Elon Musk reveals his latest master plan, this guy never ceases to amaze me.. The first master plan that I wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion. It wasn’t all that complicated and basically consisted of: Create a low volume car, which would necessarily be expensive Use that money to… Read More Master Plan, Part Deux
Caution if you are prone to anxiety you may want to skip this post. Total Value of the world’s money: $80.9 trillion Market Capitalization of all World Stock Markets: $70 trillion Total Amount of global debt: $199 trillion Global Derivative market value: (A contact between two or more parties that derives its value from performance… Read More All the Money in the World
Tower’s tuning fork design conquers tight site Bordered by train tracks and water, a narrow 2.5-acre plaza in Chicago is finally being developed; Innovative, core-supported structure and record-setting cantilevering columns maximize the site; Small footprint flares from 6,000-sq-ft floorplates at base to 29,000-sq-ft floors on upper 46 levels. They came, they saw… they took a… Read More Squeezing Skyscrapers In
Interesting theory on why home prices continue to rise. (See Below) Here >>> One Reason Homes Cost So Much A House by Tom Kundig
I’ll admit I have been sucked into the Smart Home hype, its hard not to, who doesn’t want to change the color of their kitchen lights via an app? How about unlocking the front door with a finger tip, or commanding a voice controlled robot to call an Uber? These home functions are “cool” but… Read More An Industry in its “Wild West Stage”
A solid economy means companies are growing, governments have bigger budgets, bets are made on RE development, and a construction industry thrives. Unfortunately like I have written before the construction industry is having a huge labor shortage. A labor shortage in an industry that is booming will naturally drive up prices of building, expanding, or renovating. In the… Read More KC Construction Boom: Sparks New Way of Doing Business
Do solar panels make since in KC? Perhaps, but find out if your home does with Google Project Sunroof Here are my home’s results: Even though my electric bill is over $80/month, my HOA won’t allow it.
The latest city population estimates were recently released. Here is a look at our region’s fastest growing cities. Data for all the cities can be found here. Source: KC’s Biggest Cities Getting Bigger
Why did the job cross the road? To get tax incentives of course! Typically I try to spread out my planet money podcast sessions so I can binge listen to episodes on a long dog hike or kayak trip. On my latest binge session I was pleasantly surprise to hear them discuss a local topic! The business border war… Read More Why Did The Job Cross The Road?
During my sunday stroll through Kickstarter.com having my usual “Why didn’t I think of that!” moments. I stumbled upon this new window AC unit that is surprisingly sleek. Since I have been on a IoT kick lately I figured I’d share. Finally – A Smarter Way To Stay Cool Window air conditioners have been around for over… Read More Can Window AC Units Be Sleek?