A 27-Year-Old Landlord’s Strategy for Making Money In Real Estate [Business Insider] If you own six homes and 18 apartments at age 27, I think your secret is probably “inherited wealth.”
Russian Buyers Flood New York City’s Real Estate Market [CNBC] I’d make a joke about this, but if I did, I’d most likely get audited.
Beijing to Build “Green Necklace” Around City to Fight Pollution [Inhabitat] Why cut emissions when you can build a massive trillion-dollar circular artificial forest?
Don’t Even Try Bribing Your Way Into the Cherry Blossom Bar [Washingtonian] Pro tip: when a doorman says, “don’t even try to bribe me,” what he really means is, “it’s going to cost you more than the standard $20.”
White Elephants: Unsuccessful and Embarrassing Architecture Projects from Around the World [Arch Daily] The world’s largest bus station (in Israel) is now a semi-abandoned labyrinth where people throw raves which, if you think about it, isn’t really unsuccessful or embarrassing.