"How the suburbs are subsidized"

Brandon Donnelly | November 9, 2022

This is an excellent video that I would encourage all of you to watch. It provides a visual look at city finances and explains how car-dependent suburbs are usually heavily subsidized by productive urban places.


"Panoramic Interests Plans to Bring 239 Units of Housing to Berkeley"

The Registry | November 8, 2022

San Francisco-based Panoramic Interests could be adding another new development to the housing market in downtown Berkeley in the near future.


"The Way Los Angeles Is Trying to Solve Homelessness Is ‘Absolutely Insane’"

The New York Times | October 23, 2022

This is the paradox of housing development in Los Angeles and so many other cities. The politics of the affordable housing crisis are terrible. The politics of what you’d need to do to solve it are even worse.


"Not Everyone Should Have a Say"

The Atlantic | October 19, 2022

To speed up permitting for energy projects, we’ll need to rethink community input.


"A 95-Square-Foot Tokyo Apartment: ‘I Wouldn’t Live Anywhere Else’"

The New York Times | October 3, 2022

TOKYO — At the end of a long day at work in the offices of Japan’s professional baseball league, Asumi Fujiwara returned to her apartment and changed into pajamas


"Work From Home And The Real Estate Apocalypse"

National Bureau of Economic Research | September 30, 2022

We study the impact of remote work on the commercial office sector. We document large shifts in lease revenues, office occupancy, lease renewal rates, lease durations, and market rents as
firms shifted to remote work in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.


"The housing theory of everything"

Works in Progress | September 21, 2022

Western housing shortages do not just prevent many from ever affording their own home. They also drive inequality, climate change, low productivity growth, obesity, and even falling fertility rates.


"5 people you need to know in Berkeley and Emeryville"

SF Business Times | September 9, 2022

The Business Times continues our Hot Spots series this week, introducing you to people and projects in the region’s hottest areas. This week we stop into two crown jewels of the East Shore, Berkeley and Emeryville.


"Panoramic Interests pitches fourth downtown Berkeley project this year"

SF Business Times | August 23, 2022

Panoramic Interests is on quite the spree in Berkeley.

The San Francisco developer wants to raise a 17-story mixed-use building with 239 apartments and ground-floor commercial space at 2274 Shattuck Ave., an approximately half-acre lot in Berkeley’s downtown currently home to the Regal UA Theatre.


"Why America Can’t Build"

Palladium Magazine | July 30, 2022

The goal of the 2009 Sepulveda Pass Freeway Expansion Project seemed simple. A carpool lane was to be added to reduce congestion on a 10-mile stretch of Los Angeles’s I-405 freeway, the second most congested road in the U.S.