Real Estate

In the run-up to the 2008 Financial Crisis, and in assessing its aftermath, I posited that homeownership limited the mobility of human capital to the detriment of both the economic recovery and the financial wherewithal of homeowners with non-performing mortgages. With housing values underwater in many markets, and deeply underwater in ‘the sand states’ (as
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Real estate in southern China is seen as a good investment by those optimistic about the country’s… [+] Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP One of China’s richest real estate entrepreneurs may be poised to become yet wealthier. Times
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View of the Lake Eola Fountain with Orlando’s Skyline in the background. Getty Tight inventory and flat prices headline realtor.com’s 2020 housing forecast. “I think the biggest surprise from the forecast is how long the market is staying in this low inventory environment, especially as Millennials are in a major home-buying phase,” observes Danielle Hale,
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photo credit: Getty Getty The year of rejuvenation continues for the domestic-focused U.S. real estate sector following one of the toughest years for REITs and homebuilders since the financial crisis. For the U.S. housing industry, the story of this year continues to center around the resilient demographic-led growth in household formations along with the sharp
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Living space designed by Champalimaud Binyan Studios The team behind famed architect Robert A.M. Stern’s first multi-family development in San Francisco is debuting interior images to help potential buyers envision life inside. Slated for completion next year, Crescent is an eight-story building featuring 44 luxury condos at a cable-car crossing atop the historic Nob Hill.
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That’s not a typo. This article is not about first time homebuyers. It’s for those of you who are considering buying or building a hotel, for the first time. In case you never think about who owns the hotels that operate flying the flag of your favorite brand, or those independent gems, often times it
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Last month, Newsday released the shocking results of a three year undercover investigation that found rampant housing discrimination on Long Island, NY. Real estate agents frequently funneled white applicants to neighborhoods that were majority white and more affluent, while they sent applicants of color to more racially diverse and less affluent areas. The investigation found
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Getting mixed-use megadevelopments planned, built and marketed demands sophisticated multidisciplinary strategies and an equally sophisticated team of design, building and marketing pros. The obstacles are Herculean, but the paybacks can be equally enormous. That’s because megadevelopments — outsized, mixed-use ventures that blend a wide range of property types into big, dazzling, enticing destinations — represent
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast, the new 61 Banks Street features a stone façade framed in dark … [+] metal. Steve Hall @ Hall+Merrick Photographers While ultra modern, glass-and-steel exteriors have reigned supreme over the last decade, masonry and dark trim exteriors are gaining in popularity
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Spearheading their lettings policy, Labour has vowed to “put bad landlords out of business”. 123RF.com/Alena Kravchenko As this unusual winter election gets underway (the last December election took place back in 1923), the policies of all the participating political parties are coming under the microscope, and both the main parties (Conservatives and Labour) have put
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As a REIT analyst it’s my job to cover all property sectors, including prisons. While some may not be in favor of investing in businesses that encourage incarceration, we maintain no social or political bias for the property sector, deemed critical mission infrastructure. Much of the debate these days has to do with Democratic Presidential
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Indian Wells, California home at The Vintage Club Chris Miller: Imagine Imagery Valerie Neuman, founding partner and broker associate of Compass Greater Palm Springs area is one of the desert’s top producers with annual sales totaling over $100 million. Neuman knows how to showcase and market her ultra luxury listings. Over the busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend
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Atmosphere outside the Hudson Theatre on July 26, 2018. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage) WireImage The Ambassador Theatre Group has proven, once again, that the best defense is good offense. Last year, Evelyn Castillo sued the Broadway landlord in federal court over its policy blocking guests from bringing outside food into its theaters. She complained that
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This estate in Litchfield County, Conn., is comprised of more than 320 acres. Madonna and Phillips Group A more than 320-acre estate in Litchfield County, Conn., filled with historic structures, including a main house made up of two buildings that were combined by the architects that created Colonial Williamsburg and restored by its current owners,
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Part of the Cherohala Skyway in the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee Getty One automaker delivered the gift of green infrastructure this holiday season. To help protect forestlands, Volkswagen of America, through a sponsorship of The Conservation Fund, is donating $1.25 million towards increasing the footprint of the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee by nearly
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