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We’re One of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

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This morning, Inc. Magazine released its annual list of America’s most successful companies – Inc. 5000. Of the 5000 companies nominated, we’re proud to announce that Smart City ranked in at number 670 and 24th in our industry! Since 2015, we’ve seen a growth rate of more than 650 percent; which is significantly above average according to Inc. magazine’s list. We’re honored to be recognized as one of America’s most successful, privately owned companies and excited to continue growing like crazy–this is just the beginning! Photo courtesy of Inc. Magazine How’d we get here? Smart City was founded on the fact that it is possible to have both autonomy and top-tier service when it comes to business. It goes to show that belief in what you do, living in possibility and surrounding yourself with overachievers can be the perfect equation for reaching success. In an interview with Voyage Dallas, Smart City Founder, CEO and fearless leader, Cassie Brown, said that success comes from setting hard goals and destroying them. “It’s continuously learning, being open to new ideas and staying curious,” she explained in the interview. “Success is the fulfillment of the people around me, and most importantly, it’s the idea that I woke up this morning and didn’t have to go to work, but I did anyway because I wanted to.” Our growth is greatly due to the fact that we each play a part in maintaining the belief that our clients aren’t just an email, and we’re not just…

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Pro Decorating Tips To Make A Studio Apartment Feel More Spacious

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According to recent data, “studio” was the second most popular term used in apartment searches on Google last year, and we definitely get it! Renting a studio apartment boasts some great benefits: less furniture needed to fill the space, more opportunity to live in your fav neighborhood while staying in budget, a reason to apply that Marie Kondo method, your bed is also your couch )and dining room table) – the list goes on and on.  With as many benefits as studios bring, let’s be real: making that “efficient” amount of space feel more spacious is at the forefront of decorating efforts! Well, we asked Texas-based certified interior decorator and party stylist, Chári Herndon for her best tips and tricks to make a studio feel more spacious, and she gave some super easy decorating advice. In a hurry? Just skim the bolded bits so you can get to decorating! Top five tips, as told by the pro herself: “Utilize vertical space as much as possible. Incorporate a bookshelf or mounted wall shelves to take up less space.” “Larger heavier furniture will make a small room look cramped and take up way too much space. Instead, add pieces with exposed legs. When you can see the floor in a space, it tricks the eye and gives the space a more open look.” “Don’t be afraid to use pops of color. Adding a bit of color will liven up the room. Adding a colorful area rug, throw pillows, or artwork can bring…

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