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What does $1,500 Rent You? - Apartment Size in the Top US Cities

What does $1,500 Rent You? - Apartment Size in the Top US Cities | Real estate | Scoop.it
What makes for a good rental deal? Price? Space? We did some digging to see what apartment size you can expect for your money in the 30 largest US cities.
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Here's how much space you can rent for $1,500 in America's biggest cities: from 271 sq.ft. in Manhattan to 1,948 sq.ft. in Memphis.
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Living like an oil king: New Houston apartment complex goes way upscale with special features - 2014-Jun-03

Living like an oil king: New Houston apartment complex goes way upscale with special features - 2014-Jun-03 | Real estate | Scoop.it
The high-wattage Energy Corridor is continuing its blazing growth with the opening of The Grove at Wilcrest, a four-story luxury apartment complex catering to employees of the area’s oil and ...
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A roof grows on Barclays: The giant arena is getting its dome turned green—with plants

A roof grows on Barclays: The giant arena is getting its dome turned green—with plants | Real estate | Scoop.it
Brooklyn's Barclays Center is slated to get a lot greener on the outside and possibly become a quieter neighbor in the process.
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Executive Insights: Jihane A. Boury, Harwood International | Commercial Property Executive

Executive Insights: Jihane A. Boury, Harwood International | Commercial Property Executive | Real estate | Scoop.it
Harwood International's Jihane Boury talks about master-planning of the district of HARWOOD in Uptown Dallas.
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Hines Unveils Design of New Office Tower in Dallas' Victory Park | Commercial Property Executive

Hines Unveils Design of New Office Tower in Dallas' Victory Park | Commercial Property Executive | Real estate | Scoop.it
Hines plans to add a new 23-story office tower to Dallas’s vibrant Victory Park district. Located in the heart of Dallas at the intersection of Interstate 35, the Dallas North Tollway and Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Victory Park is home to over 1,000 residences,
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Commercial Real Estate Strength | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog

Commercial Real Estate Strength | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it
Real estate market fundamentals have continued to improve in recent years, with strong indications that this upward trend will continue all throughout 2014. Investor interest is expected to expand this year from the traditionally popular markets to the secondary markets as well, particularly due to a desire to protect capital and earn a higher return.
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Liberty Signs Power-One for 105 KSF, Brings Sky Harbor Center to Full Occupancy | Commercial Property Executive

Liberty Signs Power-One for 105 KSF, Brings Sky Harbor Center to Full Occupancy | Commercial Property Executive | Real estate | Scoop.it
Power-One Renewable Energy Solutions has signed a long term lease with Liberty Property Trust to occupy 105,000 square feet of space at Liberty Sky Harbor Center in Phoenix. The agreement brings the complex, which opened last year after a complete makeover and re-branding, to 100 percent occupancy.
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LEED v4 Goes Live | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog

LEED v4 Goes Live | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it
While still based on the essential principles advocated by its previous versions, LEED v4 brings a plus of coherence and efficiency to the whole process
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Hill & Wilkinson Awarded Dallas Mixed-Use Construction Contract | Multi-Housing News Online

Hill & Wilkinson Awarded Dallas Mixed-Use Construction Contract | Multi-Housing News Online | Real estate | Scoop.it
Lincoln Property Co. awards Hill & Wilkinson with a $38.6 million construction contract for Lincoln Knox Apartments, a six-story, 165-unit luxury infill apartment development in Dallas.
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The Future of the Suburbs Is Unfolding in Arizona's East Valley - The Atlantic Cities

The Future of the Suburbs Is Unfolding in Arizona's East Valley - The Atlantic Cities | Real estate | Scoop.it

On the far eastern edge of this sprawling desert community, nearly 100 buyers have already purchased single-family homes in the first major new master-planned development to break ground in the #Phoenix metro area in almost 10 years.

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Adaptive Reuse | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog

Adaptive Reuse | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it

"One Dallas Center is a successful example of adaptive reuse that is expected to act as a catalyst for continued growth and redevelopment in downtown Dallas.

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New life for old buildings

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ZOM Texas Breaks Ground on a Luxury Community in Houston’s Galleria/Uptown District | Multi-Housing News Online

ZOM Texas Breaks Ground on a Luxury Community in Houston’s Galleria/Uptown District | Multi-Housing News Online | Real estate | Scoop.it
ZOM Texas has broken ground on The Hudson, its third community in Houston. The project will add 431 units to the Galleria/Uptown market.
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Why renters insurance is a smart choice | Resident Shield Blog

Why renters insurance is a smart choice | Resident Shield Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it

The loss of the tenant’s personal property and the cost of replacing damaged possessions fall solely under the responsibility of the tenant. A Houston woman learned it the hard way as her Heights home got devastated by mischievous crooks who stole everything from electronics to bed sheets.

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High-Density Apartment Living Taken to New Heights in Nature-Inspired Habitats

High-Density Apartment Living Taken to New Heights in Nature-Inspired Habitats | Real estate | Scoop.it
Architect Moshe Safdie teamed up with CapitaLand Singapore to create Sky Habitat, a nature-inspired building that aims to redefine the idea of city living.
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What rental insurance can do for you | Resident Shield Blog

What rental insurance can do for you | Resident Shield Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it

As much as we’d like to think we’re safe and bad things could not happen to us, the truth is misfortunes tend to come about unannounced; they are part of life and, while sometimes there’s no way we can stop them from happening, we can do our best to try to minimize their impact

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Presidium Group, Nessel Development JV Purchases Off-Market Multifamily Community in North Houston | Multi-Housing News Online

Presidium Group, Nessel Development JV Purchases Off-Market Multifamily Community in North Houston | Multi-Housing News Online | Real estate | Scoop.it

As one of the 10 fastest growing cities in the U.S., Houston continues to attract major investors striving to capitalize on the high demand for multifamily product. Dallas-based Presidium Group LLC is the latest to achieve a purchase, having acquired Live Oak Bend Apartments, a 252-unit multifamily community in North Houston.

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Earth Day Community Celebrations | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog

Earth Day Community Celebrations | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it

There’s no better time than the present to start making a difference; and the best place to start is in your own community. Not only is Earth Day right around the corner, but eco-friendly action can help Mother Nature thrive.

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Embrey Partners Starts Work on Infill TOD in Richardson | Multi-Housing News Online

Embrey Partners Starts Work on Infill TOD in Richardson | Multi-Housing News Online | Real estate | Scoop.it
San Antonio-based Embrey Partners, Ltd. has commenced construction of GreenVUE, a Class A, transit-oriented development in the heart of the Telecom Corridor.
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Eco-Conscious Architecture | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog

Eco-Conscious Architecture | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it
Major tech players of the modern world, including Google, Apple, Samsung Electronics or Nvidia, are currently working on super-sized office parks that feature avant-garde designs and cohesive work environments.
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Due to be completed in 2015 at a cost of $300 million, #Samsung's new HQs in San Jose will house 2,000 employees

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Living with Gen Y | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog

Living with Gen Y | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it
Acknowledging Gen Y’s preference for urban living, mixed-use developments and walkable environments, multifamily operators have embraced innovation and new residential design trends have emerged.
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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dallas-Fort Worth Growth Poised to Continue | Multi-Housing News Online

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dallas-Fort Worth Growth Poised to Continue | Multi-Housing News Online | Real estate | Scoop.it
The Dallas/Fort Worth multifamily market continued to grow in the fourth quarter of 2013. Asking rents edged up, and the vacancy rates declined, creating a favorable context for multifamily to thrive.

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The Dallas - Fort Worth Multifamily boom continues.

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Where everyone yearns to live: Houston No. 1 in the nation in new home construction - 2014-Feb-11

Where everyone yearns to live: Houston No. 1 in the nation in new home construction  - 2014-Feb-11 | Real estate | Scoop.it

Houston led the nation in single-family home construction in 2013, with a significant lead over the No. 2 market, Dallas, according to Metrostudy, a housing consulting firm. ...

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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Demand in Houston Still Strong as Economy Prospers | Commercial Property Executive

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Demand in Houston Still Strong as Economy Prospers | Commercial Property Executive | Real estate | Scoop.it
Strongly supported by a thriving energy sector as well as a robust multi-family industry, Houston’s economy is expected to experience further growth throughout 2014.
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Luxury apartments for foodies

Luxury apartments for foodies | Real estate | Scoop.it
This new apartment complex that recently opened next to the Whole Foods on Waugh and West Dallas has taken resident amenities to a new level. First, take the outdoors. When the property is complete...
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Building Better Workspaces | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog

Building Better Workspaces | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog | Real estate | Scoop.it
Spectacular roof gardens, green walls, natural ventilation systems, solar panels and soothing recreation areas have become regular components of the new-generation workplace.
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