Friday, May 31, 2013

Building up not out

My final article from the May 2013 issue of the Marina Times:
The way forward is up. Photo by John Zipperer
Everybody Can Win the LotteryBy John Zipperer 
One of the laziest and most clich├ęd phrases in business is when something is called a “win-win solution.” With that caveat, we have a problem in this town that can be solved by investment in lots of new multifamily housing units and produce (ugh) a win-win for everyone.  
Anyone who has ever been stuck in a tenants-in-common (TIC) housing arrangement, forced to wait a decade before converting to a condominium, knows the havoc that can ...

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