DID YOU KNOW? About 85 million families own a pet, up 50% from 1980. Are homes being engineered better to accommodate pets? Are building and neighborhood pet policies/amenities adapting to this? (Inman)
DID YOU KNOW? US News' list of the 10 Best places to live in the USA just came out:
3. Colorado Springs
4. Fayetteville, AR
5. Des Moines
6. Minneapolis-St. Paul
7. San Francisco
DID YOU KNOW? 2 million people fall asleep in a stranger’s home EVERY NIGHT through an Airbnb rental in 81,000 cities/towns and 191 countries. Since 2008, there have been over 400 million guest arrivals. The fastest growing Airbnb demographic? Seniors! 60% of reservations are for an entire home. 54% of users are female and 46% male.
DID YOU KNOW? Canada remains the largest foreign real estate investor in the USA, sinking $20 billion into U.S. real estate last year, followed by Singapore, France, China, and Germany.
DID YOU KNOW? Fort Worth's Crescent Real Estate LLC with Starwood Capital Group and High Street Real Estate Partners has announced plans for a 721-room hotel project next to Nashville's convention center. Starting in the next few months they will build two hotel towers joined by a 4-story lobby and conference center building on 1.3 acres next to Nashville's new $ 625 million 2.1M s.f. Music City Center convention complex. The development will include a 30-story Embassy Suites by Hilton and an 18-story 1 Hotel tower, the new Starwood Capital brand. Nashville draws more than 15 million visitors a year and is one of the country's top hotel markets. (Dallas News)