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We visited Crystal City, Virginia, and saw how the community is evolving to welcome Amazon HQ2 (AMZN)
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We visited Crystal City, Virginia, and saw how the community is evolving to welcome Amazon HQ2 (AMZN)

Ardine Williams, vice president of workforce development at Amazon, told Business Insider that the company's new HQ2 complex in Arlington, Virginia...

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I spent an afternoon exploring Peckham, the London neighborhood that was just voted one of the coolest in the world — and I found 2 different communities living side-by-side
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I spent an afternoon exploring Peckham, the London neighborhood that was just voted one of the coolest in the world — and I found 2 different communities living side-by-side

Peckham, south London, is one of the coolest neighborhoods in the world in 2019. That's according to Time Out's annual ranking, which places...

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's former Soho apartment just hit the market for $4.7 million. Take a look inside.
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's former Soho apartment just hit the market for $4.7 million. Take a look inside.

A Soho apartment once owned by Kanye West is on the market for $4.7 million, a representative of luxury broker CORE Real Estate told Business...

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Target quietly ended overnight shifts in some stores, and employees say their workload has become 'chaotic' as they try to keep up (TGT)
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Target quietly ended overnight shifts in some stores, and employees say their workload has become 'chaotic' as they try to keep up (TGT)

Target quietly eliminated overnight and backroom shifts in some of its stores across the country. The workers in those positions were given the...

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14 'Friends' plot holes and inconsistencies that still bother the show's true fans
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14 'Friends' plot holes and inconsistencies that still bother the show's true fans

NBC's "Friends" is one of the most beloved TV shows of all time. But some of the story lines have obvious plot holes or inconsistent details - like...

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Ultra-rich Americans are selling off luxury real estate faster than they're snapping it up, and it's not the only change they're making to their portfolios as recession fears linger
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Ultra-rich Americans are selling off luxury real estate faster than they're snapping it up, and it's not the only change they're making to their portfolios as recession fears linger

Ultra-wealthy people in the US are selling their luxury real-estate investments faster than they are buying new ones, TD Wealth senior vice...

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Why new store concepts like Showfields and Naked in New York City may represent the future of physical retail experiences
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Why new store concepts like Showfields and Naked in New York City may represent the future of physical retail experiences

Contrary to the tumbleweeds occupying your local mall, physical retail isn't dead. Instead, it's evolving to meet the needs and expectations of...

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Urban millennials are flocking to luxury 'adult dorm'-style housing to save money. Meet the two CEOs who've collectively raised over $2 billion from the trend.
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Urban millennials are flocking to luxury 'adult dorm'-style housing to save money. Meet the two CEOs who've collectively raised over $2 billion from the trend.

Sharing living space has become an unexpected trend with millennials, and according to the commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle, global...

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WeWork's collapsed IPO has reportedly tanked a $112 million London property deal
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WeWork's collapsed IPO has reportedly tanked a $112 million London property deal

The collapse of WeWork's IPO scuttled the $112 million sale of a London property leased mostly to the shared-workspace provider, according to...

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A major whistleblower complaint at the US's top spy agency involves a Trump phone call with a 'promise' to a foreign leader
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A major whistleblower complaint at the US's top spy agency involves a Trump phone call with a 'promise' to a foreign leader

President Donald Trump is the subject of a whistleblower complaint of "urgent concern" that was filed in the intelligence community in August, the...

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A startup that wants to be a Zillow for office space just raised $10 million in seed funding from Greycroft and leading real estate players
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A startup that wants to be a Zillow for office space just raised $10 million in seed funding from Greycroft and leading real estate players

Biproxi, a commercial real estate marketplace, just nabbed $10 million in seed funding after launching late last year. The company is rolling out a...

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'We like to be the friend': Amazon competitor Boxed's CEO reveals how the wholesale retailer is cozying up to CPG giants like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo
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'We like to be the friend': Amazon competitor Boxed's CEO reveals how the wholesale retailer is cozying up to CPG giants like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo

New York-based wholesale retailer Boxed is taking the opposite approach to Amazon as it tries to take on the juggernaut by giving brands and...

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An abandoned former tuberculosis hospital in upstate New York just sold at auction for $55,100 — take a look inside the crumbling sanatorium
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An abandoned former tuberculosis hospital in upstate New York just sold at auction for $55,100 — take a look inside the crumbling sanatorium

Saratoga County Homestead, a hospital for tuberculosis patients in the early 1900s, just sold for $55,100 at auction, according to the Times Union....

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SpaceX is trying to buy an entire village inside its Texas rocket-launch site because it 'did not anticipate' there'd be any 'significant disruption' to residents who live there
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SpaceX is trying to buy an entire village inside its Texas rocket-launch site because it 'did not anticipate' there'd be any 'significant disruption' to residents who live there

SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, is building and launching Mars rocket prototypes from the southeastern tip of Texas. However, the...

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WeWork just shelved its IPO. Here's why the spectacular fiasco was fated from the start.
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WeWork just shelved its IPO. Here's why the spectacular fiasco was fated from the start.

WeWork shelved its IPO until later this year due to a lack of investor interest, according to Reuters. The shared-workspace provider is battling...

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Refinancing your student loans with SoFi could save you money — and even help you get a better mortgage rate
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Refinancing your student loans with SoFi could save you money — and even help you get a better mortgage rate

SoFi was one of the first online lenders to focus heavily on student loan refinancing. It has some of the lowest interest rates on the market, as...

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Companies like Walmart, CVS, and Amazon are beefing up their healthcare strategies. Here are their plans to upend the $3.5 trillion industry.
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Companies like Walmart, CVS, and Amazon are beefing up their healthcare strategies. Here are their plans to upend the $3.5 trillion industry.

Some of the biggest retailers in America are looking to get a bigger piece of the $3.5 trillion healthcare market. As healthcare costs keep rising...

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Meet the 7 early-stage startups blending tech and real estate that just got accepted to a high-profile accelerator. One is a TaskRabbit-like app for construction workers.
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Meet the 7 early-stage startups blending tech and real estate that just got accepted to a high-profile accelerator. One is a TaskRabbit-like app for construction workers.

MetaProp, an investor in real estate tech startups, just announced its seventh accelerator cohort at Columbia University. The seven startups...

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The average amount people pay in property taxes in every US state
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The average amount people pay in property taxes in every US state

New data from WalletHub shows the amount a typical homeowner will pay in property taxes in all 50 states, ranging from about $560 a year in Alabama...

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WeWork is doing increasing amounts of business with SoftBank, which is also its biggest investor
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WeWork is doing increasing amounts of business with SoftBank, which is also its biggest investor

WeWork is seeing a growing amount of revenue from SoftBank, which is also its biggest investor. SoftBank accounted for 2% of WeWork's revenue in...

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How Forever 21 went from a fast-fashion powerhouse to a brand reportedly eyeing bankruptcy and a troublesome future
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How Forever 21 went from a fast-fashion powerhouse to a brand reportedly eyeing bankruptcy and a troublesome future

Forever 21, once one of the world's leading clothing retailers, has fallen on hard times. The company was founded in 1984 and pulled in $700,000 in...

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The monthly median rent for a studio in Manhattan this summer hit an astonishing 11-year high, and the city's prices are driving people away in droves
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The monthly median rent for a studio in Manhattan this summer hit an astonishing 11-year high, and the city's prices are driving people away in droves

The cost of living in New York City keeps going up, and it's causing people to leave. According to a market report released by the real-estate...

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7 secrets about working at Victoria's Secret, according to employees
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7 secrets about working at Victoria's Secret, according to employees

Working for Victoria's Secret has lots of perks. But it also means working long hours and dealing with unpleasant people. Here are things you didn...

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The building that is renting San Francisco's smallest apartment also has a unit that combines a shower, toilet, and sink
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The building that is renting San Francisco's smallest apartment also has a unit that combines a shower, toilet, and sink

San Francisco is known for its ranking as the most expensive rental market in the US. Business Insider, with the help of Zumper, identified the...

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You can stay in any of these gorgeous hotels around the world for under $100 a night
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You can stay in any of these gorgeous hotels around the world for under $100 a night

Luxury hotels are beautiful, and often expensive. Upscale properties can typically cost several hundred dollars a night. If you prefer a high-end...

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Now WeWork wants to be a manufacturer: the coworking company is opening a 200,000-square-foot New Jersey plant to make its signature aluminum and glass walls
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Now WeWork wants to be a manufacturer: the coworking company is opening a 200,000-square-foot New Jersey plant to make its signature aluminum and glass walls

WeWork is hiring at least 50 people in Edison, New Jersey, to work at a new 200,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, according to job postings....

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Kroger is testing how grocery shoppers will react to plant-based 'meat' in the traditional meat aisle (K)
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Kroger is testing how grocery shoppers will react to plant-based 'meat' in the traditional meat aisle (K)

Some Kroger stores will soon put plant-based meat alternatives in the conventional meat department. The experiment, in partnership with the Plant...

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The tiniest apartment in San Francisco is just 161 square feet and will cost you over $2,200 a month — here's a look inside
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The tiniest apartment in San Francisco is just 161 square feet and will cost you over $2,200 a month — here's a look inside

San Francisco is home to the most expensive rental market in the US. The tiniest apartment currently for rent in the city spans 161 square feet and...

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7 things people who are good with money never buy
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7 things people who are good with money never buy

People who are good with money aren't usually big spenders, and aren't buying the newest cars, spending on the latest fashion items, or getting the...

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We visited NYC's first outlet mall — which is still more than half-empty months after opening — and found an eerie ghost town
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We visited NYC's first outlet mall — which is still more than half-empty months after opening — and found an eerie ghost town

The first-ever outlet mall in New York City opened in May. Several months later only a third of the stores are occupied, according to a recent...

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