Wooden skyscrapers are coming. They look great, do well in earthquakes and fire, and reduce carbon emissions.
Plus: Longer movies cost more (who knew), and Americans are moving less.
Plus: Underwater internet cables and an island in Connecticut.
Plus: Manufactured homes and Christmas trees.
US home equity reached a record high of $23T in Q2, and homeowners are cashing in.
Former Kmarts now house labs, churches, and more.
Plus: Online groceries, an asteroid, and kids’ diets.
RentCheck just raised $2.6m. The app allows tenants and property managers to conduct remote, in-app move-out inspections.
Landis, a ‘rent-to-own’ startup focused on financial inclusion, raised a $165m round from investors that include Jay-Z and Will Smith.
Redfin explains how it uses AI to recommend better homes and get sellers more money in less time.
To woo homeowners onto its platform, Airbnb is offering mentorship, while Vrbo will let users transfer ratings.
Cosi -- which provides furnished, short-term apartment rentals -- is thriving in the era of post-pandemic travel, collecting a €20m Series A investment.
Plus: What cities he’s targeting for expansion, his real estate investing heroes and whether he would ever buy a mall.