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 including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Globe and Mail, and Business Insider.
Dror briefs and advises senior executives from multibillion dollar companies such as AvalonBay Communities, British Land, Liberty Mutual, Dubai Holding, and Cushman & Wakefield.
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.
How is WeWork doing? What does its new CEO bring to the table? What are its goals in 2020? A short snippet from yesterday's Webinar about the state of flex office in 2020.
1/31/2020: Institutional Coliving, Stoned Brokers, Missing WeWork, Atari Hotels, Japanese Multifamily, Big Bathrooms, and Office Retailers
Happy Friday! Next week, I am running a 60-minute webinar and Q&A about the office market in 2020, looking at the impact of WeWork & Knotel's slowdown, opportunities for landlords and startups, potential macro shocks such as Brexit and Coronavirus, and overall...
Real estate’s two greatest unicorns offer important lessons about the meaning of “tech”, the future of venture investment, and the lasting power of real assets — and real liabilities. WeWork epitomizes everything people hate about startups. It “reinvented”...