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...
Coliving: Past, Present, and Future

Coliving: Past, Present, and Future

What is it? Who are the main operators? How do they make money? Is it new? Does it have a future? Click below to listen.  Dislocation is a podcast dedicated to innovation in real estate — exploring technology’s impact on the way in which assets are planned, designed,...
Sharing Won’t Change Real Estate

Sharing Won’t Change Real Estate

Coworking and coliving are all the rage, but focusing on customers’ needs points to a much larger opportunity. Consumer products are developed with a specific customer in mind. Real estate often isn’t: A space is expected to serve anyone who happens to pay for it. The...
Can housing become a service?

Can housing become a service?

It takes 3 clicks to secure an apartment on AirBnB. It takes 3 weeks to secure an apartment using standard leasing procedures. Terms and fees vary but the underlying asset — an apartment — is the same. The boundary between travel and daily life is blurring. Why should...