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CREtech and the Center Host Successful RE Tech Event in Boston

Hundreds of attended the CREtech FUTURE: Boston event that featured leading scientists and innovators discussing what real estate professionals can anticipate on the innovative front in the future for the industry.

Office Space Tech – Dr. Andrea Chegut mentioned in The New York Times

“To stay competitive, developers and landlords are being driven to add telecommunications infrastructure, video screens and, yes, glass that tints itself automatically. Some expect smart technology to expand beyond windows.

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

Conservatorio and MIT Create run two-week action workshop in Panama

MIT Create and Conservatorio ran a two-week action-based workshop with MSRED/SA+P Candidates, a SPURS fellow, and an alum for IAP to develop a new commercial asset for micro and small

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

Idea Report Published from Real Estate Innovation Lab’s Housing Innovation Workshop

  The Real Estate Innovation Lab has published the Idea Report chronicling the last two years of the Housing Innovation Workshop, produced in conjunction with the City of Boston’s Housing Innovation

Four New Classes for Spring 2019

February 2019 IAP is over and spring classes begin this week. At the Center, faculty and staff have been working to create a bundle of new elective courses for MSRED,

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.

Bill Wheaton Awarded 2019 Quigley Medal

ASSA Meeting January 4–6, 2019 The 2019 John M. Quigley Medal for Advancing Real Estate and Urban Economics was awarded to CRE professor Bill Wheaton. The medal recognizes the many dimensions

Success at ASSA

Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA) Annual Meeting 2019 Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Chair: Tien Foo Sing, National University of Singapore In early January, a group of researchers from the

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