"Why Richard Florida worries cities will recover too quickly from Covid"

Medium | May 29, 2020

A Sidewalk Talk Q&A with the urban economist on the challenges of inclusive growth — and the opportunities of urban-tech.


"Cities are not dead — they will get younger"

Financial Times | May 24, 2020

“…Cities have always worked particularly well for young people. They flock to them to build up vital social and professional networks, meet their mates and learn how the world works. Around the world there is massive unmet demand for city homes and workspace…”


"What Pool? Safety, Tech And Virtual Tours Are Multifamily’s Newest Lures"

BisNow | May 17, 2020

For apartment owners and managers, the pandemic means closed offices, few or no in-person tours and off-limits amenities, obliging them to market their properties without time-tested tools — at least for now.


"The Cities We Need"

The New York Times | May 11, 2020

In the first half of the 20th century, the students at Boston’s best public high school, Boston Latin, included a brash kid named Leonard Bernstein, who would one day compose West Side Story; another boy named Thomas L. Phillips, who would build the Massachusetts manufacturer Raytheon into a bulwark of American defense; and Paul Zoll, who would pioneer the use of electricity to treat cardiac arrest while working as a doctor at a Boston hospital.