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    The best way to bring some of the approximately 77 million baby boomers into your multifamily project may be to sell them condominiums to use as second homes.

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    That's the kind of test only a chef could come up with; someone who knows his way around a kitchen and, presumably, how to set up a kitchen to make it cook. The results are inconclusive, but Pulte-Las Vegas is hoping that Mauler's star appeal and expertise will lead to a better kitchen -- one for...

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