Real Estate Venture Capital: The New Operating Model?

Real Estate Venture Capital: The New Operating Model?

Direct investment in technology is reshaping the property industry and redefining the role of real estate developers In part 1 and part 2 of this series, we examined how the traditional private equity fund model is undermined by technology and how fund managers are...
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...
Opportunities in Flexible Office Space

Opportunities in Flexible Office Space

Last week, I participated in a discussion panel at Solomon McCown’s inaugural panel event “Square Footage,” co-sponsored by Splacer with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. The event was held in Splacer’s Spacious Brownstone located in the heart of Greenwich Village,...