Category: Office

Peter L Bernstein - Against the Gods - The Remarkable Story of Risk

Against the Gods

Written more than 25 years ago but no less relevant in our current geo-political and economic environment, Peter Bernstein’s book Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk details the history of risk and the evolution of humanity’s efforts to understand and master it. Read More  

Goldilocks Economy - Admiral Real Estate Services

Is Goldilocks Dead?

Yesterday, President Biden signed into law the lastest COVID relief bill in an effort to help the economy recover from the effects of the pandemic. The $1.9 trillion stimulus package will bring total COVID relief measures to $5 trillion, which all told will add a whopping 20% to U.S. public debt. Read More  

Inflation vs Deflation after Covid

Inflation vs. Deflation Post-Covid

The coronavirus pandemic has cause a negative supply and demand shock unlike anything we have experienced in modern times.  In this blog, we look at the likelihood of inflation vs. deflation vs. a return to relative equilibrium. Read More  

Westchester County Business Journal - Can Suburbs Succeed in a 24/7 World?

Can Suburbs Succeed in a 24/7 World?

Hugh Kelly writes in the Westchester County Business Journal about the appeal of 24-hour cities and how a number of Westchester County suburbs have the features of 24/7 live-work-play environments: residential density, walkability, access to public transportation, and nearby Main Street shopping, restaurants and entertainment.   Read More  

Westchester Property Tax Quandary - Shared Service Plans

Westchester: The Property Tax Quandary

Directly or indirectly, we all pay them.  And Westchester County’s residents and businesses would benefit if they declined – if that could be done without negatively impacting services.  To take [a lot] of liberties with Arthur Godfrey’s quote: “I’m proud to be paying property taxes in Westchester. The only thing is – I could be just as proud for half the money.” Read More