April 6, 2014

How Ukraine Could Alter New York's Skyline

Megan McArdle, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

Unlike most cities, however, New York is not limited to local talent. Its real estate prices are constrained by the total supply of very rich people in the entire world -- or, let's say, the majority of the world where citizens are allowed to buy New York City real estate. Globalization is producing a lot of those people, though not so many that a foreign-policy crisis can’t crimp the style of local developers.

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