Dror Poleg

Dror Poleg is the author of Rethinking Real Estate and the Co-Chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Technology and Innovation Council in New York. His insights on the future of cities and buildings have been featured in publications and events by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Insider, Moody’s, PwC, KPMG, and others. 

Dror briefs and advises senior executives from multibillion dollar companies such as AvalonBay Communities, British Land, Liberty Mutual, Dubai Holding, and Cushman & Wakefield, industry organizations such as the National Multifamily Housing Council, NAIOP, EPRA, and INREV, and venture-backed startups such as Breather, Bumblebee Spaces, and Carson. 

Dror’s work draws on his experiences as a real estate and technology executive in the US, China,  UK, and Australia, as well as on his formal training at the London School of Economics,  INSEAD, and Swinburne University of Technology. 

Previously, Dror served as Vice President of Kardan Land, where he oversaw the expansion of a $3b property portfolio in partnership with investors such as Blackrock MGPA and Frasers Properties; as CEO of Otherz.com, an app development company; and as Head of Digital at Standards Group, a creative agency that served clients such as IKEA, Scandinavian Airlines, and Shangri La Hotels.

 

Recent Press

WSJ: The Office of Tomorrow: Technology is transforming the nature of work… More…

Real Estate Weekly: Good tech may not be pretty, but it works  More…

Inc: How WeWork Plans to Be the Ecosystem for Your Entire Life  More…

Forbes: Is This Any Way To Open A Mall? No, But American Dream Isn’t… More…

The Real Deal: WeWork’s landlords buckle up More…

Financial Review: Why co-working is here to stay  More…

Cheddar TV: Airbnb Bans ‘Party Houses’ and Fights New Rental Regulations. More…

Business Insider: Investors and experts to Adam Neumann stepping down More…

Property Week: The Enduring Appeal of Flex More…