The Trade Deadline (Build or Spend?)

For baseball fans out there, today was quite the day. We witnessed teams like the Detroit Tigers, Oakland A’s, and St. Louis Cardinals make big moves to strengthen their pitching staffs in order to make a run deep into the playoffs. Other teams made incremental moves, some of it as a result of not having the goods to make a big deal. Continue reading


The Dreamer’s Path

In deciding how big to swing at one’s dream opportunities, there are plenty of what you can call obstacles that will pull one from the course they are on. Some of these are worth pausing for and some just need a but more fact-finding to continue on one’s journey. Continue reading

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Always a Demand for Great Assets

I was reading the Wall Street Journal this morning and there was a piece about the Miami condo boom. The first paragraph described a deal done back in 2006 where a developer bought a stake in an empty plot of land along the Miami River, facing Biscayne Bay. The deal valued the site at roughly $25 million. Fast forward to today, and the developer and his partners sold the same piece of land, now one of the last undeveloped waterfront parcels in downtown Miami, to an Argentine grocery-store magnate for $125 million. Continue reading