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Compass Engaged in ‘Illegal’ Activity, Realogy Lawsuit Alleges
News 6 days ago
Compass Engaged in ‘Illegal’ Activity, Realogy Lawsuit Alleges

Holdings Corp. filed a lawsuit Wednesday against rival Compass, alleging that the startup brokerage firm engaged in unfair and illegal practices to...

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New York Condo Conversions Near the End, a Casualty of Rent Reform
News 1 week ago
New York Condo Conversions Near the End, a Casualty of Rent Reform

A longtime New York City practice that promoted homeownership, transformed neighborhoods and enriched thousands of middle-class renters is...

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Spurred by Amazon, Supermarkets Try Swapping Cashiers for Cameras
News 1 week ago
Spurred by Amazon, Supermarkets Try Swapping Cashiers for Cameras

LONDON-A man strolled down the candy aisle of a grocery store in England last month, picked up a bar of chocolate and stashed it in his back pocket...

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A Democrat Deflates a Trump ‘Scandal’
News 1 month ago
A Democrat Deflates a Trump ‘Scandal’

Democrats have grown expert in these Trump days at creating fake scandals. So it's refreshing to read a previously undisclosed email in which...

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Amazon’s Plan to Move In to Your Next Apartment Before You Do
News 1 month ago
Amazon’s Plan to Move In to Your Next Apartment Before You Do

Alexa-powered devices. But they aren't told how hard Amazon worked to get those devices into their new home. Amazon is hoping to find a new way to...

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A Brooklyn Condo With ‘Breathtaking’ Views
News 1 month ago
A Brooklyn Condo With ‘Breathtaking’ Views

When Alessandra Carlin first visited the Brooklyn property where she would move with her family, it was still a construction site. But the park...

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I.M. Pei, Architect Who Reconceived Skylines and Created Icons, Dies at 102
News 2 months ago
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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The L.A. Neighborhood Where Homes Seldom Come on the Market
News 2 months ago
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
News 2 months ago
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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Marriott to Take On Airbnb in Booming Home-Rental Market
News 2 months ago
Marriott to Take On Airbnb in Booming Home-Rental Market

Marriott International Inc. is starting a new home-rental business, aiming to take on Airbnb Inc. and other home-sharing companies in one of the...

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Real Estate Exec Snaps Up Second Los Angeles Property To Build Mega-Mansion
News 2 months ago
Real Estate Exec Snaps Up Second Los Angeles Property To Build Mega-Mansion

Real estate executive Kurt Rappaport has spent $11.75 million on nearly 1-acre parcel next to this neighboring estate he already owns in the...

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In Carmel, Suburbia Finds Harmony With Downtown Development
News 2 months ago
In Carmel, Suburbia Finds Harmony With Downtown Development

Carmel is a suburb on the move. Over the past two decades, with six-term mayor James Brainard at the helm, the 96,900-person city on the northern...

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Apartment Empire Shrinking in Wake of Guilty Pleas
News 2 months ago
Apartment Empire Shrinking in Wake of Guilty Pleas

The Morgan family of western New York built one of the country’s largest rental apartment empires, amassing more than 140 properties and more than...

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Fifth Avenue Losing Luster as Vacancies Climb, Rents Fall
News 2 months ago
Fifth Avenue Losing Luster as Vacancies Climb, Rents Fall

Global retailers once seemed to pay whatever it took to lease space on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. That doesn't appear to be the case anymore. Cowen...

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Airbnb, Marriott Battle Upstarts for Short-Term Rental Market
News 2 months ago
Airbnb, Marriott Battle Upstarts for Short-Term Rental Market

In the niche between Airbnb Inc.'s home rentals and traditional hotel rooms, a new breed of startup is offering a hybrid option aiming to merge the...

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Real Estate Startup VTS Joins Unicorn Club After New Funding Round
News 2 months ago
Real Estate Startup VTS Joins Unicorn Club After New Funding Round

The real estate technology firm VTS raised $90 million in its latest funding round, one of the largest venture investments ever in the commercial...

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Luxury Developers in Miami Eye Low-Income Tax Breaks
News 2 months ago
Luxury Developers in Miami Eye Low-Income Tax Breaks

A new federal incentive program designed to help low-income neighborhoods is adding fuel to Miami's real-estate boom. When President Trump signed...

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Co-Working Giant Looks to McDonald’s Model to Fend Off WeWork
News 2 months ago
Co-Working Giant Looks to McDonald’s Model to Fend Off WeWork

The world’s largest flexible-office company, trying to fend off a challenge from upstart WeWork Cos., is harking back to a business model...

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Wealthy Greenwich Home Sellers Give In to Market Realities
News 3 months ago
Wealthy Greenwich Home Sellers Give In to Market Realities

Ara D. Cohen, co-founder of Knighthead Capital Management, sold this home for $17.5 million-half of what he was seeking in 2015. Houses in the...

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Add-On Services Emerge as Car Dealers’ Profit Generator
News 3 months ago
Add-On Services Emerge as Car Dealers’ Profit Generator

Car shoppers headed to a dealership are in store for a hard sell on something other than a vehicle. As dealers' profit margins on new-car sales...

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Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley Sells West Village Townhouse for Over $14 Million
News 3 months ago
Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley Sells West Village Townhouse for Over $14 Million

Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley has sold her townhouse in New York's West Village for more than $14 million. On Morton Street, the 25-foot-wide...

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The Search for New England Quaint
News 3 months ago
The Search for New England Quaint

After raising two children in a suburban subdivision in Guilford, Conn., Howard and Edie Brown were ready for a major lifestyle change. So in 2000,...

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Cousins Properties, Tier Reit to Merge in Office-Landlord Deal
News 3 months ago
Cousins Properties, Tier Reit to Merge in Office-Landlord Deal

Inc. Inc. Atlanta-based Cousins, the larger of the two real-estate investment trusts, will issue 2.98 shares of new stock for each share of Dallas...

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Going Home Again…to Retire
News 3 months ago
Going Home Again…to Retire

Don and Tammy Steeples moved back to his hometown of Palco, Kan., and built this home. Don and Tammy Steeples moved back to his hometown of Palco,...

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Walmart Builds a Secret Weapon to Battle Amazon for Retail’s Future
News 3 months ago
Walmart Builds a Secret Weapon to Battle Amazon for Retail’s Future

Epiphany Davis buys items in New York City for a Jetblack customer. Walmart started the personal-shopping company last year. Epiphany Davis buys...

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Kushner Relists Puck Penthouse for 36% Less
News 3 months ago
Kushner Relists Puck Penthouse for 36% Less

The company, which was once led by President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner, plans to relist the duplex for $42.5...

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For These Homeowners, More is More
News 4 months ago
For These Homeowners, More is More

This 20,000-square-foot home in Marvilla Los Cabos, Baja California, is just one of the properties Craig Ramsey owns in the same development. This...

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In Bel-Air, a Patch of Dirt Asks $60 Million
News 4 months ago
In Bel-Air, a Patch of Dirt Asks $60 Million

In Los Angeles, a well-positioned patch of dirt is asking $60 million. Located in Bel-Air on a private road near Sunset Boulevard, the 30-acre...

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Opportunity-Zone Investors Are Buying Now, Planning Later
News 4 months ago
Opportunity-Zone Investors Are Buying Now, Planning Later

McDougal Cos. recently bought an 8,000-square-foot former movie theater in Lubbock, Texas. The family-owned real-estate firm doesn’t know if it...

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Shopping Stressing You Out? Simon Malls to Sell Hemp Products to Relieve Anxiety
News 4 months ago
Shopping Stressing You Out? Simon Malls to Sell Hemp Products to Relieve Anxiety

Shopping center owners have tried pop-up stores, water parks, even an indoor ski run to attract shoppers. Now, a large mall landlord is turning to...

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