Sharpe Properties Picked Top 10 Of Best Places To Work

March 4, 2011

To Mason Sharpe, Sharpe Properties’ general counsel and VP of property management and leasing, three initiatives define the company as a Best Place to Work. First, its open-door policy ensures all employees have equal access at the company. It encourages the entire office to sing “Happy Birthday” together, with a birthday cake for every employee. Finally, weekly team meeting give every-one a chance to brainstorm and offer input.

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Entrepreneur’s Top 50 Franchises for 2011

December 26, 2010

Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 is the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking based on objective, quantifiable measures of success. There’s no better place to start a franchise search

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Top 10 Colleges For Real Estate Degree Programs

December 25, 2010

A career in real estate requires a substantial knowledge of the real estate market, a general understanding of finances and a familiarity with zoning and tax laws, insurance and mortgage and banking. A complex field, the real estate field necessitates a comprehensive understanding of finance and development of skills in analytical thinking, communication and collaboration. Business and finance are integral, related areas of real estate. In order to attain the skills and knowledge essential for success in the real estate field, individuals will need to complete a degree program in one of these majors with emphasis in the area of real estate. Individuals with degrees in the specialized area of real estate will be sought by employers for their skills in negotiations, arranging financing and valuation skills. These individuals will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in the field of business, in governmental agencies and as self employed contractors.

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