JT Long

JT Long is Editorial Director at Smart Meetings. She brings 25 years of experience in journalism and community-building and has written books on management and motivation.

Hotel Building Buoyed National Economic Outlook in April

Westin Irving Convention Center Las Colinas Hotel Hotel construction groundbreaking ceremonies were bright spots in the April building report from Dodge Data & Analytics released May 19. Hotel construction starts rose 5 percent from the previous month, according to the report. Dodge specifically called out the $106 million hotel portion of One Beverly Hills, a mixed-used […]

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