Submit Manuscripts via email to


Seattle Housing: A Case Study in Crisis Creation

Kelly Lyles is a member of a dying breed: the mom-and-pop Seattle landlord. Her kind has become the target of an increasingly radical city council that has slammed the rental housing industry with a barrage of new-fangled policies over the last five years that protect tenants at all costs, including the cost of landlord property rights. The result... Read More


ESG Requirements Forcing Change

ESG Requirements Forcing Change was listed as the #10 issue in the 2022-23 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate® by The Counselors of Real Estate®. “These requirements are also instigating much innovation in the design, development, and construction of new buildings as well as renovation of existing stock with long lifespans ahead of them.” Government regulators around the world are increasingly passing laws, rules, and ordinances... Read More


Cybersecurity Interruptions

Volume 46, Number 11 - August 29, 2022


Regulatory Uncertainty

Volume 46, Number 10 - August 24, 2022


The Great Housing Imbalance

The Great Housing Imbalance is the #7 issue in the 2022-23 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate® by The Counselors of Real Estate®. “Markets that have not been able to provide lower-cost housing have experienced ongoing out-migration and risk stressing infrastructure capacity as renters are driven further out to the exurbs.” It is no secret that housing in the United States has been underbuilt for decades. In the 1970s and 1980s, one... Read More

The Counselors of Real Estate®, established in 1953, is an international group of high profile professionals including members of prominent real estate, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of government and academia who provide expert, objective advice on complex real property situations and land-related matters. Membership is selective, extended by invitation only. The organization’s CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential is granted to all members in recognition of superior problem solving ability in various areas of real estate counseling. For more information, contact The Counselors of Real Estate