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  • World Property Channel - CBD Office Supply Imbalance in U.S. Reaching Tipping Point
    9/22/2014 @ 2:02 PM - According to CBRE's latest OccupierView report, which analyzes the nation's office markets from the tenant perspective, is approaching a tipping point in several major U.S. cities in favor of some landlords. Tightening conditions are challenging tenants in most downtown areas from both cost and availability perspectives, the report finds, though there is little change in the suburban office...
  • Multi-Housing News - Candlebrook Introduces 251 DEKALB in King of Prussia, Pa.
    9/22/2014 @ 2:00 PM - By Joshua Ayers, Senior Editor New York-New York-based owner and operator Candlebrook Properties has unveiled a new amenities-rich luxury redevelopment in the Philadelphia suburb of King of Prussia, Pa. Occupancy is slated for this summer, with completion of the 641-unit community scheduled to be completed through various phases through 2016. 'King of Prussia is an extraordinary hub...
  • World Property Channel - Florida Home Prices Continue to Rise Despite Increased Inventory
    9/22/2014 @ 1:51 PM - According to Florida Realtors, Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and rising inventory in August 2014. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 21,594 last month, up 4.2 percent over the August 2013 figure. "For several months now, stability and consistency are key trends we're seeing in Florida's housing market, as the state's jobs outlook remains steady...
  • Curbed - Development Du Jour: Condo Tower Near Grand Central Finally Debuts From $755K
    9/22/2014 @ 1:48 PM - Yet another one of the dozens of developments to launch sales this fall has dropped units onto the market. After a somewhat epic wait , please welcome 325 Lex to the dance floor, a long-stalled glassy tower at the corner of 39th Street that now houses 123 units : studios, one-, and...
  • The Real Deal - Skanska: No one knows if Ratner's B2 building will leak
    9/22/2014 @ 1:41 PM - From left: B2 rendering and Richard Kennedy Skanska USA Building and Forest City Ratner remain locked in legal battle, trading blame for flaws in the design and construction of modular units for their 32-story building in Prospect Heights. In documents brought to light today, Skanska charges that the building could leak from thousands of joints in the façade....
  • Zillow - Choosing the Right Rake for the Job
    9/22/2014 @ 1:40 PM - Source: shutterstock.com Autumn leaves are falling, which means pumpkin donuts and lattes are available at your favorite morning pit stop. And if you own a home, it probably means your weekends now include that annual rite of yardwork passage: raking. I lived in New York, NY for the last 20 years, so it's been a long time since...
  • Curbed - Tower Watch: In 2005, Gary Barnett and Extell...
    9/22/2014 @ 1:14 PM - In 2005, Gary Barnett and Extell paid the Art Students League $23.1 million for 136,000 square feet of air rights to be used for what will eventually become the tallest residential tower in the hemisphere. But then last year, the developer decided that they needed a little bit more so the tower at 215 West 57th...
  • The Real Deal - Middle-of-the-block condo projects now front and center
    9/22/2014 @ 1:11 PM - From left: Michael Stern and the Walker Tower on West 17th Street in Manhattan Side streets are getting more popular as locations for upscale condo developments Those streets which were once a second choice behind the city’s sprawling avenues are now much sought after by developers. Prime locations on avenues have mostly been...
  • Brokers Weekly - 10 Sullivan launches sales in Soho
    9/22/2014 @ 1:06 PM - Real estate developers Robert Gladstone, of Madison Equities, and Kevin Maloney, of Property Markets Group, have launched the sales of their new residential condominium, 10 Sullivan, located in SoHo.  Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Maloney are both principals of Sullivan Condo LLC, the sponsor of the development. Designed by noted architect Cary Tamarkin, 10 Sullivan  is a 16-story 'flatiron”-shaped...
  • Zillow - Kelly Ripa Sells SoHo Penthouse for $20 Million
    9/22/2014 @ 1:02 PM - Source: IMDb Talk show host Kelly Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos, have sold their New York penthouse for $20 million. The 5-bedroom apartment in SoHo has high, stamped ceilings, a huge, eat-in gourmet kitchen, two dining rooms for easy entertaining and a big master suite. The living room has a dramatic staircase...
  • New York Observer - Signs of the Season: Halloween Stores Pop-Up
    9/22/2014 @ 1:00 PM - 209 Smith Street, the site of one of 25 upcoming Ricky's NYC Halloween stores. Fashion, cosmetics and beauty products retailer Ricky's NYC will open a 4,500-square-foot Halloween-themed pop-up shop this week in Thor Equities ' retail space at 209 Smith Street in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn as part of a rollout of 25...
  • Web Urbanist - When Every Inch Counts: 14 More Clever Small Space Hacks
    9/22/2014 @ 1:00 PM - [ By Steph in Design & Furniture & Decor . ] Making a tiny living space comfortable and practical means integrating multi-purpose furniture, custom built-ins and lots of other clever space-saving tricks. These 14 ( more ) small space hacks include a few DIY...
  • Brick Underground - Creative condo-hunting strategies, part 2: living out of a van on the Upper West Side
    9/22/2014 @ 12:59 PM - Last week, we blogged about  an apartment hunter who took the unusual step of posting 'Condo Wanted” signs  all over the Upper West Side in an attempt to find himself a studio or one-bedroom with outdoor space for about $500,000. It was a tall order: most of the listings we unearthed lacked private outdoor space (even if there was a shared roofdeck) or...
  • Curbed - Hangover Observations: Previewing South Williamsburg's New Dutch-Inspired Condos
    9/22/2014 @ 12:45 PM - [All photographs by Evan Bindelglass] Event: Sales gallery launch for the condominiums at 429 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, called the Oosten . In the house: Brokers, architect Piet Boon and his design collaborators, the marketing team, potential buyers, and at least one actual buyer. Menu: Drinks included specialty cocktails...
  • GlobeSt.com: New York - City Plans to Majorly Cut Bldg. Emissions
    9/22/2014 @ 12:41 PM - NEW YORK CITY--Outlined as part of a nationwide green week program, the city's ambitious plan calls for a sizeable reduction in greenhouse gasses by 2050.
  • The Real Deal - Warrant issued for Robert Durst after skipping court
    9/22/2014 @ 12:41 PM - From left: Robert Durst and Douglas Durst A judge in New York City Criminal Court issued a warrant for the arrest of Robert Durst, an estranged member of the Durst real estate family, after he failed to show up at a court hearing today. Robert Durst was charged last year with allegedly violating the terms of the restraining...
  • Crain's New York Business - Brooklyn events company moves to Industry City
    9/22/2014 @ 12:25 PM - Industry City just got another tenant. The growing complex, located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is leasing 38,000 square feet to nine-year-old event production company David Stark Design and... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • Curbed - Show Us Your Sales Office: Inside the Newest Fancy Apartments to Grace Park Avenue
    9/22/2014 @ 12:20 PM - The renderings of 1110 Park Avenue that came out last week were pretty enticing, but nothing compared to an actual build-out of one of the Barry Rice -designed units, located inside the Toll Brothers development's Upper East Side sales office. The model unit, with a living room, kitchen, master bath, two different powder rooms, and...
  • Brownstoner - Rental of the Day: 1174 Jefferson Avenue, #2
    9/22/2014 @ 12:16 PM - Considering the way prices have risen closer in to Williamsburg, you could do worse than this recently renovated four-bedroom, two-bath upper... Read More… Read More
  • Curbed - Megaproject Watch: The waterfront megaproject of Astoria Cove,...
    9/22/2014 @ 12:11 PM - The waterfront megaproject of Astoria Cove , which is currently going through the city's approval process, has become a poster child of sorts for the ongoing citywide push to build more affordable housing . " 20% will not be the final figure. The City Council is certain to insist on a higher number, something like 30%,...
  • The Real Deal - Terrorism insurance program thrown into uncertainty
    9/22/2014 @ 12:10 PM - U.S. House of Representatives The renewal of a federal program that provides a backstop for property insurers in the event of a terror attack faces fresh uncertainty after the House adjourned early without holding a vote. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act was passed in the wake of September 11 and provides a government subsidy for...
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  • World Property Channel - CBD Office Supply Imbalance in U.S. Reaching Tipping Point
    9/22/2014 @ 2:02 PM - According to CBRE's latest OccupierView report, which analyzes the nation's office markets from the tenant perspective, is approaching a tipping point in several major U.S. cities in favor of some landlords. Tightening conditions are challenging tenants in most downtown areas from both cost and availability perspectives, the report finds, though there is little change in the suburban office...
  • World Property Channel - Florida Home Prices Continue to Rise Despite Increased Inventory
    9/22/2014 @ 1:51 PM - According to Florida Realtors, Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and rising inventory in August 2014. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 21,594 last month, up 4.2 percent over the August 2013 figure. "For several months now, stability and consistency are key trends we're seeing in Florida's housing market, as the state's jobs outlook remains steady...
  • Mortgage News Daily - Summit Unveils Ginnie Mae Changes, Policy Deliberations
    9/22/2014 @ 1:23 PM - The second annual Ginnie Mae Summit opened today in Washington with a keynote speech from the new Secretary ofHousing and Urban Development Julian Castro and proceeded with severalimportant announcement from Ginnie Mae President Ted Tozer. Castro called on the housingindustry including, he said, lenders that "We need to work together to see arobust, healthy housing market where those...
  • Web Urbanist - When Every Inch Counts: 14 More Clever Small Space Hacks
    9/22/2014 @ 1:00 PM - [ By Steph in Design & Furniture & Decor . ] Making a tiny living space comfortable and practical means integrating multi-purpose furniture, custom built-ins and lots of other clever space-saving tricks. These 14 ( more ) small space hacks include a few DIY...
  • The Real Deal - Terrorism insurance program thrown into uncertainty
    9/22/2014 @ 12:10 PM - U.S. House of Representatives The renewal of a federal program that provides a backstop for property insurers in the event of a terror attack faces fresh uncertainty after the House adjourned early without holding a vote. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act was passed in the wake of September 11 and provides a government subsidy for...
  • The Atlantic - In Its Last Days, a House Turns to Gold
    9/22/2014 @ 11:00 AM - Dee Briggs Studio "This house is not special, nor were the people who lived here," says Dee Briggs, the Pittsburgh-based artist behind the House of Gold project. "They were no more special than you or me. This just happened to be the history of the house next door to where I...
  • Reuters - WRAPUP 1-U.S. existing home sales fall, investors pulling back
    9/22/2014 @ 10:44 AM - WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in August as investors stepped away from the market, but the decline probably does not signal renewed weakness in the housing...
  • Reuters - U.S. existing home sales fall as investors leave
    9/22/2014 @ 10:00 AM - WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in August as investors stepped away from the market, but the decline probably does not signal renewed weakness in the housing...
  • World Property Channel - U.S. Hotels Post Positive Results Mid-September
    9/22/2014 @ 9:02 AM - According to STR, the U.S. hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance measurements during the week ending September 13, 2014. In year-over-year measurements, the industry's occupancy rate rose 4.5 percent to 68.0 percent. Average daily rate increased 6.9 percent to finish the week at US$117.73. Revenue per available room for the week was up 11.8 percent...
  • AOL Real Estate - Sales of Existing Homes Slip in August
    9/22/2014 @ 8:20 AM - Filed under: News , Buying , Selling AP Investors accounted for just 12 percent of August purchases of existing homes, compared to 17 percent a year earlier. By Josh Boak WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained...
  • Daily Finance - Existing Home Sales Fell in August as Investors Retreated
    9/22/2014 @ 7:01 AM - Filed under: Real Estate , Economic Indicators , Economic Recovery , Economy AP/Nick Ut By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. Sales of existing homes fell 1.8 percent to...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Town Square | Luxury apartments coming to National Harbor
    9/22/2014 @ 5:31 AM - Preleasing has begun at the Esplanade, the first rental apartment community at the 350-acre resort community of National Harbor on the banks of the Potomac River in Prince George’s County. National Harbor’s residents have access to shops, entertainment, restaurants, a weekly farmer’s market and the Capital Wheel, a giant ferris wheel with city views. There are water […]
  • Tribeca Citizen - Newsletter: Sept. 22
    9/22/2014 @ 5:05 AM - IN THE NEWS ••• 9/18: A slideshow of the Greenwich Hotel’s duplex penthouse terrace. (Two levels of pure wabi-sabi.) Plus: Who owns the biggest yacht at the North Cove Marina; a review of Racines NY; 290 West sales launch. ••• 9/21: Expanded plans for Seaport development. Plus: A long look at 443 Greenwich; Statue of...
  • Capital - Capital Playbook: Proposal to tax on pied-à-terres
    9/22/2014 @ 2:12 AM - Welcome to Capital Playbook! Sign up for our newsletters here. DIFFERENT PLAN TO TAX THE RICH -- Capital's Dana Rubinstein: Today, the left-leaning Fiscal Policy Institute will release a report recommending that the de Blasio administration take a different tack to tax the wealthy. The new plan is to levy a tax on very expensive pied-à-terres,...
  • CP Executive - The Studios Center for the Performing Arts Set for October Opening in Downtown Seattle
    9/21/2014 @ 1:35 AM - By Alex Girda, Associate Editor The Seattle arts scene is set to be expanded, as a new performing arts center is ready for an upcoming opening. The Studios Center for the Performing Arts is the result of the work carried out by Ryan and Shanna Waite, a Seattle-based couple with an interest in the area. The two are set...
  • The Atlantic - Will Newark's Feel-Good Street Signs Reduce Crime?: Best #Cityreads of the Week
    9/20/2014 @ 7:00 AM - YouTube/Endless Roots Productions Tweet us your favorites with #CityReads. " Can Happy Street Signs Fix Newark's Crime Problem? " Abraham Riesman, Science of Us With his harsh English accent, penetratingly confident speaking style, and perpetual aura of cigarette odor, artist Killy...
  • Multi-Housing News - Third Westin Hotel Opens in Arlington
    9/19/2014 @ 11:46 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. announced last week the opening of the Westin Crystal City. The new hotel is the third property to open in Arlington under the Westin Brand. A former Sheraton, the Westin Crystal City underwent a $20 million renovation before it was converted to the...
  • CP Executive - Third Westin Hotel Opens in Arlington
    9/19/2014 @ 11:46 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. announced last week the opening of the Westin Crystal City. The new hotel is the third property to open in Arlington under the Westin Brand. A former Sheraton, the Westin Crystal City underwent a $20 million renovation before it was converted to the...
  • Hot Property - LA Times - Ex-NFL commissioner asking $3.195 million for Washington, D.C., home
    9/19/2014 @ 8:38 PM - On a day when Roger Goodell was busy defending his house, the man he replaced as NFL head put his own home up for sale. New to the market at $3.195 million is the Washington, D.C., residence of former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue.
  • Haute Residence - Carnegie Hill’s Landmark ‘Philip House’ Gets a Modern Makeover
    9/19/2014 @ 7:17 PM - Carnegie Hill's tree-lined streets, mansions, grand pre-war buildings, and elite private schools make it Manhattan's epicenter for high society living. The neighborhood's reputation was elevated around 1901 when its namesake, steel magnate Andrew Carnegie , built a Beaux Arts mansion on Fifth Avenue and 91st Street. Since then, the neighborhood has welcomed famous and prominent socialites ( Woody...
  • Realtor.com News - Hot Homes in America’s 10 Fastest Growing Cities
    9/19/2014 @ 6:10 PM - Everyone wants to buy in a city on the rise. Timing your purchase to a city’s ascendence is difficult, but there are pointers on where to focus your house hunt. Nerdwallet delved into U.S. census data from 2009-2013 to determine which towns are truly taking off. They analyzed population, employment, and income numbers to arrive at their list of America’s...
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  • World Property Channel - Florida Home Prices Continue to Rise Despite Increased Inventory
    9/22/2014 @ 1:51 PM - According to Florida Realtors, Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and rising inventory in August 2014. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 21,594 last month, up 4.2 percent over the August 2013 figure. "For several months now, stability and consistency are key trends we're seeing in Florida's housing market, as the state's jobs outlook remains steady...
  • Curbed - Monochromes: The Fontainebleau Hotel is one of...
    9/22/2014 @ 1:50 PM - The Fontainebleau Hotel is one of Miami Beach's most significant buildings, a curving white whale now emblematic of the area's cornerless and color-sapped Art Deco period. Curbed National just uncovered a trove of old photos from 1955, a year after the Morris Lapidus-designed megastructure opened to the public. On view: acres of lounge chairs, curving pools, and...
  • Haute Residence - The Jills Discuss The Lifestyle South Beach, FL
    9/22/2014 @ 12:28 PM - The residential crowd is made up of    A diversified group of individuals. That is what makes this area so exciting. You can knock on each door and will be pleasantly surprised to hear different languages in each home. People from different demographics and ethnicities will be greeting you. The diversity is exciting...
  • Bigger Pockets - Your Real Estate Photos Suck. Here's 7 Tips for Making Them Awesome.
    9/22/2014 @ 12:17 PM - Note from the Editor: Although this post specifically talks about vacation rental photos, the tips in here can benefit any real estate investor, agent, or anyone just looking to take better photos of real estate! Enjoy! It is often said a picture is worth a thousand words. Pictures of your vacation home are the single...
  • The Atlantic - Why People Stay Where They Are
    9/22/2014 @ 11:10 AM - Seattle Municipal Archives/Flickr From conquering the Western frontier to the great movement to the suburbs, nothing has been more central to the American experience than mobilitythe ability to seek out new places offering better homes, more space, better jobs and more economic opportunity. But according to a growing body of data,...
  • Housing Wire - Financial Stability director: SIFI designation is not 'too big to fail”
    9/22/2014 @ 11:05 AM - During the Monday keynote address at ABS East in Miami, Patrick Pinschmidt, the deputy assistant secretary and executive director of the FSOC, said that the SIFI designation is designed to bring additional oversight of nonbanks in an attempt to mitigate the impact of a nonbank's potential failure on the country's economy.
  • The Atlantic - Can Graffiti Be Copyrighted?
    9/22/2014 @ 10:58 AM - In Miami's Wynwood Arts District, David Anasagasti works on his "Ocean Grown" mural, which is at the center of a copyright infringement dispute with American Eagle Outfitters. This past spring, Miami street artist David Anasagasti’s work started popping up in Japan and South America. It was the type of global exposure that Anasagasti didn’t want:...
  • CP Executive - Economy Watch: State Unemployment Levels, Household Net Worth
    9/22/2014 @ 10:17 AM - By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that 24 states and the District of Columbia suffered unemployment rate increases in August compared with July, while 15 states had decreases, and 11 experienced no change. Compared with August 2013, on the other hand, 45 states and D.C. enjoyed unemployment rate decreases from a...
  • Realty Biz News - Cities Where Buyers Still Paying with Cash
    9/22/2014 @ 10:15 AM - According to an article in 24/7 Wall St , nearly 38% of condos and homes purchased during the second quarter of the year were all-cash sales. This is slightly higher than a year earlier, but is lower than figures for the previous quarter, where sales reached a three-year high of 42%. The proportion of all-cash sales varied considerably...
  • Multi-Housing News - Economy Watch: Unemployment Ticks Up in Nearly Half the States
    9/22/2014 @ 9:53 AM - By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that 24 states and the District of Columbia suffered unemployment rate increases in August compared with July, while 15 states had decreases, and 11 experienced no change. Compared with August 2013, on the other hand, 45 states and D.C. enjoyed unemployment rate decreases from a...
  • Luxury Daily - Hermès creates digital home for silk collections
    9/22/2014 @ 5:01 AM - Hermes silk microsite French leather goods maker Hermès is maintaining its dedication to whimsy with a digital microsite housing” silk products. The site features a hand drawn house in which each room features a different silk item, primarily scarves, and the brand’s heritage with horses is highlighted throughout. The digital house’s many floors and vibrant arrangement will likely...
  • Capital - Capital Playbook: Proposal to tax on pied-à-terres
    9/22/2014 @ 2:12 AM - Welcome to Capital Playbook! Sign up for our newsletters here. DIFFERENT PLAN TO TAX THE RICH -- Capital's Dana Rubinstein: Today, the left-leaning Fiscal Policy Institute will release a report recommending that the de Blasio administration take a different tack to tax the wealthy. The new plan is to levy a tax on very expensive pied-à-terres,...
  • Capital - Could de Blasio do a pied-à-terre tax?
    9/22/2014 @ 1:36 AM - Mayor Bill de Blasio may have won funding from the state for universal pre-kindergarten, but he never did get that tax hike on the wealthy city residents he'd been hoping for to pay for it. He's since set his sights on something bigger. During an interview with Politico headlined 'The New Icon of the Left,” de...
  • Housing Wire - Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Judge deals major blow to investors in GSE lawsuit
    9/22/2014 @ 12:01 AM - Is the case against Treasury crippled? Is the idea of the Fed maintaining mortgage market stability a unicorn? What happens when 3,500 structured finance professionals get together in Miami for three days? Read on and find out.
  • CP Executive - Duffy's Enters Orlando Market and Plans Further Expansion
    9/21/2014 @ 10:58 PM - By Balazs Szekely, Associate Editor Duffy’s Sports Grill has recently announced the grand opening of their first location in Orlando. Founded in 1985 in South Florida, Duffy’s Sports Grill is based in Lake Worth and has become a regional leader of the casual-dining segment. The firm has grown with locations spanning the...
  • Housing Wire - ABS East: Lawsky has legacy MSRs 'at a standstill”
    9/21/2014 @ 10:56 PM - During a panel at ABS East, a massive conference on the securitization and secondary market taking place this week in Miami, one panelist said that the MSRs on the loans that make up the pre-crash residential mortgage-backed securitizations are 'at a standstill,” without an end in sight.
  • CP Executive - Aloft South Beach Tops Off
    9/21/2014 @ 10:56 PM - By Balazs Szekely, Associate Editor Aloft South Beach, an adaptive reuse project announced earlier in May topped off according to JMH Development, one of the partners in the joint venture that develops the new 235-room hotel in the heart of Miami's South Beach submarket. With a presence in fourteen countries, Starwood's portfolio...
  • Multi-Housing News - Aloft South Beach Tops Off
    9/21/2014 @ 10:56 PM - By Balazs Szekely, Associate Editor Aloft South Beach, an adaptive reuse project announced earlier in May topped off according to JMH Development, one of the partners in the joint venture that develops the new 235-room hotel in the heart of Miami's South Beach submarket. With a presence in fourteen countries, Starwood's portfolio...
  • Redfin Blog - UnReal Estate of the Week: Home Theaters
    9/21/2014 @ 11:01 AM - Tuesday is the first day of fall, which means television is finally getting good again! All the top-rated sitcoms are back, HBO and Showtime are airing new seasons of their hit shows, and football is in full force. It's time to sit back, relax and enjoy the show. For most of us, that means kicking back in a living room,...
  • Fortune - Avon bets on e-commerce makeover to win back Ladies…and save U.S. business
    9/21/2014 @ 8:00 AM - Avon wants its army of Ladies to go from Ding Dong to Click Click. The worlds largest direct-selling company has long been part of American lore thanks to its army of Avon Ladies selling beauty products door-to-door. But now Avon, urgently needing to halt a years-long exodus of representatives and U.S. sales collapse, wants to help them embrace...
  • CP Executive - $35M Low-Income Seniors Housing Facility Opens in New Orleans High-Rise
    9/21/2014 @ 1:42 AM - By Eliza Theiss, Associate Editor Marais Apartments The Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) recently provided important updates on efforts to provide safe, affordable and equitable housing to the residents of New Orleans, especially as part of rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina. Modernization is well underway at the 483-unit Guste housing development's...
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  • World Property Channel - CBD Office Supply Imbalance in U.S. Reaching Tipping Point
    9/22/2014 @ 2:02 PM - According to CBRE's latest OccupierView report, which analyzes the nation's office markets from the tenant perspective, is approaching a tipping point in several major U.S. cities in favor of some landlords. Tightening conditions are challenging tenants in most downtown areas from both cost and availability perspectives, the report finds, though there is little change in the suburban office...
  • World Property Channel - Florida Home Prices Continue to Rise Despite Increased Inventory
    9/22/2014 @ 1:51 PM - According to Florida Realtors, Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and rising inventory in August 2014. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 21,594 last month, up 4.2 percent over the August 2013 figure. "For several months now, stability and consistency are key trends we're seeing in Florida's housing market, as the state's jobs outlook remains steady...
  • Multi-Housing News - TODAY’S DEALS: California Investor Sells 559 Units in San Antonio
    9/22/2014 @ 1:39 PM - San Antonio-Regional Investment & Management, a California-based owner and operator of Texas multifamily, has completed its disposition of a two property portfolio in San Antonio. ARA's Austin office brokered the 559-unit transaction of behalf of the seller. The properties, Park West and Parliament Bend, were acquired by a private owner/operator who has plans to upgrade unit interiors. 'Park West...
  • ArchDaily - Square Headquarters / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
    9/22/2014 @ 1:00 PM - Architects: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Location: San Francisco , CA, USA Design Team: Gregory R. Mottola, AIA Design Principal: Christopher Orsega, AIA Area: 173450.0 ft2 Year: 2013 Photographs: Matthew Millman ...
  • Haute Residence - The Jills Discuss The Lifestyle South Beach, FL
    9/22/2014 @ 12:28 PM - The residential crowd is made up of    A diversified group of individuals. That is what makes this area so exciting. You can knock on each door and will be pleasantly surprised to hear different languages in each home. People from different demographics and ethnicities will be greeting you. The diversity is exciting...
  • Realtor.com News - Jake Gyllenhaal Offers Gated Hollywood Hills Home
    9/22/2014 @ 12:09 PM - There are lots of things about Los Angeles  that are cool: It's the birthplace of the hot fudge sundae, and we’re not really sure we need to go farther than that. Los Angeles was originally called, 'El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles sobre el Río Porciúncula”-a regal title at its best. There's an...
  • New York Observer - LA-based Media IT Firm To Open NYC Office
    9/22/2014 @ 11:02 AM - 561 Seventh Avenue. (Handler) Media and entertainment tech provider GPL Technologies will open its first permanent New York City office in the next 30 days through a 750-square-foot lease on the sixth floor of Handler Real Estate Organization 's building at 561 Seventh Avenue , Commercial Observer has learned. The...
  • CT Homes - Today’s Real Estate Pioneers Enjoying More Freedom
    9/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - A new generation of real estate pioneers are enjoying increased mobility and freedom in spite of there still being an estimated $250 billion dollars in distressed real estate on the books. Even though it had its holes, Tim Ferriss' book, The 4 Hour Work Week, has become a household name for those enjoying this freedom. At the very least,...
  • The Atlantic - Can Graffiti Be Copyrighted?
    9/22/2014 @ 10:58 AM - In Miami's Wynwood Arts District, David Anasagasti works on his "Ocean Grown" mural, which is at the center of a copyright infringement dispute with American Eagle Outfitters. This past spring, Miami street artist David Anasagasti’s work started popping up in Japan and South America. It was the type of global exposure that Anasagasti didn’t want:...
  • CP Executive - Economy Watch: State Unemployment Levels, Household Net Worth
    9/22/2014 @ 10:17 AM - By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that 24 states and the District of Columbia suffered unemployment rate increases in August compared with July, while 15 states had decreases, and 11 experienced no change. Compared with August 2013, on the other hand, 45 states and D.C. enjoyed unemployment rate decreases from a...
  • Property Wire - US house price growth cooling but likely to still rise over 3% in next year
    9/22/2014 @ 10:13 AM - Some housing markets in the United States are starting to cool but overall home values are expected to rise another 3.1% between now and August 2015. The latest Home Value Index from real estate firm Zillow rose 6.6% to $175,600 in August, the slowest annual pace in the last 12 months. The cooling market offers a clear view...
  • The Atlantic - If So Many People Support Mass Transit, Why Do So Few Ride?
    9/22/2014 @ 10:10 AM - Chris / Flickr Every transit advocate knows this timeless Onion headline: "98 Percent Of U.S. Commuters Favor Public Transportation For Others." But the underlying truth that makes this line so funny also makes it a little concerning: enthusiasm for public transportation far, far outweighs the actual use of it....
  • Multi-Housing News - Economy Watch: Unemployment Ticks Up in Nearly Half the States
    9/22/2014 @ 9:53 AM - By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that 24 states and the District of Columbia suffered unemployment rate increases in August compared with July, while 15 states had decreases, and 11 experienced no change. Compared with August 2013, on the other hand, 45 states and D.C. enjoyed unemployment rate decreases from a...
  • AOL Real Estate - Mortgage Lenders Demanding More Proof of ID From Borrowers
    9/22/2014 @ 9:36 AM - Filed under: News , Buying , Financing Shutterstock If your Social Security number was not issued at birth, you might need extra documentation when seeking a mortgage. By Scott Sheldon In the compliant world of securing a mortgage these days, explanations and full supporting documentation are...
  • ArchDaily - Xten Architecture's Austin Kelly on Context, Flexibility and Open Source Design
    9/22/2014 @ 9:30 AM - Xten architecture  is a California  and Switzerland  based practice lead by couple Monika Häfelfinger and Austin Kelly. Recently joining the open source architecture platform Paperhouses  with the Box House, Austin Kelly spoke with Paperhouses  founder Joana Pacheco about architecture, sustainability, construction and working internationally. Read on after the break for the interview. ...
  • Venture Beat - Twitter engineer joins Mesosphere to push the open-source project he helped make
    9/22/2014 @ 9:00 AM - Above: Ben Hindman, the new lead architect at Mesosphere, giving a talk in 2013. Image Credit: Screen shot Inside an academic lab, Ben Hindman created key parts of an open-source tool for efficiently running lots of applications in data centers. He found himself at Twitter for four years, putting the system in...
  • Remodelista - Great Danes: The Copenhagen in NYC
    9/22/2014 @ 9:00 AM - Scandinavians in New York City have their own underground circuit of home-away-from-home hangouts. There's Scandinavia House , a multistory cultural center with a birch-tree-decorated modernist cafeteria (and much better Swedish meatballs than the ones at Ikea). It's hidden on an overlooked stretch of Park Avenue at 38th Street. There's the Mirjam Bayoumi Salon on East 78th Street...
  • The Atlantic - An Insanely Detailed, Hand-Drawn Map of San Francisco
    9/22/2014 @ 8:30 AM - Jenni Sparks For Jenni Sparks, it can take months to make a city map. And that's just the planning process, in which the London-based illustrator roams around checking out corners, snapping photos, watching documentaries, and interviewing locals. When she is ready to start putting in 10-hour days of drawing, it can...
  • ArchDaily - Master Plan Phase Nears Completion for LA Union Station
    9/22/2014 @ 8:00 AM - The New York office of Grimshaw and LA based Gruen Associates were officially awarded the Los Angeles Union Station master plan  in July of 2012 after six initial proposals  for the project. Now the Metro Board has begun to finalize plans and move towards implementation, with their Planning Committee scheduled to discuss the proposals...
  • Daily Finance - Existing Home Sales Fell in August as Investors Retreated
    9/22/2014 @ 7:01 AM - Filed under: Real Estate , Economic Indicators , Economic Recovery , Economy AP/Nick Ut By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. Sales of existing homes fell 1.8 percent to...
  • Property Wire - UK continues to see average property prices grow, but biggest rise still in London
    9/22/2014 @ 6:44 AM - Average UK property price growth remains strong across the country, up 8.9% annually to £206,578, according to the latest monthly index. House price growth in London continues to storm ahead, up 23.6% on August 2013 and 2.4% on last month, the data from independent estate agent haart also shows. The number of new buyer registrations has fallen by...
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  • Wallpaper - Bombay Sapphire's new distillery by Thomas Heatherwick is unveiled at Laverstoke Mill
    9/22/2014 @ 2:02 PM - Laverstoke Mill, Bombay Sapphire's new home in Hampshire, is an architectural project of many firsts. It is the first project of its scale and complexity in the UK by its celebrated London-based designer, Thomas Heatherwick. It is also Heatherwick Studio's first conservation project, as well as its first design for a production facility, something Heatherwick is passionate about. Finally, Laverstoke...
  • Multi-Housing News - Candlebrook Introduces 251 DEKALB in King of Prussia, Pa.
    9/22/2014 @ 2:00 PM - By Joshua Ayers, Senior Editor New York-New York-based owner and operator Candlebrook Properties has unveiled a new amenities-rich luxury redevelopment in the Philadelphia suburb of King of Prussia, Pa. Occupancy is slated for this summer, with completion of the 641-unit community scheduled to be completed through various phases through 2016. 'King of Prussia is an extraordinary hub...
  • Curbed - Monochromes: The Fontainebleau Hotel is one of...
    9/22/2014 @ 1:50 PM - The Fontainebleau Hotel is one of Miami Beach's most significant buildings, a curving white whale now emblematic of the area's cornerless and color-sapped Art Deco period. Curbed National just uncovered a trove of old photos from 1955, a year after the Morris Lapidus-designed megastructure opened to the public. On view: acres of lounge chairs, curving pools, and...
  • The Guardian - Charge capital gains tax on main residences, says property expert
    9/22/2014 @ 1:49 PM - Kate Barker, formerly of Bank of England monetary policy committee, says controversial charge would tackle housing shortage Continue reading...
  • Brokers Weekly - Consortium to buy Cassidy Turley, create $3B global brand
    9/22/2014 @ 1:23 PM - Cassidy Turley, the commercial real estate services provider, announced today (Monday) that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of DTZ Investment Holdings, to sell 100 percent of the equity interests of Cassidy Turley. TPG, PAG Asia Capital and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (the consortium that agreed to acquire DTZ) said the deal is dependent on Cassidy Turley's...
  • RE Journals - Affiliate of DTZ Investment Holdings to purchase Cassidy Turley
    9/22/2014 @ 1:20 PM - Joseph Stettinius An affiliate of DTZ Investment Holdings has agreed to purchase national commercial real estate firm Cassidy Turley . Cassidy Turley entered into an agreement with the affiliate, backed by TPG, PAG Asia Capital and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, to sell 100 percent of the equity interests of Cassidy Turley. The consortium's acquisition of DTZ...
  • Blue Matter - Happy Autumnal Equinox! What You Need to Know about the August Housing Numbers
    9/22/2014 @ 1:03 PM - As the summery temperatures begin to subside and the smell of pumpkin spice takes over, today marks the first official day of autumn. To close out the summer of 2014, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released its August existing-home sales report . After four consecutive months of gains, existing-home sales lost momentum due to a decline in all-cash...
  • Web Urbanist - When Every Inch Counts: 14 More Clever Small Space Hacks
    9/22/2014 @ 1:00 PM - [ By Steph in Design & Furniture & Decor . ] Making a tiny living space comfortable and practical means integrating multi-purpose furniture, custom built-ins and lots of other clever space-saving tricks. These 14 ( more ) small space hacks include a few DIY...
  • RE Journals - Hilco Real Estate sets bid deadline for North Suburban Chicago Class A office building
    9/22/2014 @ 12:50 PM - Hilco Real Estate, LLC announced the bid deadline of November 12, 2014 for the sale of a Class-A office building located just off Route 22 and Waukegan Road in desirable Bannockburn, Illinois. Formerly headquarters for IPC International, a private security company, the two-story 36,400 square foot building is situated on an expansive 9.6-acre parcel in the Bannockburn Lake...
  • Curbed - Hangover Observations: Previewing South Williamsburg's New Dutch-Inspired Condos
    9/22/2014 @ 12:45 PM - [All photographs by Evan Bindelglass] Event: Sales gallery launch for the condominiums at 429 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, called the Oosten . In the house: Brokers, architect Piet Boon and his design collaborators, the marketing team, potential buyers, and at least one actual buyer. Menu: Drinks included specialty cocktails...
  • The Real Deal - Terrorism insurance program thrown into uncertainty
    9/22/2014 @ 12:10 PM - U.S. House of Representatives The renewal of a federal program that provides a backstop for property insurers in the event of a terror attack faces fresh uncertainty after the House adjourned early without holding a vote. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act was passed in the wake of September 11 and provides a government subsidy for...
  • Buzz Buzz Home - Tall tales: Comparing new condo heights in Toronto and New York City
    9/22/2014 @ 12:06 PM - Can Toronto's architectural ambitions overtake the super-tall skyscrapers of Manhattan?
  • ArchDaily - In Residence: Ricardo Bofill
    9/22/2014 @ 12:00 PM - You've seen it before , Ricardo Bofill 's captivating transformation of Spain's oldest cement factory into his own stunning, Brutalist residence. Now, tour through the home's most unique spaces with the Spanish architect himself as he shares his story about The Factory  in the latest of NOWNESS ' In Residence  series. ...
  • Freshome - How To Make Your Roof Last For Decades
    9/22/2014 @ 11:56 AM - A well-maintained roof is the capping feature of any home. Image Via: Red Leaf Interiors, LLC The knowledge that you get to come home to a roof over your head is one of the most rewarding parts of being a homeowner. The knowledge that you'll eventually have to replace that roof, however, is often one of...
  • Reuters - Dubai housing costs soar to Manhattan peaks, forcing moves to outskirts
    9/22/2014 @ 11:48 AM - * Economic rebound brings highest housing inflation in world
  • Redfin Blog - Get Your Home Ready for Guests in an Hour
    9/22/2014 @ 11:36 AM - By Ana M. Ferrer, Movers.com It’s Friday afternoon and you just found out your husband invited some coworkers over for dinner tonight! Or you’ve been so busy all week that you didn’t have time to prepare for the monthly neighborhood get-together. Whether you're hosting a large party or just a few friends for dinner,...
  • ArchDaily - Spotlight: Gunnar Asplund
    9/22/2014 @ 11:30 AM - As a professor of architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology  and often cited for his contributions to Nordic Classicism, Swedish  architect Gunnar Asplund (September 22 1885 - 20 October 1940) was a notable theorist on the most important architectural challenges of his time, first exemplified by his lecture entitled 'Our architectonic concept of space.” ...
  • ABC News - US Stocks Move Lower as China Weighs on Markets
    9/22/2014 @ 11:12 AM - US stocks move lower amid jitters over China; Energy stocks slide
  • Inhabitat - Feverishly Pitched Corrugated Roof Shelters an Extraordinary Village-Like Residence in Japan
    9/22/2014 @ 11:12 AM - Read the rest of Feverishly Pitched Corrugated Roof Shelters an Extraordinary Village-Like Residence in Japan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: common spaces , corrugated roof , Japan , Japanese architects , Japanese design , ...
  • New York Observer - LA-based Media IT Firm To Open NYC Office
    9/22/2014 @ 11:02 AM - 561 Seventh Avenue. (Handler) Media and entertainment tech provider GPL Technologies will open its first permanent New York City office in the next 30 days through a 750-square-foot lease on the sixth floor of Handler Real Estate Organization 's building at 561 Seventh Avenue , Commercial Observer has learned. The...
  • Remodelista - 11 Scandi Kitchen Essentials, High to Low
    9/22/2014 @ 11:00 AM - Outfit your kitchen like a Scandi with well-made, useful, low-key kitchen essentials. Here are 11 that we swear by. Above: Designed by Bent Georg Jensen, the cotton and flax Abild Tea Towel is a Danish icon; €15 ($19.25). ...
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Popular Stories

  • The Real Deal - De Blasio to commit $1B into 'greening” buildings
    9/21/2014 @ 5:01 PM - Mayor de Blasio Mayor de Blasio has announced plans to commit at least $1 billion over the next decade to 'greening” city-owned buildings. The city will also pressure private landlords to make similar energy-efficiency improvements, according to the New York Post. The mayor will announce the initiative, which aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions...

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  • Multi-Housing News - Harbor Group International Announces Sale of Bella Madera Apartments
    9/21/2014 @ 1:46 AM - By Anca Gagiuc, Associate Editor Harbor Group International LLC announced the sale of the Bella Madera apartment community to affiliates of Falkin Platnick Realty Group. The property had been acquired by the current seller in November 2007. 'We are pleased with the timing of our exit and the value created for our investors,” said...

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  • Orange County Register - Estate has a private beach - and its own lighthouse
    9/21/2014 @ 10:00 AM - One sign that a blufftop estate for sale in Laguna Beach had a colorful past: The home includes a private lighthouse overlooking the Pacific Ocean.Then there's the swimming pool, configured not just near the sea but in it. A suspension bridge...

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  • Multi-Housing News - University Hospitals to Buy Highland Hills' One Harvard Crossing for $12M, Relocate 600 Employees
    9/21/2014 @ 1:11 AM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor University Hospitals is moving to a new location. The hospital system recently announced its plans to buy the One Harvard Crossing office building, in Highland Hills, and move 600 of its administrative employees to the East Side suburb. UH said it will pay $12 million for the facility, located...

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  • Houzz - 12 Classic Bulbs for Spring Blooms (21 photos)
    9/21/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Spring bulbs are amazing. One small, brown, often misshapen package contains everything needed to produce roots, leaves and a beautiful flower (or flowers). Bulbs are easy to grow, have relatively few pests and diseases, can go in the ground or into a container, and can even stay in the house. They work...

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  • EV Grieve - Fall in love with this section of East 4th Street
    9/21/2014 @ 7:59 PM - [ EVG photo from today actually ] At the Times today, writer Julie Besonen checks in with a piece on two good reasons to visit East Fourth Street between the Bowery and Lafayette. (Spoiler: The Merchant's House and Swift Hibernian Lounge.) Among tother things, the article provides an update about the new 8-floor hotel ...

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  • Forbes - Top Global Real Estate Markets For Affluent Chinese
    9/21/2014 @ 10:27 PM - According to Chinese real estate listings firm, Juwai, these are the top 10 countries China's wealthy are house hunting. To the world, China is an emerging market. But to China, the world is an emerging opportunity. Here's where they're making real estate brokers happy.

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  • ArchDaily - Rheinfelden Office Building / Nissen & Wentzlaff Architekten
    9/21/2014 @ 2:00 AM - Architects: Nissen & Wentzlaff Architekten Location: Schönenbergerstraße 10, 79618 Rheinfelden, Germany Client: Energiedienst Rheinfelden AG Area: 8250.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Ruedi Walti ...

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  • SFGate - Major condo projects to help fill need for housing in S.F.
    9/21/2014 @ 10:01 PM - The crash of 2009 wiped out condo developers across the country, leaving banks and buyers wary of risky for-sale high-rises.With 656 units, the four-building Lumina will test the upper echelons of the market with the most luxurious development since 2007, when Millennium Partners started selling units in its tower at 301 Mission St.[...] Tishman Speyer Managing Director Carl Shannon said...

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  • The Real Deal - Penthouse lists at Naftali Group's 234 East 23rd Street
    9/21/2014 @ 3:00 PM - 234 East 23rd Street The Naftali Group's 20-story project at 234 East 23rd Street in Gramercy has sold 75 percent of its 57 units. And now, the development's sole penthouse has hit the market. The 2,302-square-foot residence, which includes four bedrooms and three baths, is asking just $5.975 million initial reports suggest that the...

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Celebrity Real Estate

  • Zillow - Kelly Ripa Sells SoHo Penthouse for $20 Million
    9/22/2014 @ 1:02 PM - Source: IMDb Talk show host Kelly Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos, have sold their New York penthouse for $20 million. The 5-bedroom apartment in SoHo has high, stamped ceilings, a huge, eat-in gourmet kitchen, two dining rooms for easy entertaining and a big master suite. The living room has a dramatic staircase...
  • Realtor.com News - Jake Gyllenhaal Offers Gated Hollywood Hills Home
    9/22/2014 @ 12:09 PM - There are lots of things about Los Angeles  that are cool: It's the birthplace of the hot fudge sundae, and we’re not really sure we need to go farther than that. Los Angeles was originally called, 'El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles sobre el Río Porciúncula”-a regal title at its best. There's an...
  • The Real Deal - What's hot on TRD Social right now
    9/22/2014 @ 11:41 AM - 1.   NYC is now home to 103 billionaires, more than any city 2.   Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos sell SoHo penthouse 3.   This week in renderings: 538 Aperture, Gateway Elton Street Like The Real Deal on Facebook for breaking industry stories, links to quirkier pieces...
  • World Property Channel - W Residences Coming to Tel Aviv
    9/22/2014 @ 10:48 AM - In the fall of 2015, The Residences at W Tel Aviv - Jaffa is set to become the centerpiece of the extensive preservation and redevelopment project currently underfoot in Jaffa's ancient city, which in recent years, has flourished into Tel-Aviv's most exciting and vibrant district. The Residences at W Tel Aviv - Jaffa is conveniently located within the bustling metropolis...
  • Fortune - Deep-pocketed investors cooling to housing market
    9/22/2014 @ 10:27 AM - Deep-pocketed investors appear to be ignoring those for sale” signs outside U.S. homes. That’s the take in the National Association of Realtors’ recent report, which showed a surprise 1.8% drop in existing-home sales for the month of August after four consecutive months of gains. The trade organization blamed the decline on a drop in interest from investors...
  • Curbed - Celebrity Real Estate: Kelly Ripa's Penthouse, Outdoor Hot Tub Sell for $20 Million
    9/22/2014 @ 9:50 AM - TV personality Kelly Ripa and her husband, actor Mark Consuelos , originally listed their Soho penthouse for $24.5 million last January. In May it was reported that the five-bedroom penthouse had gone into contract "at a considerable discount." Now, the Daily News reveals that the final sale price is $20 million considerable,...
  • The Real Deal - Most popular stories on The Real Deal
    9/22/2014 @ 7:21 AM - Current reader favorites: 1. Kelly Ripa sells Soho penthouse 2. Billionaire Ron Perelman's firm pays $120M for Lenox Hill rental 3. Lululemon inks two corner deals in Soho 4. Inside Rubin Schron's New York real estate holdings 5. $85M air rights...
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • World Property Channel - CBD Office Supply Imbalance in U.S. Reaching Tipping Point
    9/22/2014 @ 2:02 PM - According to CBRE's latest OccupierView report, which analyzes the nation's office markets from the tenant perspective, is approaching a tipping point in several major U.S. cities in favor of some landlords. Tightening conditions are challenging tenants in most downtown areas from both cost and availability perspectives, the report finds, though there is little change in the suburban office...
  • World Property Channel - Florida Home Prices Continue to Rise Despite Increased Inventory
    9/22/2014 @ 1:51 PM - According to Florida Realtors, Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and rising inventory in August 2014. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 21,594 last month, up 4.2 percent over the August 2013 figure. "For several months now, stability and consistency are key trends we're seeing in Florida's housing market, as the state's jobs outlook remains steady...
  • Curbed - Development Du Jour: Condo Tower Near Grand Central Finally Debuts From $755K
    9/22/2014 @ 1:48 PM - Yet another one of the dozens of developments to launch sales this fall has dropped units onto the market. After a somewhat epic wait , please welcome 325 Lex to the dance floor, a long-stalled glassy tower at the corner of 39th Street that now houses 123 units : studios, one-, and...
  • RE Journals - Premier Design + Build Group, LLC completes speculative warehouse in Elk Grove Village
    9/22/2014 @ 1:32 PM - PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC has completed 2201 Lunt Avenue, a 150,520 square foot Class A speculative warehouse facility located in the industrial district of Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Bridge Development Partners, LLC and Hillwood Investment Properties co-partnered in acquiring the land and selected PREMIER to manage the design + build construction of the project. Construction of...
  • Brokers Weekly - Consortium to buy Cassidy Turley, create $3B global brand
    9/22/2014 @ 1:23 PM - Cassidy Turley, the commercial real estate services provider, announced today (Monday) that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of DTZ Investment Holdings, to sell 100 percent of the equity interests of Cassidy Turley. TPG, PAG Asia Capital and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (the consortium that agreed to acquire DTZ) said the deal is dependent on Cassidy Turley's...
  • Curbed - Tower Watch: In 2005, Gary Barnett and Extell...
    9/22/2014 @ 1:14 PM - In 2005, Gary Barnett and Extell paid the Art Students League $23.1 million for 136,000 square feet of air rights to be used for what will eventually become the tallest residential tower in the hemisphere. But then last year, the developer decided that they needed a little bit more so the tower at 215 West 57th...
  • Brokers Weekly - 10 Sullivan launches sales in Soho
    9/22/2014 @ 1:06 PM - Real estate developers Robert Gladstone, of Madison Equities, and Kevin Maloney, of Property Markets Group, have launched the sales of their new residential condominium, 10 Sullivan, located in SoHo.  Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Maloney are both principals of Sullivan Condo LLC, the sponsor of the development. Designed by noted architect Cary Tamarkin, 10 Sullivan  is a 16-story 'flatiron”-shaped...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • World Property Channel - CBD Office Supply Imbalance in U.S. Reaching Tipping Point
    9/22/2014 @ 2:02 PM - According to CBRE's latest OccupierView report, which analyzes the nation's office markets from the tenant perspective, is approaching a tipping point in several major U.S. cities in favor of some landlords. Tightening conditions are challenging tenants in most downtown areas from both cost and availability perspectives, the report finds, though there is little change in the suburban office...
  • Multi-Housing News - TODAY’S DEALS: California Investor Sells 559 Units in San Antonio
    9/22/2014 @ 1:39 PM - San Antonio-Regional Investment & Management, a California-based owner and operator of Texas multifamily, has completed its disposition of a two property portfolio in San Antonio. ARA's Austin office brokered the 559-unit transaction of behalf of the seller. The properties, Park West and Parliament Bend, were acquired by a private owner/operator who has plans to upgrade unit interiors. 'Park West...
  • Mortgage News Daily - Summit Unveils Ginnie Mae Changes, Policy Deliberations
    9/22/2014 @ 1:23 PM - The second annual Ginnie Mae Summit opened today in Washington with a keynote speech from the new Secretary ofHousing and Urban Development Julian Castro and proceeded with severalimportant announcement from Ginnie Mae President Ted Tozer. Castro called on the housingindustry including, he said, lenders that "We need to work together to see arobust, healthy housing market where those...
  • RE Journals - Hilco Real Estate sets bid deadline for North Suburban Chicago Class A office building
    9/22/2014 @ 12:50 PM - Hilco Real Estate, LLC announced the bid deadline of November 12, 2014 for the sale of a Class-A office building located just off Route 22 and Waukegan Road in desirable Bannockburn, Illinois. Formerly headquarters for IPC International, a private security company, the two-story 36,400 square foot building is situated on an expansive 9.6-acre parcel in the Bannockburn Lake...
  • CNBC Realty Check - Investors leaving housing high and dry
    9/22/2014 @ 12:33 PM - Once a major driver for rising home prices, investors have stopped gobbling up houses with new concerns of rising interest rates.
  • Housing Wire - Investors Unite: No, District Court ruling won't affect GSE lawsuit
    9/22/2014 @ 12:30 PM - A ruling late Friday with U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson holding that Fannie Mae shareholders cannot sue the Department of Treasury in a derivative action may not be the blow to the shareholder case against Treasury that HousingWire first cast it as.
  • Motley Fool - High-Yield Stocks for Dividend Investing: Two Harbors Investment Corp.
    9/22/2014 @ 12:23 PM - A breakdown of mortgage real estate investment trust Two Harbors' business, assets, and a look at whether it is an income stock you can buy today.
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Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • Wallpaper - Bombay Sapphire's new distillery by Thomas Heatherwick is unveiled at Laverstoke Mill
    9/22/2014 @ 2:02 PM - Laverstoke Mill, Bombay Sapphire's new home in Hampshire, is an architectural project of many firsts. It is the first project of its scale and complexity in the UK by its celebrated London-based designer, Thomas Heatherwick. It is also Heatherwick Studio's first conservation project, as well as its first design for a production facility, something Heatherwick is passionate about. Finally, Laverstoke...
  • World Property Channel - CBD Office Supply Imbalance in U.S. Reaching Tipping Point
    9/22/2014 @ 2:02 PM - According to CBRE's latest OccupierView report, which analyzes the nation's office markets from the tenant perspective, is approaching a tipping point in several major U.S. cities in favor of some landlords. Tightening conditions are challenging tenants in most downtown areas from both cost and availability perspectives, the report finds, though there is little change in the suburban office...
  • Zillow - Choosing the Right Rake for the Job
    9/22/2014 @ 1:40 PM - Source: shutterstock.com Autumn leaves are falling, which means pumpkin donuts and lattes are available at your favorite morning pit stop. And if you own a home, it probably means your weekends now include that annual rite of yardwork passage: raking. I lived in New York, NY for the last 20 years, so it's been a long time since...
  • Multi-Housing News - TODAY’S DEALS: California Investor Sells 559 Units in San Antonio
    9/22/2014 @ 1:39 PM - San Antonio-Regional Investment & Management, a California-based owner and operator of Texas multifamily, has completed its disposition of a two property portfolio in San Antonio. ARA's Austin office brokered the 559-unit transaction of behalf of the seller. The properties, Park West and Parliament Bend, were acquired by a private owner/operator who has plans to upgrade unit interiors. 'Park West...
  • Brokers Weekly - Consortium to buy Cassidy Turley, create $3B global brand
    9/22/2014 @ 1:23 PM - Cassidy Turley, the commercial real estate services provider, announced today (Monday) that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of DTZ Investment Holdings, to sell 100 percent of the equity interests of Cassidy Turley. TPG, PAG Asia Capital and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (the consortium that agreed to acquire DTZ) said the deal is dependent on Cassidy Turley's...
  • Multi-Housing News - Step Up Your Barbecue Game with a Refreshment Center by Coyote
    9/22/2014 @ 1:21 PM - Mike Ratliff, Senior Associate Editor With football season in full swing, your residents should be their Sunday afternoons enjoying the cooler weather and your terrific outdoor amenity spaces . Nothing compliments some quality game time like a barbecue, and nothing compliments a barbecue like some cool refreshments. You can up your outdoor space with a...
  • Remodelista - DIY: Easy Herb Drying Rack for the Kitchen
    9/22/2014 @ 1:00 PM - We like to dry our own culinary herbs and have long admired a particular herb drying rack made using S hooks and a halo of steel. So when we noticed a DIY version with a similar appeal, we thought we'd share the find. The project comes from Caitlin of The Merrythought , who created a hanging...
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