An important real estate trend that I have followed closely is the national residential housing shortage.  This shortage has been driving up home prices across much of America for years. […]

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Disruptive events like the pandemic always create their own winners and losers. The difference between commercial real estate portfolios that suffered and those that prospered is partially down to industry-level […]

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Property insurance is priced according to the underlying risk, right? That’s the idea, but many would be surprised at the distortions that can occur in some markets. When a disaster […]

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Some places care a lot about getting things done, other places are tied up in knots of red tape. Since Alliance invests in commercial real estate across the US, we […]

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Is real estate a simple fixed asset, or can it be something more like a service? That is the fundamental question WeWork is asking with their upcoming IPO. This New […]

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Culture is super important for building high performing teams. It’s also widely misunderstood. Most organizations try to shape culture through policy. On paper, a company might claim to value feedback […]

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Social engineering in housing is a failure. America’s top tier cities are increasingly unaffordable for middle class renters. Ironically, the problem seems to be worst in the country’s most famously […]

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Alliance has had a lot of success over the years by finding undervalued properties. In my experience, great assets are sometimes underpriced because they have an issue that scares away […]

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To succeed in business, strong teams are essential. There is no recipe for building a common culture and shared sense of purpose. Companies try all kinds of strategies. When running […]

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Amazon is hunting for a new headquarters site and offering a huge boost to their eventual host. Wherever they go, Amazon would immediately become one of the top local employers, […]

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