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  Who's the most influential person in a real estate development? The architect, the owner, the builder...? What about the developer? Real estate developers are often seen as the bad guys, out to make a bunch of money without really caring about the quality of homes or lifestyles resulting from their work. Steve Glenn's philosophy ... [Read more]

  Marnie Oursler used to sell houses. Now she designs and builds stunning homes that delight her clients. And in doing so, Marnie has learnt how to run a successful business. Marnie knows how to have fun while creating a spectacular home.  It starts with an attitude of believing in what she's doing, having a passion for it, and thinking ... [Read more]

Mark R. LePage is Director of Fivecat Studio, specialising in high end residential rebuilds and renovations. He is also the Entrepreneur Architect and is passionate about the business of architecture. [Tweet "Mark R. LePage @EntreArchitect is passionate about the business of architecture"] Mark experienced the joy or running a successful business when he bought and sold ... [Read more]

Cesar Abeid is a father, an engineer, a podcaster, mentor and a soon-to-be author. He's also an expert in design and construction project management. I was washing the dishes in my kitchen one winter evening, about 18 months ago. I'd given up on live radio years prior and was searching for some fresh podcasts - something similar to ... [Read more]

  This week I had a very special guest in the studio, social media and networking expert Natalie Cutler-Welsh. Nat spends some of her time helping small business owners who are just getting started with social media. This can be a daunting task yet important step for your business. I wanted to get some tips ... [Read more]

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