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Sep 15, 2014

Newly proposed sky gondola would cut your commute

Move over, East River Ferry. There's a new game in town. A top real estate executive from Brooklyn is proposing a high-speed sky gondola to transport commuters from the Brooklyn waterfront to Manhattan and ease congestion on ferries, subways and brid...

Sep 15, 2014

Sun Communities Series A Preferred Stock Shares Cross 7% Yield Mark

In trading on Monday, shares of Sun Communities, Inc.'s 7.125% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NYSE: SUI.PRA) were yielding above the 7% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.7812), with shares changing hands as low a...

Sep 12, 2014

Once-lively Westwood office tower purchased by New York investors

Murdock Plaza, a prominent Westwood office building on Wilshire Boulevard, has been purchased by New York real estate company Tishman Speyer for a reported $125 million...

Sep 15, 2014

How To Invest In The Booming UK Real Estate Market For Under $100

Urbanisation, scarcity of land, rising populations and a growing international appetite for real estate mean that it’s ever harder to buy or invest in British property.  Average London house prices are now 18 times average UK incomes at £499,000 ($80...

Sep 12, 2014

Health Care REIT's Series I Preferred Stock Shares Cross 5.5% Yield Mark

In trading on Friday, shares of Health Care REIT Inc.'s 6.50% Series I Cumulative Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: HCN.PRI) were yielding above the 5.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $3.25), with shares changing hand...

Sep 16, 2014

California bouncing back after a slow start to 2014, report says

The economic recovery in California struggled through the first half of the year but now is picking up speed, driven by improvements in the real estate and the job markets, according to a quarterly report from Beacon Economics and City National Bank...

Sep 13, 2014

How storage lockers and distant relatives change the Vivian Maier case

The story of how the work of photographer Vivian Maier came to light is pretty wondrous: a young real estate agent named John Maloof purchases a box of Maier's belongings at auction in 2007. The box, it turns out, contains images produced by Maier in...

Sep 15, 2014

Ariel lists prime development spot on 125th St. in Harlem

This might be a developer’s dream. A prime piece of real estate directly across from the historic Apollo Theater is up for grabs on Harlem’s bustling 125th St. corridor...

Sep 11, 2014

Cities for Foodies

Americans' passion for both cooking and cuisine has reshaped residential real estate...

Sep 14, 2014

A bigger role for banks in commercial real estate lending

U.S. banks are seeing some of the lowest loss rates of the past six years on commercial real estate and construction loans,boosting their case for increased lending activity in the sector...