Happy New Year

Have you ever wondered why we celebrate the new year? After all, it is the one holiday that is celebrated by almost everyone, everywhere on the globe. It is not a national holiday, like...

Happy Fourth of July

As we approach the Fourth of July, with our celebrations, our fireworks, and our parades, perhaps it is time to ask whether the politics of America today are what the Founders envisioned when they...

The Urban Apartment Dweller: Young, Rich and Free?

**This article orginially appeared in Delta Associates’ Mid-Year 2012 Mid-Atlantic Class A Apartment Market Report. The DC pipeline is swelling with a growing supply of carefully planned new properties. This next round of deliveries...

Is Gentrification Really a Bad Thing?

Gentrification is a bad word. You see this when you read articles like the one in the February 4th issue of New York Magazine in which it is described as “an ugly word, a...