvilleOnline.comA Charleston developer is turning the old BB&T building into apartments with plans to remake the Buncombe Street gateway into downtown. Those properties are among the most valuable in the downtown area, but an analysis of property data by The Greenville News shows that the real money is overwhelmingly in apartment complexes, which make up seven of the 10 most valuable properties downtown..."
  • "Redevelopment agreement approved for Pete’s, senior living development on Madison Street in Oak Park" - ChicagoTribune.com"The Oak Park Village Board has approved a redevelopment agreement with developers proposing a new Pete’s Fresh Market grocery store and a senior living facility along Madison Street. In approving the agreement, the developers will now begin a public process that is expected to include neighborhood meetings and testimony in front of the village plan commission, officials said..."
  • "Project in the works to transform concrete jungle into renewed Upper Downtown Denver" - TheDenverChannel.com"More development is planned in our Colorado, this time in the beloved area near Denver's Brown Palace. The Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP) is in the beginning stages of a project called a “Renewed Focus” to transform upper downtown from a concrete jungle to a friendly neighborhood hangout. “We want to put some renewed emphasis and renewed energy into this space and make it a more exciting and interesting place for the community,” said Randy Thelen, the Vice President of Economic Development for the DDP..."
offrs Review: You excellent, little creature, you…

offrs Review: You excellent, little creature, you…

Okay, so how often do you get high-fives or a pat on the back? It's a cut-throat business, for certain, but we're all in it together. Consider this the love you so deserve. Let's review...

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We’re all about excellence (and we know you are too - you’re reading a microblog about it). But to be clear… we’re human. We’re not perfect, but we learn and grow with each and every task we take on. This is excellence. Somewhere along the lines (we’re looking at you here “motivational” posters from the 70’s and 80’s), excellence was hijacked to become some state of business perfection. Like it was actually a mountain, literally a mountain, we could climb and sit atop as king or queen of excellence - who closes on a snow-capped mountain in a suit and tie?

But, as we all know deep down, excellence is an approach. It’s a process of getting up off the floor with every “We’re exploring FSBO…” we’re hit with. Forget grace, rejection hurts. But you’ve got to press on with each blow, continue to learn, grow and become better at your day. If you’re a parent, you’ve just wasted about 2 minutes of your time (sorry, you already know this). But it’s sometimes helpful to hear a friendly fellow in the field remind you what you already know… that you’re an excellent creature and you can do this. Go humble, but go bold. Prance onward…!

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