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  • Gotham Magazine - Get to Know 8 of NYC's Best Bachelors
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - We sat down with some of New York's most successful bachelors to find out where they hang out, what they're passionate about, and much more. Read their stories below and don't forget to vote for Gotham 's most eligible bachelor here >> ERICH BERGEN Erich Bergen, who stars in Jersey...
  • Gotham Magazine - Kim Considers Living Near Leo; Adam Levine Looks at a Penthouse
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - Will Kim have Leo as a neighbor? Will Adam Levine have a new trophy home? The garden of the $4.5 million penthouse at 5 Tudor City Place, owned by publishing heiress Cindi Crain. Tudor City, with its gargoyles, dragons, and old-world charm, looks like a gothic movie set. In fact, its buildings, which...
  • Gotham Magazine - How Bacardi's Jacob Briars Changed Nightlife
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - How Jacob Briars, Bacardi ’s global brand ambassador, became the mack daddy of millennial nightlife. Jacob Briars, the lead brand ambassador for Bacardi, at PDT. Jacob Briars’s Bacardi business card is misleading. “Global Director of Trade Advocacy,” it reads, the bland corporate speak suggesting an office space–like life in an airless cubicle....
  • Gotham Magazine - Secrets of a Celebrity Event Planner
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Larry Scott celebrates 25 years of throwing glittery bashes for NYC's boldfacers. A Larry Scott wedding at Cipriani 42nd Street. “I have worked with practically every celebrity, but my job is to make the bride and groom, the birthday girl, and the bar mitzvah boy feel like stars,” says Larry Scott, whose...
  • Gotham Magazine - The Starchitect Behind Cast Iron House
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Shigeru Ban, this year’s Pritzker Prize winner, reimagines the Cast Iron House. The eighth-floor penthouse at the Cast Iron House, an 1800s landmark building in Tribeca. Much has been made about the “starchitect effect”—how a brand-name architect can increase a home’s value. But the actual evidence is mixed. Some apartments by top talent...
  • EV Grieve - The Bowery Mission is short on donations
    9/29/2014 @ 9:35 PM - Per Lisha Arino at DNAinfo today: The Bowery Mission's food pantry is in 'urgent need” of donations, as its food supply has dwindled and demand for meals has increased, officials said. Entire shelves at the 227 Bowery soup kitchen are completely bare and essential items like pasta, canned goods and condiments are in short supply,...
  • The Atlantic - One of America's Most Famous Slow-Food Chefs Says Farm to Table 'Doesn't Really Work'
    9/29/2014 @ 8:45 PM - Shutterstock.com Dan Barber is one of the nation's most widely respected slow-food advocates: His Blue Hill restaurants in New York serve a cornucopia of goodies from nearby farms like Cherry Lane, Herondale, and Mountain Sweet Berry. So it was discombobulating when the chef lobbed this moldy potato during this week's ...
  • Brokers Weekly - DC drawing more millennials than the Big Apple
    9/29/2014 @ 7:18 PM - By Konrad Putzier New York is falling behind in the race for millennials, according to a new report by research firm, RealtyTrac. While Manhattan and Hudson County, which includes Hoboken and Jersey City, are among the top ten markets millennials are moving to, they are trailing other hotspots like Washington D.C., San Francisco and Denver. Arlington and...
  • DNA Info New York - NYU Returns to LICH Deal After Judge Dismisses Nurses' Union Lawsuit
    9/29/2014 @ 7:10 PM - NYU Langone Medical Center will serve as the facility's operator, officials announced.
  • ArchDaily - Gallery at REDCAT Presents 'Small Museum for the American Metaphor”
    9/29/2014 @ 7:01 PM - Continuing a curatorial program of experiments, collaborations and interdisciplinary projects, the Gallery at REDCAT presents Small Museum for the American Metaphor September 27 to November 30, 2014. REDCAT gallery curator Ruth Estévez invited the Belgian architect Kersten Geers to develop the exhibition, which focuses on themes that are clearly evident in the architectural work he creates with his firm,...
  • New York Observer - Durst Organization Pushes Ferry Near New Queens Acquisition
    9/29/2014 @ 7:00 PM - Douglas and Helena Rose Durst of the Durst Organization aboard the New York Water Taxi. (Tobias Salinger) The week after news broke that the Durst Organization purchased a 90 percent stake in the 2,200-unit Hallets Point project for over $100 million, officials at the company that owns New...
  • Curbed - CurbedWire: Bronx Hotel Worries Neighbors; World's Fair Photographs
    9/29/2014 @ 6:00 PM - [Photo via Welcome2TheBronx] THE BRONX A new 60-room Days In Hotel at 2338 Bruckner Boulevard in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx is causing some controversy, as the neighbors, according to local blog Welcome2TheBronx , "[fear] it would turn into another hot sheet motel like the infamous Capri Motel which recently shuttered its...
  • New York Observer - City Planning Commission Approves Astoria Cove
    9/29/2014 @ 6:00 PM - Rendering of the proposed mixed-use development. (STUDIO V) The City Planning Commission voted to recommend approval today for the proposed 1,723-unit Astoria Cove mixed-use development slated for an 8.7-acre site overlooking Pot Cove on the Queens waterfront. A development team called 2030 Astoria Developers that includes Long Island City-based ...
  • Curbed - Linkage: Inside Ellis Island's Abandoned Hospital; LIRR Gets Funding
    9/29/2014 @ 5:47 PM - [Curbed Flickr Pool / Jeffrey Friedkin ] · An inside look at Ellis Island's abandoned hospital [A/N] · An 18-story hotel is coming to West 36th Street [YIMBY] · Info on the Hunters Point South affordable housing forums ['Stoner] · LIRR receives $203 million for ...
  • The Real Deal - The Wrap: The Beekman floor plans come online, will real estate cash keep state Republicans in power? and more
    9/29/2014 @ 5:41 PM - Rendering of the Beekman rooftop 1. Will real estate cash keep state Republicans in power? [NYDN] 2. The Beekman floor plans come online [The Beekman website] 3. MTA should tap real estate assets to generate much-needed revenue: OPINION [NYDN] ...
  • Huh Magazine - The Mesmerising Clock at The Ham Yard Hotel
    9/29/2014 @ 5:37 PM - After opening in Soho, London, earlier this year, guests of the Ham Yard Hotel have been mesmerised by this beautiful 135-dial digital clock. Each of the hands on the smaller traditional clocks have been synchronised to work together to display the time on a much larger scale. As well as displaying numbers, the clocks can also work together...
  • Curbed - Comment Of The Day: 'And Extell apparently bought the site...
    9/29/2014 @ 5:33 PM - " And Extell apparently bought the site in 2007 from the Port Authority for $17.1 million. 2007: $17.1 million 2010: $43.5 million 2013: $167 million Why build? Flip it in two years!"— REspectator [SHoP Joins the Hudson Yards Party With Tenth Avenue Tower]
  • Brokers Weekly - Veteran photographer turns her focus to real estate
    9/29/2014 @ 5:24 PM - By Dan Orlando The residential brokers of New York have earned a reputation as some of the most driven business men and women on the globe. The mystique of dealing with the most coveted properties in the world brings to mind an image of young millennials, sharply dressed and eager to advance upwards from rentals to major...
  • The Real Deal - Magna Hospitality buys Hampton Inn near JFK for $41M
    9/29/2014 @ 5:21 PM - 144-10 135th Avenue in Queens, and Magna’s Bob Indeglia Rhode Island-based hotel investment and management firm Magna Hospitality Group acquired a 13-story Hampton Inn near John F. Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica for $41.4 million, according to property records filed with the city today. The nearly 115,000-square-foot property at 144-10 135th Avenue, near 145th Street, holds 216 rooms. An affiliate...
  • Zillow - 'Eat, Pray, Love' Carriage House for Sale
    9/29/2014 @ 5:10 PM - The Brooklyn carriage house featured in the 2010 movie Eat, Pray, Love” is back on the market for $6.995 million, down $1 million from its original asking price. Author Elizabeth Gilbert’s  home in Frenchtown, NJ , had a skybrary” upstairs. The home of her fictional character, played by Julia Roberts in the movie adaptation of the best-selling memoir,...
  • Curbed - Gender Studies: Last week The New York Times...
    9/29/2014 @ 5:05 PM - Last week The New York Times put out a call for names of the invisible women who "built New York" and today Curbed National rose to the challenge, nominating five women from the first half of the 20th century that anonymously built bits of the city. Take, for example, Fay Kellogg, who started her own...
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  • Quartz - How ExxonMobil swayed US sanctions and strengthened Putin’s hand
    9/30/2014 @ 12:16 AM - Did ExxonMobil gull the Obama administration into bending its sanctions on Russia? Ten days ago, the oil company obtained a two-week extension on new US and EU sanctions that bar work in the Russian Arctic. The extra time, ExxonMobil said, would allow it to safely shut down the potentially dangerous Universitetskaya well in the Kara Sea. But in a...
  • RE Journals - Marcus & Millichap closes sale of 372-unit apartment property in St. Louis market
    9/30/2014 @ 12:12 AM - Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of Cedar Trace Apartments, a 372-unit property in Maryland Heights, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. The $26.8 million sales price equates to $72,043 a unit. Marcus & Millichap vice presidents of investments David Gaines and Alex Blagojevich arranged the sale, along with senior associate William Holman, Marcus & Millichap's...
  • Gotham Magazine - Get to Know 8 of NYC's Best Bachelors
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - We sat down with some of New York's most successful bachelors to find out where they hang out, what they're passionate about, and much more. Read their stories below and don't forget to vote for Gotham 's most eligible bachelor here >> ERICH BERGEN Erich Bergen, who stars in Jersey...
  • Brokers Weekly - DC drawing more millennials than the Big Apple
    9/29/2014 @ 7:18 PM - By Konrad Putzier New York is falling behind in the race for millennials, according to a new report by research firm, RealtyTrac. While Manhattan and Hudson County, which includes Hoboken and Jersey City, are among the top ten markets millennials are moving to, they are trailing other hotspots like Washington D.C., San Francisco and Denver. Arlington and...
  • The Atlantic - Can Light Rail Still Unite Jerusalem?
    9/29/2014 @ 6:50 PM - Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat (left) speaks with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg at CityLab 2014 in Los Angeles. (Melanie Leigh Wilbur) "When it rains, it rains on everyone." That was the answer from Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat to one of a number of thorny questions put...
  • Time - Why Rumors Get Shared More Than The Truth and Other Fascinating News on the Web
    9/29/2014 @ 5:30 PM - 1. Rumor Has It More The Bad Part of Sports and Other Fascinating News on the Web An App for Finding Your Voice and Other Fascinating News on the Web White House Intruder Overpowered Officer, Made It Into East Room NBC News Hannah Graham Suspect Linked to Previous Abduction: Cops ...
  • Zillow - How to Make Halloween Decor Work All Harvest
    9/29/2014 @ 4:49 PM - Small touches of fall apples, small pumpkins and leaves in a vase are enough for this space. Source: NB Design Group, Inc. While cobwebs and plastic ghouls can create a fun, spooky vibe, a more elegant approach to Halloween decor can last the entire harvest season. We asked three top designers to share some...
  • The Atlantic - The Sharing Economy Could Drive Down the Price of Mega-Events
    9/29/2014 @ 4:03 PM - Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky speaks at The Atlantic's CityLab 2014 summit in Los Angeles. (Melanie Leigh Wilbur) Corporations are people, too, the ol' Supreme Court saying goes. But in fact it's people who are the businesses these days, according to Brian Chesky, the founder and CEO of Airbnb, that platform that lets people...
  • Houzz - Houzz Tour: A Former Stable Becomes a Live-Work Showcase (21 photos)
    9/29/2014 @ 3:00 PM - Three years ago, architect Mark Lawrence and his wife, Cary, bought a 19th-century stable in the historic Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. , on the way to realizing his dream of opening a storefront in the city for the studio he and Elizabeth Emerson run together. The two-story brick...
  • CP Executive - Historic Capitol Hill Landmark Property to Become Modern Residences
    9/29/2014 @ 9:57 AM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor The Maples One of the oldest structures in Washington, D.C., will soon become the city's newest condominium residence. The Maples was constructed in 1795 in the heart of the Capitol Hill district. By the end of the year, it will be a brand-new community of modern flats,...
  • CP Executive - Historic Capitol Hill Landmark Property to Become Modern Residences
    9/29/2014 @ 9:57 AM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor The Maples One of the oldest structures in Washington, D.C., will soon become the city's newest condominium residence. The Maples was constructed in 1795 in the heart of the Capitol Hill district. By the end of the year, it will be a brand-new community of modern flats,...
  • The Atlantic - More Evidence That Goats Are a Good Municipal Investment
    9/29/2014 @ 9:55 AM - A goat from the study tearing into invasive grass. (Jennifer Brundage/Duke University) There's no better way for a city to garner amusing headlines than by whipping out a bunch of goats for lawn-clearing duty. It happened this year in Seattle when the local transportation department used ruminants...
  • The Atlantic - The Divided City
    9/29/2014 @ 9:42 AM - Stephen zeigler/Wikimedia Commons As America has grown more unequal and divided, its cities and metro areas have become even more so. New York’s level of inequality is comparable to Swaziland's, L.A.’s to the Dominican Republic's, Chicago's to El Salvador's, and Seattle's to Nigeria's. Our cities and metro areas also...
  • Realty Biz News - Real Estate Investing Profits and Loses
    9/29/2014 @ 9:29 AM - When you are running your own real estate investing business, it’s essential that you have well organized and up to date accounting books. It doesn’t matter if you have 1 property or 15 properties. It doesn’t matter if you have rental properties or are flipping houses or both. Each property must have a separate account. You don’t need a...
  • The Atlantic - Photographing the Extreme Transformation of the Meatpacking District
    9/29/2014 @ 9:27 AM - 10th & 11th avenues as seen in 1985 (Brian Rose) Perhaps no part of Manhattan has changed as dramatically since the 1980s as the Meatpacking District. Located on the Lower West Side, the district has gone from a blue-collar warehouse district with a seedy side into a hyper-luxurious, bustling neighborhood. ...
  • Costar - Lease Up (Sep. 29) Venable to Anchor New District of Columbia Development
    9/29/2014 @ 8:52 AM - By Michael HorwitzVenable LLP, one of the biggest law firms in DC with approximately 400 lawyers and staff, confirmed plans to move its Washington office to 600 Massachusetts Ave. NW in Washington, D.C.'s Penn Quarter area. The move is slated to occur once the currently under construction office project delivers in the first quarter of 2017.Gould Property Co. and Oxford...
  • Re/code - Downtown Las Vegas Is the Great American Techtopia
    9/29/2014 @ 8:01 AM - Vjeran Pavic for Re/code 'We could create our own adult version of a college dorm and build our own community. It was an opportunity for us to create our own world. It was perfect.” Tony Hsieh – Delivering Happiness” I n the new downtown Las Vegas, the hospital is also...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Rent or buy? Running the numbers on a Bethesda condominium
    9/29/2014 @ 8:00 AM - In this market, it's not always easy to tell whether it makes more sense to rent or buy. With the help of Zillow, a real estate information Web site, we decided to compare a property that is listed both to rent and to buy and see which is the better deal. In the case of […]
  • AOL Real Estate - Fewer Americans Buy Homes in August
    9/29/2014 @ 7:55 AM - Filed under: News , Buying , Economy , Selling Getty Images By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months. The National Association of Realtors said Monday...
  • Daily Finance - Fewer Americans Buy Homes in August
    9/29/2014 @ 7:45 AM - Filed under: Mortgages , Real Estate , Housing Market , Home Buying Getty Images By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months. The National Association of...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Town Square | Amenity-rich apartments in Rockville open
    9/29/2014 @ 5:31 AM - The second phase of apartments from Gables Upper Rock in Rockville  has been completed. The development, a joint venture between Gables Residential and the JBG Companies near Shady Grove Road and Interstate 270, was designed by Andres Duany, designer of “New Urbanism” developments such as Kentlands in Montgomery County, Md., and Seaside in Florida. Once complete, […]
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  • Gotham Magazine - Get to Know 8 of NYC's Best Bachelors
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - We sat down with some of New York's most successful bachelors to find out where they hang out, what they're passionate about, and much more. Read their stories below and don't forget to vote for Gotham 's most eligible bachelor here >> ERICH BERGEN Erich Bergen, who stars in Jersey...
  • Brokers Weekly - DC drawing more millennials than the Big Apple
    9/29/2014 @ 7:18 PM - By Konrad Putzier New York is falling behind in the race for millennials, according to a new report by research firm, RealtyTrac. While Manhattan and Hudson County, which includes Hoboken and Jersey City, are among the top ten markets millennials are moving to, they are trailing other hotspots like Washington D.C., San Francisco and Denver. Arlington and...
  • The Real Deal - Shore Club repositioned with high-end condos
    9/29/2014 @ 4:51 PM - Ziel Feldman and Shore Club at 1901 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach From the South Florida website: Ziel Feldman's HFZ Capital Group plans to reposition South Beach's Shore Club with a mix of about 85 luxury residences and 100 hotel rooms. The New York firm hired Douglas Elliman to handle sales...
  • Forbes - Over-The-Top Home Theaters Are Back: 8 Of The Quirkiest Ones
    9/29/2014 @ 4:03 PM - When Zachary Schiffman, a 42-year-old medical supplies executive, and his wife, Lona, were building their dream home on the Miami waterfront six years ago, he knew he wanted a home theater. A Star Wars and Star Trek fan, Schiffman initially wanted to model his theater after the inside of a [...]
  • Multi-Housing News - Unsold Pre-Recession Condos in Broward on the Market
    9/29/2014 @ 3:13 PM - By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor Pembroke Pines, Fla.-The remaining condo units at Marquesa, a property in Pembroke Pines, which is in Broward County, Fla., are being taken to market. Originally built as an apartment development in the large 1990s, a condo conversion began in 2006 but 252 units remained as rental in the wake of the recession. ...
  • Calculated Risk - Black Knight (formerly LPS): House Price Index up 0.2% in July, Up 5.1% year-over-year
    9/29/2014 @ 2:25 PM - Note: I follow several house price indexes (Case-Shiller, CoreLogic, Black Knight, Zillow, FHFA, FNC and more). The timing of different house prices indexes can be a little confusing. Black Knight uses the current month closings only (not a three month average like Case-Shiller or a weighted average like CoreLogic), excludes short sales and REOs, and is not seasonally adjusted....
  • Bigger Pockets - 5 Simple Ways to Maximize Your Vacation Rental Profits
    9/29/2014 @ 2:01 PM - Owning a vacation home is just like owning a business. The goal is to keep cost down and profits up. Over the last few weeks, we have written about ways to reduce the monthly costs in your vacation home. If you missed that article, here is a link to it . So this week I thought we...
  • Blue Matter - Has Gen Y Gone to the Burbs?
    9/29/2014 @ 1:50 PM - Gen Y…”They Know What They Want and They Want It Now!” But what is it that this up and coming group of buyers are attracted to? Elise Ramer, Senior Public Relations Specialist with NRT Florida teamed up with Felise Eber to provide some insight. Felise Eber, a prominent team member of The Jills , the #1...
  • RE Journals - Jameson Real Estate hosts Developers Panel in partnership with WCR
    9/29/2014 @ 12:56 PM - On Wednesday, September 17th Jameson Sotheby's International Realty and Jameson Commercial hosted the Annual WCR Developers Panel. The event took place at The Montgomery Club and was moderated by Jameson's very own Harry Huzenis, who founded and started Jameson Real Estate more than 30 years ago. Attendance for the event totaled over 250 people. 8 panelists occupied...
  • Multi-Housing News - Franklin Street Sells Pair of North Tampa Apartments
    9/29/2014 @ 12:55 PM - By Joshua Ayers, Senior Editor Tampa, Fla.-Franklin Street has announced the sale of two North Tampa area apartment communities, Sandanay and Stonehenge Apartments, for a price of $3.05 million, which corresponds to $35,500 per unit and $39.97 per square foot. Franklin Street, consisting of Kevin Kelleher, Darron Kattan, Robert Goldfinger and Zach Ames, represented...
  • Brownstoner - car2go Is About to Change the Way You Get Around Brooklyn
    9/29/2014 @ 11:31 AM - In Germany and Italy, in Seattle and Austin and Miami and Montreal, people have been experiencing a quiet revolution in how... Read More… Read More
  • CP Executive - GE Unit to Take 510 KSF Building in Jacksonville
    9/29/2014 @ 9:58 AM - By Scott Baltic, Contributing Editor GE Oil & Gas, a division of GE, has selected Hillwood's AllianceFlorida at Cecil Commerce Center on Jacksonville's Westside as the location for a new 510,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility, slated to open this November, Hillwood and GE announced Friday. The facility reportedly will include an estimated minimum of...
  • The Atlantic - The Divided City
    9/29/2014 @ 9:42 AM - Stephen zeigler/Wikimedia Commons As America has grown more unequal and divided, its cities and metro areas have become even more so. New York’s level of inequality is comparable to Swaziland's, L.A.’s to the Dominican Republic's, Chicago's to El Salvador's, and Seattle's to Nigeria's. Our cities and metro areas also...
  • Re/code - Downtown Las Vegas Is the Great American Techtopia
    9/29/2014 @ 8:01 AM - Vjeran Pavic for Re/code 'We could create our own adult version of a college dorm and build our own community. It was an opportunity for us to create our own world. It was perfect.” Tony Hsieh – Delivering Happiness” I n the new downtown Las Vegas, the hospital is also...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Town Square | Amenity-rich apartments in Rockville open
    9/29/2014 @ 5:31 AM - The second phase of apartments from Gables Upper Rock in Rockville  has been completed. The development, a joint venture between Gables Residential and the JBG Companies near Shady Grove Road and Interstate 270, was designed by Andres Duany, designer of “New Urbanism” developments such as Kentlands in Montgomery County, Md., and Seaside in Florida. Once complete, […]
  • Luxury Daily - Bergdorf Goodman illustrates fall trends with magazine mailer
    9/29/2014 @ 3:46 AM - Bergdorf Goodman fall 2014 magazine cover Department store Bergdorf Goodman got consumers ready to replenish their cold weather wardrobes with the fall collections issue of its magalog. Before delving into both men's and women's fashions, the magalog takes time to explore trends, including the rise of the sneaker and embellishment, as well as profile key figures, including Valentino...
  • Realty Biz News - CoreLogic: Almost 950K Homes Regain Equity
    9/29/2014 @ 12:40 AM - Nearly 950,000 homes returned to positive equity in the second quarter, now bringing the total number of residential homes with equity nationwide to more than 44 million, according to CoreLogic's latest Equity Report . Image credit: Pixabay.com 'The increase in borrower equity of $1 trillion from a year...
  • Forbes - Sleeping With Versace: The Notorious Villa's Hidden Tunnel And Other Decadent Secrets In Miami
    9/28/2014 @ 10:50 AM - South Beach, Florida, has a lot more to offer than its renowned Art Deco architecture, sparkling white sands and culinary wonders. There are some amazing hidden gems not normally available to the general public. I wanted to discover a unique and original experience for the traveler looking for bragging rights. When [...]
  • Curbed - Curbed Miami: The Borg Moves to Biscayne Boulevard; Wynwood Gateway Park
    9/27/2014 @ 11:35 AM - 1) Edgewater: Concrete fortress built by The Borg or financial titan's new HQ? The new Fairholme Capital headquarters, designed by Arquitectonica for Biscayne Boulevard, will be a little bit of both. With a Richard Serra out front, it will make quite the statement. 2) Wynwood: The winner of an international design competition to create...
  • Hot Property - LA Times - Celine Dion seeks buyer for island estate in Florida
    9/27/2014 @ 8:00 AM - Singer Celine Dion is seeking a buyer for her Jupiter Island, Fla., estate, which is now priced at $62.5 million.
  • BuzzFeed - 36 Powerful News Images You Should See This Week
    9/26/2014 @ 8:24 PM - A Palestinian protester uses slings to hurl a stone toward Israeli soldiers as he stands next to burning tyres during clashes following a protest against the nearby Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom, near Nablus, Sept. 26. Torokman / Reuters ...
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  • Gotham Magazine - Get to Know 8 of NYC's Best Bachelors
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - We sat down with some of New York's most successful bachelors to find out where they hang out, what they're passionate about, and much more. Read their stories below and don't forget to vote for Gotham 's most eligible bachelor here >> ERICH BERGEN Erich Bergen, who stars in Jersey...
  • Gotham Magazine - How Bacardi's Jacob Briars Changed Nightlife
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - How Jacob Briars, Bacardi ’s global brand ambassador, became the mack daddy of millennial nightlife. Jacob Briars, the lead brand ambassador for Bacardi, at PDT. Jacob Briars’s Bacardi business card is misleading. “Global Director of Trade Advocacy,” it reads, the bland corporate speak suggesting an office space–like life in an airless cubicle....
  • The Atlantic - One of America's Most Famous Slow-Food Chefs Says Farm to Table 'Doesn't Really Work'
    9/29/2014 @ 8:45 PM - Shutterstock.com Dan Barber is one of the nation's most widely respected slow-food advocates: His Blue Hill restaurants in New York serve a cornucopia of goodies from nearby farms like Cherry Lane, Herondale, and Mountain Sweet Berry. So it was discombobulating when the chef lobbed this moldy potato during this week's ...
  • Brokers Weekly - DC drawing more millennials than the Big Apple
    9/29/2014 @ 7:18 PM - By Konrad Putzier New York is falling behind in the race for millennials, according to a new report by research firm, RealtyTrac. While Manhattan and Hudson County, which includes Hoboken and Jersey City, are among the top ten markets millennials are moving to, they are trailing other hotspots like Washington D.C., San Francisco and Denver. Arlington and...
  • ArchDaily - Gallery at REDCAT Presents 'Small Museum for the American Metaphor”
    9/29/2014 @ 7:01 PM - Continuing a curatorial program of experiments, collaborations and interdisciplinary projects, the Gallery at REDCAT presents Small Museum for the American Metaphor September 27 to November 30, 2014. REDCAT gallery curator Ruth Estévez invited the Belgian architect Kersten Geers to develop the exhibition, which focuses on themes that are clearly evident in the architectural work he creates with his firm,...
  • The Atlantic - Can Light Rail Still Unite Jerusalem?
    9/29/2014 @ 6:50 PM - Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat (left) speaks with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg at CityLab 2014 in Los Angeles. (Melanie Leigh Wilbur) "When it rains, it rains on everyone." That was the answer from Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat to one of a number of thorny questions put...
  • Variety - Reese Witherspoon Sheds Brentwood Compound
    9/29/2014 @ 6:33 PM - SELLER: Reese Witherspoon LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $3,550,000 SIZE: .66 acre (with 3,053 square foot fixer upper) YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Reese Witherspoon and her Hollywood power player husband Jim Toth have been on a serious real estate tear the last few years, buying and selling a series of multi-million properties a clip that's lickety-split... Read more »
  • The Atlantic - L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti: We Will Be the First City to Do Autonomous Vehicles Right
    9/29/2014 @ 4:44 PM - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at The Atlantic's CityLab 2014 summit. (Melanie Leigh Wilbur) It's no secret that Eric Garcetti has a thing for autonomous vehicles. At a conference last winter, L.A.'s self-proclaimed "tech mayor" shared his dream of having an entire neighborhood devoted to whirring, driverless machines. ...
  • The Atlantic - The Sharing Economy Could Drive Down the Price of Mega-Events
    9/29/2014 @ 4:03 PM - Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky speaks at The Atlantic's CityLab 2014 summit in Los Angeles. (Melanie Leigh Wilbur) Corporations are people, too, the ol' Supreme Court saying goes. But in fact it's people who are the businesses these days, according to Brian Chesky, the founder and CEO of Airbnb, that platform that lets people...
  • ArchDaily - Five Practices Compete to Design Los Angeles LGBT Center
    9/29/2014 @ 4:00 PM - Michael Maltzan , Frederick Fisher , Predock Frane , MAD  and Leong Leong  have been shortlisted in a limited competition to design a new Los Angeles LGBT Center (formerly called LA Gay and Lesbian Center). Each have received a stipend of $20,000 to develop proposals for the...
  • Brick Underground - I'm renting out my condo. Should I form an LLC to save on taxes?
    9/29/2014 @ 3:59 PM - Q. I'm moving to San Francisco and renting out my Fort Greene condo. Do I have to pay income taxes on the rental payments I get? And how can I minimize the taxes I do have to pay-should I set up an LLC? A. Yes, you'll have to report the income you make from your tenant, but a...
  • The Real Deal - One billion square feet of office space - on the cloud
    9/29/2014 @ 2:46 PM - From left: Ryan Masiello and Nick Romito A startup founded by a former pro surfer is aiming to be the Big Kahuna in the fast-growing real estate technology industry. View the Space, a cloud-based leasing portfolio management company established by Nick Romito, expects to have 1 billion square feet of the world's office space on its platform before the...
  • The Atlantic - The 4 Transportation Systems You'll Meet in the Future
    9/29/2014 @ 2:26 PM - Phil Dokas/Flickr We tend to think of transportation networks as the result of large public works projectshello, Interstate Highway Systembut lately, private hands have been tinkering at the edges of urban mobility. App-based e-hail car services like Uber and Lyft are disrupting traditional city taxi programs. Smartphones are changing...
  • Calculated Risk - Black Knight (formerly LPS): House Price Index up 0.2% in July, Up 5.1% year-over-year
    9/29/2014 @ 2:25 PM - Note: I follow several house price indexes (Case-Shiller, CoreLogic, Black Knight, Zillow, FHFA, FNC and more). The timing of different house prices indexes can be a little confusing. Black Knight uses the current month closings only (not a three month average like Case-Shiller or a weighted average like CoreLogic), excludes short sales and REOs, and is not seasonally adjusted....
  • Venture Beat - U.S. retail chains and banks no match for new breed of hackers
    9/29/2014 @ 2:01 PM - Since December, a rash of hacks have hit retailers, a major bank, and even a gourmet sandwich chain. Target,  Home Depot , JP Morgan Chase, and Jimmy John had complex malware unleashed into their systems. Over 100 million customers saw their credit cards boosted by cyber thieves, along with home addresses, Social Security numbers, and other personal data. Much of...
  • Haute Residence - Clara Hartree Discusses Vancouver Residents' Favorite Activities and What Homebuyers Should Do Before House Hunting
    9/29/2014 @ 1:05 PM - What are some of the most common recreational activities residents of your region like to partake in? Are there any specific spots they like to frequent to enjoy such to-do’s?   Vancouver is the quintessential outdoor city! Tucked in between the Pacific Ocean and the mountains, there are...
  • Multi-Housing News - TODAY’S DEALS: Forum Sells Denver Apartment, Achieves Record Price Per Square Foot
    9/29/2014 @ 1:00 PM - Denver-Forum Real Estate Group has sold The Logan, a 2012-built 57-unit apartment community located in Denver's trendy Governor's Park neighborhood at East 6 th Avenue and Logan Street. According to ARA, who represented Forum in the sale, the transaction achieved the highest price per square foot ever for an apartment community in Colorado. A local real estate developer bought...
  • Curbed - Losing Our Religion: Central Park West Church Plows Towards Condo-Filled Future
    9/29/2014 @ 12:41 PM - There are more than 25 houses of worship getting converted into residences right now, and here's a closer look at one. The 47,000-square-foot church at the corner of 96th Street and Central Park West is currently undergoing a conversion, and facing some considerable challenges because it's a landmark . The eventual...
  • Inman News - Brokers say mysterious 'Upstream' initiative not intended to replace MLSs
    9/29/2014 @ 12:32 PM - HUNTINGTON BEACH, California - Multiple listing services and associations have nothing to fear from a mysterious initiative by a coalition of some of the biggest names in real estate, the head of a large brokerage network told hundreds of MLS ...
  • Brooklyn Magazine - Truman Capote’s Brooklyn Heights
    9/29/2014 @ 12:06 PM - The brick house where Turman Capote lived in Brooklyn Heights. I live in Brooklyn. By Choice,” Truman Capote began his essay A House in the Heights,” a response to why the complicated, charming, silver-tongued author with roots in Alabama chose to settle in the then decidedly unfashionable borough for a...
  • TechCrunch - UK Gov’s Independent” Review Of Sharing Economy To Be Led By Sharing Economy Startup CEO
    9/29/2014 @ 11:47 AM - Today the UK government threw its weight behind the so-called sharing economy, epitomised by companies such as Airbnb and Zipcar, with the stated aim to make the country the global centre for the sharing economy” and ensuring it can compete with Silicon Valley. To do this it’s ordered an independent” review to look into policy and regulation issues and how...
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  • RE Journals - Chair of Honigman’s real estate department to play key role in ICSC’s Law Conference
    9/30/2014 @ 12:31 AM - Lawrence McLaughlin Lawrence McLaughlin, chair of the real estate department at Detroit law firm Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP , has been named co-chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers’ 2015 U.S. Law Conference. McLaughlin will also serve as the chairman of the conference in 2016. The council’s law conference features more than...
  • Quartz - How ExxonMobil swayed US sanctions and strengthened Putin’s hand
    9/30/2014 @ 12:16 AM - Did ExxonMobil gull the Obama administration into bending its sanctions on Russia? Ten days ago, the oil company obtained a two-week extension on new US and EU sanctions that bar work in the Russian Arctic. The extra time, ExxonMobil said, would allow it to safely shut down the potentially dangerous Universitetskaya well in the Kara Sea. But in a...
  • RE Journals - Principal Associates sells historic Hecker-Smiley Mansion in Detroit
    9/30/2014 @ 12:16 AM - Principal Associates recently closed the sale of the 26,700-square-foot Hecker-Smiley Mansion to Wayne State University in Detroit. The property will be used as an alumni relations center. The purchase price was $2.3 million. Principal Associates was hired by the personal injury law firm of Charfoos & Christensen, P.C. to sell the property just more than 10 months ago....
  • Gotham Magazine - Get to Know 8 of NYC's Best Bachelors
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - We sat down with some of New York's most successful bachelors to find out where they hang out, what they're passionate about, and much more. Read their stories below and don't forget to vote for Gotham 's most eligible bachelor here >> ERICH BERGEN Erich Bergen, who stars in Jersey...
  • Gotham Magazine - How Bacardi's Jacob Briars Changed Nightlife
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - How Jacob Briars, Bacardi ’s global brand ambassador, became the mack daddy of millennial nightlife. Jacob Briars, the lead brand ambassador for Bacardi, at PDT. Jacob Briars’s Bacardi business card is misleading. “Global Director of Trade Advocacy,” it reads, the bland corporate speak suggesting an office space–like life in an airless cubicle....
  • Gotham Magazine - The Starchitect Behind Cast Iron House
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Shigeru Ban, this year’s Pritzker Prize winner, reimagines the Cast Iron House. The eighth-floor penthouse at the Cast Iron House, an 1800s landmark building in Tribeca. Much has been made about the “starchitect effect”—how a brand-name architect can increase a home’s value. But the actual evidence is mixed. Some apartments by top talent...
  • designboom - the EAE introduces cube office as icon for hong kong science park
    9/29/2014 @ 11:45 PM - the complex operates in harmony with the angle of the sun and the neighboring structures. The post the EAE introduces cube office as icon for hong kong science park appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • BuzzFeed - This NZ Politician Accidentally Retweeted A Photo Of A Serial Killer
    9/29/2014 @ 10:01 PM - Just hours after Donald Trump was trolled in the same prank, New Zealand MP Peter Dunne has retweeted a photo of notorious serial killer Harold Shipman. Earlier today, New Zealand member of parliament Peter Dunne retweeted what appeared to be a message from a relative of a deceased a supporter. ...
  • ArchDaily - Tiantai No.2 Primary School / LYCS Architecture
    9/29/2014 @ 10:00 PM - Architects: LYCS Architecture Location: Tiantai, Taizhou , Zhejiang, China Area: 10190.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Yu Xu, Shengliang Su Project Team: Hao Ruan, Yuan...
  • The Atlantic - One of America's Most Famous Slow-Food Chefs Says Farm to Table 'Doesn't Really Work'
    9/29/2014 @ 8:45 PM - Shutterstock.com Dan Barber is one of the nation's most widely respected slow-food advocates: His Blue Hill restaurants in New York serve a cornucopia of goodies from nearby farms like Cherry Lane, Herondale, and Mountain Sweet Berry. So it was discombobulating when the chef lobbed this moldy potato during this week's ...
  • ArchDaily - Seongdong Cultural & Welfare Center / UnSangDong Architects
    9/29/2014 @ 8:00 PM - Architects: UnSangDong Architects Location: Seongsu, 300-1 Seongsu-dong 2(i)-ga, Seongdong-gu, Seoul , South Korea Architect In Charge: Jang Yoon Gyoo, Shin Chang Hoon Design Team: Kim Sung Min, Kim Min Tae, Seo Hye Lim, Ryu Sam Yeol, Ahn Hye Joon, Kim Won Il, Ahn Boo Young, Kim Mi Jung, Jo Eun...
  • ArchDaily - Gallery at REDCAT Presents 'Small Museum for the American Metaphor”
    9/29/2014 @ 7:01 PM - Continuing a curatorial program of experiments, collaborations and interdisciplinary projects, the Gallery at REDCAT presents Small Museum for the American Metaphor September 27 to November 30, 2014. REDCAT gallery curator Ruth Estévez invited the Belgian architect Kersten Geers to develop the exhibition, which focuses on themes that are clearly evident in the architectural work he creates with his firm,...
  • Mashable - Advertising Turns to Tech to Engage Consumers
    9/29/2014 @ 6:52 PM - Premium cable network Showtime recently launched a tactile, mobile ad to hype the return of its award-winning spy thriller, Homeland . The technology never before used as a TV promotion makes an Android phone vibrate 60 times during the preview’s most dramatic moments. Marriott Hotels has given people a peek at Hawaii...
  • The Atlantic - Can Light Rail Still Unite Jerusalem?
    9/29/2014 @ 6:50 PM - Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat (left) speaks with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg at CityLab 2014 in Los Angeles. (Melanie Leigh Wilbur) "When it rains, it rains on everyone." That was the answer from Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat to one of a number of thorny questions put...
  • ArchDaily - UNStudio Brings Interactive Exhibit to Munich: Motion Matters 4.0
    9/29/2014 @ 6:00 PM - The evening of October 6th marks the grand opening of UNStudio ‘s new exhibit, Motion Matters 4.0  at the  Architektur Galerie  in  Munich . The opening ceremonies will coincide with the first day of the Expo Real International Trade Fair for Property and Investment and include a welcome speech by the Dutch Consul General Peter Vermeij, followed by...
  • Huh Magazine - The Mesmerising Clock at The Ham Yard Hotel
    9/29/2014 @ 5:37 PM - After opening in Soho, London, earlier this year, guests of the Ham Yard Hotel have been mesmerised by this beautiful 135-dial digital clock. Each of the hands on the smaller traditional clocks have been synchronised to work together to display the time on a much larger scale. As well as displaying numbers, the clocks can also work together...
  • Time - Why Rumors Get Shared More Than The Truth and Other Fascinating News on the Web
    9/29/2014 @ 5:30 PM - 1. Rumor Has It More The Bad Part of Sports and Other Fascinating News on the Web An App for Finding Your Voice and Other Fascinating News on the Web White House Intruder Overpowered Officer, Made It Into East Room NBC News Hannah Graham Suspect Linked to Previous Abduction: Cops ...
  • The Real Deal - Magna Hospitality buys Hampton Inn near JFK for $41M
    9/29/2014 @ 5:21 PM - 144-10 135th Avenue in Queens, and Magna’s Bob Indeglia Rhode Island-based hotel investment and management firm Magna Hospitality Group acquired a 13-story Hampton Inn near John F. Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica for $41.4 million, according to property records filed with the city today. The nearly 115,000-square-foot property at 144-10 135th Avenue, near 145th Street, holds 216 rooms. An affiliate...
  • ArchDaily - Nepean Mental Health Centre / Woods Bagot
    9/29/2014 @ 5:01 PM - Architects: Woods Bagot Location: Parker Street & Derby Street, Kingswood NSW 2747, Australia Area: 7278.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Trevor Mein , Ethan Rohloff ...
  • Houzz - Room of the Day: Pool House Welcomes Guests in Style (11 photos)
    9/29/2014 @ 5:00 PM - When you live somewhere that people love to visit, and you like to entertain, what better solution than a pool house with an outdoor kitchen that doubles as the guest quarters? The team at Acorn Garden Houses designed, built and styled this Australian...
  • Reuters - Australia frets as property blows hot at home, cold in China
    9/29/2014 @ 5:00 PM - SYDNEY, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Australian policy makers have two housing markets to worry about, and it's a toss up which carries the most risk.
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Popular Stories

  • Daily Finance - Experts Expect U.S. Economy to Continue Steady Recovery
    9/29/2014 @ 2:15 AM - Filed under: GDP , Economic Recovery , Materials & Construction , Economy , This Built America Mel Evans/AP New home construction is seen as a laggard among forecasters. Economists see steady growth but remain mixed on their outlook for the health of different segments of the U.S. economy. ...

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  • AOL Real Estate - Why Autumn Is a Prime Home-Selling Season
    9/29/2014 @ 2:13 AM - Filed under: News , Selling Shutterstock Autumn and the holidays are no longer a real estate dead zone, for several reasons. By Brendon DeSimone Fall officially began Sept. 23, but that doesn't mean you should scrap plans for selling your home this year. In fact, October, November and...

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  • RE Journals - Milwaukee office of Mortenson Construction adds superintendent
    9/29/2014 @ 12:28 AM - Gary Bohn Gary Bohn has joined the Milwaukee office of Mortenson Construction as superintendent. Bohn brings more than 30 years experience to his new position. He will join the Acuity project team in Sheboygan, Wis., where he will be responsible for overseeing a variety of onsite work. Before joining Mortenson, Bohn most recently worked...
  • ArchDaily - Quality Hotel Friends / Karolina Keyzer + Wingårdhs
    9/29/2014 @ 2:00 AM - Architects: Karolina Keyzer, Wingårdhs Location: Råsta Strandväg, Solna, Sweden Area: 21935.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Tord-Rickard Söderström , Filip Mesko Interior: Wingårdh...

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  • Haute Residence - Clara Hartree Discusses Vancouver Residents' Favorite Activities and What Homebuyers Should Do Before House Hunting
    9/29/2014 @ 1:05 PM - What are some of the most common recreational activities residents of your region like to partake in? Are there any specific spots they like to frequent to enjoy such to-do’s?   Vancouver is the quintessential outdoor city! Tucked in between the Pacific Ocean and the mountains, there are...

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  • ArchDaily - The Avery Review: Insightful Critical Writing Online
    9/29/2014 @ 4:01 AM - The Avery Review   (AR), a new online journal dedicated to thinking about books, buildings and other architectural media, seeks to utilise the potential in the critical essay and repackage it for the digital realm. Edited by four students of Columbia University’s  Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation , the AR’s responsive website (designed by Nothing in Common...
  • Realty Biz News - Top Tech Services Every Realtor Must Have: Part 2
    9/29/2014 @ 12:56 AM - Part two of my breakdown of the top ten tech services that realtors can benefit from to run their businesses. Like the first five , all of these services are either free or extremely affordable, allowing realtors to run their real estate business on the road with efficiency while covering all the bases. ...

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  • Realty Biz News - CoreLogic: Almost 950K Homes Regain Equity
    9/29/2014 @ 12:40 AM - Nearly 950,000 homes returned to positive equity in the second quarter, now bringing the total number of residential homes with equity nationwide to more than 44 million, according to CoreLogic's latest Equity Report . Image credit: Pixabay.com 'The increase in borrower equity of $1 trillion from a year...

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  • ArchDaily - House W / Studio Prototype
    9/29/2014 @ 3:00 AM - Architects: Studio Prototype Location: Duiven , The Netherlands Design Team: Jeroen Spee, Jeroen Steenvoorden Project Team: Gijs van Suijlichem, Titus Lammertse, Jan Paulus Hoogterp, Jan van der Schaaf Area: 270.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Studio Prototype ...
  • RE Journals - Marcus & Millichap names new first vice president of investments in Indianapolis office
    9/29/2014 @ 12:08 AM - Kahlil Barnard Kahlil Barnard was promoted to first vice president of investments with the Indianapolis office of Marcus & Millichap . Barnard began his career with Marcus & Millichap in 1997. He was named sales associate in 2000, became a senior associate in 2002 and was named senior investment associate in 2005. In 2007, he assumed...

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  • TechCrunch - Spacious Secures £500,000 Seed Round To Match London Startups To Office Space
    9/28/2014 @ 6:13 AM - Spacious, the London property tech startup founded by Entrepreneur First alumni Tushar Agarwal and Tom Watson, together with ex-advisor to the British Prime Minister Rohan Silva, has closed £500,000 in seed funding. Read More

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  • LA Times - Fannie, Freddie urged to adopt more up-to-date credit scoring models
    9/28/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Are the two biggest players in the American mortgage arena - Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - needlessly preventing millions of African Americans, Latinos and young consumers from qualifying for a loan because they don't have a FICO credit score?

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  • ArchDaily - Plans Revealed for Denmark's Delta District in Vinge
    9/28/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Located close to Copenhagen , Vinge  is Denmark 's newest sustainable city. The first neighborhood for the city, designed by Danish landscape architects SLA  for the Municipality of Frederikssund is aptly named the Delta District. The plan takes advantage of man-made landscape features to create a unique residential community closely tied to nature. Read on after...

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  • ArchDaily - Jing Mian Xin Cheng / Spark Architects
    9/28/2014 @ 2:01 AM - Architects: Spark Architects Location: Beijing , Beijing , China Project Director: Jan Felix Clostermann Project Architect: Phi Wenhui Lu Desing Team: Andrew Ng, Chris Taeubert Area: 87800.0 sqm Photographs: ShuHe ...

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  • ArchDaily - Loft ESN / Ippolito Fleitz Group
    9/28/2014 @ 9:00 AM - Architects: Ippolito Fleitz Group Location: Esslingen , Germany Area: 400.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Zooey Braun ...

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  • ArchDaily - Antonio Derka School / Obranegra Arquitectos
    9/28/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Architects: Obranegra Arquitectos Location: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia Area: 7500.0 sqm Year: 2008 Photographs: Isaac Ramírez, Sergio Gómez, Alejandro Arango, Alfonso Posada, Carlos Pardo, Luis Adriano Ramírez ...

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  • ArchDaily - Tranquility in the Heart of São Paulo: Meet the City's Slender Residential Tower
    9/28/2014 @ 8:00 AM - Nestled in São Paulo ‘s bustling Vila Madalena neighbourhood in Brazil , the slim silhouette of AIR Madalena soars skyward from the street below. The elegant tower will be home to six lofts varying from 100 to 140 square metres, each with an open-air terrace and ample windows to maximize the panoramic views of São Paulo. Designed and built by São Paulo and ...

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  • The Real Deal - Minority borrowing hits 14-year low
    9/28/2014 @ 5:00 PM - Julian Castro, the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development The share of mortgages lent to minority borrowers has fallen to at least a 14-year low, according to federal data. Minority borrowers' share of the mortgage market has been shrinking ever since the collapse of subprime lending, and they continued to lose ground...

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  • ArchDaily - House in the Mountains / Wolff Architects
    9/28/2014 @ 1:01 PM - Architects: Wolff Architects Location: Cederberg, West Coast DC, South Africa Architect In Charge: Heinrich Wolff Year: 2013 Photographs: James Puttick , Courtesy of Heinrich Wolff ...

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  • The Real Deal - East Side Access project receives $203M in federal funds
    9/28/2014 @ 10:00 AM - Grand Central Station and Rep. Carolyn Maloney The MTA has scored $203 million in federal funds for the East Side Access project, which will connect the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central Terminal, officials announced Saturday. The $10 billion project began construction in 2006 and is expected to open to passengers in 2022, according...

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Celebrity Real Estate

  • Gotham Magazine - Kim Considers Living Near Leo; Adam Levine Looks at a Penthouse
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - Will Kim have Leo as a neighbor? Will Adam Levine have a new trophy home? The garden of the $4.5 million penthouse at 5 Tudor City Place, owned by publishing heiress Cindi Crain. Tudor City, with its gargoyles, dragons, and old-world charm, looks like a gothic movie set. In fact, its buildings, which...
  • Gotham Magazine - Get to Know 8 of NYC's Best Bachelors
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - We sat down with some of New York's most successful bachelors to find out where they hang out, what they're passionate about, and much more. Read their stories below and don't forget to vote for Gotham 's most eligible bachelor here >> ERICH BERGEN Erich Bergen, who stars in Jersey...
  • Gotham Magazine - Secrets of a Celebrity Event Planner
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Larry Scott celebrates 25 years of throwing glittery bashes for NYC's boldfacers. A Larry Scott wedding at Cipriani 42nd Street. “I have worked with practically every celebrity, but my job is to make the bride and groom, the birthday girl, and the bar mitzvah boy feel like stars,” says Larry Scott, whose...
  • Variety - Reese Witherspoon Sheds Brentwood Compound
    9/29/2014 @ 6:33 PM - SELLER: Reese Witherspoon LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $3,550,000 SIZE: .66 acre (with 3,053 square foot fixer upper) YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Reese Witherspoon and her Hollywood power player husband Jim Toth have been on a serious real estate tear the last few years, buying and selling a series of multi-million properties a clip that's lickety-split... Read more »
  • Zillow - Room of the Week: Historic Home Gets Youthful Update
    9/29/2014 @ 5:22 PM - Bright colors make this older home feel new again. Source: Beckwith Interiors The home is a classic and stately building but designer Jamie Beckwith wanted to bring youthfulness and glamour” to the home, which reflected the homeowners’ lifestyle and worked with the architecture. The challenge This space was once a formal dining room with dark...
  • Zillow - How to Make Halloween Decor Work All Harvest
    9/29/2014 @ 4:49 PM - Small touches of fall apples, small pumpkins and leaves in a vase are enough for this space. Source: NB Design Group, Inc. While cobwebs and plastic ghouls can create a fun, spooky vibe, a more elegant approach to Halloween decor can last the entire harvest season. We asked three top designers to share some...
  • ArchDaily - Five Practices Compete to Design Los Angeles LGBT Center
    9/29/2014 @ 4:00 PM - Michael Maltzan , Frederick Fisher , Predock Frane , MAD  and Leong Leong  have been shortlisted in a limited competition to design a new Los Angeles LGBT Center (formerly called LA Gay and Lesbian Center). Each have received a stipend of $20,000 to develop proposals for the...
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • RE Journals - Principal Associates sells historic Hecker-Smiley Mansion in Detroit
    9/30/2014 @ 12:16 AM - Principal Associates recently closed the sale of the 26,700-square-foot Hecker-Smiley Mansion to Wayne State University in Detroit. The property will be used as an alumni relations center. The purchase price was $2.3 million. Principal Associates was hired by the personal injury law firm of Charfoos & Christensen, P.C. to sell the property just more than 10 months ago....
  • RE Journals - Marcus & Millichap closes sale of 372-unit apartment property in St. Louis market
    9/30/2014 @ 12:12 AM - Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of Cedar Trace Apartments, a 372-unit property in Maryland Heights, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. The $26.8 million sales price equates to $72,043 a unit. Marcus & Millichap vice presidents of investments David Gaines and Alex Blagojevich arranged the sale, along with senior associate William Holman, Marcus & Millichap's...
  • RE Journals - Block & Company brokers sale-leaseback for Red Lobster in The Plaza at Speedway
    9/30/2014 @ 12:06 AM - Block & Company, Inc., Realtors recently brokered a long-term net lease sale-leaseback transaction for the Red Lobster restaurant in The Plaza at Speedway located at 10700 Parallel Parkway in Kansas City, Kansas. A group of local investors, assembled by Block & Company, Inc., Realtors Net Lease Group, purchased the Red Lobster property with an operating 7,028-square-foot freestanding restaurant...
  • Gotham Magazine - Get to Know 8 of NYC's Best Bachelors
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - We sat down with some of New York's most successful bachelors to find out where they hang out, what they're passionate about, and much more. Read their stories below and don't forget to vote for Gotham 's most eligible bachelor here >> ERICH BERGEN Erich Bergen, who stars in Jersey...
  • Gotham Magazine - Kim Considers Living Near Leo; Adam Levine Looks at a Penthouse
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - Will Kim have Leo as a neighbor? Will Adam Levine have a new trophy home? The garden of the $4.5 million penthouse at 5 Tudor City Place, owned by publishing heiress Cindi Crain. Tudor City, with its gargoyles, dragons, and old-world charm, looks like a gothic movie set. In fact, its buildings, which...
  • Gotham Magazine - The Starchitect Behind Cast Iron House
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Shigeru Ban, this year’s Pritzker Prize winner, reimagines the Cast Iron House. The eighth-floor penthouse at the Cast Iron House, an 1800s landmark building in Tribeca. Much has been made about the “starchitect effect”—how a brand-name architect can increase a home’s value. But the actual evidence is mixed. Some apartments by top talent...
  • Realty Biz News - Police Search for Missing Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter
    9/29/2014 @ 11:24 PM - Police continue to search for Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, 49, who vanished after showing a home in Scott, Ark., on Thursday. More than 100 volunteers continue to comb the Little Rock area looking for the missing Crye-Leike Realtor agent. photo credit: Highway Patrol Images via photopin ...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • RE Journals - Waterstone Mortgage Corporation opens new location in Minnesota
    9/30/2014 @ 12:14 AM - Lisa Wells National mortgage lender Waterstone Mortgage Corporation is expanding in the Minnesota market with a new office in the Minnetonka, Minn., area. The company’s newest office is located at 2 Carlson Parkway North, Suite 205, in Plymouth, Minn. Sales manager Lisa Wells is leading the expansion. Wells is a 16-year veteran of the mortgage...
  • azcentral - How good is the Phoenix housing market for investors?
    9/29/2014 @ 10:11 PM - Metro Phoenix ranked No. 28 out of the U.S.'s 75 largest metro areas for buying an investment home.            
  • Housing Wire - WinWater Home Mortgage launching second jumbo RMBS
    9/29/2014 @ 6:05 PM - The company, which refers to itself as 'a residential mortgage conduit aggregator focused on opportunities in the non-agency jumbo sector,” is bringing WinWater Mortgage Loan Trust 2014-2 to market.
  • The Real Deal - Program seeks to speed up backlog of foreclosures
    9/29/2014 @ 6:01 PM - Underwater mortgages A new pilot program could help Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and large lenders expedite the sale of underwater homes currently mired in the bankruptcy process. U.S. bankruptcy trustees are aiming to significantly reduce the time it takes to deal with distressed homes by essentially conducting short sales during the bankruptcy process, rather than going through with...
  • Reuters - Australia frets as property blows hot at home, cold in China
    9/29/2014 @ 5:00 PM - SYDNEY, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Australian policy makers have two housing markets to worry about, and it's a toss up which carries the most risk.
  • Reuters - REFILE-Watchdog won't force brokers to insure against U.S. legal action
    9/29/2014 @ 4:00 PM - NEW YORK, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The industry group that regulates securities brokerages has decided it cannot force firms to carry insurance for payment of awards granted by arbitration panels or...
  • The Real Deal - Planning commission OKs Astoria Cove proposal
    9/29/2014 @ 3:11 PM - From left: The City Planning Commission (credit: Rich Bockmann) and Astoria Cove The attorney for Queens-based developer Alma Realty said he was pleased with the outcome after the City Planning Commission voted earlier today to approve a 1,700-unit mixed use development on the Queens waterfront that is being watched closely as a big test of the...
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Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • Quartz - How ExxonMobil swayed US sanctions and strengthened Putin’s hand
    9/30/2014 @ 12:16 AM - Did ExxonMobil gull the Obama administration into bending its sanctions on Russia? Ten days ago, the oil company obtained a two-week extension on new US and EU sanctions that bar work in the Russian Arctic. The extra time, ExxonMobil said, would allow it to safely shut down the potentially dangerous Universitetskaya well in the Kara Sea. But in a...
  • Gotham Magazine - Get to Know 8 of NYC's Best Bachelors
    9/30/2014 @ 12:01 AM - We sat down with some of New York's most successful bachelors to find out where they hang out, what they're passionate about, and much more. Read their stories below and don't forget to vote for Gotham 's most eligible bachelor here >> ERICH BERGEN Erich Bergen, who stars in Jersey...
  • Gotham Magazine - How Bacardi's Jacob Briars Changed Nightlife
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - How Jacob Briars, Bacardi ’s global brand ambassador, became the mack daddy of millennial nightlife. Jacob Briars, the lead brand ambassador for Bacardi, at PDT. Jacob Briars’s Bacardi business card is misleading. “Global Director of Trade Advocacy,” it reads, the bland corporate speak suggesting an office space–like life in an airless cubicle....
  • Gotham Magazine - Secrets of a Celebrity Event Planner
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Larry Scott celebrates 25 years of throwing glittery bashes for NYC's boldfacers. A Larry Scott wedding at Cipriani 42nd Street. “I have worked with practically every celebrity, but my job is to make the bride and groom, the birthday girl, and the bar mitzvah boy feel like stars,” says Larry Scott, whose...
  • Gotham Magazine - The Starchitect Behind Cast Iron House
    9/30/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Shigeru Ban, this year’s Pritzker Prize winner, reimagines the Cast Iron House. The eighth-floor penthouse at the Cast Iron House, an 1800s landmark building in Tribeca. Much has been made about the “starchitect effect”—how a brand-name architect can increase a home’s value. But the actual evidence is mixed. Some apartments by top talent...
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