WeWork Co-Working Reinvents Commercial Real Estate

Michael Tchong

WeWork LA Gas Tower

In a December 2000 Building Owners and Managers Assoc. (BOMA) talk, I predicted that future real estate promotion would include the line “Conveniently located near the super information highway.” No company has lived up to that vision better than WeWork. The startup traces its roots to a partially vacant building in Dumbo, Brooklyn, where in 2008 Adam Neumann and Miguel …

Small Homes: Future of Real Estate

Michael Tchong

Newtown Community Development Micro Estate

Can you live in an 600-square-foot home? Many Americans will soon. U.S. homes are poised to get smaller, driven by a financial constraints and downsizing baby boomers.