All posts tagged “land

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The Hess triangle

A friend of mine recently shared this Twitter thread with me. It is by Chaz Hutton. I didn’t know who Chaz was before I read the thread. But I now know that he draws things, sometimes for the New Yorker. Chaz’s Twitter thread covers the… Read More

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What’s Manhattan worth?

I like looking at real estate values over longer periods of time because it helps to put things into perspective.  Below is a land value index for Manhattan running from 1950 to 2014 that was recently created by economists out of Rutgers University. The study… Read More

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“I hate golf”

I am a big fan of Malcolm Gladwell, and not just because he’s Canadian and went to the University of Toronto (my alma mater), although those facts certainly don’t hurt. I’m late to his podcast, Revisionist History, so in case some of you are as… Read More

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Operating at the margins

I’ve been thinking about land markets as of late and so today I thought I would share a post by Toby Lloyd that I recently discovered called: Understanding and adapting the land market is key to solving our housing crisis (2014). It’s from the London School of… Read More