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...
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...
Should you Copy Wework? (Part 2)

Should you Copy Wework? (Part 2)

Demand for Space-as-a-Service is strong. But building a sustainable business around it is harder than it looks. In Part 1 of this series we looked at how the changing nature of work, the changing nature of business, the increasing complexity of office space, and the...