Can ‘We’ Work? Perspectives on WeWork’s IPO

Can ‘We’ Work? Perspectives on WeWork’s IPO

WeWork combines an impressive trajectory with significant risk. Other public companies offer valuable insights about its business model, liabilities, governance, and valuation.  Welcome to the desert of the real. Jean Baudrillard coined the term in 1981 to describe a...
Is Coworking Dead?

Is Coworking Dead?

The hottest real estate trend of the past decade is both coming of age and running out of steam + 5 other questions about valuations, coliving, data, and more. It’s been a few weeks since my last piece. To make up for lost time, we’ll explore 6 big questions that...
Retail Disruption? Office and Multifamily are Next

Retail Disruption? Office and Multifamily are Next

Technology redefines the value of location, visibility, and accessibility. It begins in retail but will impact all real estate assets. Location, Location, Location. The value of a real estate asset is determined first and foremost by its location. A good location is...