He’s wearing a Bison face mask that creeps below his graying mustache and a hat emblazoned with the logo of NBA superstar Stephen Curry. He towers from the top of the hill, arms crossed, mostly silent. Here — on any course, really — is where Puryear finds peace. If he had his way, he would get lost on its rolling hills and blend in with the Bermuda grass.
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“Like a ghost,” Puryear says. “I’m okay with people not knowing that I exist.”
But Puryear, a 50-year-old Black man, sticks out in a sport still grappling with
Venture capital firms this year have begun raising hundreds of millions of dollars that they plan to deploy into proptech startups aimed at taking on climate change by making buildings more sustainable.
The surge of investment, taking place across the U.S., Canada and Europe, comes as experts see multiple coinciding forces that will push developers and landlords to adopt green building technologies in the coming years.
Government action, from local building regulations to President Joe Biden’s push to spend hundreds of billions on sustainable buildings, is expected to force rapid adoption of climate proptech solutions. But the movement isn’t just
While the IRS continues to send out fresh batches of stimulus checks of up to $1,400 each, a perk in the new $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill is set to bring thousands of dollars to families with children. Along with savings for medical costs, and extra unemployment checks, households with dependent children can expect even more money from changes to the child tax credit. Over time, it could potentially bring in more than the stimulus checks, with CTC payments
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