1) The Wall Street Journal: Real estate investors are moving from opportunistic real estate funds into core real estate funds.
2) Taking the abuse of free parking to new levels. One homeowner parks 50 cars on the streets near his home. http://www.marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2010/11/-the-high-cost-of-free-parking-continued.html
3) Do we want urban spaces that are big or small? Spread out or compact? New or old? Witold Rybczynski has an interesting new article in Slate on what type of cities people demand.
4) At the bottom of the cycle it's often hard to identify where new jobs will come from. The technology sector is one that is rebounding well. Salesforce plans would quadruple S.F. space