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...
Why is Housing so Expensive?

Why is Housing so Expensive?

A discussion of policy, technology, and productivity affecting housing prices.  Dislocation is a podcast dedicated to innovation in real estate — exploring technology’s impact on the way in which assets are planned, designed, financed, built, marketed, and operated....
Is WeWork the Apple of Real Estate?

Is WeWork the Apple of Real Estate?

Deep integration of hardware and software creates efficiencies that are hard to measure or match. It also creates unique risks.  Introduction The iPhone’s user experience set the standard for the mobile industry. WeWork has been doing the same for the modern...
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:...

Real Estate Innovation 2017

The most comprehensive overview and analysis of companies and technologies that are revolutionizing the way real estate is designed, financed, developed, and operated. Originally published in December 2016, it has been read by more than 20,000 executives from...