Short-Term Rental Gain vs. Long-Term Affordability Pain (5 mins)

Just days after key committees on the Los Angeles City Council backed a new set of short-term home sharing regulations limiting such activity to primary residences and capping short-term rentals to 120 days per year, a report from the Office of the Comptroller of New York quantified the estimated impact of home sharing on New… Continue Reading Short-Term Rental Gain vs. Long-Term Affordability Pain (5 mins)

Taking Back the Riverfront in America’s Largest Cities

The importance of rivers is pervasive in urban history.  Rivers initially provided humans with a source of food (fish) and fresh water, but most importantly allowed for agriculture which provided for the growth of substantial urban populations.  In the United States, the major growth of cities took place during a global period of rapid industrialization,… Continue Reading Taking Back the Riverfront in America’s Largest Cities

A Baker’s Experience at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting

Once each year, real estate professionals from across the country come together for one of the largest gatherings in the industry: the ULI Fall Meeting. One of the principal goals of this meeting is to bring together professionals from every sector of real estate and encourage them to engage in discussions with thought leaders about… Continue Reading A Baker’s Experience at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting