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Why firms choose “Edge Cities”: Arlington and Queens

Bill Wheaton | December 2018 US cities have clearly become “polycentric” with older CBDs now co-existing with numerous suburban “edge cities”. The spatial competition between all these subcenters, for the

MSRED ’18 Alum Jen Conway talks AI on Real Estate Tech Guys

See Jennifer Conway (MSRED ‘18) discuss her research on AI in real estate technology on the Real Estate Tech Guys pod cast:

Can Landlords really pass on higher property taxes to tenants?

October 2018 | Bill Wheaton The standard commercial lease involves a rent that incorporates current property taxes (for which the landlord is legally responsible). It also allows to landlord to

Robots, Automation and Industrial Space    

By Bill Wheaton | September 2018 — There is no end to articles suggesting that automation is about to radically change the way the service sector works – and the

Trade Wars: which real estate properties lose the most?

August 6, 2018 | By Bill Wheaton The recent U.S.-China rhetoric may turn out to be just that, but let’s envision what such a war might do to commercial real estate.

Just How High Could Long Term Interest Rates Actually Go?

June 12th, 2018  By Bill Wheaton   The standard opinion is that long-term rates (e.g. 10-year) and not short term rates are most relevant to the pricing of commercial real estate.

What it means for real estate: The solar-EV revolution

May 24th, 2018  By Bill Wheaton The prospect for suburban living has just gotten a lot brighter. Suburban houses will not only be able to generate the energy they need

Will Co-working Work?

By Bill Wheaton May 18, 2018    The press has been all over the sale of New York’s mothership store of Lord and Taylor to a new CoWork flexible workspace

The Tax Reform Act: The impact of the SALT deduction on real estate

By Bill Wheaton April 20, 2018 Eliminating the SALT deduction will ultimately reduce aggregate spending on public education, infrastructure, public safety and other locally and state-funded services. Many in Congress

The Tax Reform Act: Mortgage Interest and Housing Capital Gains

March 14, 2018 Blog Entry by Prof. William Wheaton   Changes in the Mortgage Interest Deduction   In assessing this feature of the new Tax Act, it’s important to remember

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