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by Erik Hayden, on Apr 20, 2022 1:01:14 PM

This is a question we hear a lot. For many people, their house is their single biggest investment, especially in California where even a modest bungalow can be a multi-million …

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by Erik Hayden, on Apr 13, 2022 9:51:58 AM

It’s more than a little ironic: with all the debate over returning to the office, we at Urban Catalyst have lately found it more difficult to find a parking place …

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by Erik Hayden, on Apr 7, 2022 2:53:02 PM

Opportunity Zones (OZs) were established by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to provide an incentive for investing in economically distressed communities. There are now about 8,700 zones around …

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by Erik Hayden, on Mar 25, 2022 1:00:43 PM

Fund raising can be a challenge. Not everyone will succeed. So it’s good to know that when it comes to attracting assets from investors Urban Catalyst is in the top …

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by Erik Hayden, on Mar 25, 2022 11:00:27 AM

News flash: people get older. In the U.S., there are about 54 million people over the age of 65. By 2030, that number will rise to 74 million. The number …

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by Erik Hayden, on Mar 17, 2022 2:33:03 PM

Many tech workers get company stock as part of their total compensation. In 2021, the 20 largest U.S. IPOs generated an estimated $41 billion in pre-tax value for employees who …

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by Erik Hayden, on Mar 8, 2022 4:15:29 PM

I started Urban Catalyst in 2018 because I saw the potential of San Jose. We scooped up properties before all the big developers and tech companies could acquire them, put …

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by Erik Hayden, on Mar 2, 2022 2:18:00 PM

It’s official. Innovation is the key to post-pandemic economic success, and the U.S. is home to four of the five highest-ranked cities for attracting innovation-oriented industries. Sitting at the top …

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by Erik Hayden, on Feb 23, 2022 12:24:38 PM

One year ago, CBRE released a report concluding that “San Jose offers the most favorable market for office construction in the U.S.” What a year it’s been since that report …

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by Erik Hayden, on Feb 14, 2022 2:04:49 PM

We made front page news in Silicon Valley Business Journal! In the article titled, “The promise of the Paseo: What Urban Catalyst is up to in Downtown San Jose,” we …

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