Video Of The Week: Overcoming Sprawl

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The Future of Hospitality is Here

Revolution

New developments are increasingly purpose-built for mixed use, where retail, office, coworking, hospitality, and residential (among other categories) are being intertwined as a means to preserve optionality and to deliver an enhanced customer value proposition.

A Sign of the Times: Why Saving the Kentile Sign is Important #savekentile

This is going to be BIG.

We''ve learned enough from neighborhoods like Dumbo that mixed use communities of commercial and residential can anchor each other to create dynamic ecosystems. There''s a 60+ year old sign in Brooklyn leftover from a company that went bankrupt years ago. The current owner of the property wants to take it down and has every right to do so. So what''s the big deal? The Kentile Floors sign has become a mainstay of the Gowanus area.

Edition #4: Jeff Joerling

GCUC

Jeff got his start in the industry while working at steelcase- he is now in the process of opening his own coworking space in a mixed use complex in Denver Colorado. I found by mixing it up I am more focused and get more out of the things I listen to that are “for work”.

Scooters, Clear Lanes, And Permissionless Innovation

Haystack

And while Uber was bringing software-driven networks to vehicle capacity for cars which were already permitted to legally operate on the roads, scooter use often tended to drift into the sidewalk, which is a seemingly small but meaningful distinction. [A I don’t know how we’ll get there, but I believe eventually cities will permit more and more scooters for people to use. However, the previously-used methods of brute force feel less likely to work.