Author: Accurate

How Africa can self-finance its economic recovery: Alain Ebobissé, CEO, Africa50

Nov 26 2020
Accurate

For Africa, the COVID-19 pandemic will likely mean negative GDP growth at unprecedented rates. In addition, several African countries are dealing with the aftermath of a commodity price collapse – another key contributor to current recessionary trends. The continent must now navigate economic recovery while building resilience to future shocks. From strengthening the healthcare sector to nurturing

What will Biden’s US win mean for Africa? Experts weigh in

Nov 26 2020
Accurate

Leaders across Africa have congratulated Joe Biden for his election win, with many expressing hope that his presidency will boost ties between countries on the continent and the United States. Donald Trump never visited a country in sub-Saharan Africa after assuming office in January 2017, and many observers agree that the president effectively ignored the

Commercial real estate and the endless quest for yield

Nov 26 2020
Accurate

Returns (or yields) determine the value of a commercial property, with the general rule of thumb being the lower the price of purchase in relation to the rental, the higher the yield. Simply put, the yield is calculated by taking your annual net rental income received from the property and dividing it by the amount

What Real Estate Has to Be Grateful For in 2020

Nov 26 2020
Accurate

No doubt, 2020 has been a uniquely challenging year. With unemployment still above pre-pandemic levels, the country coming to terms with longstanding racial inequities, Americans worrying about natural disasters and coming off a contentious national election, and the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, people are searching for reasons to feel gratitude this Thanksgiving. The housing market has emerged as an economic bright spot. While the

Print It and They Will Come

Nov 25 2020
Accurate

Mighty Buildings had what it considered a mighty idea. Amid the construction industry’s inefficiencies and persistent labor shortages, the three-year-old, Oakland, Calif.-based company found a solution to more quickly meet the demand for affordable homes in the Bay Area. By combining 3D printing, prefab construction, and robotics, the company learned it can produce homes in 95% fewer

Top 10 Kitchen Trends for 2021

Nov 25 2020
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The most Instagram-worthy kitchen colors are white, followed by black, according to a new study from Wren Kitchens(link is external). The European-based kitchen design company analyzed Instagram posts to find out what’s earning buzz and likely will trend in 2021. (The company identified trending styles by looking at hashtags such as #newkitchen, #kitcheninspo, or #kitcheninspiration.) Granite