WeWork Co-Working Reinvents Commercial Real Estate

WeWork Co-Working Reinvents Commercial Real Estate

In a December 2000 Building Owners and Managers Assoc. (BOMA) talk, I predicted that future real estate promotion would include the line “Conveniently located near the super information highway.” No company has lived up to that vision better than WeWork. The startup...
Auto Future: Self-Driving Cars

Auto Future: Self-Driving Cars

On Sunday evening, March 18, 2018, 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg was crossing the road in the middle of a Tempe, Ariz. block when she was struck by an Uber self-driving car, becoming the first pedestrian death caused by an autonomous vehicle. Media judgment was swift,...
Robot Love

Robot Love

It was a great year for robot love fans. First came news from the U.K. Guardian that the race was on to build the world’s first sex robot. At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, a Las Vegas night club generated buzz with pole dancing robots. Finally, Sony reversed a...
Small Homes: Future of Real Estate

Small Homes: Future of Real Estate

The real estate market is ripe for innovation and disruption. One area where trends are converging to bring about change is home size. Now comes the announcement that the city of Tempe, Ariz. will begin building small homes priced at $138,000 for 600 square feet,...
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