Community builders. Urban innovators. Change advocates.
Meet the people transforming their neighborhoods.
CEO of America’s largest independent real estate brokerage, Compass, Robert Reffkin shares his thoughts on the importance of mentorship and his top three pieces of advice for entrepreneurs.
Women have been disproportionately impacted by job loss during the pandemic—being a mother on top of that adds a whole other set of challenges.
Renowned architect Bjarke Ingels ruminates on his professional journey, where he gets his inspiration, and collaborating with “generous personalities.”
UrbanLab architect Chris Socha is bringing his vision of placemaking to life in Milwaukee. Find out how his interconnected, sustainable, experience-focused designs are revitalizing the city.
Designer Gelareh Mizrahi shares how life lessons from improv and letting the creative process bloom took her from concept to international brand in under a year—and keep her at the top of the game today.
Robin Donovan and Sara Cribari Hill are on a mission to reshape downtown Merced and drive economic growth through community-centered development.
By learning and listening more, we can all do better to promote equality and inclusivity. Here are some things to read, watch, and listen to that examine how race and urban planning intertwine.
Detroiters love the Pistons and the Pistons love them back. Marketing maestro Alicia Jeffreys tells us how the team is making an impact in the Motor City.
Shinola CEO Shannon Washburn recounts her entrepreneurial ups and downs. What jumpstarts her creativity? The people she works with and a positive mindset.
wellness.global is bringing smart tech, innovation in last-mile fulfillment, and social consciousness to the world of wellness.
Sidewalk Labs CEO and innovation expert Dan Doctoroff details his life in business and politics and provides advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Urban freight expert Dr. Anne Goodchild explores the problem of urban congestion and the promising solutions on the horizon, including innovations in last-mile logistics and freight optimization.
Beloved by his customers, Greg Watkins has been a UPS delivery driver for 25 years. Find out how this essential worker is navigating through record delivery volumes.
The founder of Continuum Partners—a famed community-first property development firm—talks innovations, observations, & global tech homogeneity.
Todd Minerson wanted to be an income tax lawyer. Now, he’s changing the face of men’s health at Movember, the world’s #1 men’s health fundraiser.
The CEOs behind international interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg talk business and creativity with Rana Florida.
The Aspen Institute’s Greg Gershuny tells us about what’s new in the fight against climate change and how cities are helping to make the difference.