Minneapolis is joining a select few cities that have chosen to ditch a government-backed and automobile-centric approach to transportation and city development after a vote last week to eliminate minimum parking requirements on new developments.
The COVID-19 pandemic simultaneously created disruption in the workplace in terms of space, placement and design while underpinning the importance of a strong and engaging organizational culture. Progressive Strategy & Consulting has been key in helping clients and companies navigate through the organizational challenges of keeping employees, customers and communities engaged in the face of the ongoing health crisis.
Times of crisis bring about partnerships and innovations that otherwise might not have been achieved. Amid these past historic 14 months, we witnessed this phenomenon across all sectors. Some of these adaptations were quick adjustments to remain economically viable, while others were transformative, permanently changing industries. Business leaders across South Florida shared with Invest: some of their companies’ greatest innovations and adaptations over the last year.
Throughout the pandemic, Tampa Bay’s regional economy has been an example of sustained success in a growing market. The area’s resilience is among the highlights of Invest: Tampa Bay 2021, an annual report that presents the local economy through C-level insider insights and key business intelligence that is being launched on June 10.
In a year filled with uncertainty, disruption and a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, local communities have relied on the banking sector for financial-related guidance and support. Banks and credit unions have armed local communities with resources and expertise needed to best navigate the COVID-related challenges. In the Peach State, whether advising clients through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) process or providing loans in a dynamic housing market, Georgia’s Own Credit Union has been a source of support for its local members.
The strong interest in Orlando’s real estate market shows no sign of slowing. In fact, it’s speeding up as developers hunt for vacant land — and the hunt is leading them to Lake County, the region’s rising hotspot.