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Investors Pay $150 Million for Office Property in Miami

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 4:26pm
An investment group has paid $150 million for a Miami office property in the latest sign that investor appetite continues to grow for commercial real estate in midsize cities.

Broadway Veteran Tapped to Produce Mall Entertainment

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 9:21pm
Shopping-center giant Westfield Corp. has hired Tony-winning producer Scott Sanders to create ‘unique and spectacular’ entertainment events. His resume includes 15 years at Radio City Music Hall.

Chinese Developers Pour Cash Into U.S. Real Estate

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:21pm
Investment from China continues unabated as investors plow money into some of the highest-profile commercial developments.

Airbnb Income: How It Can Mess With Your Mortgage 'Refi'

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 3:29pm
Big banks, including Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co., are subjecting some refinance customers who rent rooms to additional scrutiny.

Real-Estate Shares to Get Own Sector

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 11:47am
On stock markets around the world, real-estate companies have been lumped into a category with banks and insurance firms since 1999. But property will break free from the financial sector on Thursday into its own dedicated group.

Developers Bet Big on Brooklyn Office Demand

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 8:05pm
An investment group has obtained the necessary financing to break ground on a $400 million office and industrial development in Williamsburg, marking the latest big bet on Brooklyn’s growing popularity as a workplace.

Bustling Crown Heights Shakes Off Strife of Past

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:27pm
Twenty-five years after racial violence propelled Crown Heights into the national spotlight, the Brooklyn neighborhood has become a hot real-estate market.

New Zealand Hangs 'Welcome' Sign for Foreign Home Buyers

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 7:01am
While other countries grappling to contain frothy housing markets have moved to cool foreign investment, New Zealand boasts one of the world’s most open-door policies.

Financing Plan Reawakes American Dream Mall Project

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 7:08am
Canadian developer Triple Five is hoping to restart construction next month on the long-delayed retail and amusement project in East Rutherford, N.J., called American Dream.

MAA Near Deal to Buy Post Properties for About $4 Billion

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 6:36pm
Real-estate investment trust MAA is nearing a deal to buy Post Properties for about $4 billion, bringing together two major apartment owners who have benefited from a boom in rental demand.

Tech Firm DoubleVerify to Expand With New Lease

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 6:21pm
A roundup of real-estate news in the Greater New York region.

Rosendale, N.Y., Lures City Dwellers

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 5:47pm
New Yorkers who had second homes in charming Ulster County town are now settling there full time.

Activist Pressures Ratner Family to Relax Control of Forest City

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 8:12am
Investors are pressuring the Ratner family to loosen their grip on their nearly 100-year-old property empire, which owns high-profile urban properties such as the New York Times headquarters.

Senior-Care Business Booms for Franchisers

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 9:03pm
Providing home-health aides and other services to older Americans is a fast-growing business, as brands and franchise owners seek to capitalize on an aging U.S. population and low costs of entry.

For Some, Brooklyn's Skyline Is Just Soooo Boring

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 5:16pm
New towers have been rising, but with a few exceptions, they don’t do justice to the borough’s reputation as a creative center, design experts say.

WeWork Misses Mark on Some Lofty Targets

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 1:16pm
Six years after it was founded, WeWork has amassed a valuation of $16 billion, placing it among the world’s most valuable startups. But the shared-office-space company’s growth projections might not play out as expected.

How One Developer Learned Not to Put the House Before the Horse

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:21pm
When a prime piece of property came up for sale in coastal Orange County, Calif., five years ago, it was a natural draw for residential developers. But there was a catch in an area known as “the equestrian capital of the West Coast.”

Investors See Gold in Distressed Properties in Brazil

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 10:46am
Some international investors say there is one emerging bright side to Brazil’s woes: Distress levels for some property owners are reaching the point that they are selling at steep discounts.

Rio Projects Fail to Reach the Finish Line

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 9:19am
Brazil’s economy was galloping when the country won the right to host the 2016 summer Olympics. Seven years later, a novel strategy to use private real-estate development opportunities to help finance the games is unraveling.

Brazil's Hotels, After Olympics, Will Be Swimming in Rooms

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 7:30pm
Brazil’s hotel-industry slump is expected to continue after the Olympics, at least for the short term, and hurt the returns of the investors who have made big bets on the Brazilian economy and the hoped-for afterglow of the games.