For Impactful Real Estate Investing Why A Tiny Vermont Town Could Be A Model
Sound checks from a local band echo across the cement floor of an abandoned warehouse as digital artist Matt Bucy paces out future tenant spaces with footsteps and a roll of masking tape-sparingly, because even the local hardware store has left this once-bustling Vermont railroad town.
Rental deposits change hands. Local beer froths. After decades of neglect, the 2,200-person village of White River Junction, Vermont comes back to life, thanks to impactful real estate investing.
A Generational Shift
The Global Impact Investing Network estimates that global "impact investments" - investments made for social and environmental benefits in addition to financial gains - reached another peak of $502 billion in April 2019 - double the $228 billion in 2018 and double the previous $114 billion