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Old Posted Oct 12, 2017, 5:50 PM
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Originally Posted by the urban politician View Post
But Chicago is different. So what's your point?

I despise parking too, but the reality is that you're not going to sell $2 million condos without having a parking spot for the Lotus.
That will change. You've got less people reverse commuting as companies move downtown. You've got Uber now (which makes a car completely unnecessary for daily use in the city). And soon you've got self-driving cars, which can take themselves a couple miles away to park and come pick you up when you need them.

I've been to multiple RE conferences where speakers mentioned that last point specifically. It will completely change the need for parking in city centers worldwide.
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