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Amazon Leases New Manhattan Office Space, Less Than a Year After HQ2 Pullout
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Amazon Leases New Manhattan Office Space, Less Than a Year After HQ2 Pullout

Amazon. Facebook Inc. The giant online retailer said it has signed a new lease for 335,000 square feet on Manhattan's west side in the new Hudson...

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Elon Musk Buys Out the Neighbors
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Elon Musk Buys Out the Neighbors

In 2012, after three years of renting it, Elon Musk bought this mansion overlooking Bel-Air Country Club from Mitchell Julis, co-founder of hedge...

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The South Boston Waterfront Finds Its Way
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The South Boston Waterfront Finds Its Way

The South Boston Waterfront, located just across from downtown, didn't always used to be this hip. It was a shipping district in the early 20th...

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Property Investors Follow Millennials to the Hot Mountain States
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Property Investors Follow Millennials to the Hot Mountain States

Forget Brooklyn and San Francisco. Millennials and plenty of others seeking a lower cost of living are pouring into the Western mountain states,...

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Wealthy Buyers Are Jumping Between Billionaires’ Row Towers
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Wealthy Buyers Are Jumping Between Billionaires’ Row Towers

Some of the buildings on Billionaires' Row. Left to right: 111 West 57th Street, One57 at 157 West 57th Street, Central Park Tower and 220 Central...

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New Arizona Development Bans Residents From Bringing Cars
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New Arizona Development Bans Residents From Bringing Cars

A $140 million Arizona development is banning residents from bringing their own cars in favor of scooters, bikes and ride-sharing, testing demand...

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New Residents Are Spending Big in Columbus
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New Residents Are Spending Big in Columbus

Susan McManus and Ashley Lawson were confident they would get a great deal on a big home when they decided to relocate back to the Midwest after...

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Good News, and Some Bad, on European Mortgage Rates
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Good News, and Some Bad, on European Mortgage Rates

With U. S. mortgage rates near historic lows, American buyers can be forgiven for thinking this is as good as it gets. But the mortgage rates in...

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A Former Public Housing Project in London Gets a Luxury Upgrade
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A Former Public Housing Project in London Gets a Luxury Upgrade

In the 1960s, Balfron Tower was built in the Poplar neighborhood in the East End of London to house the city's poor. Today, the building is being...

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An Eco-Friendly Canyon Retreat in L.A.
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An Eco-Friendly Canyon Retreat in L.A.

Husband-and-wife architects Michael Swischuk and Stephanie Savage really like Groveland Drive in Los Angeles's Laurel Canyon. So much so that they...

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Opportunity-Zone Funds Are Off to a Slow Start, Lagging Behind Heady Expectations
News 1 month ago
Opportunity-Zone Funds Are Off to a Slow Start, Lagging Behind Heady Expectations

Investors have been slow to embrace a new tax break meant to spur economic growth in distressed communities, leaving the amount of money raised for...

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Falling Rates Boost Mortgage Market to Precrisis Levels
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Falling Rates Boost Mortgage Market to Precrisis Levels

The mortgage market turned red hot over the summer, posting its biggest three months since the financial crisis. Lenders extended $700 billion of...

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A Chicago Condo With Knockout Views
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A Chicago Condo With Knockout Views

It was the location that originally attracted Jack Chen to Chicago's Trump International Tower, but it was the 240-degree view that convinced him...

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MGM Resorts to Sell Bellagio, Circus Circus Properties in Las Vegas
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MGM Resorts to Sell Bellagio, Circus Circus Properties in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS- said it is selling two casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, including its landmark Bellagio property, in separate real-estate deals....

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WeWork Founder Adam Neumann’s Trove of Pricey Properties
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WeWork Founder Adam Neumann’s Trove of Pricey Properties

Mr. Neumann's frequent lender. The bank extended close to $100 million in mortgages and other loans to Mr. Neumann, and is one of the lenders...

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Group Living Gets More Affordable, in 30 Square Feet
News 2 months ago
Group Living Gets More Affordable, in 30 Square Feet

It's snooze and you lose as residents at an UP(st)ART property in Los Angeles eat breakfast in a common area. It's snooze and you lose as residents...

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Where Tech Tycoons Live Outside Seattle
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Where Tech Tycoons Live Outside Seattle

On the eastern shore of Lake Washington, Medina is a sleepy residential enclave across the water from Seattle. It was incorporated in 1955. At...

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Landlords Often Oppose Short-Term Rentals. These Developers Court Them.
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Landlords Often Oppose Short-Term Rentals. These Developers Court Them.

Property owners have long worried that short-term rentals bring noise, crime and regulatory risks to their buildings. But some real-estate firms...

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E-Commerce Made Warehouses Hot. Trade War Could Cool Them Down.
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E-Commerce Made Warehouses Hot. Trade War Could Cool Them Down.

The rise of e-commerce has pushed up warehouse rents and made industrial buildings one of the hottest sectors in real estate. Now, a slowing...

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How Once-Doomed Mortgage Giants Gained New Lease on Life
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How Once-Doomed Mortgage Giants Gained New Lease on Life

U. S. A Trump administration housing-finance roadmap released last week would do the opposite, allowing the government-controlled companies to...

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Retail Bankruptcies Rise, Store Closures Skyrocket in First Half of 2019
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Retail Bankruptcies Rise, Store Closures Skyrocket in First Half of 2019

The pace of retail bankruptcies and store closures in the U. S. has accelerated so far this year compared with 2018, due in part to last year's...

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Amazon’s New Multistory Warehouse Aims to Cut Delivery Times
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Amazon’s New Multistory Warehouse Aims to Cut Delivery Times

Amazon.com Inc. While common in densely-populated Asian and European cities, modern warehouses with multiple floors have been absent until recently...

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Overseas Investors Unload U.S. Real Estate
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Overseas Investors Unload U.S. Real Estate

A strong appetite among foreign investors for office buildings, apartments, malls and other real estate has in part fueled the long-running bull...

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Miami Office Developers Step on the Gas
News 3 months ago
Miami Office Developers Step on the Gas

Like office-building developers in many U. S. cities, those in Miami have shown restraint during the financial recovery, adding new space at a...

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A His-and-Hers Home Office You Won’t Fight Over
News 3 months ago
A His-and-Hers Home Office You Won’t Fight Over

IF THE NATURAL state of man is to frolic, carefree and naked, through the forests, it's no wonder we balk at the high-stress confines of the modern...

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Ron Meyer Sells Malibu Mansion in One of California’s Biggest-Ever Deals
News 3 months ago
Ron Meyer Sells Malibu Mansion in One of California’s Biggest-Ever Deals

Mr. Meyer listed the property for $125 million early this year. Sitting on more than three oceanfront acres and spanning nearly 14,000 square feet,...

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Mortgage Market Reopens to Risky Borrowers
News 3 months ago
Mortgage Market Reopens to Risky Borrowers

The risky mortgage is making a comeback. More than a decade after home loans triggered the worst financial crisis in a generation, the strict...

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Developers Eye Portugal’s Comporta Coast as New Ibiza
News 3 months ago
Developers Eye Portugal’s Comporta Coast as New Ibiza

Comporta, Portugal, has attracted vacationing royalty, politicians and celebrities, but for decades its 18-mile coastline has remained largely...

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U.S. Stocks Stabilize on Strong Retail-Sales Data
News 3 months ago
U.S. Stocks Stabilize on Strong Retail-Sales Data

U. S. stocks advanced Thursday as upbeat data on Americans' spending habits helped to ease investors' fears about a possible recession. The latest...

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Wealth Manager Iconiq, Known for Silicon Valley Ties, Widens Real-Estate Holdings
News 3 months ago
Wealth Manager Iconiq, Known for Silicon Valley Ties, Widens Real-Estate Holdings

An investment firm known for its ties to Mark Zuckerberg is buying up apartments in major U.S. cities, as the wealth manager makes its first...

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