Green building: fashionable and profitable
In October 2017, Saudi Arabia presented an ambitious project of a “smart” and environmentally friendly…

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Cities vs. Airbnb: How the authorities are trying to streamline the daily rental market
In 2007, Brian Chesky and Joe Gobbia came up with an online service for daily…

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Real estate market in Jordan: foreigners inflate prices
At the end of February 2018, Jordan approved a program for obtaining citizenship for investing…

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Cities vs. Airbnb: How the authorities are trying to streamline the daily rental market

In 2007, Brian Chesky and Joe Gobbia came up with an online service for daily rent of apartments Airbnb – since then, travelers around the world have used it about 400 million times. In January 2018, Brian Chesky said that one of the main tasks of the platform today is to achieve a balance of interests between three parties: companies, service users and people outside. Why? Caught on the crest of a wave, and 2 million people spend the night in apartments found through Airbnb, one of the most expensive startups in the world has become a hostage to their success. Continue reading