Transforming homes into storefronts

By Chris Arnold

Transforming homes into spaces for makers

Transforming Cities welcomes Alex Ryden, founder of Guest House. Alex is an Emmy award-winning creative leader with 10+ years of experience working with brands including Lyft, Amazon, Spotify, Facebook, W Hotels, Lincoln Motors, The North Face and Oakley. Today, Alex is building a few startups of his own, including Guest House – a real estate staging company that's turning homes into retail stores for local makers.

Latest Interviews

EP87 Nate Jenkins
Jun 13, 2024

Designing Buildings with Intention

Nate Jenkins is Principal at OZ Architecture in Denver, Colorado. His experience includes millions of square feet of mixed-use, commercial/retail, office, resorts and hospitality, K-12, Higher-ed, and multi-family projects.

Real Wins Podcast Tile 08
Jun 5, 2024

Why Agencies and Leasing Teams Don’t Get Along

Chris and Mike engage in a vibrant discussion about why agencies and leasing teams don't get along, and what is broken when it comes to strategic and content-driven marketing plans. 

EP86 Moshe Crane Mike DiMella
May 29, 2024

The Centralization Debate

During our live event, our guests Moshe Crane and Mike DiMella debated and discussed centralization as it relates to residents, employees, and property outcomes.


EP85 Jay Parsons
May 1, 2024

Lifelong Learning in the Multifamily Industry

Jay Parsons is a rental housing economist, investor, speaker, and advisor. Most recently, he joined Madera Residential as the Head of Investment Strategy & Research.

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