Recent Submissions

  • Taxi activity as a predictor of residential rent in New York City 

    Caporaso, Philip(Philip S.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    Real estate developers and investors have a vested interest in discovering new techniques for estimating the direction and magnitude of changes in residential rent within a neighborhood. This study hypothesizes, and finds ...
  • From clicks to bricks : the impact of digital-native consumer brands on retail real estate 

    Dougherty, Jeffrey,S.M.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    Digital-native retail brands have business models that sit at the intersection of two major narratives in retail: technology and brick-and-mortar stores. Founded online, they rely on technology to attract a Millennial ...
  • The viability of the "build-to-rent" single-family model in tertiary markets 

    Finley, Bretton C. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    This thesis examines an emerging product type, single-family build-to-rent, and tests its potential application in tertiary markets of the United States. The build-to-rent ("BTR") model has proven successful in a number ...

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