The blue economy aims to move beyond business as usual and to consider economic development and ocean health as compatible propositions. Blue economy is ideal for a long-term strategy aimed at supporting sustainable and equitable economic growth through oceans-related sectors and activities such as tourism, fisheries, renewable energy, and maritime transport.   The blue economy … Read more

Rightmove shrugs off housing market ‘uncertainty’ with record customer numbers

Britain’s biggest property website Rightmove has shrugged off fears of a slowing housing market as it posted a double-digit rise in revenues and profits and revealed it attracted a record number of customers last year. The company, which makes money by charging estate agents and house builders to advertise their properties, said the industry faced … Read more

New York’s Have and Have-Not Housing Market

If you’ve got lots of money, it’s getting easier to find an apartment. If you don’t, good luck. New York City has added an estimated 488,478 housing units since 1991. For a city that has added 1.1 million jobs over that same period, that’s not great, but it’s not terrible, either. Where things get complicated — and in some … Read more