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A weakened ruble is softening the blow of a falling post-Brexit property market in London for Russian investors.
As the apartment market soars across the U.S., one financial-services startup sees opportunity in helping tenants get into units they can’t qualify for on their own.
The two condominium buildings and an adjacent hotel are massive horizontal structures at the edge of the park and offer up-close city views.
Blackstone Group has cut a deal to pay $1.5 billion for a portfolio of logistics centers, in the latest sign that this e-commerce-driven business is one of the hottest areas in the commercial property industry.
Facing an impending expiration, the controversial EB-5 program designed to attract wealthy immigrants has federal lawmakers at an impasse, leaving its long-term future uncertain.
Mortgage-finance giant Freddie Mac and two nonbank lenders are loosening income and documentation requirements for mortgage applicants in a new pilot program.
Demand for high-quality offices and retail spaces in Long Island City is being fueled in part by the 11,000 condominiums and rental apartments that have been built there over the past decade.
Palo Alto’s moratorium on new office construction in its downtown is only the latest dust-up in Silicon Valley, where resistance and challenges to development are sprouting rapidly.
Developers in more U.S. cities are reducing the amount of parking spaces included in new projects as local authorities seek to encourage the use of mass transit and free up space for parks, housing or other uses.
High-rises, townhomes and a public river walk are planned for an undeveloped area south of Chicago’s downtown Loop in a project breaking ground Monday, adding to a frenzy of construction along the waterway.
Frank Lowy and Larry Silverstein’s interests were aligned when they bought the lower Manhattan complex, but they diverged during its rebuilding.
An office complex in Hackensack, N.J., hit hard by the financial crisis, has been acquired by the family who developed the three buildings about a half-century ago.
Wells Fargo’s decision to negotiate a “retrade” on a U.K. commercial property deal follows what several other big property purchasers have done since the historic Brexit vote.
A new skyscraper in downtown Los Angeles has become the tallest building in the U.S. west of the Mississippi River.
Shopping-center giant Westfield Corp. has hired Tony-winning producer Scott Sanders to create ‘unique and spectacular’ entertainment events. His resume includes 15 years at Radio City Music Hall.
Investment from China continues unabated as investors plow money into some of the highest-profile commercial developments.
An investment group has paid $150 million for a Miami office property in the latest sign that investor appetite continues to grow for commercial real estate in midsize cities.
On stock markets around the world, real-estate companies have been lumped into a category with banks and insurance firms since 1999. But property will break free from the financial sector on Thursday into its own dedicated group.
Big banks, including Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co., are subjecting some refinance customers who rent rooms to additional scrutiny.
An investment group has obtained the necessary financing to break ground on a $400 million office and industrial development in Williamsburg, marking the latest big bet on Brooklyn’s growing popularity as a workplace.
Twenty-five years after racial violence propelled Crown Heights into the national spotlight, the Brooklyn neighborhood has become a hot real-estate market.
While other countries grappling to contain frothy housing markets have moved to cool foreign investment, New Zealand boasts one of the world’s most open-door policies.
Canadian developer Triple Five is hoping to restart construction next month on the long-delayed retail and amusement project in East Rutherford, N.J., called American Dream.
Real-estate investment trust MAA is nearing a deal to buy Post Properties for about $4 billion, bringing together two major apartment owners who have benefited from a boom in rental demand.
A roundup of real-estate news in the Greater New York region.
New Yorkers who had second homes in charming Ulster County town are now settling there full time.
New towers have been rising, but with a few exceptions, they don’t do justice to the borough’s reputation as a creative center, design experts say.
Providing home-health aides and other services to older Americans is a fast-growing business, as brands and franchise owners seek to capitalize on an aging U.S. population and low costs of entry.
Investors are pressuring the Ratner family to loosen their grip on their nearly 100-year-old property empire, which owns high-profile urban properties such as the New York Times headquarters.
Six years after it was founded, WeWork has amassed a valuation of $16 billion, placing it among the world’s most valuable startups. But the shared-office-space company’s growth projections might not play out as expected.
When a prime piece of property came up for sale in coastal Orange County, Calif., five years ago, it was a natural draw for residential developers. But there was a catch in an area known as “the equestrian capital of the West Coast.”
Brazil’s economy was galloping when the country won the right to host the 2016 summer Olympics. Seven years later, a novel strategy to use private real-estate development opportunities to help finance the games is unraveling.
Some international investors say there is one emerging bright side to Brazil’s woes: Distress levels for some property owners are reaching the point that they are selling at steep discounts.
Brazil’s hotel-industry slump is expected to continue after the Olympics, at least for the short term, and hurt the returns of the investors who have made big bets on the Brazilian economy and the hoped-for afterglow of the games.
Some of the Olympic-related infrastructure development in Rio de Janeiro will likely add to the glut of office space in the midst of Brazil’s grueling recession.
Coach Inc. sold its headquarters in New York’s Hudson Yards development for $707 million under a sale and lease-back agreement, the luxury retailer said Monday.
Concerns about Silicon Valley’s housing shortage are turning Facebook into an apartment developer.
A glut of hotel rooms in Chinese cities is forcing owners to slash rates in a bid to attract customers.
EverBank said it is in advanced negotiations with a financial services firm to be acquired for roughly $2.5 billion, potentially leading to one of the biggest banking takeovers since the financial crisis.
LaSalle Investment Management said it will lend £110 million for a residential development in Finsbury Park, north London—one of the largest property-financing deals in the U.K. since the country voted to leave the European Union.
Global investors are on the hunt for U.K. property bargains, expecting that Brexit-fueled economic turmoil could weaken real-estate values. The drop in the value of sterling has only increased the appeal.
China’s property developers are aggressively bidding for prime public land in Hong Kong as competition heats up in a sector where Asia’s wealthiest tycoons built their fortunes.
Bank of the Ozarks has stepped into a void left by bigger banks that have pulled back from commercial lending in recent months amid softness in big markets such as New York and Houston.
Wells Fargo agreed to spend about $400 million on a new property in London and consolidate its operations there, a move that comes just under a month after U.K. voters chose to leave the European Union.
An industrial tract in East New York is the linchpin of a plan by Mayor Bill de Blasio to bring more jobs and affordable housing to one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods.
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, has lured Fred Smith, an office leasing broker who had worked at Cushman & Wakefield for 31 years, to be a vice chairman in its New York office.
The 840-acre island, just off the eastern tip of Long Island’s North Fork, is home to rare plant species, endangered birds and a few conspiracy theories.
Hidden behind a wooden construction wooden facade in Manhattan’s Times Square is the skeleton of the former flagship Toys “R” Us store, now being converted into locations for Gap and Old Navy.
The co-working business is mushrooming, with new locations popping up in old warehouses and new skyscrapers alike, as small and medium-size businesses opt for work spaces where members share common spaces.
Wall Street is bracing itself for what could be a prolonged slump in the commercial real-estate-services sector, as Brexit’s repercussions ripple through the market.
Consumers and mall landlords are paying more attention to security issues amid the spate of shootings in public areas in recent months.
Once the linchpin of American shopping malls, department stores are being displaced by newer types of retailers that do a better job of driving shoppers to the centers and lifting overall mall sales.
Some developers in New York City are increasingly relying on terra cotta and other materials used extensively in the construction of buildings in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Once a passageway for trucks, the gated walkway runs behind the Printing House condominium in the West Village.