Think Realty and Land Betterment: How Real Estate Can Create Both Positive Social and Commercial Outcomes

Jan 16, 2024 2:00 PM ET
Campaign: Land Betterment

Kirk Taylor’s editorial article was recently featured on the cover of Think Realty’s January/February magazine. In this editorial piece Kirk, President and Co-founder of Land Betterment, talks about how thinking creatively about workforce housing, attainable housing, and transitional housing in communities can satisfy more than commercial goals.

While simultaneously solving commercial and social aspects of housing may seem challenging it can be accomplished. Real Estate professionals would do well to think creatively about how we can better solve housing needs as well as minimize the hurdles of completing new homes.


About Think Realty 
Think Realty Magazine is a monthly publication that provides real estate investing insight, strategies, success stories, and best practices from industry leaders. At Think Realty, they believe in the positive, life-changing impact of real estate investing. Their mission is to help investors achieve their goals of building wealth, better managing time and living a life full of purpose. They are dedicated to being the central source for connecting investors with all the resources you need to succeed. By offering account choices, you can determine what option is right for you and your investment strategy. From access to insights, articles and industry tips and trends to comprehensive educational tools, including video courses from Think Realty resident experts and access to events nationwide, Think Realty is your go-to partner for success. To learn more about Think Realty, visit their website and connect on social media – LinkedIn Facebook X Instagram.

About ekō Solutions 
ekō Solutions, a Land Betterment Company, is a sustainable development company utilizing innovative, low-cost, up-cycled shipping container structures to provide durable, high-end solutions to the building marketplace while also maintaining the ability to be utilized in a mobile environment. ekō Solutions uses innovative ecological structures to replace legacy inefficient and ineffective methods of living, growing and working. The sustainable craftsmanship of our up-cycled shipping container structures is what separates us from the alternatives. Our structures are suitable for residential, crisis recovery, commercial and recreation use. For more information visit and connect with ekō Solutions on Facebook LinkedIn and X.

About Land Betterment Corporation 
Land Betterment Corporation, an Indiana Benefit Corporation and Certified B Corp, is an environmental solutions company focused on fostering a positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation. The Company utilizes a complete solution-based lifecycle program to restore and rehabilitate the environment and revitalize communities in need of change and opportunity. Land Betterment accomplishes this by identifying un-reclaimed, run-down and neglected coal mining sites, fixing the environment through reclamation and remediation, and then repurposing the land to support a sustainable business that serves the community. Land Betterment firmly believes that with real solutions it is possible for restoration of impacted areas to live side-by-side long term employment, while building sustainable and safe surroundings for communities and our planet. For more information visit or connect with the Company on Facebook, X and LinkedIn.

Mark LaVerghetta 
317.537.0492 ext. 0 
Chief Governance Officer, Corporate Finance

Stephanie Conzelman 
Stakeholder Engagement Director

Zak Owens 
Fleur de Lis Communications