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Suburban offices are livelier than they used to be, albeit not all of them. I worked in an office park located in the suburbs of Philadelphia for almost seven years in the 2010s, and at times, it was a soul-crushing experience. The office was part of a corporate center in an area of the suburbs where many companies had clustered...
In 1997 the then small senior living REIT Ventas was in trouble. It along with its former parent company, the nursing home chain Vencor, were being prosecuted under the False Claims Act for overcharging Medicare for its services and for failure to provide adequate care to its residents. The REIT had 10 employees, a billion dollars in debt coming due,...
“Don’t worry about it. You have a wonderful imagination, you’ll learn to fill in the blanks.” That is what a stay-at-home mom told her twelve-year-old daughter, an undiagnosed dyslexic, when she found out that she was being called ‘the dumb kid’ at school. That little girl was Barbara Corcoran and she likely never imagined that she would one day be...
Dark stores, which were once proliferating at lightning-speed thanks to insane amounts of venture capital, are hitting some speed bumps. These fulfillment centers that exclusively cater to online shopping were heralded as the future of retail at the beginning of the pandemic, but some cracks in the business model are beginning to form. Not only are many prominent investors scratching...
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