Change Order Group Podcast with Darrick Borowoki, Mike Eliason, and Greg Lindsay

This episode is intended to promote and develop the Change Order Group's perspectives, knowledge base, and service capabilities. We are actively seeking municipalities, developers, investors, and other organizations serious about finding solutions to the real estate market's--and society's--biggest environmental, economic, social, and technical challenges. Our services include: master planning for new and existing developments and… Continue reading Change Order Group Podcast with Darrick Borowoki, Mike Eliason, and Greg Lindsay

CEO David Friedlander’s Podcast Interview with the City of San José’s Housing Department

Last October, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Alli Rico from the City of San José, California's Housing Department's podcast, Dwellings. It's a fun interview. Please listen on Apple or Spotify. I am pleased I nailed a few key points: I spoke to the extreme liability of building up in doomed areas like… Continue reading CEO David Friedlander’s Podcast Interview with the City of San José’s Housing Department

Introducing the Founding Members of the Change Order Group

The Change Order Group (COG) is a real estate developer and consultancy delivering an urgent technical response to the multiple crises affecting today's global built environment and capital markets. The group is committed to providing simple and sound solutions for investors and developers to do the right thing by their assets, tenants, and the planet.… Continue reading Introducing the Founding Members of the Change Order Group

Why The Change Order Group is the Anti-Katerra

To anyone shocked at the pitiable state of construction startup Katerra —evidenced by Softbank’s recent $200M re-up investment to avoid bankruptcy —I would like submit this piece to voice an alternative narrative. Like their Softbank Vision Fund contemporary WeWork, the signs that Katerra was doomed were obvious from the start. I will highlight some of those signs… Continue reading Why The Change Order Group is the Anti-Katerra

The Podcast Episode that Made The Change Order Group Possible

I can't speak for him, but my love for Thomas Kosbau was near-instantaneous. I met him through our mutual friend Joe—a respected NYC development pro—at the New Lab's anniversary party in the fall of 2018. Within moments, I realized I met someone who got it. "Getting it" to me means someone who recognizes the interconnection… Continue reading The Podcast Episode that Made The Change Order Group Possible

Introducing The Change Order Group

Today’s real-estate markets are evolving rapidly—driven by seismic economic, public-health, cultural, and environmental shifts. The Change Order Group is a developer taking real-estate to its next evolutionary phase. With a focus on master-planned multifamily, multi-unit, mixed-use projects, we apply big-data and bleeding-edge technology into every facet of our projects' planning, design, and developmental processes. Think… Continue reading Introducing The Change Order Group