At the end of each month, the AGS team looks back at articles and blog posts that we saw this month that stood out to us. Some are from news agencies, and many come from our partners, but not all use our data. Here is the round-up from May 2023.

Michelle Tan

Real Estate has always been powered by data, but how has that data changed? And who are the biggest industry players? Michelle Tan, who is CEO of a stealth startup, looks at the current state of location data.

How Real Estate Investors and Operators Are Using Location Data (

Sites USA

Electric vehicle sales are on the rise, but how will that impact commercial real estate? What do developers need to consider as they plan new developments, and who is already adopting the new trend? Sites USA examines this over on their blog.

Sites USA – EV Charger Networks


ChatGPT is all the rage, but how accurate is it? Dave Huntoon at Kalibrate asks the AI bot a series of questions relating to site selection and rates the responses.

Dave Huntoon: Assessing ChatGPT’s answers to predictive analytics questions | Kalibrate Global

While some Americans are feeling the pinch, discretionary spending is up at some retail locations. looks at two stores in particular that are doing well in this economic climate.

Ulta & Lululemon: Discretionary Spending On The Up –


On their morning program, Squawk Box, CNBC examines the rise in retail theft, and how this is a larger problem than just the loss of retail to stores.