retail therapy

The state of automation in supply chains

Prologis is the largest owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate in the United States. “Three trends are aligning to drive higher levels of automation within our facilities.” | learn more

fun facts

The curious case of haunted house pricing.

This is about real haunted houses, not the Halloween variety. “Exploiting the unique institutional setting of Hong Kong’s real estate market, we uncover a curious ripple effect of haunted houses on the prices of nearby houses. Prices drop on average 20% for […]

oh, chicago

About those campaign donations from developers

A real estate developer submitted a reimbursement request to the Chicago Housing Authority for costs related to overhauling an apartment building. Included in the itemized costs was a $20k donation to the alderman. Whoops? | learn more

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Real estate investor bets on the suburbs. 

“Even as corporations decamp for downtown, GlenStar’s Michael Klein is refurbishing suburban office complexes to feel more like Wicker Park than Woodfield Mall. Will his contrarian instinct pay off?” | learn more