Airbnb might finance retirement, Bank of America's Merrill Lynch tells clients
 
Posted: 23 Jul 2014, 5:50 pm
Retired boomers might be hosting house guests to make ends meet in retirement. At least that's a prediction from Ken Dychtwald, an expert on aging who spoke to a Merrill Lynch client gathering in San Francisco Tuesday evening. Dychtwald says just two years ago he would have predicted that boomers would turn to reverse mortgages to tap the substantial equity locked in their homes. But Bank of America, (NYSE: BAC) Wells Fargo (NSYE: WFC) and other major players have exited the reverse-mortgage business,?

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Berkeley's bags second Whole Foods
 
Posted: 23 Jul 2014, 5:30 pm
More than 20 years after Berkeley?s first Whole Foods Market opened, the city is getting its second, due to arrive Nov. 4. The health food-focused grocery will open a 47,800-square-foot complex at 10 th and Gilman Streets, making it Northern California?s 41 st Whole Foods outpost. The grocery chain?s other Berkeley store is at Telegraph and Ashby Avenues. According to documents submitted to Berkeley, 31,000 square feet of the location will be used for the grocery store. Also, there will be?

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Ferry Plaza Seafood will re-open in North Beach
 
Posted: 23 Jul 2014, 5:23 pm
After spending a decade in the Ferry Building as one of its original, post-restoration tenants, Ferry Plaza Seafood will reopen in North Beach next week. On July 28, the seafood restaurant will reopen at 653 Union Street with a new ? still seafood-centric ? menu, a beer and wine list, plus an expanded offering of oysters. Although it is no longer located at the waterfront landmark, the restaurant will keep its name. The menu will be headed up by executive chef Joey Ng, previously the sous?

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ENR Editor-in-Chief Janice Tuchman Wins Construction Industry Institute’s 2014 Carroll H. Dunn Award of Excellence
 
Posted: 23 Jul 2014, 9:50 am
McGraw-Hill Construction?s ENR (http://enr.construction.com), the primary trusted source of news, analysis, commentary, and data for the construction industry, today announced that the publication?s editor-in-chief, Janice Tuchman, has received the 2014 Carroll H. Dunn Award from the Construction Industry Institute (CII). The award recognizes her significant achievements in improving the engineering and construction industry.

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