Ingram's Magazine: March 2013


Positioning Yourself for the Best Rate on a Mortgage

Home prices have stabilized, housing inventories are shrinking, and interest rates—for now—are near all-time lows. If you haven’t already, it’s time to ask yourself: How do you position yourself to get the best mortgage interest rates and the most favorable…more

Commercial Realty Is Undergoing a Transformation

For the past decade, commercial realty professionals have lived in a world that is positively Dickensian—the best of times, and the worst of times. Until 2007, it was difficult to lose money in commercial real estate (CRE) and financing was…more

Sensational Translational

Wayne Carter runs through a mental checklist of the life-sciences, research and commercialization assets at work in the Kansas City area and comes to this conclusion: “We are at an inflection point where we’re beginning to bring asset together and…more

50 Missourians You Should Know 2013

To an outsider, that may sound like a recipe for a statewide identity crisis. To any-one who understands the people, companies and institutions that define the Show-Me State, it’s a formulation for success—a combination of two equally valid ways of…more

Trailblazers and Roadblocks

Last fall, the nation witnessed a presidential election featuring these two views on innovation: The challenger called it key to economic growth and job creation, increasingly important to American competitiveness in the global economy; the incumbent declared that America’s economic…more

Real Estate Showing Continued Signs of Improvement

For starters, builders and realty professionals just finished their best year since pre-recession 2007. The trend is fueled by a combination of basic economic factors including supply, demand and cost. “As recovery gains its footing … prices should continue to…more