The City of Worcester, Massachusetts Plans to Stage its Comeback

Urban renewal and revitalization is a trend that continues in locations positioned within close proximity to leading cities that often played a role in industries that have since died from their peak days. Once part of the state’s mill and factory towns that drove much of the Massachusetts commercial development, the city of Worcester has […]

The Next Location in the Startup Sprawl May Point to Miami

The nation’s startup community has experienced many changes, most notably stemming from the technology boom that has taken a grip over consumers and investors in recent years. Focused historically in key locations, it is just as of the last few years the once centralized startup hubs are dispersing into new states and cities. One example […]

Smart Cities are Becoming an Important Investment for the Future

The trend around smart cities has been part of the conversation for many years now as we look to a future that will be equipped to sustain larger populations, be more resourceful and help to improve day to day life through advanced technology. As the world’s population has continued to expand at a more rapid […]

As Architecture Trends Outdoors, Marcus Hiles Discusses Popular Concepts

The new property development trends shaping across top professional markets

Some of the leading young professional and most expensive property markets are coming up with unique ways to offer housing options to those who normally couldn’t afford them. The idea is called co-living developments; or apartment-style buildings that provide both separation and shared living spaces to renters. Catching on to young professionals looking to live […]


Marcus Hiles on the Wine Industry – A New Type of Disruption

Without any major disruption or game-changing production methods, how is it that the historically traditional wine industry has doubled its profits in the US market from $30 to $60 billion in the last two decades alone? What makes a centuries old industry that has not experienced much change achieve abrupt growth on a massive scale? Wine […]

The US Market Trends for 2019

How does the US rank against other strong countries that are also standing as part of the building blocks for the global economy? Even with fluctuations hitting the nation’s stock market in 2018, the US was reported to have outperformed most major world indexes. With economic performance and corporate profits higher than other developed countries, […]

Buy or Rent in 2019

Buy or rent in 2019 is the topic being debated by populations looking to make their housing investment in the new year. Just less than two decades ago renting was not a readily available solution for most of the population where as now with a rush of development and new market categories, rental living can […]