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How Opportunity Zones and Co-Working Spaces Joined Forces
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How Opportunity Zones and Co-Working Spaces Joined Forces

Opportunity zones were created to spur development in distressed neighborhoods, but developers in some areas are struggling to find tenants for...

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A Star Swedish Designer Ventures Into Real Estate Projects
News 1 week ago
A Star Swedish Designer Ventures Into Real Estate Projects

Stockholm - There is a lack of color but not warmth inside the design studio of Lotta Agaton, a high-profile Stockholm stylist and interior...

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The Charm, and Challenge, of Savannah
News 2 weeks ago
The Charm, and Challenge, of Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. - In the annals of lengthy and arduous public reviews, a project along 54 acres of the Savannah River stands out. The development,...

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Of Barneys’ Bankruptcy, Pride and the Fall
News 2 weeks ago
Of Barneys’ Bankruptcy, Pride and the Fall

It has been striking, over the last few weeks, to watch the almost gleeful flow of reports and speculation about the maybe-probably-now-confirmed...

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Barneys, Global Symbol of Creative Cool, Files for Bankruptcy
News 2 weeks ago
Barneys, Global Symbol of Creative Cool, Files for Bankruptcy

Barneys NY, the department store chain that once defined a certain Manhattan creative cool, confirmed weeks of speculation by announcing at...

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Dean & DeLuca Sinks Further Into Debt
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Dean & DeLuca Sinks Further Into Debt

Dean & DeLuca, the debt-ridden global chain of luxury food shops, has defaulted on federally mandated payments to former employees and stalled...

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New York State Officials Sue ‘Predatory’ Rent-to-Own Home Seller
News 2 weeks ago
New York State Officials Sue ‘Predatory’ Rent-to-Own Home Seller

Authorities in New York State are the latest regulators to crack down on what once was one of the nation's largest seller of rent-to-own homes. In...

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The Fed Just Cut Interest Rates. Here’s What That Means for You.
News 2 weeks ago
The Fed Just Cut Interest Rates. Here’s What That Means for You.

Americans juggle a lot of interest rates in their daily lives. They pay interest on car loans, credit card balances and mortgages. They earn...

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The Microhotel, a Category Seeing a Growth Spurt, Makes Small Stylish
News 3 weeks ago
The Microhotel, a Category Seeing a Growth Spurt, Makes Small Stylish

With décor inspired by Japanese capsule hotels and airlines’ first-class cabins, the hotels are increasingly popping up in cities around the globe....

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From Former Mental Hospital to Recreational Hub
News 4 weeks ago
From Former Mental Hospital to Recreational Hub

COLUMBIA, S. C. - The South Carolina Lunatic Asylum admitted its first patient in 1828. Ever since, its impressive brick wards surrounded by nearly...

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Arthur Ryan, Who Founded the Low-Cost Fashion Chain Primark, Dies at 83
News 1 month ago
Arthur Ryan, Who Founded the Low-Cost Fashion Chain Primark, Dies at 83

Arthur Ryan, the chairman and founder of Primark, the low-cost fashion chain that began as a single store in Dublin and grew into an international...

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‘The Next Chapter in the Evolution of the Open Workplace’
News 1 month ago
‘The Next Chapter in the Evolution of the Open Workplace’

In recent years, new office designs have encouraged employees to get moving. Cafes and lounges beckon workers when they need a break. Open...

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Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities
News 1 month ago
Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities

For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are...

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Cities Need Affordable Housing, but Builders Want Big Profits. Can It Work?
News 1 month ago
Cities Need Affordable Housing, but Builders Want Big Profits. Can It Work?

WASHINGTON - The Wharf is a gleaming, $2.5 billion development that has transformed a long-stagnant waterfront into a major destination in the...

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Kohl’s Is Betting on Amazon Returns to Drive Sales
News 1 month ago
Kohl’s Is Betting on Amazon Returns to Drive Sales

It says volumes about the challenges facing brick-and-mortar stores that the "single biggest initiative" out of Kohl's this year, according to the...

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Furniture Was a Savior. Then It Was a Handicap.
News 1 month ago
Furniture Was a Savior. Then It Was a Handicap.

HIGH POINT, N. C. - On a recent evening, the Rockers were getting ready for a professional baseball game at BB&T Point, the new multipurpose...

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Shut Out by Shoe Giants, ‘Mom and Pop’ Stores Feel Pinched
News 2 months ago
Shut Out by Shoe Giants, ‘Mom and Pop’ Stores Feel Pinched

BELFAST, Me. - Colburn Shoe Store, established in 1832, advertises itself as the oldest shoe store in the country. It has occupied the same small...

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Book Publishers Adopt a New Office Image: Openness
News 2 months ago
Book Publishers Adopt a New Office Image: Openness

When Abrams Books recently moved to new offices in Lower Manhattan from its longtime home in Chelsea, it hired the consultants that companies...

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Risky Borrowing Is Making a Comeback, but Banks Are on the Sideline
News 2 months ago
Risky Borrowing Is Making a Comeback, but Banks Are on the Sideline

A decade after reckless home lending nearly destroyed the financial system, the business of making risky loans is back. This time the money is...

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Has SoHo Become One Big Wellness Pop-Up?
News 2 months ago
Has SoHo Become One Big Wellness Pop-Up?

Within a half-mile radius in downtown Manhattan, there are five matcha stores: MatchaBar, Matchaful, Cha Cha Matcha, the other Cha Cha Matcha and...

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Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’
News 2 months ago
Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’

ALBANY - The campaign has all the hallmarks of a grass-roots effort: boisterous rallies, emotional testimonials and appeals to remember working...

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They See It. They Like It. They Want It. They Rent It.
News 2 months ago
They See It. They Like It. They Want It. They Rent It.

Many young American urbanites have resigned themselves to a life of non-ownership, abandoning the dream of their parents and grandparents and great...

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Motorcycles With One Foot in the Future and One in the Past
News 2 months ago
Motorcycles With One Foot in the Future and One in the Past

Devin Biek, a co-founder of Janus Motorcycles, test-riding a bike in Amish country on the outskirts of Goshen, Ind. GOSHEN, Ind. - Downtown Goshen...

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Dressbarn Closing All 650 Stores
News 3 months ago
Dressbarn Closing All 650 Stores

It's time to close the barn doors. The parent company for the fashion retailer Dressbarn said this week that it would close all of its...

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How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes
News 3 months ago
How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes

Donald Trump reported more than $1 billion in real estate losses on his tax returns from 1985 to 1994, The New York Times revealed this week. Those...

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Seeking an Edge, Developers and Investors Turn to ‘Proptech’
News 3 months ago
Seeking an Edge, Developers and Investors Turn to ‘Proptech’

When executives at Rudin Management Company started looking for an operating system in 2009 to help them manage their building portfolio, the...

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The New Mall Tenant Is Your Office
News 3 months ago
The New Mall Tenant Is Your Office

Westside Pavilion, a dying mall in Los Angeles, ticked all of the boxes for Hudson Pacific Properties. The Los Angeles-based developer was looking...

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When Office Buildings Go Beyond Green
News 3 months ago
When Office Buildings Go Beyond Green

The crowded field of third-party certifications has left some wondering which are necessary and which are just marketing gimmicks. When Office...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
News 4 months ago
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This former beer bottling plant in Long Island City has been converted into a dividable office space. The facility has 56,000 square feet of usable...

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Stop & Shop Workers Are on Strike at Over 240 Stores in New England
News 4 months ago
Stop & Shop Workers Are on Strike at Over 240 Stores in New England

More than 30,000 Stop & Shop employees have been on strike since Thursday at stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island....

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