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...
Public Real Estate in a Tech-Powered World

Public Real Estate in a Tech-Powered World

How is technology impacting the way public real estate is used and valued? What opportunities and challenges does it  create for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)?  This is a presentation from September 2018, delivered by Dror as a keynote speech at the EPRA...
Can Blockchain Revolutionize Real Estate?

Can Blockchain Revolutionize Real Estate?

Once the speculative dust settles, the technology behind Bitcoin can change the way property is financed, sold, and operated. Introduction Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, has uses well beyond the world of virtual currencies. Its basic function is simple:...