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CRETECH January 12, 2018
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we took a look back at the year’s M&A market, which brought some big wins and some low lights. Equity this week was Katie Roof, Alex Wilhelm, and Jamie Leigh, a partner at Cooley, who joined us to go over the year’s receipts. What to look for ahead? L...
CRETECH January 11, 2018
Today’s real estate professionals are operating in what is quite possibly the most exciting period of innovation our industry has ever experienced. Over the last few years, we have seen both an explosion of new tech tools designed to make each stage of the asset lifecycle more efficient, and a crop of early adopters eager to test-drive them. Weirdly enough though, adoption of these tools isn’t...
CRETECH January 11, 2018
Hines and Fifth Wall… A Profile of How Leading Landlords Are Showing Leadership In The CRE Tech Sector Q&A with Charlie Kuntz, Innovation Officer at Hines When I was coming up in the world of commercial real estate in the late 1980s, there were a few names that were simply the gold standard that everyone in the industry followed and tried to emulate. Trammel Crow, Mack Pogue, Gerald Hines, M...
CRETECH January 10, 2018
Bitcoin has an Economic Flaw by Victor Lund on January 10, 2018 But the biggest gains may be ahead. If you took economics class in college, you understand that currencies of any type have a relationship between four very important metrics: MV=PQ. M is the total amount of money supply in circulation. V is the velocity of money and the frequency that it is being circulated. P is the price level Q is...
CRETECH January 10, 2018
Cadre, a three-year-old, New York-based online platform helping accredited investors delve into commercial real estate deals in what it claims is a far more transparent way, has received a big vote of confidence from Goldman Sachs. According to CEO Ryan Williams, Goldman’s private wealth clients are committing $250 million to the platform, money that will get funneled directly into a portfolio o...
CRETECH January 09, 2018
Connecting Investors and Lenders QuantumListing and StackSource have teamed up to help investors connect with lenders. When you click on listings that are for sale, you'll notice a button that will take you to the StackSource site. If you are not familiar with StackSource, it is a tech-enabled real estate loan platform. It helps investors source loans with an expanding number of banks, insura...
CRETECH January 08, 2018
Your mental performance can increase in green buildings. It's true- Cognitive scores can jump 100%! Think indoor air quality is just a buzzword? Think again! The average adult spends 92% of their time indoors and that air can be 1,000 times more polluted that outdoor air. Check out our blog to learn everything you need to know about the importance of indoor air quality. Everything You Need to...
CRETECH January 08, 2018
Starting your own brokerage? You have quite a bit of work ahead of you, but thanks to technology, you have access to incredible marketing tools that will help you build your empire. In the digital age, appealing to the up-and-coming generation of buyers, renters, and investors boils down to UX (that means the user experience).  Making it easy and fun for customers to connect with you is one of th...
CRETECH January 06, 2018
The startup assault on the humble neighborhood store continues to intensify. First came Bodega, the terribly named, and mostly misguidedstartup with its mission to bring the non-perishable necessities available at the corner store to the masses and “disrupt” the corner store. Now there’s Robomart, which wants to bring the groceries, baked goods and prepared foods of the supermarket aisle to ...
CRETECH January 05, 2018
Will 2018 be the year Airbnb becomes "fully legal" in New York City? If New York State Senator John Bonacic has his way, it seems so. On January 3, Bonacic introduced Senate Bill S7182 (see bill below), which proposes a number of amendments to the 1929 Multiple Dwelling Lawn that currently bans homeowners from renting an entire home or apartment for less than 30 days. One of the biggest ...