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The Elements That Make Up the Economic Seasons

We are all familiar with Porgy and Bess classic Summertime line, “When the fish are jumpin’…” that can bring back memories of the Old South or at least remind us of an era gone by. As summer ambles, with too many back to school television advertisements already, I wonder where the time has gone.

Retail Risk: A First Mortgage Doesn’t Mean What It Once Meant

In this analysis, LANDCO Principal David Rosenbaum examines a question recently put forth by Marc Andreesen and the implications for LANDCO: What if e-commerce reduces in-store sales, even by just a little bit? And what happens if the loss of volume is not just temporary, but structural?

Cyprus, the Cost of Doing Business, and Austerity: Why LANDCO Shorts Real Estate

In this analysis, LANDCO Principal David Rosenbaum examines the role of austerity in our current economic climate.

The Meaning of Greening

5th of 5 parts on climate change and real estate by David Rosenbaum: Climate change has brought us to a turning point in real estate as important as the invention of skyscrapers or the conception of suburbia, perhaps as important as the settling of the west.

Change in the Real Estate Climate

4th of 5 parts on climate change and real estate by David Rosenbaum: Polling reveals that Americans have begun to accept as scientific fact that human activity is dangerously affecting the climate (Rasmussen, Quinnipiac, Yale, National Wildlife Federation).

The Smart Money is on Science

3rd of 5 parts on climate change and real estate by David Rosenbaum: Call it earth-friendly or economically imperative, investors who embrace the greening of real estate can profit by getting ahead of the curve. Denial and resistance are dead ends.

Political Climate Change

2nd of 5 parts on climate change and real estate by David Rosenbaum: The guys in the green jerseys are in the LEED. That’s exactly where real estate must go in order to stay in the game. The future is with environmental regulation.

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