The founders of Instagram, now multimillionaires after Facebook bought their app this week, were helped along the way by the tight web in the Bay Area tech scene.
Monthly archives of “April 2012”
The Science of Quieter Cities
An often overlooked component of city of building.
Insta-Rich: $1 Billion for Instagram
Valuation: $500 million last week; $1 billion this week.
Morguard expects to fully lease 150 Elgin by 2014
In Executive Pay, a Rich Game of Thrones
Although the growth in C.E.O. compensation slowed last year, the pay numbers are still eye-popping.
16 West 12th Street
House Hunting in …Mexico City
A large percentage of foreign homeowners in Mexico City are American; the city wasn’t badly shaken by the global economic downturn.
Toronto laneway house on Orphanage Mews
Globe and Mail article on a recently completed laneway house in Toronto by architect couple Christine Lolley and Tom Knezic of Solares Architecture.
Twitter opening office in downtown Detroit
Twitter is opening an office in the Dan Gilbert-owned M@dison Building in downtown Detroit. Gilbert is a huge supporter of Detroit and is looking to establish “Webward Avenue” as the next Silicon Valley.
Allur: Global Showroom for New Real Estate Developments
“Real estate developers and investors—not to mention real estate porn addicts such as myself—around the world will love the emergence of Allur, a new web startup. Based in Vancouver, Allur is a global online showroom for new real estate developments”