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Where are the workers coming from: January – February?

Bill Wheaton | March 2019 The strong US January jobs growth figures were actually quite similar to many of the monthly reports over the last year. In fact, over the

Bricks versus Clicks: Which Retail Channel is most efficient?

Bill Wheaton | February 2019  There is no end to questions and debate about the movement of sales from traditional stores over to the Internet. The internet seems to offer

Why does US Food Consumption resist the Internet?

Bill Wheaton | January 2019 The recent Amazon-Whole Foods merger causes me to revisit a long-standing question. In the US, the Food-grocery sector has completely resisted penetration by the internet.

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

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