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  • Remodelista - A Seat at the Table: The New Dining Chair from Ochre
    11/24/2014 @ 9:00 AM - Ochre's new Sable Chair is a crowd-pleaser. With its elegant proportions and slim metal frame clad head to toe in leather (the kind that gets better with age), this is the chair that will always let you squeeze in just one more with effortless style. ...
  • Brownstoner - Monday Links
    11/24/2014 @ 8:31 AM - In East New York, Two Young Men, a Dark Stairwell and a Gunshot [NY Times] Dining in a Pirate Ship of Sorts in Brighton Beach [NY Times] The Downtown Brooklyn Home of Brian Cox and Nicole Ansari [NY Times] Opinion: Breathtaking View of Brooklyn Bridge Could Be Lost Forever [NY Daily News] Judge Blasts Eviction Plan for Park Slope Seniors...
  • The Real Deal - Adam America bringing resi. development to former White Castle site in East Williamsburg
    11/24/2014 @ 8:31 AM - A rendering of 781 Metropolitan Avenue in East Williamsburg (Credit: Isaac & Stern Architects) Some bad news for Harold and Kumar: they wont find a White Castle in East Williamsburg. At the location that used to house the hamburger chain, an Adam America Real Estate-developed residential development will rise instead. New renderings of the project at...
  • The Real Deal - Rockefellers to leave iconic office at Tishman Speyer's 30 Rock
    11/24/2014 @ 8:04 AM - From left: 30 Rockefeller Plaza and John D. Rockefeller The Rockefellers are officially leaving 30 Rock. The family business is relocating to a 19,000-square-foot office at 1 Rockefeller Plaza next year, according to the New York Times, where roughly 44 staffers will be located. Rockefeller & Co., which manages the familys investments, has moved to 10...
  • designboom - interview with architects matthias hollwich and marc kushner of HWKN
    11/24/2014 @ 7:52 AM - tracing their origins back to jürgen mayer H's kitchen, the new york-based duo discuss their fascinations outside of architecture, as well as their fun and energetic approach to design. The post interview with architects matthias hollwich and marc kushner of HWKN appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • The Real Deal - Most popular stories on The Real Deal
    11/24/2014 @ 7:28 AM - Current reader favorites: 1. Kyle Blackmon leaves BHS for Urban Compass 2. City to sell land and development rights worth $110M for $1 3. CIM Group wins Trump Soho in bankruptcy auction 4. Harry Macklowe to convert FiDi office tower into apartments 5....
  • Remodelista - Fresh and Clean: A London Chef Lives the Way She Cooks
    11/24/2014 @ 7:00 AM - London chef, stylist, and vegetarian cookbook author Anna Jones wants to change the way we eat. And if my steak-loving teenage sons-who recently ate a week's worth of her recipes without missing meat-are anything to go by, she's on a fast track to success. In her recently published first cookbook, A Modern Way to Eat ...
  • Fortune - The best restaurants open on Thanksgiving
    11/24/2014 @ 7:00 AM - This post is in partnership with Travel + Leisure. The article below was originally published at TravelandLeisure.com . By Geraldine Campbell, Travel + Leisure "Thanksgiving is my favorite day of the year," says Sean Brock, executive chef of Charleston, SC's much-lauded Husk. "It's the only day when everyone else wakes up thinking about food,...
  • Bowery Boogie - WD-50 Says Goodbye to the Lower East Side with Farewell Photo and Letter in the Window
    11/24/2014 @ 6:09 AM - As weve been closely chronicling for the better part of the last year, WD-50 and the adjacent Clinton Street properties will soon fall for luxury condo development. One by one, each of the businesses along this low-rise stretch of real estate shuttered/moved, with Wylie Dufresnes baby being the last. The restaurant will close at the […]
  • Tribeca Citizen - Seen & Heard: Nexxus Hair Salon on N. Moore
    11/24/2014 @ 6:03 AM - ••• I looks like 39 N. Moore is indeed the first salon under the Nexxus haircare brand. Owned by Unilever, Nexxus is a mass-market brand, so this (expensive) location must be an attempt to take it upscale. The type on the right is, um, poetic: A purposeful craft A journey that...
  • EV Grieve - How about some more dumplings?
    11/24/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Workers have been gutting the former Shima space on Second Avenue and East 12th Street. Now EVG reader Michael brings us word about the new tenant: DumplingGo. We don't know too much about the restaurant, other than this blurb on their website : DumplingGo is a fast casual...
  • EV Grieve - Condos at 45 Great Jones wooing art collectors and people who dislike foggy bathroom mirrors
    11/24/2014 @ 4:59 AM - The branding has arrived at the condofied 45 Great Jones Street between the Bowery and Lafayette Plans have been in the works at least back to 2007 to add extra floors of residential above the landmarked building, the former home to the Great Jones Lumber Corp. ...
  • EV Grieve - Oaxaca Taqueria is 'closed for renovations' on East 7th Street
    11/24/2014 @ 4:50 AM - Paper is up in the windows now at the taco shop at 125 E. Seventh St. between Avenue A and First Avenue a note on the door points to renovations A tipster tells us that Oaxaca won't reopen here, that the space had quietly been on the rental market. Oaxaca moved...
  • EV Grieve - Jum Mum becoming another Spot for dessert on St. Mark's Place
    11/24/2014 @ 4:43 AM - [ Photo by Jordy Trachtenberg from Nov. 10 ] Earlier in the month, Jum Mum at 5 St. Mark's Place closed for renovations. According to the quick-serve Thai-Chinese restaurant's Facebook page: "Hold on to your VIP cards WE ARE COMING BACK. Getting ready for a new look this fall!" Apparently there is more than...
  • EV Grieve - Boarding up Sutra
    11/24/2014 @ 4:41 AM - Sutra Lounge closed for good back on Sept. 10. The bar/lounge at 16 First Ave. between East First Street and East Second Street had been on the market for several years. (Sutra, owned by Community Board 3 member Ariel Palitz, reportedly had 659 311 complaints - apparently the most for any bar...
  • EV Grieve - Mikey Likes Eminem
    11/24/2014 @ 4:35 AM - This might be the first time that we recall an album-release party at an ice cream shop. But that's happening today at Mikey Likes It Ice Cream at 199 Avenue A between East 12th Street and East 13th Street Here's the message via the Mikey Likes It Tumblr : This Monday...
  • Luxury Daily - Krug aligns with charitable cause with wine festival guest spot
    11/24/2014 @ 4:30 AM - Krug Champagne LVMH-owned Champagne maker Krug is presenting attendees of the Naples Winter Wine Festival with the rare opportunity to learn about the brand's cuvées in a tasting seminar led by its cellar master. Held annually in Florida, the for-charity Naples Winter Wine Festival Jan. 23-25 benefits the Naples Children & Education Foundation, a nonprofit assisting underprivileged...
  • Luxury Daily - Four Seasons highlights experiences in holiday gift card push
    11/24/2014 @ 4:16 AM - Four Seasons gift card Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is aiming to swell traffic in 2015 with an updated holiday gift card campaign. Instead of focusing solely on the rooms that guests can book, the hotel chain is emphasizing the experiences that can be purchased with the cards. In doing so, Four Seasons is reminding consumers that...
  • ArchDaily - Is Heatherwick's Garden Bridge 'Nothing But A Wasteful Blight'?
    11/24/2014 @ 4:11 AM - After a fortnight of highs  and lows  for Thomas Heatherwick  and British celebrity Joanna Lumleys campaign for a garden bridge stretching across Londons River Thames , Rowan Moore of The Observer  has meticulously described the project as nothing but a wasteful blight.” Although he acknowledges that support for the bridge has...
  • Capital - Capital Playbook: Cuomo's meteorological storm
    11/24/2014 @ 2:36 AM - Welcome to Capital Playbook! Sign up for our newsletters here. CUOMO'S GLOBAL WARMING DANCE-Capital's Scott Waldman: Cuomo frequently sounds the alarm about the 'new normal' of extreme weather. He's talked about it in the aftermath of hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Lee as he toured flooded villages and destroyed homes and roads, and during last year's snowstorms...
  • Capital - De Blasio administration signals ties with anti-hunger group
    11/24/2014 @ 1:34 AM - An annual report on the state of hunger in the city will, this time, have a stamp of approval from City Hall. The survey by the Coalition Against Hunger will be released Tuesday for the first time at a Human Resources Administration food stamp center in Manhattan, at an event that will include an appearance and remarks by...
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  • Washington Post Real Estate - Town Square | New model home opens in Clarksburg
    11/24/2014 @ 5:30 AM - Winchester Homes recently launched its Xavier model townhouse at the Cabin Branch community in Clarksburg, Md. Cabin Branch, set on 540 acres of woodland in Montgomery County and bordered by county-owned parkland, features hiking and biking trails, lakes and picnic areas. The community, just off Interstate 270, includes single-family houses priced from $479,900 and townhouses […]
  • BuzzFeed - Accused Men Say The System Hurting College Sexual Assault Survivors Fails Them Too
    11/23/2014 @ 8:01 PM - Kevin said he always thought of himself as relatively in touch with his own privilege. As a senior and student government representative at Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts college in Connecticut, Kevin was known around campus as, in his own semi-joking words, a social justice bro. He spoke at meetings about how important it was for fraternity members...
  • The Atlantic - The Best Reads on Marion Barry, D.C.'s Mayor for Life
    11/23/2014 @ 5:15 PM - Marion Barry at a press conference in 2009. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) Marion Barry, the man known as the Mayor for Life in Washington, D.C., the city that he served for decades, died early this morning. The District is mourning a complicated man who steered the city through periods of devastation and renewal. ...
  • Curbed - Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup: Fort Greene Brownstone Wants $3.7 Million, and More
    11/23/2014 @ 12:35 PM - Welcome to the Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup , where we-you guessed it-take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips? Send 'em here . ↑ First up is this three-story brownstone in Fort Greene . The house...
  • Gant Daily - GANT RELOAD: Week of Nov. 17
    11/23/2014 @ 5:01 AM - The GantDaily.com weekly reload gives readers a look back upon the most noteworthy stories of their work week.  It contains the big headlines, as well as a few stories you might have missed. It might even include a story or two of the lighter side. The GantDaily.com reload will be posted each weekend for your perusal. For most part,...
  • Bigger Pockets - Bad Behavior and the Self-Destruction of the Middle Class
    11/22/2014 @ 11:30 AM - In my previous article , I argue that a lack of education is a primary cause for income inequality in the United States. Today, I thought Id point out the other primary reason for income inequality: Bad Behavior. I thought that Id use one of my friends as an example and...
  • ArchDaily - Last Is More: The Miesian Lesson
    11/22/2014 @ 6:00 AM - The following is an excerpt from Last Is More: Mies, IBM and the Transformation of Chicago . The Langham Hospitality Group commissioned architectural photojournalists Robert Sharoff and William Zbaren to document the transformation of eminent architect Mies van der Rohe s IBM Building the last skyscraper he designed into The Langham, Chicago...
  • Zillow - 10 Things Non-Pittsburghers Might Not Know About the Steel City
    11/21/2014 @ 6:49 PM - Did you know a Carnegie Mellon computer scientist invented the smiley emoticon? Or that the Steel City is a leader in green building? If you answered no to either of these questions, you may be in for a surprise. We asked a few locals to share what its really like to live in Pittsburgh . Heres 10 fun facts yinz might not know. 1....
  • New York Observer - Jay Suites Signs Seventh Manhattan Space in Grand Central Area
    11/21/2014 @ 6:01 PM - 315 Madison Avenue. Jay Suites , a shared-office space provider capitalizing on the communal space craze, has signed a lease at 315 Madison Avenue , a property owned by the Abramson Brothers between East 41st and East 42nd Streets. First reported by The Real Deal , the company signed a...
  • The Atlantic - Big-City Mayors Line Up Behind Obama's Immigration Order
    11/21/2014 @ 4:46 PM - New York Mayor Bill De Blasio listens to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. (AP Images/Paul Beaty) Mayors in some of the nations largest cities are voicing their support for President Obamas executive order that will give protections to some undocumented immigrants and are planning to meet in New York City next month...
  • RE Journals - CBRE Data Center Report ranks Chicago as front runner in market cost comparison
    11/21/2014 @ 3:46 PM - The growing reliance on cloud computing is reshaping traditional network computing and boosting demand for leased data center space in the U.S. For occupiers leasing a data center, Chicago ranks among the markets with the highest total project cost for leasing a data center, according to CBRE Group, Inc. 's latest research report, Leasing a Data Center: U.S. Market...
  • CP Executive - Empty Nesters and Millennials Drive Urban and Suburban D.C. Multifamily Market
    11/21/2014 @ 3:28 PM - The greater Washington D.C. area has more than 30,000 apartment units coming online, and JLL's Christine Espenshade says institutional investors are coming back to the core, but are also starting to target the suburban market for higher yields.
  • DS News - HUD Joins Forces With Non-Profit Alliance to Fight Veteran Homelessness
    11/21/2014 @ 2:41 PM - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Washington, D.C.-based non-profit alliance National League of Cities (NLC) have taken another step in the fight against veteran homelessness by issuing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in several U.S. Cities. The post HUD Joins Forces With Non-Profit Alliance to Fight Veteran Homelessness appeared first on DSNews...
  • Curbed - SPONSORED POST: Corcoran Open House Roundup
    11/21/2014 @ 2:20 PM - Corcoran.com has an exclusive Open House Planner , perfect for weekends. Below, a roundup of some choice picks. Sunday Sales 470 MacDonough St. , 2 Units, 3 Floors, $1.383M [The Corcoran Group] 9 East 96th St. , 2BR, 2BA, $2.065M [The Corcoran Group] 224...
  • Multi-Housing News - Capital One Multifamily Finance Opens Orlando Office, Appoints Senior Vice President Robert Nagel to Head Office
    11/21/2014 @ 2:17 PM - New York-Capital One Multifamily Finance announced that it has opened a new office in Orlando, Florida. The office will be headed by Robert Nagel, newly appointed senior vice president of originations, and will offer Capital One's clients access to Agency financing from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the FHA. Prior to joining Capital One, Nagel worked for financial institutions...
  • Tribeca Citizen - In the News: Deluxe Mancave on White Street
    11/21/2014 @ 1:51 PM - ••• As expected, grand old 1 Wall Street is being converted; it will have approximately 350,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floors and close to 800,000 square feet of residential up top, split evenly between rentals and for-sale properties.” Maybe Tribeca Citizen should rent the Red Room (above) for an office…. Right: a fantastic conference room on...
  • CP Executive - Executive Insights: Bryan Keller, RubinBrown
    11/21/2014 @ 11:58 AM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor RubinBrown, one of the  largest accounting and business consulting firms in the United States, with more than 450 team members working in Denver, Kansas City and St. Louis, recently released a new report on the nation's multi-family housing industry. The 2014 Apartment Statistical Data is an annual survey compiled by RubinBrown's Real Estate...
  • Capital - Capital Data-Story Tracker: Nov. 21, 2014
    11/21/2014 @ 11:51 AM - Welcome to Capital Data-Story Tracker, a weekly post highlighting data journalism and research with a New York focus. High rates of preventable hospital admissions for NYC children Capital's Laura Nahmias looked at newly released Medicaid data. According to the data, unusually high numbers of New York City's poorest children are being admitted to hospitals for preventable...
  • Multi-Housing News - KGD Architecture's Arlington Mill Residences Captures Award
    11/21/2014 @ 9:57 AM - By Jeffrey Steele, Contributing Writer Arlington, Va.-Arlington Mill Residences, an affordable housing community in Arlington, Va. has been named 'Best Housing Development in Virginia.' The recognition represents the most prestigious award presented at the recent Virginia Governor's Housing Conference Awards Luncheon. Designed by Rosslyn, Va.-based KGD Architecture, an architectural, interiors and planning firm, the property is a...
  • Brokers Weekly - NEW DEVELOPMENT: Paris-inspired Greenwich Village homes begin leasing, HAP announces newest project
    11/21/2014 @ 9:00 AM - ? Edward J. Minskoff Equities Village gets its own French quarter Edward J. Minskoff Equities has introduced the first luxury homes at its Paris-inspired conversion at 37 East 12th Street. Douglas Elliman's Madeline Hult Elghanayan, Dennis Mangone and Kirk Rundhaug (are handling sales and marketing for the homes, for which prices start at $9 million. 'Greenwich Village...
  • Realty Biz News - White House Resiliency Recommendations Welcomed by SmarterSafer.Org
    11/21/2014 @ 8:31 AM - SmarterSafer. org is a bipartisan coalition which is dedicated to more fiscally and environmentally sustainable disaster response, and has  applauded the White House's recommendations that communities throughout the country should be better equipped to deal with the impacts of increasingly dangerous natural disasters. The coalition released a statement saying 'It is encouraging to see the White House acknowledge that...
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  • Luxury Daily - Krug aligns with charitable cause with wine festival guest spot
    11/24/2014 @ 4:30 AM - Krug Champagne LVMH-owned Champagne maker Krug is presenting attendees of the Naples Winter Wine Festival with the rare opportunity to learn about the brand's cuvées in a tasting seminar led by its cellar master. Held annually in Florida, the for-charity Naples Winter Wine Festival Jan. 23-25 benefits the Naples Children & Education Foundation, a nonprofit assisting underprivileged...
  • RE Journals - Cooper Commercial sells busy Walgreens in Cleveland
    11/23/2014 @ 11:47 PM - The Cooper Commercial Investment Group recently sold a Walgreens at 4071 Lee Road in Cleveland. Bob Havasi and Dan Cooper of the Cooper Commercial Investment Group represented the seller, a privately owned investment group out of New York City. The buyer was a private investor from Florida. The property sold for $5.385 million, 94 percent of the original...
  • Orlando Sentinel - Office built in Recession 98% full
    11/23/2014 @ 12:17 PM - StaySky Vacations, a vacation booking company, took the remainder of office space at one of the few Orlando-office buildings constructed during the real estate downturn.
  • Bigger Pockets - Sound Advice for Buying a Vacation Home You Won't Regret
    11/23/2014 @ 7:01 AM - The best place to buy a vacation home depends upon you and your family's interest. For example, if you like doing beach activities, then you need to purchase something near a beach, or if you like skiing, then Jackson Hole or Aspen, Colorado might be a good choice for you. Here are few points to consider BEFORE you buy a...
  • Redfin Blog - UnReal Estate of the Week: Entertainment Rooms
    11/22/2014 @ 12:01 PM - For most of us, holiday gatherings mean setting up folding chairs and squeezing in next to friends and family in the living room. But with any of these homes for sale, you could host a rockin' party that is sure to impress. Warning; these entertainment rooms may cause jealousy. And for some tips on how to host the perfect...
  • Rent.com Blog - Modern Celebrity Homes and How to Get the Look
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - By Jen Jackowski Oh, to be a celebrity! It would mean being the center of attention, having money (well, usually) and being able to afford the penthouse apartment of your dreamswishful thinking, huh? The lifestyles of the rich and famous certainly do seem glamorous, but they don't have to be out of reach. Before...
  • Daily Finance - These 7 Favorite Tax Breaks Are on the Chopping Block
    11/22/2014 @ 1:00 AM - Filed under: Personal Finance , Income Tax , Tax Laws , Tax Refunds , Financial Education Other Despite their well-known tendencies to procrastinate, American taxpayers always like to have at least some sense of what they're likely to owe on their tax returns. Unfortunately, the government doesn't always...
  • Zillow - 10 Things Non-Pittsburghers Might Not Know About the Steel City
    11/21/2014 @ 6:49 PM - Did you know a Carnegie Mellon computer scientist invented the smiley emoticon? Or that the Steel City is a leader in green building? If you answered no to either of these questions, you may be in for a surprise. We asked a few locals to share what its really like to live in Pittsburgh . Heres 10 fun facts yinz might not know. 1....
  • The Real Deal - NYC apartment complexes worth 35% more than in 2007: Morgan Stanley
    11/21/2014 @ 4:58 PM - Owners of residential towers and Downtown office buildings are seeing great benefits from the real estate rebound, but those who own suburban office buildings are still struggling to cope with low prices, according to a Morgan Stanley analysis of commercial real estate prices. Morgan Stanley analysts say apartment complexes in cities like New York are worth 34.6...
  • Realtor.com News - 2003 Indy 500 Champ Gil de Ferran Selling Florida Home
    11/21/2014 @ 4:05 PM - Boaters looking for a luxury home with easy access to the water might want to check out this  Fort Lauderdale, FL , house: This  beautiful waterfront home is owned by former race car driver Gil de Ferran, and hes asking $2.695 million for the property. The home is located on one of the finger canals of the Las...
  • RE Journals - CBRE Data Center Report ranks Chicago as front runner in market cost comparison
    11/21/2014 @ 3:46 PM - The growing reliance on cloud computing is reshaping traditional network computing and boosting demand for leased data center space in the U.S. For occupiers leasing a data center, Chicago ranks among the markets with the highest total project cost for leasing a data center, according to CBRE Group, Inc. 's latest research report, Leasing a Data Center: U.S. Market...
  • The Real Deal - SoFla market is on fire, industry bigwigs say: VIDEOS
    11/21/2014 @ 2:46 PM - From left: Peggy Fucci, Ron Krongold, Jill Eber and Tony Cho From the South Florida site : Brokers, developers and other key industry players shared market insight and provided a snapshot of their firms business during  The Real Deals  annual forum and showcase, which was hosted in Miamis Design District last month. Hiten Samtani, managing editor of ...
  • Mortgage News Daily - Natural Disasters are now Measurable Default Risks
    11/21/2014 @ 2:38 PM - Growingnumbers of severe weather events throughout the U.S. may be giving new meaningto "location, location, location" in the housing world. CoreLogic senior economist Kathryn Dobbynwrites in the company's blog "housing Pulse" that the $8 billion in propertydamage caused by severe weather in the U.S. in 2013 is causing the housingindustry to think about the risk of any...
  • Fox Business - Foreign buyer boom in Florida's luxury real estate market?
    11/21/2014 @ 2:34 PM - 'Million Dollar Listing Miami's' Samantha DeBianchi on the Florida real estate market and foreign buyers.
  • Multi-Housing News - Capital One Multifamily Finance Opens Orlando Office, Appoints Senior Vice President Robert Nagel to Head Office
    11/21/2014 @ 2:17 PM - New York-Capital One Multifamily Finance announced that it has opened a new office in Orlando, Florida. The office will be headed by Robert Nagel, newly appointed senior vice president of originations, and will offer Capital One's clients access to Agency financing from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the FHA. Prior to joining Capital One, Nagel worked for financial institutions...
  • Property Wire - Sales in Miami soared last month due to increased demand
    11/21/2014 @ 1:32 PM - Sales in the Miami real estate market, one of the most popular US locations with overseas buyers, soared in October, exceeding record activity recorded in 2013. Single family home sales increased by 13.6% compared to October 2013 condominium sales increased 6.5% while combined, residential real estate sales increased 9.5% compared to a year ago. ‘Miami continues to experience...
  • Blue Matter - A Thanksgiving Feast of Homes
    11/21/2014 @ 1:01 PM - The Thanksgiving holiday is all about the feast. So, in that spirit, wed like to serve up a feast of Thanksgiving-themed homes. From Pilgrim Point to Wishbone Way, here are 9 homes where the Thanksgiving spirit lives on year round. 406 Turkey Cove Lane, Knoxville, TN 38003 Potato Canyon Road, Oak Glen,...
  • RE Journals - Paul Rogers: CREs Thriller
    11/21/2014 @ 11:34 AM - Paul Rogers In Paul Rogers' first job out of college, he worked as housing director for a state funded mental health agency located on the north side. He met many landlords including Mel and George Kaplan located in Rogers Park. They told him to get his real estate license and work for them. Rogers did and after 29...
  • CP Executive - Carey Watermark Buys 295-Key Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
    11/21/2014 @ 11:29 AM - By Barbra Murray, Contributing Editor Carey Watermark Investors Inc. has been on quite the buying binge this year, and the REIT's recent acquisition of the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza has kept the trend alive.  CWI purchased the 295-room hotel from an affiliate of Noble Investment Group for $56.7 million. With an address...
  • CP Executive - Harrison Street Sells 22 Self-Storage Properties for $223M
    11/21/2014 @ 10:56 AM - By Gail Kalinoski, Contributing Editor Harrison Street Real Estate Capital has sold 22 self-storage properties totaling 1.7 million square feet to CubeSmart as the first part of a $223 million two-tranche deal. NGKF Capital Markets, which represented the seller and secured the buyer, said the properties are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New...
  • Brokers Weekly - Virtual reality ready to revolutionize residential sales market
    11/21/2014 @ 9:00 AM - By Konrad Putzier Beyond the balcony of this Miami Beach penthouse, behind beaches lined with palm trees, the Atlantic Ocean glistens in the dark. Inside, a fire is crackling. A quick stroll through the apartment reveals a spacious kitchen, a bowl of fruit placed on the counter, and a bedroom with a magnificent four-poster bed. The...
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  • Redfin Blog - 5 Ways to Use Feng Shui in Your Home Design
    11/24/2014 @ 8:00 AM - Remember feng shui? In the late 1990s and early 2000s, it became quite the home design fad. How-to books were published and experts were branded based on this ancient Chinese practice. People started buying up bamboo plants and dragon figurines like nobody's business. But it's not just a trend. The principles of feng shui date back some 3,500 years. It's...
  • Property Rounds - Robin Williams' Napa estate back on market at $9M less than original price
    11/24/2014 @ 7:16 AM - Villa Sorriso translates to Villa of Smiles, an apt title for a home commissioned by a much-loved comedian who gave so many smiles to so many people.  The 640-acre estate was custom built for Williams a decade ago. Per the official listing, the estate offers a 20,000 square foot mansion of 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, and includes a home theater,...
  • Fortune - The best restaurants open on Thanksgiving
    11/24/2014 @ 7:00 AM - This post is in partnership with Travel + Leisure. The article below was originally published at TravelandLeisure.com . By Geraldine Campbell, Travel + Leisure "Thanksgiving is my favorite day of the year," says Sean Brock, executive chef of Charleston, SC's much-lauded Husk. "It's the only day when everyone else wakes up thinking about food,...
  • Property Wire - UK house prices back on track after September dip
    11/24/2014 @ 5:35 AM - UK house prices back on track after falling slightly in September dip with a 1.2% rise in October and up 7% annually, the latest published index shows. Growth of up to 5% is now predicted across UK in 2015 but the data from haart, the UK’s largest independent estate agent, with a network of over 200 branches, also shows...
  • Fortune - How to make a fortune without 'doing' anything: The Uber, Airbnb story
    11/24/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Uber is much in the news recently, for mostly the wrong reasons. One of its senior executives threatened to investigate journalists who wrote negative things about the taxi service platform. An Uber passenger was allegedly attacked by a driver . And an Uber-affiliated driver ran over a pedestrian in San Francisco. And the companys ...
  • Luxury Daily - Four Seasons highlights experiences in holiday gift card push
    11/24/2014 @ 4:16 AM - Four Seasons gift card Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is aiming to swell traffic in 2015 with an updated holiday gift card campaign. Instead of focusing solely on the rooms that guests can book, the hotel chain is emphasizing the experiences that can be purchased with the cards. In doing so, Four Seasons is reminding consumers that...
  • Property Wire - Existing home sales in US above year ago levels for first time in 12 months
    11/24/2014 @ 3:55 AM - Existing home sales rose in the US increased in October for the second straight month and are now above year on year levels for the first time in a year, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. Total existing home sales, which are completed transactions that include single family homes, town homes, condominiums and co-ops,...
  • Property Wire - Value of UK housing up 57% in last decade, new research shows
    11/24/2014 @ 3:22 AM - The current value of the UK's private housing stock is estimated at £5.06 trillion, up from £3.22 trillion in 2004, a rise of 57% over the past decade. New research from the Halifax says that the increase of £1.83 trillion is equivalent to £79,262 per household in the owner occupied and private rented sectors since 2004. It means...
  • Orange County Register - Real estate's version of 'Hate to Hear It' horror stories
    11/23/2014 @ 11:00 PM - For 25 years, Southern California DJ's Mark and Brian were the highlight of my morning, as was their 'You Hate to Hear It' bit about things you wish had never happened, had ended differently or happened to someone other than you.So in homage...
  • Calculated Risk - Sunday Night Futures
    11/23/2014 @ 7:31 PM - From Professor Hamilton at Econbrowser: Lower oil prices and the U.S. economy Last year Americans consumed 135 billion gallons of gasoline. That means that if prices stay where they are, consumers will have an extra $108 billion each year to spend on other things. And if the historical pattern holds , spend it they will. ......
  • LA Times - High-end home sales are surging in Southern California
    11/23/2014 @ 6:03 PM - By most measures, the housing market these days is a bit sluggish. Prices are flat. Sales are drooping. A lot of people are priced out.
  • The Real Deal - Nobu at 20
    11/23/2014 @ 4:00 PM - Nobu From Luxury Listings NYC: It all started when a Japanese chef and restaurateur, Nobu Matsuhisa, met a customer, actor Robert De Niro, at a small sushi restaurant?-?Matsuhisa's first spot?-?in Beverly Hills in the late '80s. A few years after that encounter, the two men became business partners and opened the first Nobu restaurant...
  • Re/code - Re/wind: Uber Exec Says Really Dumb Thing, Snapchatting Money and More
    11/23/2014 @ 9:00 AM - Reuters / Kai Pfaffenbach Hi there! If you missed some news from this week, dont sweat it here are the headlines that powered  Re/code : On Monday night, BuzzFeed reported that Uber executive Emil Michael floated the idea of hiring a team of researchers to investigate the private lives of critics in the media, specifically mentioning...
  • Houzz - Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on Southwest Style (10 photos)
    11/23/2014 @ 6:00 AM - Several months ago all the signs led interior designer Chandler Prewitt to his hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The designer had had many successful years in San Francisco, working for top designers and founding his own company. But toward the end, it seemed like he was swimming upstream in the Golden...
  • Orange County Register - Tour 14 landmark Orange County homes
    11/22/2014 @ 11:00 PM - Some Orange County residences tell compelling stories that transcend the topic of real estate. They are part of the rich fabric of this place and its changing fortunes.The landmark homes featured here couldn't be more different. At the county's...
  • designboom - architecture brio scales down the spiral doll house at 1:6
    11/22/2014 @ 6:01 PM - scaling down an existing home, architecture brio recreates an interactive doll house of a modern dwelling, maintaining down to the last details of a functioning home. The post architecture brio scales down the spiral doll house at 1:6 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • U-T San Diego - What $1,500 in rent gets you in 10 cities
    11/22/2014 @ 1:35 PM - The average rent in San Diego County was $1,515. What that will get you in other cities.
  • Venture Beat - Why 'arrogant jerks' become rich and successful in Silicon Valley
    11/22/2014 @ 12:44 PM - Theres a notion that some people become successful company founders because they have the right Startup DNA.” The DNA is comprised of characteristics like resilience” and ability to accept risk.” Another characteristic many top entrepreneurs share is arrogance. Or worse, just being a huge jerk. While reporting a long profile of Travis Kalanick...
  • Rent.com Blog - Modern Celebrity Homes and How to Get the Look
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - By Jen Jackowski Oh, to be a celebrity! It would mean being the center of attention, having money (well, usually) and being able to afford the penthouse apartment of your dreamswishful thinking, huh? The lifestyles of the rich and famous certainly do seem glamorous, but they don't have to be out of reach. Before...
  • Venture Beat - A fighting Poland: The birth and growth of Eastern Europe's hottest game industry (Part 1)
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - FEATURE: GamesBeat goes to Poland Cyberpunk 2077 is CD Projekt Red's Fight Club The Witcher: Battle Arena is the MOBA you can play on the john How This War of Mine draws on real life...
  • Daily Finance - No Joke! Kohler Introduces an Odor-Eating Toilet Seat
    11/22/2014 @ 8:23 AM - Filed under: Consumer Goods , Manufacturing , Home & Garden , This Built America David Wallace/Kohler Co. via AP Kohler is introducing a battery-operated deodorizing toilet seat that includes a fan that sucks in air, pushing it through an odor-eating carbon filter and then a scent pack. By M.L....
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  • Remodelista - A Seat at the Table: The New Dining Chair from Ochre
    11/24/2014 @ 9:00 AM - Ochre's new Sable Chair is a crowd-pleaser. With its elegant proportions and slim metal frame clad head to toe in leather (the kind that gets better with age), this is the chair that will always let you squeeze in just one more with effortless style. ...
  • ArchDaily - Artworks by Architects to be Auctioned for Maggie's Centres
    11/24/2014 @ 8:00 AM - For its annual Charity Christmas Auction, this year London s Anise Gallery  is planning to raise money for Maggies , the cancer care charity which has commissioned high profile buildings from architects such as Frank Gehry , Zaha Hadid , OMA , Richard Rogers  and  Snohetta . The Anise Gallerys auction features works by both artists...
  • Fortune - European, Asian markets up on hopes of extra stimulus
    11/24/2014 @ 7:33 AM - Asian and European stock and bond markets marched higher again Monday on hopes that central banks in both China and the Eurozone would add more stimulus to their respective economies. By lunchtime in Europe, the German DAX index was up 0.8% and the French CAC 40 up 0.9%, while Chinas stock markets had finished up nearly 2% earlier on...
  • designboom - ocean spiral envisioned as the worlds first underwater city
    11/24/2014 @ 7:00 AM - the buoyant dome houses business and residential zones, while at the base of the scheme scientists are able to explore ways to utilize energy resources from the seabed. The post ocean spiral envisioned as the worlds first underwater city appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • Remodelista - Fresh and Clean: A London Chef Lives the Way She Cooks
    11/24/2014 @ 7:00 AM - London chef, stylist, and vegetarian cookbook author Anna Jones wants to change the way we eat. And if my steak-loving teenage sons-who recently ate a week's worth of her recipes without missing meat-are anything to go by, she's on a fast track to success. In her recently published first cookbook, A Modern Way to Eat ...
  • Freshome - Creative Housing Block in One of Amsterdam's New Residential Neighborhoods
    11/24/2014 @ 6:43 AM - Creative housing blocks sculpt Amsterdams modern residential face, sparking up new ideas of how homes look and feel like. An undulating roof shapes this creative housing block in Amsterdams inspiring Funenpark residential neighborhood (where the landscape and park were designed by landLAB ). East of the city of Amsterdam, in a former industrial zone, a new residential complex has taken shape...
  • TechCrunch - Real Estate Joins Brazils Big Startup Industries
    11/24/2014 @ 6:31 AM - Editors note: Julie Ruvolo is a freelance writer and editor of RedLightR.io and RioChromatic.com.  Add real estate to the industries that have captured the attention of venture investors in Brazil. Real estate marketplace VivaReal recently raised a $41.3 million Series C with Spark Capital and Lead Edge Capital. The raise is one of the largest venture capital investments in Brazil… ...
  • Property Wire - UK house prices back on track after September dip
    11/24/2014 @ 5:35 AM - UK house prices back on track after falling slightly in September dip with a 1.2% rise in October and up 7% annually, the latest published index shows. Growth of up to 5% is now predicted across UK in 2015 but the data from haart, the UK’s largest independent estate agent, with a network of over 200 branches, also shows...
  • ArchDaily - House F / Finckh Architekten
    11/24/2014 @ 5:01 AM - Architects: Finckh Architekten Location: Germany Area: 214.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Courtesy of Finckh Architekten ...
  • Luxury Daily - Four Seasons highlights experiences in holiday gift card push
    11/24/2014 @ 4:16 AM - Four Seasons gift card Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is aiming to swell traffic in 2015 with an updated holiday gift card campaign. Instead of focusing solely on the rooms that guests can book, the hotel chain is emphasizing the experiences that can be purchased with the cards. In doing so, Four Seasons is reminding consumers that...
  • ArchDaily - Is Heatherwick's Garden Bridge 'Nothing But A Wasteful Blight'?
    11/24/2014 @ 4:11 AM - After a fortnight of highs  and lows  for Thomas Heatherwick  and British celebrity Joanna Lumleys campaign for a garden bridge stretching across Londons River Thames , Rowan Moore of The Observer  has meticulously described the project as nothing but a wasteful blight.” Although he acknowledges that support for the bridge has...
  • Remodelista - Table of Contents: The Holiday Table
    11/24/2014 @ 3:30 AM - The Thanksgiving countdown is on, and we're taking the relaxed route. Turn to us this week for ways to make your life easier: nearly instant tabletop decor, inspired cookbooks, the perfect hostess gifts-and exactly what you need to clean up with style too. ...
  • Property Wire - Value of UK housing up 57% in last decade, new research shows
    11/24/2014 @ 3:22 AM - The current value of the UK's private housing stock is estimated at £5.06 trillion, up from £3.22 trillion in 2004, a rise of 57% over the past decade. New research from the Halifax says that the increase of £1.83 trillion is equivalent to £79,262 per household in the owner occupied and private rented sectors since 2004. It means...
  • ArchDaily - Fine Arts Museum / Estudio Hago
    11/24/2014 @ 3:01 AM - Architects: Estudio Hago Location: Badajoz , Badajoz , Spain Architect In Charge: Antonio Álvarez-Cienfuegos Rubio & Emilio Delgado Martos Area: 3298.0 sqm Year: 214 Photographs: Fernando Alda ...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Europe edition-Global spyware, Iran deal unlikely, Samsung shake-up, Disney no-fly zones
    11/24/2014 @ 12:11 AM - What to watch for today Deal or no deal?  An agreement with Iran over its nuclear program still looks unlikely as todays deadline  arrives. US secretary of state John Kerry says there are still 'serious gaps' between Iran and the coalition of the US, UK, China, France, Russia, and Germany. But both sides are said to be...
  • RE Journals - L. Mason Capitani helps manufacturer purchase 19,000-square-foot industrial building in Michigan
    11/23/2014 @ 11:55 PM - IDC Industries, with the help of L. Mason Capitani CORFAC International, has purchased a 19,151-square-foot industry facility at 34557 Bennett in Fraser, Mich. IDC manufactures custom gears and combines comprehensive lines of standard power transmission equipment with custom machinery. Jason Capitani and Joe DePonio represented the seller in this transaction.
  • designboom - a look inside ra paulettes hand dug luminous caves in new mexico
    11/23/2014 @ 9:00 PM - for over ten years, ra paulette has been hiking into the wilderness to work on his opus magnum, a series of caves scraped and dug entirely on his own. The post a look inside ra paulettes hand dug luminous caves in new mexico appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • ArchDaily - KURO Building / KINO Architects
    11/23/2014 @ 8:01 PM - Architects: KINO Architects Location: Tokyo, Japan Area: 75.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Daici Ano ...
  • BuzzFeed - Accused Men Say The System Hurting College Sexual Assault Survivors Fails Them Too
    11/23/2014 @ 8:01 PM - Kevin said he always thought of himself as relatively in touch with his own privilege. As a senior and student government representative at Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts college in Connecticut, Kevin was known around campus as, in his own semi-joking words, a social justice bro. He spoke at meetings about how important it was for fraternity members...
  • The Atlantic - The Best Reads on Marion Barry, D.C.'s Mayor for Life
    11/23/2014 @ 5:15 PM - Marion Barry at a press conference in 2009. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) Marion Barry, the man known as the Mayor for Life in Washington, D.C., the city that he served for decades, died early this morning. The District is mourning a complicated man who steered the city through periods of devastation and renewal. ...
  • Fortune - HP, the economy and Black Friday - what to watch for this week
    11/23/2014 @ 5:01 PM - Hello friends and Fortune readers. Thanksgiving week is upon us here in the U.S. While things will slow down stateside come Wednesday afternoon, theres still a lot going on worldwide. Also, retailers will be watching carefully to see how many shoppers come out this Friday as the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear. Heres what...
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Popular Stories

  • Houzz - Houzz Tour: Sleek Addition With a Standout Stairway (36 photos)
    11/23/2014 @ 12:00 PM - This house in the Potts Point area of Sydney, Australia, wasn't a house at all when the current owners bought it, but a federation-style terrace house (Edwardian-era row house) that had been split into four apartments. It was run-down when the architects at Smart Design Studio took it...

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  • Orange County Register - Real estate's version of 'Hate to Hear It' horror stories
    11/23/2014 @ 11:00 PM - For 25 years, Southern California DJ's Mark and Brian were the highlight of my morning, as was their 'You Hate to Hear It' bit about things you wish had never happened, had ended differently or happened to someone other than you.So in homage...

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  • The Real Deal - Building boom headed for the Upper West Side
    11/23/2014 @ 9:01 AM - The Chatsworth on the UWS From Luxury Listings NYC : As the preferred playground of the young and affluent, Downtown Manhattan enjoys the lion's share of the city's building buzz. But as it turns out, the Upper West Side is also having a moment. [more]

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  • BuzzFeed - What Makes Someone Become A Lone-Wolf Killer?
    11/23/2014 @ 10:15 AM - Four people were killed on Tuesday in Jerusalem, in the deadliest attack the city has seen in years. Police say it was yet another in a recent spate of lone-wolf attacks — and they have no idea how to stop them. Sheera Frenkel talked to the family and friends of one lone-wolf killer to find out why he did it....

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  • Fortune - HP, the economy and Black Friday - what to watch for this week
    11/23/2014 @ 5:01 PM - Hello friends and Fortune readers. Thanksgiving week is upon us here in the U.S. While things will slow down stateside come Wednesday afternoon, theres still a lot going on worldwide. Also, retailers will be watching carefully to see how many shoppers come out this Friday as the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear. Heres what...

    Tagged in:    International

  • The Real Deal - Goldfinger-designed home sells for $29.5M in Southampton
    11/23/2014 @ 5:00 PM - The Southampton home A contemporary Myron Goldfinger-designed home on Southampton's Meadow Lane has sold for $29.5 million. According to Curbed, Goldfinger homes have been seeing a surge in popularity ever since one was featured in a Hamptons party scene in 'The Wolf of Wall Street.' This house happens to have been featured in an episode...

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  • ArchDaily - Les Océanides Mall / Atelier REC
    11/23/2014 @ 2:01 AM - Architects: Atelier REC Location: Arcachon , France Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier REC Acoustic Research Unit: acoustic research unitEmacoustic It Research Unit:...

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  • The Real Deal - Nobu at 20
    11/23/2014 @ 4:00 PM - Nobu From Luxury Listings NYC: It all started when a Japanese chef and restaurateur, Nobu Matsuhisa, met a customer, actor Robert De Niro, at a small sushi restaurant?-?Matsuhisa's first spot?-?in Beverly Hills in the late '80s. A few years after that encounter, the two men became business partners and opened the first Nobu restaurant...

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  • designboom - odile decqs flying horse takes form in sifang art museum
    11/23/2014 @ 2:01 AM - five rolling rocks embed themselves into the hillside, each containing an individual bedroom manifested through individual concepts. The post odile decqs flying horse takes form in sifang art museum appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • ArchDaily - Neutrabuilding / wurm + wurm
    11/23/2014 @ 5:01 AM - Architects: wurm + wurm Location: Jena , Germany Area: 1472.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Ester Havlová ...

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Celebrity Real Estate

  • Property Rounds - Robin Williams' Napa estate back on market at $9M less than original price
    11/24/2014 @ 7:16 AM - Villa Sorriso translates to Villa of Smiles, an apt title for a home commissioned by a much-loved comedian who gave so many smiles to so many people.  The 640-acre estate was custom built for Williams a decade ago. Per the official listing, the estate offers a 20,000 square foot mansion of 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, and includes a home theater,...
  • Bowery Boogie - WD-50 Says Goodbye to the Lower East Side with Farewell Photo and Letter in the Window
    11/24/2014 @ 6:09 AM - As weve been closely chronicling for the better part of the last year, WD-50 and the adjacent Clinton Street properties will soon fall for luxury condo development. One by one, each of the businesses along this low-rise stretch of real estate shuttered/moved, with Wylie Dufresnes baby being the last. The restaurant will close at the […]
  • Luxury Daily - Krug aligns with charitable cause with wine festival guest spot
    11/24/2014 @ 4:30 AM - Krug Champagne LVMH-owned Champagne maker Krug is presenting attendees of the Naples Winter Wine Festival with the rare opportunity to learn about the brand's cuvées in a tasting seminar led by its cellar master. Held annually in Florida, the for-charity Naples Winter Wine Festival Jan. 23-25 benefits the Naples Children & Education Foundation, a nonprofit assisting underprivileged...
  • ArchDaily - Is Heatherwick's Garden Bridge 'Nothing But A Wasteful Blight'?
    11/24/2014 @ 4:11 AM - After a fortnight of highs  and lows  for Thomas Heatherwick  and British celebrity Joanna Lumleys campaign for a garden bridge stretching across Londons River Thames , Rowan Moore of The Observer  has meticulously described the project as nothing but a wasteful blight.” Although he acknowledges that support for the bridge has...
  • EV Grieve - Cross examination
    11/23/2014 @ 7:14 PM - Red-tailed hawk parents Christo and Dora spotted this afternoon atop the Church of Saint Brigid - Saint Emeric on Avenue B at East Eighth Street photo by Bobby Williams
  • The Real Deal - Nobu at 20
    11/23/2014 @ 4:00 PM - Nobu From Luxury Listings NYC: It all started when a Japanese chef and restaurateur, Nobu Matsuhisa, met a customer, actor Robert De Niro, at a small sushi restaurant?-?Matsuhisa's first spot?-?in Beverly Hills in the late '80s. A few years after that encounter, the two men became business partners and opened the first Nobu restaurant...
  • Rent.com Blog - How to Recycle When Your Apartment Complex Doesnt
    11/23/2014 @ 11:00 AM - By Lindsay Smith After growing up in Denver and Portland, recycling used to be an ingrained part of my daily routine. Finished with the paper? Take it to the paper bin. New shoes? Break down the shoebox, and put it in the cardboard bin. After moving away, though, my routine has changed. Now, living...
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • Redfin Blog - 5 Ways to Use Feng Shui in Your Home Design
    11/24/2014 @ 8:00 AM - Remember feng shui? In the late 1990s and early 2000s, it became quite the home design fad. How-to books were published and experts were branded based on this ancient Chinese practice. People started buying up bamboo plants and dragon figurines like nobody's business. But it's not just a trend. The principles of feng shui date back some 3,500 years. It's...
  • The Real Deal - Most popular stories on The Real Deal
    11/24/2014 @ 7:28 AM - Current reader favorites: 1. Kyle Blackmon leaves BHS for Urban Compass 2. City to sell land and development rights worth $110M for $1 3. CIM Group wins Trump Soho in bankruptcy auction 4. Harry Macklowe to convert FiDi office tower into apartments 5....
  • Inman News - Do you dial, text or swipe? Dottie Herman
    11/24/2014 @ 4:31 AM - Reality TV shows make it look easy, but real estate is a very competitive business. Dottie Herman of Douglas Elliman talks about what it takes to succeed in the business today ...
  • Luxury Daily - Krug aligns with charitable cause with wine festival guest spot
    11/24/2014 @ 4:30 AM - Krug Champagne LVMH-owned Champagne maker Krug is presenting attendees of the Naples Winter Wine Festival with the rare opportunity to learn about the brand's cuvées in a tasting seminar led by its cellar master. Held annually in Florida, the for-charity Naples Winter Wine Festival Jan. 23-25 benefits the Naples Children & Education Foundation, a nonprofit assisting underprivileged...
  • Property Wire - Existing home sales in US above year ago levels for first time in 12 months
    11/24/2014 @ 3:55 AM - Existing home sales rose in the US increased in October for the second straight month and are now above year on year levels for the first time in a year, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. Total existing home sales, which are completed transactions that include single family homes, town homes, condominiums and co-ops,...
  • AOL Real Estate - 3 Reasons for Military Homebuyers to Be Thankful This Year
    11/24/2014 @ 1:18 AM - Filed under: News , Buying , Financing Getty Images Mortgage credit is thawing, VA loans are booming and interest rates remain within striking distance of all-time lows. For military homebuyers, there's much to be thankful for this year. They are a demographic group that continues to embrace...
  • RE Journals - Cooper Commercial sells busy Walgreens in Cleveland
    11/23/2014 @ 11:47 PM - The Cooper Commercial Investment Group recently sold a Walgreens at 4071 Lee Road in Cleveland. Bob Havasi and Dan Cooper of the Cooper Commercial Investment Group represented the seller, a privately owned investment group out of New York City. The buyer was a private investor from Florida. The property sold for $5.385 million, 94 percent of the original...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • Fortune - European, Asian markets up on hopes of extra stimulus
    11/24/2014 @ 7:33 AM - Asian and European stock and bond markets marched higher again Monday on hopes that central banks in both China and the Eurozone would add more stimulus to their respective economies. By lunchtime in Europe, the German DAX index was up 0.8% and the French CAC 40 up 0.9%, while Chinas stock markets had finished up nearly 2% earlier on...
  • Property Wire - UK house prices back on track after September dip
    11/24/2014 @ 5:35 AM - UK house prices back on track after falling slightly in September dip with a 1.2% rise in October and up 7% annually, the latest published index shows. Growth of up to 5% is now predicted across UK in 2015 but the data from haart, the UK’s largest independent estate agent, with a network of over 200 branches, also shows...
  • Fortune - How to make a fortune without 'doing' anything: The Uber, Airbnb story
    11/24/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Uber is much in the news recently, for mostly the wrong reasons. One of its senior executives threatened to investigate journalists who wrote negative things about the taxi service platform. An Uber passenger was allegedly attacked by a driver . And an Uber-affiliated driver ran over a pedestrian in San Francisco. And the companys ...
  • Luxury Daily - Krug aligns with charitable cause with wine festival guest spot
    11/24/2014 @ 4:30 AM - Krug Champagne LVMH-owned Champagne maker Krug is presenting attendees of the Naples Winter Wine Festival with the rare opportunity to learn about the brand's cuvées in a tasting seminar led by its cellar master. Held annually in Florida, the for-charity Naples Winter Wine Festival Jan. 23-25 benefits the Naples Children & Education Foundation, a nonprofit assisting underprivileged...
  • Property Wire - Existing home sales in US above year ago levels for first time in 12 months
    11/24/2014 @ 3:55 AM - Existing home sales rose in the US increased in October for the second straight month and are now above year on year levels for the first time in a year, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. Total existing home sales, which are completed transactions that include single family homes, town homes, condominiums and co-ops,...
  • Capital - Capital Playbook: Cuomo's meteorological storm
    11/24/2014 @ 2:36 AM - Welcome to Capital Playbook! Sign up for our newsletters here. CUOMO'S GLOBAL WARMING DANCE-Capital's Scott Waldman: Cuomo frequently sounds the alarm about the 'new normal' of extreme weather. He's talked about it in the aftermath of hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Lee as he toured flooded villages and destroyed homes and roads, and during last year's snowstorms...
  • Capital - De Blasio administration signals ties with anti-hunger group
    11/24/2014 @ 1:34 AM - An annual report on the state of hunger in the city will, this time, have a stamp of approval from City Hall. The survey by the Coalition Against Hunger will be released Tuesday for the first time at a Human Resources Administration food stamp center in Manhattan, at an event that will include an appearance and remarks by...
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Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • Inman News - How to analyze your Facebook ad results
    11/24/2014 @ 8:01 AM - Well, you've optimized your website and deployed your Facebook ads. All you have to do now is make sure you follow up with the leads you generate and keep your eye on your numbers. I've included some basic ad math below to make it easy for you to do this ...
  • Redfin Blog - 5 Ways to Use Feng Shui in Your Home Design
    11/24/2014 @ 8:00 AM - Remember feng shui? In the late 1990s and early 2000s, it became quite the home design fad. How-to books were published and experts were branded based on this ancient Chinese practice. People started buying up bamboo plants and dragon figurines like nobody's business. But it's not just a trend. The principles of feng shui date back some 3,500 years. It's...
  • Fortune - European, Asian markets up on hopes of extra stimulus
    11/24/2014 @ 7:33 AM - Asian and European stock and bond markets marched higher again Monday on hopes that central banks in both China and the Eurozone would add more stimulus to their respective economies. By lunchtime in Europe, the German DAX index was up 0.8% and the French CAC 40 up 0.9%, while Chinas stock markets had finished up nearly 2% earlier on...
  • RE Journals - United Properties: Bringing a new kind of office building to Minneapolis Target Field Station
    11/24/2014 @ 7:01 AM - The North Loop area of downtown Minneapolis has become one of the hottest neighborhoods in the Twin Cities. The development of Target Field Station the light-rail commuter station located adjacent to the new home of the Minnesota Twins baseball team has helped fuel this. Without the light-rail station, its difficult to imagine the growth of the Target...
  • Bigger Pockets - The Step-by-Step Guide to Making Offers on Apartment Buildings
    11/24/2014 @ 7:00 AM - Are you wondering at what point in the process of evaluating apartment building deals you make an offer and what that looks like? It might seem a bit of a mystery, but lets shed some light on the matter. What exactly does it mean to make an offer”? Is it verbal or does it have to be written? If...
  • Remodelista - Fresh and Clean: A London Chef Lives the Way She Cooks
    11/24/2014 @ 7:00 AM - London chef, stylist, and vegetarian cookbook author Anna Jones wants to change the way we eat. And if my steak-loving teenage sons-who recently ate a week's worth of her recipes without missing meat-are anything to go by, she's on a fast track to success. In her recently published first cookbook, A Modern Way to Eat ...
  • Freshome - Creative Housing Block in One of Amsterdam's New Residential Neighborhoods
    11/24/2014 @ 6:43 AM - Creative housing blocks sculpt Amsterdams modern residential face, sparking up new ideas of how homes look and feel like. An undulating roof shapes this creative housing block in Amsterdams inspiring Funenpark residential neighborhood (where the landscape and park were designed by landLAB ). East of the city of Amsterdam, in a former industrial zone, a new residential complex has taken shape...
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