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Jeremy Conrad left his own VC firm to start a company, and investors like what he’s building

When this editor first met Jeremy Conrad, it was in 2014, at the 8,000-square-foot former fish factory that was home to Lemnos, a hardware-focused venture firm that Conrad had co-founded three years earlier. Conrad — who as a mechanical engineering undergrad at MIT worked on self-driving cars, drones and satellites — was still excited about ...

SoftBank terminates $3BN tender offer for WeWork shares

SoftBank Group has pulled a $3 billion tender offer for WeWork shares — citing closing conditions not being met. The investment behemoth had been rumoured to be getting cold feet, when the WSJ reported last month that it was using regulatory investigations as a way to back out of its commitment to buy $3BN in ...

Fundamentals to consider before investing in student property

03.30.2020 · Posted in Real Estate Articles

What should investors consider when choosing to invest in student property? Since the Conservatives lifted the cap on university admissions, the number of students going to university has swollen. However, not all institutions have benefitted equally. Whilst Russell Group universities have generally seen their numbers swell, newer universities and former polytechnics have struggled. Elite institutions ...

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Global Real Estate Rental Market Report Trends, Growth and Revenue To 2022

TheBusinessResearchCompany published its Real Estate Rental Global Market Report 2020 which provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global real estate rental market. The report covers the real estate rental market’s segments- residential buildings and dwellings rental services, non-residential buildings rental services, mini warehouses and self-storage units ...

Reducing buy to let taxes through these property sectors

03.06.2020 · Posted in Real Estate Articles

With it becoming more difficult for landlords to make money through buy to let, what other property sectors are open to investors? Landlords are finding it increasingly difficult to make a profit through buy to let property due to additional taxes levied and the scrapping of mortgage interest tax relief. The government has made buy ...

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Where top VCs are investing in construction robotics

Venture capital has been flooding the various subverticals under the robotics umbrella in recent years, and the construction space is one of the largest beneficiaries. Last November, we surveyed 13 of the top robotics-focused VCs to find out which areas of robotics are exciting them most going into 2020. One of the most common areas ...

Doomsday Preppers are now selling timeshares, too

 

NPR has a bizarrely fascinating new piece about Drew Miller, the owner and founder of Fortitude Ranch, which is essentially a timeshare opportunity for Doomsday Preppers. Unlike the Survival Condos that start at $1.5 million, Fortitude Ranch "seeks to capture a solidly middle-class market." The annual membership fee is $1,000, which ...

Real estate startup Homie plans to expand to more cities with $23 million in Series B funding

Homie has made an impression among younger, first-time home buyers in the Utah and Arizona markets for cutting out the traditional closing costs, 6% real estate commissions and arduous paperwork associated with traditional home sales. It now plans to explore opening up in three new markets and will begin a Vegas launch in March with ...

Our Predictions for the Property Market in 2020

02.03.2020 · Posted in Real Estate Articles

Now that 2020 is upon us, we give our analysis on what will happen within the property market in the year ahead Property prices will increase In the 2019 general election, the Conservative party won a majority. This has allowed them to press ahead with Brexit and has allayed the uncertainty surrounding it. Uncertainty within ...

Seattle: Bidding war for $330,000+ home that was too filthy and hazardous for anyone to even tour

A Bothell, Seattle hous -- so filled with garbage, water damaged, and hazardous that the real estate agent didn't allow anyone inside -- just sold in a bidding war for more than its $330,000 list price. Only one photo, of the exterior, was provided in the listing. There were 17 offers; the buyer and final ...