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Iran Prepares for an Uptick in Tourism

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:16pm
A handful of mostly European hotel groups are looking to steal a march on their U.S. competitors by moving into the Iranian hospitality market while U.S. companies still face regulatory uncertainty.

Developers Make Bets on Iran

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 6:56pm
Real-estate developers have found their next big project: Iran. The onetime pariah’s year-old deal to curb its nuclear program lifts a host of economic sanctions that have limited the ability to do business in the country.

Iran's Growth Hurdle: Lack of Modern Office Spaces

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 10:50am
Iran’s nuclear deal has opened the gate for business expansion and foreign investment, but this growth faces an obstacle: a dearth of high-quality, affordable office space.

Iran Lays Groundwork for Regional Airport Hub in Tehran

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 5:31am
Tehran’s international airport is in the early stages of a gradual reinvention, part of a long-term plan to boost trade and turn Iran into a regional hub after its nuclear deal.

R.I.P.: Japanese Bank Tower That Embodied Nation's Industrial Might

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 3:57am
A bank tower that once stood at the center of Japan’s postwar industrial power will start to be demolished Saturday, one of several boom-era structures being torn down against the will of architectural preservationists.

Russians Score as London Property Falls

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 5:26am
A weakened ruble is softening the blow of a falling post-Brexit property market in London for Russian investors.

A 'Cathedral to Manufacturing' Is Reborn

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:44pm
Entrepreneurs working in robotics, artificial intelligence technology and connected devices work in early 20th century space that once hosted a leading technology of its day—shipbuilding.

Startup Offers Payment Insurance for Apartment Hunters

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 8:45am
As the apartment market soars across the U.S., one financial-services startup sees opportunity in helping tenants get into units they can’t qualify for on their own.

Blackstone Bets Big on Logistics

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:03am
Blackstone Group has cut a deal to pay $1.5 billion for a portfolio of logistics centers, in the latest sign that this e-commerce-driven business is one of the hottest areas in the commercial property industry.

Pierhouse Condos Take a Bow in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 11:37pm
The two condominium buildings and an adjacent hotel are massive horizontal structures at the edge of the park and offer up-close city views.

Freddie Mac Starts Pilot Program With Looser Standards

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 7:42pm
Mortgage-finance giant Freddie Mac and two nonbank lenders are loosening income and documentation requirements for mortgage applicants in a new pilot program.

Expiration of Visa Program Nears

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 2:57pm
Facing an impending expiration, the controversial EB-5 program designed to attract wealthy immigrants has federal lawmakers at an impasse, leaving its long-term future uncertain.

In Queens, Residential Development Is Driving Commercial

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 9:11pm
Demand for high-quality offices and retail spaces in Long Island City is being fueled in part by the 11,000 condominiums and rental apartments that have been built there over the past decade.

Tech Overload: Palo Alto Battles Silicon Valley's Spread

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:21am
Palo Alto’s moratorium on new office construction in its downtown is only the latest dust-up in Silicon Valley, where resistance and challenges to development are sprouting rapidly.

More Developers Kick Parking Lots to the Curb

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:25pm
Developers in more U.S. cities are reducing the amount of parking spaces included in new projects as local authorities seek to encourage the use of mass transit and free up space for parks, housing or other uses.

Stretch of Chicago River to Get $1.5 Billion Makeover

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 9:46am
High-rises, townhomes and a public river walk are planned for an undeveloped area south of Chicago’s downtown Loop in a project breaking ground Monday, adding to a frenzy of construction along the waterway.

Developer's Family Brings Office Park Back Into the Fold

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 9:32pm
An office complex in Hackensack, N.J., hit hard by the financial crisis, has been acquired by the family who developed the three buildings about a half-century ago.

At a Rebuilt World Trade Center, a Friendship Fades

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 11:34pm
Frank Lowy and Larry Silverstein’s interests were aligned when they bought the lower Manhattan complex, but they diverged during its rebuilding.

Wells Fargo's Discount U.K. Deal Is the New Normal

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 10:46pm
Wells Fargo’s decision to negotiate a “retrade” on a U.K. commercial property deal follows what several other big property purchasers have done since the historic Brexit vote.

Reaching High Into the Western Sky

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 9:38pm
A new skyscraper in downtown Los Angeles has become the tallest building in the U.S. west of the Mississippi River.