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How crowdfunding is democratizing real estate investing

Mar 30, 2017
Crowdfunding platform founder Rodrigo Nino says the JOBS Act opened access to one of the best assets in the world.
"Crowdfunding means democratizing access, in our case, to large-scale commercial real estate assets," says Rodrigo Niño, founder and CEO of Prodigy Network.
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The skyline of the future is made of wood

Jan 4, 2017
The latest innovation in construction recalls Lincoln Logs.
Cross-laminated timber blocks.
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Inside the new One World Trade Center

Jun 22, 2016
Judith Dupré takes us through the 1,776-foot-tall skyscraper and looks back at the dozen years it took to plan and develop it.
A view of the new World Trade Center. 
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Parisian skyscrapers raise sky-high concerns

Jul 9, 2013
Lifted ban on high rise office towers in Paris has created a building boom and controversy in the city of light.

Skyscraper height stunted by elevator technology

Dec 18, 2012
The U.S. may be littered with skyscrapers, but by the end of the year, nearly three-quarters of the world's 100 tallest buildings will be located in Asia and the Middle East.

Building skyscrapers at record speed

Mar 12, 2012
A new 30 story building in China went up in just two weeks. How is this possible and more importantly, how can it be safe?

Skyscrapers: Why bigger isn’t always better

Jan 11, 2012
A report out links building skyscrapers with economic crashes. China, please take note.

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How skyscrapers reflect on economic health

Jan 11, 2012
A new study out by Barcalys Capital explores the ongoing connection between the world's tallest buildings, and the world's biggest financial collapses.

Mid-day Extra: As skyscrapers grow, economy could collapse

Jan 11, 2012
Barclays Capital has produced a new skyscraper index, which finds the correlation between the tallest buildings in the world and economic recessions.