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Newly Built Contemporary Spec House on the Lush Hawaiian Island of Kauai
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Newly Built Contemporary Spec House on the Lush Hawaiian Island of Kauai

When not in use by the owner, the home can go into the resort's rental program, likely going for $3,000 to $5,000 a night. When not in use by the...

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Miami Developer Ugo Colombo on What the Next Generation Wants
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Miami Developer Ugo Colombo on What the Next Generation Wants

Italian-born developer Ugo Colombo is the man behind Miami's tallest condo tower, Brickell Flatiron. The 736-foot-high tower is also the tallest...

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Buyers in Monte Carlo Have Access to a Billionaires’ Playground
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Buyers in Monte Carlo Have Access to a Billionaires’ Playground

Monte Carlo, Monaco's princely playground for the prominent and privileged, covers only.3 of a square kilometer and has fewer than 4,000 residents....

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Aside From Cultural Icons, Architect I.M. Pei Left Behind Residential Legacy
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Aside From Cultural Icons, Architect I.M. Pei Left Behind Residential Legacy

Pritzker prize-winning architect I. M. Pei was known for his monumental geometric designs, from commercial skyscrapers like the Hancock Tower in...

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America’s Tallest Condo Tower Offers a Peek
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America’s Tallest Condo Tower Offers a Peek

A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the...

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Warehouse Hiring Surges on Rising E-Commerce Demand
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Warehouse Hiring Surges on Rising E-Commerce Demand

Warehouse operators stepped up hiring in April as e-commerce demand drove up employment in distribution centers even as job growth across the rest...

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America’s Tallest Condo Tower Offers a Peek
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America’s Tallest Condo Tower Offers a Peek

A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the...

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I.M. Pei, Architect Who Reconceived Skylines and Created Icons, Dies at 102
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I.M. Pei, Architect Who Reconceived Skylines and Created Icons, Dies at 102

I. M. Pei in front of the Louvre Pyramid in Paris,, which was completed in 1989. Louvre Pyramid, East Building of the National Gallery of Art among...

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Walmart Extends Streak of Sales Growth
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Walmart Extends Streak of Sales Growth

Walmart Inc. Sales at U. S. stores and websites operating at least 12 months grew 3.4% during the quarter ended in April, boosted by online...

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A Guide to Prague’s Buzziest Neighborhood
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A Guide to Prague’s Buzziest Neighborhood

WHEN SIMON Brabec and Eliska Slamova decided to open a visitor-friendly factory and showroom for their backpack company, Braasi, they knew...

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The L.A. Neighborhood Where Homes Seldom Come on the Market
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The L.A. Neighborhood Where Homes Seldom Come on the Market

High Tower residents tend to stay for decades, which means homes there are rarely available. But the area has seen a flurry of sales in the last...

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A Car-Free Neighborhood Perched Above the Heart of Hollywood
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A Car-Free Neighborhood Perched Above the Heart of Hollywood

Residents of the High Tower Elevator Association are shepherded up to their houses via a five-story elevator, giving the hillside enclave an...

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Macy’s Posts Rise in Same-Store Sales; Full-Year Outlook Affirmed
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Macy’s Posts Rise in Same-Store Sales; Full-Year Outlook Affirmed

Inc. Sales at stores open at least a year grew 0.6% for the period ended May 4, outperforming the FactSet estimate of a 0.6% decline. Including...

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WeWork’s New Venture Proves Its Ordinariness
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WeWork’s New Venture Proves Its Ordinariness

It is hard to find a real-estate boom that hasn't ended badly for piggy-backers. WeWork, a self-proclaimed savior to problems that have...

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Architect David Rockwell’s Favorite Things
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Architect David Rockwell’s Favorite Things

David Rockwell is not a typical architect who specializes in one thing-he puts his talent to work in a broad array of projects. His eponymous...

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WeWork to Buy CEO’s Properties That Spurred Conflict Concerns
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WeWork to Buy CEO’s Properties That Spurred Conflict Concerns

WeWork Cos. Chief Executive Adam Neumann plans to sell the properties he owns and leases to the office-space company to a real-estate investment...

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Retail Sales Declined in April
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Retail Sales Declined in April

WASHINGTON-An important measure of consumer spending fell in April, signaling retail spending was sluggish as the second quarter began. Retail...

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Uber IPO's Effect on Housing Markets, a Lisbon Apartment that Marries Old and New and More
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Uber IPO's Effect on Housing Markets, a Lisbon Apartment that Marries Old and New and More

New Home Listings Down in Australian Cities The number of new home listings in Sydney and Melbourne has dramatically decreased. In Sydney, where...

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A Duplex Apartment in Lisbon That Marries Old and New
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A Duplex Apartment in Lisbon That Marries Old and New

Renovation work carried out on this duplex penthouse apartment has not only restored its features, but also unveiled a woven lattice of wooden...

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New York City Selects Designers With Big Ideas for Small Lots
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New York City Selects Designers With Big Ideas for Small Lots

New York City's Department of Housing Preservation and Development has picked five design teams as the winners of a contest that sought creative...

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Nike’s Strategy to Get a Lot More Personal With Its Customers
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Nike’s Strategy to Get a Lot More Personal With Its Customers

Nike Inc. The sneaker giant is now a data giant. Like many brands, Nike has been using its apps to collect information about its customers in...

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Carl Sammeli, Founder of Bitprop
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Carl Sammeli, Founder of Bitprop

There are currently 30 million people living in South Africa who have no official proof of ownership for the land they reside on, according to Carl...

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Buy-to-Let Properties in London Saw Largest Yields in the U.K.
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Buy-to-Let Properties in London Saw Largest Yields in the U.K.

Buy-to-Let Properties in London Saw Largest Yields in the U. K. Landlords in the U.K. who sold their buy-to-let properties in 2018 made an average...

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As More Millennials Rent, More Startups Want to Lend to Them
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As More Millennials Rent, More Startups Want to Lend to Them

Jennifer Burnes says the paychecks from her work as a model and designer in Hollywood arrive sporadically, posing a challenge to paying monthly...

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Retail’s Latest Challenge
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Retail’s Latest Challenge

Walmart Inc. J. C. Penney Co. The slides could worsen this week, once retailers begin reporting earnings, analysts said. Investors will want...

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Fannie and Freddie Back More Mortgages of Those Deeply in Debt
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Fannie and Freddie Back More Mortgages of Those Deeply in Debt

The gatekeepers of the American mortgage market are increasingly backing loans to borrowers who have heavy debt loads, highlighting questions about...

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Rising Rents for Millennials Give Rise to a New Breed of Lender
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Rising Rents for Millennials Give Rise to a New Breed of Lender

Jennifer Burnes says the paychecks from her work as a model and designer in Hollywood arrive sporadically, posing a challenge to paying monthly...

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Retail Sales, Industrial Production Data
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Retail Sales, Industrial Production Data

In the week ahead, Germany releases growth figures, while China publishes industrial-production data. In the U. S., agencies will release numbers...

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Scotland Boasts U.K.’s Fastest-Moving Housing Market
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Scotland Boasts U.K.’s Fastest-Moving Housing Market

Scotland had the quickest property market in the U. K. in the past year, where homes took an average of 42 days to sell, according to a report...

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Are the New Spider-Like Chandeliers Just Creepy?
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Are the New Spider-Like Chandeliers Just Creepy?

Fans of this fixture say it sets their spidey senses tingling in a good way. Manhattan architect Michael K. Chen, who installed the FLOS Aim...

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