The World Cup – Embrace It!

**This article orginially appeared in Delta Associates’ Mid-Atlantic Class A Apartment Market Report. The FIFA World Cup is once again upon us.  This eagerly awaited tournament has been held nineteen times since 1930.Over a...

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...

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...

The Edamame Economy

In an opinion piece published January 7th in the New York Times, titled “The Edamame Economy,” David Brooks writes about the changing design of hotels in America. The column is in itself unusual coming...

Happy Veterans’ Day

As I encouraged my colleagues to celebrate and be grateful to our veterans on the one day a year on which we show them our gratitude, someone asked me how being a veteran had...