The founder of the real estate investment platform says today’s market is jurassic and opaque, and sees transparency and access as a way to open up the asset class.
Major US technology companies are constructing corporate housing, self-sufficient towns, and even entire urban neighborhoods. Adding to the mix, insurgent startups are also redefining how the homes of the future will be built.
With over $4B in funding, WeWork is expanding aggressively at home and abroad and pursuing diverse investments that have raised eyebrows. But its real-estate-as-a-service offering and trove of data on optimal office design could make the company's value prop far more than a marketing ploy.
The $3.7T wellness industry is influencing the rise of real estate communities focused on holistic health and well-being. This could impact everything from urban planning to transportation to healthcare, and more.
We dug into the real estate tech landscape to see which sectors are emerging and where the industry is going.
The online direct home sales startup Opendoor Labs, valued at $1B, is transforming how residential real estate is bought and sold.