News Articles by Grant McCargo
As 2016 comes to an end, our team is reflecting on what a busy year it has been for the development of our projects. Bio-Logical Capital is a land management and investment company. We work with investors and landowners to design, build, and manage diverse land-based projects in urban and rural environments. We work with and within the natural environment to create vibrant and healthy communities. We hope you have a happy holiday season and we look forward to collaborating next year.
Steve’s work spanned more than 35 years and focused on understanding the connection between human and natural systems. He served on committees of the National Academy of Sciences and has won distinguished achievement awards from the Society of Conservation Biology, the National Wildlife Federation and the North American Association for Environmental Education.
Every Monday, The Urban Land Institute asks industry experts to weigh in on current directions in commercial real estate, as reflected in a metric. See why Bio-Logical Capital CEO and Founder, Grant McCargo, picked the number 18.
This year’s Western Places/Western Spaces conference will address the transformative land use legal and policy developments in the Rocky Mountain West that have influenced the shape of our communities today. We will also explore the trends and innovations—like demographic shifts, climate change, and economic forces—that are likely to affect the future of the West.
Bio-Logical Capital’s founder and CEO, Grant McCargo, talks to Mountainfilm Sustainability Correspondent Maya Albanese about balancing profitability and sustainability by mimicking nature and supporting natural systems rather than depleting natural resources.
In Grant’s talk, “Moving the needle: helping Hawai‘i achieve prosperity,” he shared Bio-Logical Capital’s vision of Hawai‘i as a model for the world, showing that sustainable development can positively impact a region’s land, community and economy.
The local food movement is gaining momentum around the country, and in particular in Boulder, CO. This article by Michael Brownlee highlights the need and numerous benefits of local food efforts, and provides recommendations for catalyzing further efforts.
As natural resources become more constrained, our economic system is rewarding investment in cleaner air, improved water quality, restored wetlands, and enhanced wildlife habitat. A combination of government regulation and private entrepreneurial spirit is leading to the creation of new markets that capitalize on and protect nature’s services.
Dan Barber is a chef and a scholar – relentlessly pursuing the stories and reasons behind the foods we grow and eat. With impeccable research and deadpan humor, he chronicles his pursuit of a sustainable fish he could love, and the foodie’s honeymoon he’s enjoyed since discovering an outrageously delicious fish raised using a revolutionary farming method in Spain.
Nature is important to children’s development in every major way—intellectually, emotionally, socially, spiritually, and physically. In his newest book, Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection (Island Press, 2005), Dr. Stephen R. Kellert of Yale University, and board member at Bio-Logical Capital, devotes a chapter to the subject of “Nature and Childhood Development.”