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For Tech IPOs, Does Profitability, Growth, or Market Size Matter the Most?
2019 is the year of the tech unicorn IPO. Thus far, Lyft (LYFT), Pinterest (PINS), and Zoom (ZM) have completed an IPO so far, with Uber, Airbnb, Slack, and others expected to hit the market later this year. We can learn a lot about which companies have the most upside by looking at the factors […]
San Diego eliminates parking requirements for transit-adjacent projects
In California, when it rains, it pours. At least, that seems to be the case when it comes to the flood of parking reforms taking place across the state. The most recent example comes from San Diego, where this week, the city council passed a new parking reform package that eliminated parking requirements for sites located within 1/2-mile of […]
When Ecommerce Goes Brick and Mortar: Amazon is Using Whole Foods Acquisition
Recent buzz about Jeff Bezos is that his jump from ecommerce to brick and mortar with the Whole Foods acquisition may be the first step of additional real estate-related deals. There is no question that Amazon is a disruptive force for brick and mortar retailers and owners of retail real estate. A force less discussed […]