UrbanMJ has renamed urban retail to “street commercial” and will bring creative and leading-edge uses that are adapting to the rising urban population Creative retail also serves as a magnet to draw suburbanites into downtowns. Street commercial is no longer all about traditional retail, bars and restaurants. Of all the locational varieties, high walkability locations are in the best condition […]
About Marcus Jackson
Marcus H. Jackson is a creative investment executive with a successful track record in development, value-enhancement, and investment sales from Boston to Miami. With 30+ years industry experience, Marcus is paving the way for empirical research and discussion in urban real estate.
Entries by Marcus Jackson
Announcing new urban mixed-use site: Quickly revitalizing Downtown Greensboro Offering Memorandum at this link: Union Square OM Web.pdf
Hat tip to the forces behind Downtown Durham’s increasing national recognition….the Goodmon’s, Duke University, the City…… Bullish on the Bull City Long overshadowed by its sister cities—Raleigh and Chapel Hill—Durham, North Carolina, is coming into its own http://gardenandgun.com/articles/bullish-bull-city/
What do “Friends”, Starbucks, the rise of the portable office and bootstrapping out of underemployment have in common? What Made Coffeehouse Culture Go Boom? A not-exactly-empirical analysis of how the cafe became a trademark of almost every city neighborhood. http://www.citylab.com/navigator/2017/01/the-cafe-tipping-point/513656/
Getting a Driverless Car for Christmas? Read this first! Practical and fun article from MIT Technology Review: Uber thinks its self-driving taxis could change the way millions of people get around. But autonomous vehicles aren’t anywhere near to being ready for the roads. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602492/what-to-know-before-you-get-in-a-self-driving-car/
Urban MJ was established by Marcus H. Jackson, a creative investment executive with a successful track record in development, value-enhancement, and investment sales from Boston to Miami. With 30+ years industry experience, Marcus is paving the way for empirical research and discussion in urban real estate.