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Self-Sustainable, Floating Cities Proposed in Response to Rising Sea Levels
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Self-Sustainable, Floating Cities Proposed in Response to Rising Sea Levels

As the world's coastal cities are increasingly threatened by rising populations and sea levels, a group of entrepreneurs, scientists, and...

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More Bang for Your Buck, Miami Beach to Legalize Guest Apartment Rentals and More
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More Bang for Your Buck, Miami Beach to Legalize Guest Apartment Rentals and More

A Mediterranean Villa in Colonial-Style New England Miami Beach to Legalize Guest Apartment Rentals The Miami Beach Land Use and Development...

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London Development with Ties to Roman Britain and Charles Dickens Set to Launch Sales Next Week
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London Development with Ties to Roman Britain and Charles Dickens Set to Launch Sales Next Week

A new development in London on a historic hotspot is set to release its first homes onto the market next week.. Around A. D. 122, the site was part...

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Sears, After Years of Closures, to Open Three Small-Format Stores
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Sears, After Years of Closures, to Open Three Small-Format Stores

After closing hundreds of locations in recent years, Sears plans to open three smaller stores in May in an attempt to reclaim shoppers by selling...

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Nova Octo’s Socially Responsible Fashion
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Nova Octo’s Socially Responsible Fashion

Silje Lübbe worked for several fashion houses-including Armani, Harvey Nichols, and TopShop-before starting New York-based online runway rental...

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Lenders Enjoy a Mini Refinancing Boom, but It Might Not Last Long
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Lenders Enjoy a Mini Refinancing Boom, but It Might Not Last Long

Falling mortgage rates have spurred a mini refinancing boom, a piece of good news for banks and other lenders that have been grappling with a...

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WeWork Acquires Managed by Q, Seeking to Expand Beyond Office Leases
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WeWork Acquires Managed by Q, Seeking to Expand Beyond Office Leases

WeWork Cos. has added another piece to its growing suite of services. The shared office-leasing giant said Wednesday it agreed to acquire Managed...

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Affordable Housing Crisis Spreads Throughout World
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Affordable Housing Crisis Spreads Throughout World

Cities around the world, from New York to London to Stockholm to Sydney, are struggling to solve growing affordable housing crises. Acute shortages...

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In Berlin, a Radical Proposal to Combat Rising Rents
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In Berlin, a Radical Proposal to Combat Rising Rents

Tenant advocate Rouzbeh Taheri needs thousands of signatures for a referendum on the government seizing apartments from major landlords. Tenant...

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U.S. Retail Sales Dropped 0.2% in February
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U.S. Retail Sales Dropped 0.2% in February

WASHINGTON-Spending at U. S. retailers declined in February, signaling hesitation among consumers as the first quarter progressed. Retail sales, a...

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The eviction crisis is starting to look a lot like the subprime mortgage crisis
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The eviction crisis is starting to look a lot like the subprime mortgage crisis

You can enjoy full access to Barron's coverage on MarketWatch with a Barron's subscription. Stable housing is increasingly out of reach for many...

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Ireland’s Kinsale is a Charming Fishing Town That Attracts International Buyers
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Ireland’s Kinsale is a Charming Fishing Town That Attracts International Buyers

The characterful port and fishing town of Kinsale, just 15 miles south of Cork City at the mouth of the River Bandon, is considered the beginning...

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Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley Sells West Village Townhouse for Over $14 Million
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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. The buyer plans to use the property to...

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New York’s Pied-à-Terre Politics
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New York’s Pied-à-Terre Politics

Another day, another scramble for more tax revenue in progressive America. The latest episode in New York City is worth noting because it...

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The 4% Mortgage Is Back
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The 4% Mortgage Is Back

Mortgage rates are fast approaching 4%, a rate low enough that economists and lenders believe it will help jump-start the housing market again. In...

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Property Transactions in England and Wales at Lowest Level Since April 2018
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Property Transactions in England and Wales at Lowest Level Since April 2018

Property sales across England and Wales took a nosedive in February, according to a report Thursday from the U. K. government's Land Registry....

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How Do New York City Property Taxes Work in Condos and Co-Ops?
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How Do New York City Property Taxes Work in Condos and Co-Ops?

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week's question. Q. I'm new to New York City. How do...

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Penthouse Atop Storied 1960s Manhattan Tower Selling for $5.75M
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Penthouse Atop Storied 1960s Manhattan Tower Selling for $5.75M

The duplex penthouse atop one of the most storied buildings in Manhattan's Midtown East neighborhood has hit the market for $5.75 million, Mansion...

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A Celebrity Sale, Florida Inventory (and Prices) Up and More
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A Celebrity Sale, Florida Inventory (and Prices) Up and More

New Loft Penthouse in Manhattan With a Rooftop Pool and Two-Tiered Terrace U. K. Mortgage Approvals Fall in Response to Brexit U.K. mortgage...

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Luxury Brands Follow the Money to Airports
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Luxury Brands Follow the Money to Airports

Few people would choose to spend more time in airports. The bosses of luxury brands are the rare exception. The world's top fashion labels opened...

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Mattress retailer Casper seeks underwriters for IPO
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Mattress retailer Casper seeks underwriters for IPO

Online mattress retailer Casper Sleep Inc. is seeking underwriters for an upcoming initial public offering, Reuters reported Tuesday. The company,...

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Walmart and 5 Other Retail Stocks That Could Get a Boost From Curbside Pickup
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Walmart and 5 Other Retail Stocks That Could Get a Boost From Curbside Pickup

As the retail landscape evolves, curbside pickup is an increasingly popular option for consumers. That's good news for behemoths like Walmart (WMT)...

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FHA Clamps Down on Risky Government-Backed Mortgages
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FHA Clamps Down on Risky Government-Backed Mortgages

The federal agency that insures mortgages for first-time home buyers is tightening its standards, concerned it is allowing too many risky loans to...

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A Guide to the Season’s New Developments
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A Guide to the Season’s New Developments

For luxury homebuyers, the coming season is a treasure trove of opportunity in top markets around the world, which are in many cases seeing either...

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A TV Chef Preps Plan to Retire in Five Years
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A TV Chef Preps Plan to Retire in Five Years

Ron Duprat is living the American dream. The 48-year-old chef, who makes appearances on cable TV and owns five homes, arrived in Florida at age 16...

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On Governors Island, a Munitions Warehouse Becomes a Cultural Hub
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On Governors Island, a Munitions Warehouse Becomes a Cultural Hub

Governors Island will get a new cultural anchor in September, reaching another milestone in its transformation from one-time military base into a...

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San Francisco’s Condo Industry Remains Robust
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San Francisco’s Condo Industry Remains Robust

San Francisco's real estate market unsurprisingly took a bit of hit in the fourth quarter of last year. The city was rocked by a stock market whose...

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Seattle Penthouse Breaks Priciest Condo Record, Selling for $12 Million
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Seattle Penthouse Breaks Priciest Condo Record, Selling for $12 Million

A three-bedroom penthouse in Seattle sold for $12 million Tuesday, making it the most expensive condo ever sold in the city. The previous priciest...

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Dubai Luxury Residential Market Readying For Expo 2020
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Dubai Luxury Residential Market Readying For Expo 2020

New developments launching in the buyer-friendly market Dubai's housing prices have been in freefall since the price of oil crashed in 2014, for a...

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Miami Beach’s Evolution To Chic
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Miami Beach’s Evolution To Chic

Miami Beach, Florida's quintessential fun-in-the-sun city, styles itself as the consummate cultural resort, where beaches and ballet are equal...

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