Real Estate


For US Hispanics, optimism and the idealization of the American Dream are driving an uptick in homeownership, and as more Hispanics become homeowners, their purchase power and net wealth are poised to increase. But they’re not up to speed with the rest of the US economy … yet.

HBC said Tuesday it was selling Lord & Taylor's flagship New York building to gig economy workspace provider WeWork and also leasing other select stores' space to WeWork. The partnership aims to solve a critical problem that many brick-and-mortar retailers face: attracting younger shoppers into stores.

Jed Kolko, senior fellow at the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at University of California, Berkeley, talks about the obstacles millennials face on the road to becoming homeowners.