Harvard Business Review In its decision to go urban, Google has been joined by not only other tech firms such as Twitter, Microsoft, and Spotify, but also companies like Comcast, Amazon, Pfizer, Quicken Loans, and countless numbers of small start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Asheville Council approves three ‘Innovation Districts’
Citizen-Times The Asheville City Council unanimously approved the creation of three Municipal Service Districts, or “innovation districts,” a move that allows the city to raise funds for improvements through special obligation bonds.
What Should the Role of the Federal Government Be?
The Brookings Institution The federal government should not attempt to lead the development of innovation districts. Still, the federal government clearly has a role to play and should focus its support on three main inputs to successful innovation districts...
3 Types of Thriving 'Innovation Districts' in America
Inc. Three different models that explain how these collaboration-friendly areas have come to be. From Seattle to North Carolina, here's a look at how open innovation communities are born.
'Fundrise' pioneers crowd-invested placemaking
Fundrise pioneers crowdfunding in real estate development. Read More