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Former Tobacco Hub Clears the AirOpen in a New Window

Preservationists have long staked a claim to rescuing architecturally important train stations and government buildings. Many now are shifting their focus to saving vestiges of America's industrial past.


New York REIT Starts FastOpen in a New Window

Shares of Nicholas Schorsch's latest real-estate investment trust closed trading at $10.75 a share, rising close to 3.8% in the last hour of trading. Before Tuesday, the shares were valued at $10 each.


Plots & PloysOpen in a New Window

Google made a limited number of its Google Glass products available to the general public for the first time, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts wants in.


Nasdaq Is Bullish on Times Square BackdropOpen in a New Window

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. is renovating its high-wattage building in Times Square as it leverages its growing New York City presence to attract more corporate clients and recruit more high-tech talent.


Space Quest: Google Needs More OfficesOpen in a New Window

Google has played a major role in New York's evolution into a technology center and now wants to expand further in the city, launching a search for enough space to hold more than 3,000 employees.


For Sale: a New York City LandmarkOpen in a New Window

The Church Missions House, on land donated by financier J. Pierpont Morgan, is on track to revert to for-profit ownership: The six-story, 36,749-square-foot jewel is being put up for sale on Monday.


Settlement Prevents Apartments' ForeclosureOpen in a New Window

The owners of 1,700 below-market apartments in New York City have struck a deal with their lenders and the state attorney general's office to rescue the portfolio from foreclosure.


Cushman & Wakefield Scores A Big One: Citigroup ContractOpen in a New Window

Cushman & Wakefield Inc. has quietly scored what appears to be a big victory in a mighty battle among real estate services companies: the Citigroup account.


What's the DealOpen in a New Window

A roundup of commercial real estate transactions in Greater New York.


Times Square Hotel Nears a Break From Its Seedy PastOpen in a New Window

The dilapidated Hotel Carter has attracted offers of as much as $170 million from developers and investors since it was put up for sale late last year. A winner may be selected as early as this week.


Health-Care REITs Get Back on Their FeetOpen in a New Window

Companies that own health-care facilities such as clinics and nursing homes were spurned last year by investors. This year, though, health-care real-estate investment trusts once again are feeling the love.


Friends of Fannie and Freddie Flex Their MusclesOpen in a New Window

Investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac appear to be building a more sophisticated lobbying apparatus in Washington weeks ahead of a key Senate vote on a bill that would replace the companies.


In Europe, New Lenders Don't Look Like BanksOpen in a New Window

A new breed of lender is playing a more important role in Europe, as the rebound in the commercial-real-estate market begins to expand from traditional areas of strength, like London and Frankfurt, to other markets.


Plots & PloysOpen in a New Window

New York real-estate mogul Gary Barnett is cashing in on four Manhattan office properties that he took control of in January.


Dubai Rides Boom With an Eye on BubbleOpen in a New Window

Investors are looking for a way to participate in Dubai's latest real-estate boom. But the big question now: Will history repeat itself, sending the market into another nose dive?


London Planner Shielded Oasis of CommerceOpen in a New Window

Peter Rees, who retired after 29 years as the City of London's chief planning officer, wielded a rule book to keep out residents.


Chinese Investors Change Face of DubaiOpen in a New Window

After pouring billions of dollars into cities including London, New York and Sydney, individual investors and developers in China are expanding into Dubai.


Cost Concerns Cloud the Road to QatarOpen in a New Window

Developers are rushing to Qatar, where an unprecedented building boom is under way. But with the frenzy have come concerns about rising costs that could take a bite out of profits.


Real-Estate Stocks Put 2013 Behind ThemOpen in a New Window

Real-estate stocks are outperforming the broader stock market again, reversing a tumultuous period when the shares were uncommon laggards.


Plots & PloysOpen in a New Window

A venture led by home builder Taylor Morrison Home Corp. has won the bidding for a much-coveted beachfront subdivision in San Clemente, Calif. with a $205 million offer.


Growth Is Picking Up In U.S. Office MarketOpen in a New Window

The U.S. office market is showing signs of picking up steam, with businesses adding space in the first quarter at the fastest pace since 2007, according to a report from real-estate data firm Reis Inc.


Hotel Builders Bet on Africa Gas BoomOpen in a New Window

When Enrique Nieto arrived in Palma eight months ago, there was one communal water tap and no paved roads. Now he is about to open the village's first hotel. The reason: natural gas.


Hot Spot Gets Cold ShoulderOpen in a New Window

In the early 1990s, an inflow of Russian money boosted tourism and drove up real-estate prices in the German spa town of Baden-Baden. Now locals are worried about Russian funds drying up.


Housing Trouble Grows in ChinaOpen in a New Window

Overbuilding by Chinese real-estate developers has left many of the country's smaller cities with a glut of apartments for sale, driving down prices and posing an economic threat.
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